At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives.

Our ‘Own It’ culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.
If you’re as driven as we are, join us. You’ll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector.

The Director, Project Management, IRT will join our Interactive Response Technology group where you will be adding value through leading a team in delivering successful solutions, building client relationships and working towards a culture of project group excellence.

The Role:
* Provide leadership to the IRT Project Management function; managing teams of IRT Project Managers and driving the success of the group through planning and execution

* Effectively co-ordinate and manage the IRT activities of large cross-functional multinational studies / programs of studies in a manner that ensures all timeframes and targets are met, quality is maintained in accordance with GCP and financial targets are met through regular review of costs and project resources
* Provide expert IRT and project management input to support and drive new business opportunities

* Act as the leadership client contact for designated client relationships, and develop successful working relationships with clients

* Actively identify opportunities for process improvement and drive such initiatives
* Manage department headcount; support staff recruitment and retention initiatives as required and manage costs
* Inspire and develop your team through people management; provide coaching and mentoring to direct reports
* Demonstrate your executive presence, delivering updates to senior management
* Build an environment to enable employees, add towards our culture and drive the group success

* As a member of the IRT leadership team, ensure high visibility and growth of IRT

You will need:
* A Bachelor’s Degree in medicine, science or equivalent experience in Clinical Research; with IRT experience being a distinct advantage across a wide array of therapeutic indications.
* Minimum of 10 years Project Management experience
* A track record of successfully leading large, global cross functional projects; strong domestic and international project management experience
* High level of integrity and can inspire to the demands of the highest standards from a professional and ethical perspective
* Willingness to travel up to 20% as needed

Why join us?
* You will be working to accelerate the delivery of new therapies to patients
* Ongoing development as a Director and the opportunity to progress your career, with the potential to move into other related areas to improve your skill set
* You will have opportunity to be successful in delivering results, inspiring others and becoming a trusted partner

Benefits of Working in ICON:
Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals – both ours and yours.
We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans – and related benefits such as life assurance – so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.
Beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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