Global Head

ICON plc.

Executive / senior industry position

About the Global Head, Feasibility & Clinical Information at ICON:

The Global Head, Feasibility is responsible for developing winning Country, Site, Patient and Data strategies to position ICON as the provider of first choice in the contract research marketplace.


In this senior leadership position you will provide expert guidance on country and site selection strategies, regulatory considerations and start-up timelines, as well as patient access considerations, using operational experience, clinical trial knowledge, real-world data (RWD) and predictive analytics, thus ensuring efficient, accelerated and successful operational delivery.


You will oversee the design of each therapeutically customized site and patient strategy, collaborate with Project Management Leads, Clinical Trial Management, Site Identification and Start-up, as well as drug development experts, to ensure that the overarching strategy is operationally realized within the agreed upon timelines and budgets. You will have an opportunity to apply an objective and data-driven approach to significantly influence the functional strategy, designed to give ICON the competitive edge.


In this role you will exhibit an in-depth understanding of emerging use of real-world evidence (RWE) and predictive analytics; demonstrate an ability to discover, evaluate and/or recommend innovative data-driven approaches; and a willingness to explore ground-breaking technologies in RWE, AI or other spaces, ensuring ICON is the global leader in Feasibility.


Benefits of working at ICON:

We provide you with the technology, innovation and resources to be successful in ensuring utmost compliance and operational efficiencies. ICON offers an exceptional benefits package that includes a comprehensive health plan, retirement plans, highly competitive pay, corporate bonus plan, time away from work, and other incentives.


To succeed you will need:

At least 15 years of experience in clinical drug development and a minimum of 8 years of experience in Feasibility and Site and Data-driven strategies including knowledge of the market environment and use of RWE and information technology approaches.


Experience in using information technology (IT) applied in clinical drug and vaccine development and knowledge about database structure and function, health information technology (HIT) and other related technical applications and systems (e.g. quality registries) used in health care and/or clinical research is a requirement for this position.


Master of Science degree (Ph.D. preferred) or local equivalent in medical, pharmaceutical, biological, Management, Public Health or other appropriate discipline.


What’s Next?

Following your application if you are successful you will be invited to an initial telephone interview with one of our dedicated recruiters who will be able to provide you with more details of this opportunity.

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Executive / senior industry position


Dublin , Ireland