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PRAHS Director of Clinical Operations 1 in United States

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

Responsible for clinical operations activities and staff within the unit(s). Mentors and leads the clinical operations management team, maintains appropriate resources to achieve maximum staff billability and adheres to quality management practices.

Provides leadership in the implementation of PRA’s quality initiatives and business processes, achievement of management goals within the framework of the company mission, policy and


**Implements strategic direction to the Clinical Operations department.

**Implements direction, strategy and performance standards for multiple job disciplines to assure that project profitability targets are achieved

o Schedules and reviews project tasks to ensure high quality product is delivered on time and within the budget

o Ensures services provided to clients are compliant with PRA’s policies, procedures, SOPs, ICH-GCPs, client contractual expectations and country specific regulatory requirements

Mentors and develops employees to expand employee performance levels and assure retention of high performing PRA employees

Ensures appropriate employee resources are available to meet corporate/ client/ project objectives while achieving optimal billability of clinical operations staff

o Accurately projects resource needs to ensure timely hiring of clinical operations staff

o Adjust resource allocation for project work as appropriate to ensure corporate billability targets are maintained while assuring client/ project objectives are achieved

Participates in client presentations and/ or bid defense meetings, as required

May function as legal representative for PRA in selected countries as appropriate

Thorough knowledge of ICH and local regulatory authority regulations regarding drug research and development

Extensive experience using computerized information systems required;

experience with PC-Windows, word processing, and electronic spreadsheets

Substantial clinical trials development experience

Substantial experience supervising or managing professional staff in a clinical research environment

Undergraduate degree, or its international equivalent, in clinical science or health-related field from an accredited institution, or equivalent work experience required

Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That’s why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture – one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.

ICON, including subsidiaries, 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.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know.

ID: 2021-84472

External Company Name: Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc

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