Ref #: 31668

Employment type: Permanent - Full-Time

Location: Austria Home Based

Posted: 27-Aug-2021


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!

ICON is partnering with one of the most successful global biotechnology companies to support them in developing new drugs in critical areas to increase health and quality of live all over the world. To accomplish this we are currently looking for an experienced Clinical Project Associate (m/f/d).

The Role
• Under the operational direction of CCM (Clinical Country Management), perform GCO defined, country, site, and CRO sponsor oversight activities, including SOVs, to ensure high quality execution of clinical trials and highlight local opportunities to drive operational excellence. [40%]
• For assigned studies or sites, act as a country level ‘GCO ‘sponsor’ contact, establishing and maintaining excellent working relationships with local CRO staff and ensuring aligned, appropriate and timely exchange of information and resolution of escalated issues between all stakeholders. This may include attendance at site visits outside of SOVs (e.g. SIVs, SSVs). [25%]
• For assigned studies or sites, CCA works with CCM, Strategic partner CRO, and global teams to provide required information (e.g. Medical and Operational Assessment) as part of defined country and site selection processes. [20%]
• Support CCM in maintaining accurate contact lists, calendar information, local clinical operational intelligence (including regulatory) and update tracking systems as needed. [10%]
• Other assigned activities per CCM delegation and assignment [5%]

To Be Successful in The Role You Will Have
• Science background and education (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent)
• Minimum 3 years clinical trial experience, ideally with background as CRA and/or study
coordinator. Experience working with outsourced models preferred
• Ideal candidate will be customer focused with excellent interpersonal, decision making and
organizing/planning skills, with a proven ability to deliver on delegated tasks
• Sound scientific background to enable position holder to hold informed discussions on compound, development plans, protocol, endpoints with investigator site personnel
• Action oriented, strong verbal and written communication skills, listening skills and presenting
skills, including strong English language skills in countries where English is not the primary language.

What is Offered
• Work for one of the global top two CROs, sponsor dedicated in one of the global top pharmaceutical companies fully integrated and from the sponsor’s perspective
• Possibility to get a foot in the door of one of the biggest and most successful global pharmaceutical sponsors
• Permanent contract
• Great work atmosphere
• Excellent career options
• Contribution to pension scheme

Sounds like a good fit? Get in touch with me today!
Send email to or call at +49 89 666 105 160

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.