Ref #: 30330

Employment type: Permanent - Full-Time

Location: Germany, Home based

Posted: 01-Jul-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.

The Role:

For one of the leading global players in the pharmaceutical industry ICON is hiring a Clinical Trial Delivery Lead (m/f). If you are a Study Manager or Lead CRA with first study management experience, interested in a change to one of the leading CROs working fully sponsor dedicated within that sponsor on studies that have the potential to solve current health challenges, this might be for you.

Key responsibilities:

• Accountable for the delivery and quality of mainly Phase I-III studies.
• Leading global studies and study teams.
• Vendor management including delivery and quality oversight of outsourced studies.
• Drive proactive risk-based site oversight/study management practices and quality risk oversight and management across all stages of study delivery.
• Provide link between CSLs/CRMs and Global functions, being single point of contact for operational topics and escalations, support information channelling and facilitating solutions at the program level.

To be successful in the role, you will have:
• Medical or Life Sciences degree or equivalent qualification.
• Substantial (10+ years) professional and project management experience in clinical research in a CRO, pharma or biotech company including site management/oversight, clinical study planning and conduct.
• Clinical operations experience – ideally across all Phases (I-IV).
• Previous experience in line management of CRAs is an advantage.
• Fluent English language skills.

What is offered:
• Permanent contract with ICON.
• Full time, home based.
• Fully sponsor dedicated. The successful candidate works embedded in the sponsor’s structure from sponsor perspective.
• Great development options.
• Pension scheme.

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.

Would you like to know more? Please submit your CV to or apply on our career site We are looking forward to your application.