Ref #: 40516

Employment type: Permanent - Full-Time

Location: Switzerland, Home Based

Posted: 24-Jan-2023


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:

Our Teams at ICON Global Strategic Solutions are working with many of the top global pharma companies to continuously develop and improve the health and live of others. In one of these teams we would like to give someone with a “Can Do”-attitude, high motivation and passion for the job a chance to lead the decisions for the clinical studies on country level as Senior Clinical Trial Manager in Switzerland. If these attributes describe you well and you already have experience as a Trial Manager, then this position might be for you.

Key responsibilities:

• Primary point of contact to lead, manage and co-ordinate the conduct of clinical trials from study start-up to close out at a country level in accordance with ICH-GCP and applicable local regulations.
• Maintain the quality and scientific integrity of clinical trials at a country level.
• Collaborates with cross functional stakeholders to ensure timely and on budget execution of clinical trial deliverables within the country.
• Is responsible for country but involved in whole global study. Makes the decisions on country level.
• No Line Management responsibility.

To be successful in the role, you will have:

• BA/BS/BSc degree or higher.
• At least 3 years of clinical trial management experience and in leading local/regional or global teams in a biotech, pharmaceutical or CRO company.
• Experience in oversight of external vendors (e.g. CROs, central labs, imaging vendors, etc.).
• High motivation, passion for the job, high problem solving and excellent communication skills.
• Profound knowledge of clinical trial processes and operations.
• Familiar with ICH/GCP guidelines plus local codes of practice as applicable.
• Attention to detail, organizational skills, time management & prioritization.
• Proficiency in English and German.

What is offered:

• 100% home based.
• Interesting trials in various therapeutic areas.
• Permanent employment contract
• Contribution to pension scheme.
• Working fully sponsor dedicated.
• Great team with passion for life sciences.

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 We are looking forward to getting to know you.