Ref #: 36919

Employment type: Permanent - Full-Time

Location: China-Shanghai

Posted: 14-Apr-2022


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

Key contact partner in cultivating the "power of data" by means of
(i) data collection/curation, data review, data delivery
(ii) data standardization or
(iii) process definition, testing and training.
Translate the science into technical specifications. Collect, ingest, structure, curate and standardize all kinds of Clinical Trial related data from internal and external sources. Ensure Data Quality and Integrity by implementing plausibility checks, anomaly detection, and fraud detection methods in data collection systems.

Supports the clinical research development process through the provision of good knowledge in the areas of (i) data collection/curation, data review, delivery (ii) data standardization or (iii) process definition, testing and training. This position interprets scientific/clinical requirements to translate and document them into Trial level technical specifications for new substances, indications or marketing claims.

Accountable/responsible to interpret requirements to translate and document them into trial level technical specifications. Provision clinical trial data to business consumers. Facilitate requirements gathering from consumers and develop solutions to meet immediate and long-term needs of the business. Monitor and maintain ongoing trial level operations of clinical data environments, and respond to trial issues.

Responsible for oversight of;
(i) data collection/curation, data review, delivery or (ii) data standardization or
(iii) process definition, testing and training tasks within a trial performed by a BPO / CRO.

Identify and recommend different ways to constantly improve data reliability, integrity and quality. Ensures real-time inspection readiness of all data collection, data review/data delivery (DBL) deliverables for a trial and supports regulatory agency and BI internal audits as necessary.

Collaborate with members of the development team within BDS and with neighbouring colleagues at BI on the project/product goals. Contributes to cross-functional- and team-based thinking.

Keep abreast of data science and in particular new data collection /curation /standardization / digital tech solutions and innovative processes/tools within and outside BI.

What is Required
Degree / Education: Bachelor’s degree (DE:Can be replaced by high-quality/multifaceted professional qualifications with relevant professional experience)
Major / Focus: Life Sciences, Computer Science, or similar preferred.
- Knowledge in and experience with the use of Data Collection Tools (EDC systems), Data Review Tools, and/or Data Standardization methods, requirements
- Knowledge/experience in design of clinical trials, basic medical terminology and on processing clinical trial information
- Excellent organizational skills, problem solving abilities, negotiation skills, time management skills and initiative required.
- Good written and oral communication skills in the English language required.
- Ability to work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary project teams and proactively manage relationships with external vendors required.
- Mindful of local, global, internal and external cultures to ensure that messages are received positively and effectively.

Language skills: English: fluent (Read/Write/Speak)

To be successful in the role, you will have:

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.