Ref #: 36920

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.

Supports the complete clinical/pharmaceutical drug life cycle process (research, development, market access, market supply) by providing strategic planning and execution, including data transformation and all aspects of descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytics of data related to projects like actual clinical trial data, clinical registries and real-world data bases. In particular this includes the provision of analytics tools, outputs and inference as necessary for the specific use case.
May act as a BDS product owner on project/asset level.
Represent BDS at a project/asset level regarding data science related aspects.
Accountable for transforming, analyzing and reporting studies/projects such as phase I-IV clinical trials and supports complex studies/projects such as complex phase I-IV clinical trials or projects with established BI experience. Accountable for transforming, analyzing and reporting of other data from the clinical drug life cycle process like registries and real-world data bases with respect to a specific use case or project/asset.
Keep abreast of data science and in particular new transformation and analysing solutions and innovative processes/tools within and outside BI.
Present compelling validated stories regarding data science aspects to BDS colleagues and colleagues within and outside of BI with basic knowledge in data science.
Ensure data transformation and analysis specifications to ensure completeness, correctness and adherence to department guidelines and SOPs as well as to applicable GxP requirements.
Support other colleagues, internal and external customer and external providers on data science related tasks.
Participate in cross-functional One Human Pharma internal working-groups or lead cross-functional BDS internal working-groups and drive/plan relevant data science aspects.

Minimum Education/Degree Requirements:
Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Master of Science (MSc) in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field (Psychology, Data Science, Finance, etc).
such as clinical trial information.
- Understanding of advanced statistical concepts related to Data Science.
- Language skills: English: fluent (Read/Write/Speak).
- Proficient in the use of relevant software languages.
- Mindful of local, global, internal and external cultures to ensure that messages are received positively and effectively.
- Ability to lead and facilitate meetings.
- Evidence of strong teamwork, also in global and remote context.
- Good interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with people, internally and externally (e.g. CROs, experts, management).
- Ability to pro-actively identify issues and solutions and to interact with internal and external bodies on routine data science issues.

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.