ICON Clinical Research Site Activation Lead (Contracts Manager) in Chicago, Illinois

Site Activation Lead (Contracts Manager)

At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart.

As a global provider of drug development solutions, our work is serious business. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun while you do it. With our vision to be the partner of choice in drug development, we hire only the best and brightest in the industry. Are you one of them?

As a Global Site Activation Lead at ICON, you would advance clinical trial start-up activities by understanding the client objectives and assist in the development of the plan for country and site distribution. We pride ourselves on our amazing company culture, where we work as one team to achieve industry-leading results. (Add Contracts Language

The role

  • Lead clinical trial start-up activities by understanding the client objectives and assist in the development of the plan for country and site distribution

  • Oversees day to day delivery of all aspects of site activation in the projects assigned.

  • Ensures that each project has a site activation plan and that the study is being conducted in accordance with that plan and in an effective manner which meets sponsor timelines and expectations and is in compliance with ICON/client KPIs, ICON/client SOPs, reporting norms, appropriate regulations and ICON’s quality standards

  • lead sponsor initiatives such as kick-off meetings, bid defenses, project update and status calls, and other communications

  • Utilize project management skills to optimize performance and collaboration to ensure successful study outcomes

What you need

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in life sciences

  • Minimum of 5 year of experience in a Clinical Research environment, focusing on Start Up experience

  • Project management skill set

  • Understanding of regulatory and submission processes in many different countries

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

Why join us?

Ongoing development is vital to us, and as a Global Site Activation Lead, you will have the opportunity to progress your career, with the potential to move into other related areas to enhance your skill set. Our benefits package is competitive, our scope is international and we genuinely care about our people and their success.

ICON is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

EOE race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender

identity/disability/vet/national origin

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