ICON Clinical Research Sr Dir, Project Management (CNS- Pain & Rare Disease) in Boston, Massachusetts

Are you a leader in clinical research passionate about partnering with top pharma & biotech companies to develop CNS drugs and therapies? Apply here to learn why ICON was ranked a top employer by Forbes Magazine!

  • Senior Director, Project Management (CNS) role at ICON plc*

  • Location*: Any US or EU ICON Office or Home-Based

As a Senior Director within our therapeutically aligned CNS team, you will work cross functionally to develop clinical strategies for clinical trials and programs. Partner with our Project Teams to support them in presenting creative strategies to ICON customers. Provide coaching and mentoring to Program Managers and Project Managers (PMs) and contribute to department training initiatives, as appropriate to ensure teams are delivering creative solutions to our customers with an emphasis on drug development and innovation.

Coordinate and manage the activities of individuals, studies and staff in a manner that ensures all timeframes and targets are met and that costs are kept under control. Partner with CNS Therapeutic Area Head on growth of the CNS Portfolio through building strategic customer relationships that result in repeat awards and business. Work with Business Development in supporting proposals including proposal writing and budget development.

  • Benefits of Working in ICON:*

ICON provides the innovative resources to be successful in delivering results, inspiring others and becoming a trusted partner. We offer an exceptional benefits package that includes a comprehensive health plan, retirement plans, highly competitive pay, management bonus plan, ample time away from work, and many other incentives amongst an opportunity to grow your career within our Project Management center of excellent.

  • Role Requirements:*

Bachelor’s Degree in medicine, science or equivalent degree is required and a qualification in Project Management or equivalent (PMI certification) or advanced medical degree is highly desired.

A minimum of 8 years of full service project management or clinical research consulting experience with therapeutic expertise across a wide array of complex CNS indications is required including preference for experience in Alzheimer’s, Pain, or MS. Strong drug development knowledge is required.

Track record of successfully leading large, complex, global, and cross functional projects. Strong domestic and international project management experience required. Willingness to travel up to 30% as needed.

  • What’s Next?*

Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.

  • ICON is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.*