ICON Clinical Research Sr Director, Project Management (Cardiovascular/Metabolic) in North Wales, Pennsylvania

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

We are passionate about working with Senior Project Directors who have key critical thinking and problem solving skills that can influence and lead in a global, cross-functional project management environment.

As the Senior Director, you lead delivery of successful client relationships within the group, upholding and working towards a culture of project group excellence.

  • The role*

  • You collaborate Business Development to identify new client relationships within the group's remit, attending bid defense meetings and follow-up commercial activities

  • Develop full service project plans for a portfolio of studies and subsequently lead cross functional study teams in accordance with contractual timelines, client specifications and Good Clinical Practices (GCPs)

  • Effectively lead study budgets to ensure financial targets are met through regular review of indirect costs and project resources

  • You motivate and develop your team through people management; co-ordinate study activities against targets, provide coaching and mentoring to Project Managers

  • You have a chance to demonstrate your executive presence, delivering updates on the portfolio to senior management

  • You have the ability to build an environment to enable employees, add towards our culture and engage with the group success

Why join us?



ICON provides our Project Management team with the creative resources to be successful in delivering results, supporting others and becoming a trusted partner. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes a comprehensive health plan, retirement plans, highly competitive pay, corporate bonus plan, time away from work, and many other incentives.

We understand your dream to continue progressing in your career and we provide ongoing development as a Senior Project Director side by side with some of the strongest mentors in Project Management.

  • You will be joining us at the very right time – as we're proudly part of the Forbes Best Employers of 2018 list for the second year in a row.*

What you need

  • Collaborative, assertive customer relationship skills with a high level of integrity and maintaining professional standards

  • A strong operational delivery focus in clinical Project Management, with experience in Cardiovascular and/or Metabolic therapeutic areas, with overall solid understanding of the full drug development process

  • Previous people management leadership skills, committed to motivating and leading a global team

  • Willingness to travel up to 25% as required, for local and international locations

What’s Next?



Following your application, we will contact you and one of our dedicated recruiters will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity in an initial interview.

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

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