Icon plc

Senior Clinical Data Scientist Lead

Job description

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

The Role: Senior Clinical Data Scientist Lead
Level-Specific Responsibilities
Leads clinical data management activities on projects with diverse scope• Accountable for creating and maintaining clinical data management timelines, to oversee and achieve high quality interim and final contractual deliverables for complex projects.
Using high level knowledge of the protocol, identifies critical data and processes from protocol review, and supports protocol risk evaluation process.
Works with assigned project teams to communicate, address and resolve data-related issues and recommends potential solutions; escalates issues which potentially impact patient safety or study analysis.
Trains and mentors new and less experienced team members.
Participates in sponsor and/or third party audits as required.
Develops tools/analytics used to monitor compliance and identify trends.
Supports business development as needed.
Develops and maintains data review study documentation as appropriate to facilitate data validation and analytics.
Performs analytic reviews as defined in the scope of work and functional plan, focusing on errors that matter or have a meaningful impact on the safety of the subject or interpretations of the final analysis. Identifies root cause to systematically resolve data issues.
Sets expectations and ensures consistency in data review approach and compliance and identifying trends.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Basic knowledge and/or understanding of analytic open source and/or enterprise level extract, transfer, load (ETL) and analytic tools and practices
Aptitude for understanding analytic modeling methods such as regression, classification and clustering • Basic programming skills in applicable systems, e.g., R, SQL, Python, SAS
Skill to efficiently navigate through large volumes of data, to interpret data problems, and to apply technical solutions
Ability to analyze a data issue and design paths to effective potential solutions, understanding the impact of suggested solutions and to help the project team make better decisions
Strong knowledge of the drug development process including risk-based monitoring principles, clinical and biometrics procedures, workflows, and software systems
Strong skills in interpreting protocols and identifying risks and appropriate mitigation strategies for clinical studies
Skill in aggregate data review and interpretation using visualization/ analysis software, e.g., JReview, Tableau, SAS Strong leadership and project management skills
Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a cross-functional and culturally diverse team
Strong ability to proactively, represent clinical data management internally and externally for all study related items and find pragmatic solutions in compliance with regulatory requirements and policies

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 through the form below.
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