Associate Project Manager - Veteran Leadership Transition Program (VLTP) (US-Remote!!)

ICON Clinical Research Remote
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November 19, 2022
ICON Clinical Research
Austin, TX

We are hiring for our next VLTP cohort now for start dates in February 2023!!

These positions are US-remote-based; however, If you are located in Raleigh, NC - you would have face-to-face connection with our team!

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients' lives.

Our 'Own It' culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

That's our vision. We're driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.

If you're as driven as we are, join us. You'll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you'll be helping shape an industry.

We currently have an opportunity for an Associate Project Manager who will be part of a team coordinating translation projects.

Who are you?

You are a forward thinker. You are an innovator that refuses to settle. You know how to lead cross-functional teams and manage large-scale projects in the military. You want to utilize your military project management experience and apply it to something meaningful. You want to learn from the best in the industry, be an integral part of leading projects that result in improving health around the world and you want to build your career.

You want to find a work / life balance that lets you pursue your career passion and still be, well, you. You want to do it in a place where you're part of a team of experts as zealous about their work as you are, a place where you can really make a difference. Most of all, you want to do it in a place where you're more than an employee number - A place you love working!

Still here? Great! Because if this is you, we really want to meet you.


Long story short, you have the verbs, we will teach you the nouns. You know how to lead, we will teach you how to apply what you already know. This position is on the fast track path to being a Project Manager within clinical research. You will spend 18-24 months learning about clinical research while having various levels of our Project Manager leadership team provide mentorship along the way - Many of whom are from a military background. Upon completion of this program, you will become part of that mentorship program!

As an Associate Project Manager, you will learn how to assume project management tasks in a new environment. This role intentionally starts with basic tasks that provide the foundation for you to learn and grow. Our Veteran mentors understand your capabilities and are charged with providing you opportunities for exposure to clinical research project management. Together with your mentor, you will develop the core project management skills needed for a career in Project Management.

What will you be doing?

  • Assumes project management tasks as assigned by the study project manager / project director with the final approval of deliverables completed by the study project manager / project director.

  • Manages internal and client project reporting. Generates and reviews reports for accuracy to facilitate project status and financial reporting. Completes system updates and queries.

  • Supports project manager with financial tasks. Has oversight of purchase order process including creating and processing purchase orders and processing study invoices. May process Investigator payments.

  • Organizes study information and supplies. Generates and maintains organizational charts, team calendar, newsletters, mass mailings, project-specific information including but not limited to: process flow charts, contact lists, holiday lists, study website, mailing labels. Tracks, dispatches and maintains study supplies following applicable company processes.

  • May support preparation of study files by maintaining and distributing project documents. Ensures documents within the electronic trial master file comply with filing/naming guidelines and have the correct status.

  • Uses the learning management system to assign project specific training to team members and tracks training compliance.

  • Organizes project team and client meetings including scheduling, creating meeting materials, binders, agendas and meeting minutes, etc.

What do you need to have?

  • Bachelor's degree (in business, finance, health sciences, or related field preferred)

  • Military background, 10+ years preferred (separating or separated from the military within 6 months highly preferred)

  • 3+ years' experience in Project Management required

  • Strong Leadership experience required

  • PMP is a plus

  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status

Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the quality of our people. That's why we've made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals - both ours and yours.

We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans - and related benefits such as life assurance - so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.

But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you'll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON 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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