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Protocol Review Specialist – 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Company: ICON Plc
Location: Leopardstown, Dublin 18
Reference: 048942
Closing Date: 28 Feb 18
Type: Maternity Cover
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Pension, 23 days Annual leave, Life Assurance, Contributory Pension, Gym, Canteen

Job Summary:

ICON Plc is looking to hire a Protocol Review Specialist on a 6 month FTC in our HQ in Leopardstowm, Dublin 18.


Protocol Review Specialist – 6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Location: Dublin

ICON plc, a leading Contract Research Organisation, employing approximately 13,500 employees across 97 offices in 38 countries, seeks a Protocol Review Specialist to join its Scientific Affairs Department at its Leopardstown Global HQ.


The Role:

As Protocol Review Specialist, you will assist the Global Scientific Affairs and all ICL Departments in the day to day support of scientific and technical information to support global clinical studies.

This support begins pre-award with the Proposals and Business Development groups and follows with support for all technical/scientific aspects post ICL award of the clinical study. This role manages the Protocol Review In-box by assigning and delegating to the Protocol Review Team within Global Scientific Affairs.  .

Responsibilities will include:

  • Manages protocol review In-box and assure that all Service Level Agreements are met.
  • Review proposals and protocols for tests that are required and for technical information for any new tests to be brought up within ICL or for referral lab testing with the SA and other relevant departments.  Request clarification of tests when necessary.
  • Follow-up with post award issues that move from the initial pre-protocol review through to Scientific Affairs In-box to close the loop for the full Global SA processes.
  • Create and update Clinical Study Technical (CSTR) documents New Protocol Review (NPR) documents for Client Services and the lab; for both new and amended studies.
  • Provide blood volumes for pre- and post-awarded studies; to include storage samples when applicable.
  • Participate in pre, post and CLW meetings if the protocol requires technical input.
  • Assists all other department with technical/ scientific support regarding clinical study testing.
  • Performs additional relevant responsibilities as requested by management.
  • Delegates and manages the coordination of all protocol/ proposal reviews and blood volume assignments.
  • Ensures that PR Service Level Agreements for Turn Around Time are met to both the proposal and Client Services groups or the delays escalated to Global Scientific Affairs Management on a daily bases.

Skills Requirements:

  • Degree / Masters/ PhD in a Science related field
  • 5+ years’ experience within a similar environment
  • In-depth knowledge of clinical trials, clinical trial protocols and working within a clinical lab
  • Excellent communicator
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organised

Benefits of Working in ICON:

ICON enjoys a strong reputation for quality and is focused on staff development.  We make it our mission to attract the most diverse and creative minds into the business and we continually strive to provide opportunities for our people to excel, grow and build a great career. 

We understand that our greatest asset is the skills and talents of our people and they are truly what set us apart.  Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package.  This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage. We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.   


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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
South County Business Park Leopardstown, Dublin 18
D18 X5R3
Rep. Ireland
Tel:  +353 1 291 2000
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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