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Project Analyst II

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ICON plc
Chennai
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: April 28, 2018
Expiry Date: May 10, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 2
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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“At ICON, it’s our People that set us Apart”ICON is looking for a Project Analyst II to be based in Chennai.If you are someone with experience in systematic review and would like to be part of a department that has growth plans for 2018 , this might be the right opportunity for you!The Project Analyst II supports the assigned C&SR department or functional team through the independent management of assigned projects and tasks and should have a demonstrated ability to complete assigned projects and tasks and works closely with other members of the project team, client, clinical/scientific teams, and internal and external clients and vendors for successful project execution

Responsibilities:

Role responsibility
General
  • Recognize, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values which center around our commitment to People, Clients and Performance.
  • As a member of staff, the employee is expected to embrace and contribute to our culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes adding value to our business and meeting client needs.
  • Travel (approximately 5%) domestic and/or international
Strategic
  • Actively supports the growth and integration of service areas with ICON’s Clinical & Scientific Research (C&SR).
  • Proactively and independently expands knowledge base on constantly evolving industry-specific trends and news and best practices.
Functional
  • Responsible for performing assigned project tasks while adhering to timelines, SOPs and performance metric standards.
  • Selects and manages suppliers and other project resources for assigned tasks with increased autonomy.
  • Identifies risks with assigned tasks and effectively executes strategies to minimize those risks.
  • Holds functional resources accountable to project and timelines
  • Supports or leads project meetings and the resolution of issues, project recaps and corrective/preventative action plans.
  • Responsible for accurate tracking and regular upkeep of financial data on assigned tasks and projects.
  • Understands and owns portions of the project scope. Identifies scope creep on assigned tasks. Implements resolution plan.
  • Communicates efficiently and effectively within/outside of project team, and communicates regularly with senior project team members about project tasks.
  • Controls assigned project budgets, ensures timely issuance of purchase orders.
  • Such other duties and tasks as are allocated to you at the reasonable discretion of the Company.

Desired Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Experience
EU/APAC: Prior relevant industry experience. An advanced degree in a related field may offset work experience.
Skills
  • Fluency in English both orally and in writing, with excellent communication skills.
  • Strong organization and multitasking skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced project environment.
  • Problem-solving capabilities.
  • Quality and detail-oriented.
  • Strong team player in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Self-starter and pro-active
  • Ability to learn new tools, technologies and strategies related to the department’s service area.
  • High proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Ability to take action to achieve goals and targets.
  • Ability to learn new tools, technologies and strategies related to the department’s service area.
  • Ability to clearly present instructions, negotiate pricing and address issues with suppliers and internal and external stakeholders.
  • Due to the nature of this position it may be required for the employee to travel. Therefore dependent on the employee’s location, the employee may be required to possess a valid Driver’s license.
Knowledge Requirements
  • Knowledge in applicable field of health economics, outcomes research, clinical translation, eCOA technology, and/or clinical research.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree, or local equivalent, in life sciences, business, technology, information technology or related discipline