Senior Consultant

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
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.
The Senior Consultant is responsible to lead the regulatory strategy to support registration (new and maintenance) in Europe and Internationally for drugs, and biologics and additionally be responsible for the strategic approach to securing new business, facilitating issue resolution, ensuring project/program timelines/budgets are met. You will also maintain client relationships to support of future business as the position participates in business development activities. This position may or may not have direct reports.
Responsibilities And Accountabilities
  • Effectively manage/execute/oversee the preparation of regulatory submission documents demonstrated by a deep knowledge of applicable legislation and guidelines for submission to government agencies and continued client compliance.
  • Facilitate submission approvals and amendments through leading communications (face to face meetings, teleconferences, etc.) and negotiations with client, government agencies, and project teams. Build positive working relationships with clients, and government agency contacts.
  • Actively anticipate and develop initial or alternative regulatory strategies, consulting with other resources within the organisation as required. Provide clients with strategic advice in response to their queries, based on regulatory experience and area of expertise.
  • Responsible for managing workflow including prioritising project objectives, and establishing timeframes for projects with clients. Responsible for overseeing progress and completion of projects with project team members, ensuring timeframes and deadlines are met.
  • Lead, participate in and support project teams, and advise other departments on regulatory issues and strategies related to EU filings and maintenance activities across a broad range of product types.
  • Effectively prioritise and complete multiple projects within established timeframes and within budget.
  • Train, coach, and develop assigned individuals to establish team expertise across various product types (preparation of files, regulatory strategy, client management, agency/client communications and project management).
  • Enthusiastically monitors for new regulatory requirements and shares key findings.
  • Lead and/or participate in the preparation of quotations for projects that may cross multiple service areas within the company and manage projects within budget, preparing change orders as needed.
  • Publish and/or present at training seminars or lead workshops at industry conferences. Participate actively in other business related projects (business opportunities, client specific issues etc.)
  • Thorough working knowledge of local and global Health Authority regulations, guidelines, policies, GCP and GxP, ICH Guidelines.
  • Effective project management skills.
  • Through knowledge of budgetary and financial management (budget, development, time and cost, forecasting, revenue, margin, profit and loss, invoicing, etc.).
  • Knowledge of business development process.
  • Ability to develop and maintain excellent rapport with clients.
  • Demonstrable good problem solving, judgement, and decision-making skills to motivate staff to seek creative solutions to issues surrounding timely, on-budget, and quality delivery. Focuses on resolving problems and makes decisions in a timely manner.
  • Ability to make decisions independently and operate autonomously.
  • Sound listening, conflict management, and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent planning, organisation, interpersonal, time, and change management skills.
  • Highly motivated and proactive.
  • Shown ability to understand, and communicate corporate policies and procedures.
  • Proficiency in all MS-Office applications, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication: Conveys thoughts in a clear, concise, and accurate manner. Uses appropriate regulatory, medical, and scientific nomenclature. Listens carefully and asks questions when necessary to ensure understanding.
  • Problem solving skills balanced with an awareness of business objectives. Good judgement in the face of difficult and unclear situations.
  • Attention to detail: Identifies and resolves discrepancies across various source documents, including published and unpublished documents. Notes and resolves errors in written documentation.
  • Planning and organisation: Plans work effectively to meet goals and ensure timely completion of assignments. Manages time effectively. Has a routine or system for completing work.
  • Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline, preferably in a life sciences, or other healthcare field.
  • Advanced degree (MSc., PhD., M.D., Pharm.D., MBA) in the biological, medical, chemical or engineering field may be beneficial.
  • Certification in regulatory affairs (RAC) or post-secondary institution beneficial.
  • Relevant experience i.e. pharmaceutical, biologics, medical device with regulatory experience in the local environment (Europe).
  • Experience supporting business development activities and people management an asset.
  • Experience presenting at applicable industry conferences and/or publications in regulatory affairs.
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.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Since our foundation in Dublin, Ireland in 1990, our mission has been to help our clients to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life. We do this by delivering best in class information, solutions and performance, with an unyielding focus on quality at all times. We offer a full range of consulting, development and commercialisation services from a global network of offices in 53 countries. We focus our innovation on the factors that are critical to our clients – reducing time to market, reducing cost, and increasing quality – and our global team of experts has extensive experience in a broad range of therapeutic areas.
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