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ICON Strategic Solutions WEMT BioFabUSA Project Management Support in Albany, New York

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organization. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organizations. With our patients at the center 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.

ICON Government and Public Health Solutions (IGP) is a full-service CRO specializing in preclinical through phase IV support of clinical research and clinical trial services for biologics, drugs, and devices. We help our customers get their products to market faster with an array of research, regulatory, and sponsor services. Globally, we respond rapidly to health crises and serve where few others do. We create a unique synergy in the global market, with projects spanning the government, academic, and commercial sectors. ICON Government and Public Health Solutions has a distinct ability to provide rapid response efforts to global health crises.

IGP is recruiting for a WEMT BioFabUSA Project Management Support to assist our government customer with supporting the US Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC) in Frederick, MD

Program Managers are critical to our success. This position is a cross-functional role coordinating program deliverables from industry, academic, and non-profit organizational members who are part of a nationwide effort to advance biofabrication technology. Primary point of contact for project staff and hold team members accountable for delivering results according to defined timelines, scope, and budget. You will also contribute to establishing a world-class Program Management Office by introducing and following best practices appropriate for our program.

Our goal is to improve lives by restoring or replacing the function of damaged cells, tissues, and organs for patients. BioFabUSA's mission is to develop a highly diverse, competitive, capable and innovative cell, tissue, and organ ecosystem that ensures a low-cost and high-quality domestic healthcare system and leadership in the biofabrication industrial base.

*Contingent upon contract award*

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Provide high-level technical and people leadership in program execution: resolve project issues, facilitate decision making, and coach team members on standard methodologies for problem-solving

  • Translate high-level project goals into comprehensive project plans, timelines, and budgets

  • Drive the delivery of project scope, timelines, and budget with the core teams to ensure program goals are met and exceeded

  • Track and report regularly on progress toward program milestones, milestone payments, and costs

  • Establish effective program governance structures and communicate efficiently with internal and external stakeholders

  • Proactively define and manage key program risks, develop mitigation strategies, and escalate appropriately the risks that have become issues.

  • Understand the institute members' needs and act as their on-site advocate

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Citizenship: Must be a US citizen

  • Clearance: Ability to obtain a NACI (T1) public trust

  • Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in life sciences or engineering discipline

  • Experience: Minimum of 2+ years of direct project management experience with a demonstrated track record of successfully leading projects from initiation to closure with the responsibility for creating and managing project plans, timelines, budgets, and resources

  • Proven ability to lead and motivate highly technical teams

  • Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills

  • Ability to work with colleagues, clients, and Institute members at all levels of the organization

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Comfortable leading multiple projects in a fast-paced, dynamic, and highly collaborative team environment

  • Proficient with Microsoft software products

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the CDMO business model and in GMP operations is desired

  • PMP certification or other project management training is highly desired

Additional Information:

  • Location: Onsite in Frederick, MD

  • Travel: 30%-50%

*Contingent upon contract award*

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.