We are looking to grow our Biostatistics team in Swansea with an Academy Program starting in September 2024. Our Swansea Office is home to multiple graduate schemes and has a strong record of producing fantastic experts in their respective fields. This also sets it apart as being a great social environment and its modern city centre, waterfront building makes it a brilliant place to work

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 role

ICON’s Biostatistics Academy is our specially designed program to kickstart your career as a Biostatistician in the Clinical Trials industry. We provide you with everything you need to know about the industry and your role within it through a mixture of instructor-led training, practical experience and mentoring.

You will gain technical skills such as Statistical Programming in SAS® and creating Statistical Analysis Plans, as well as skills for life such as communication and project management.

A dedicated Training Manager will deliver the program and be available for providing support. In return, we are looking for your enthusiasm, inquisitive mind and fresh perspective. Under the supervision of senior biostatisticians, this position is responsible for statistical aspects of clinical research projects. Project responsibilities include:

  • Contributes to the development of statistical analysis plans, including creation of table, figure and listing (TFL) shells.
  • Writes programs to select, manipulate and analyse data, and assists senior biostatistician in interpreting results of these analyses.
  • Prepares statistical summary reports and writes the statistical methods sections of integrated study reports under the supervision of senior biostatisticians.
  • Assists senior biostatistician in statistical aspects of case report form (CRF) design.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with ICON project team members, including data management personnel, statistical programmers, and clinical research colleagues.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

You will need

  • Master’s degree or above in Statistics or related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail

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, colour, 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.