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.

About the role

The appointee will Support Business Development in the winning of new business for ICON, organize and prepare high quality customer-focused proposals and budgets for the conduct of clinical trials, and recognize, exemplify, and adhere to ICON’s values which center around our commitment to People, Clients, and Performance. We can offer this as a hybrid contract, please only apply if you are able to be based at our Dublin office 3 days per week (the other 2 days a week to be worked from the office or from home). This is the ideal role for a recent graduate - we offer unparalleled support and guidance and an excellent start to a rewarding career!

Job responsibilities

  • Coordinate and prepare client-focused proposals, budgets and client grids for new business opportunities and ensure all requested information is provided in the final proposal within given timeframe*
  • Adhere to the proposal process*
  • Chair kick-off and resource meetings and coordinate the participation of appropriate personnel in the proposal development process
  • Set-up and attend clinical strategy meetings for key/ enhanced opportunities
  • Liaise with the appropriate personnel including sales, strategic proposal development and operations throughout the proposal generation to ensure that the proposal and strategy meets the business needs in line with triage priority*
  • Prepare costs for proposals by interacting with operational departments to coordinate costs and assumptions*
  • Submit final proposal, on time, to Account Manager or designee*
  • Coordinate and prepare budgets and specifications for contracts for new business awards (where appropriate)*
  • Coordinate and participate in negotiations and discussions with clients as required
  • Attend bid defense and other client meetings in a support role when required
  • Clarify contract specifications with the Manager, Proposals; Project Manager; and/or Account Manager (where appropriate)
  • Solicit input and review of proposals, budgets and contracts (where appropriate) from the relevant operational departments including Manager, Proposals and Account Manager
  • Maintain filing and tracking tools in accordance with accepted practices
  • Comply with ICON administrative, training and human resources policies
  • Undertake other reasonably related duties as may be assigned from time to time

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.