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 centre 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.

The Role: Clinical Trial Assistant


The responsibilities of the Clinical Trial Assistant include, but are not limited to:

  • To administer, maintain and coordinate the logistical aspects of the clinical trials according to GCP and SOPs
  • Work side-by-side with CRA and assisting in some of their tasks
  • Prepare and maintenance of the various documents and CRFs for the study
  • Perform liaison activities with the Independent Ethics Committees
  • Be the central contact and support between the contract laboratory, study team and study site
  • Provide logistical support for the clinical trial
  • Provide agenda, minutes and action points for meetings
  • Assist in managing the site budget activities

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

  • Research or health care related academic or work experience preferable.
  • Good organizational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good written and spoken English.
  • Computer literacy: e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

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.


Seniority level
Entry level

Employment type

Job function
Research, Analyst, and Information Technology

Biotechnology Research, Hospitals and Health Care, and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

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