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ICON Strategic Solutions Clinical Supply Specialist - Business Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

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.

Need to be located in PA/DE/NJ area. Only local candidates considered.

This role is currently fully remote. At some point it will become hybrid requiring up to 1-2 days a week onsite at our West Point, PA location.*

SAP experience and data analysis or procurement/purchasing eexperience highly preferred for this role.

What will you be doing?

  • As a critical requirement in this role, the candidate must demonstrate an intermediate to advanced level of proficiency with MS Excel. 

  • Experience with data analytics software such as PowerBI, Spotfire or Tableau would be nice to have.

  • On a routine basis, must be able to create pivot tables, and utilize functions (vlookup, concatenation, if/then) within the application.

  • Responsible for building and maintaining MS Excel models using pivot tables to project costs for distribution and warehousing, 3rd party packaging, 3rd party labeling, and drug costs to develop budget forecast.

  • Must be able to fully utilize SAP for financial analysis of R&D programs (investigational drug) and trial costs to accurately maintain and update rolling forecast and profit plan.

  • Must be able to Prepare plan for submission of annual Profit Plan.

  • Develop metrics via Excel models to analyze resource allocations and forecasts for use by managers within the department

  • Perform KPI analysis and present metric results to global clinical supplies management team

  • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)

  • Looking for somoene who can use technology to move the data comparison forward via electronic datasets vs paper comparisons

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor degree preferred but solid experience acceptable.

  • SAP experience preferred with intermediate to advanced Excel skills.

  • Purchase ORder experince in SAP a plus.

  • Experience in clinical development and/or clinical supplies or Supply Chain preferred but not necessarily required.

  • Excel, SAP Ariba and some type of data analytics software experience would be ideal.

  • Prior supply chain, logistics, or operations knowledge nice to have

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Detail-oriented

  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft applications; ERP & CTMS are highly desirable

  • Proven organization skills

  • Strong ability to multi-task

  • Understanding of cGMPs

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.