Associate Director/Director of Pharmacovigilance

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Pharmacovigilance
  3. United States
Washington, District of Columbia
Posting date: 21 Jan 2019

ProClinical, in support of our client, are seeking an individual to fill the role of Associate Director/Director of Pharmacovigilance, based in Washington, DC. Reporting to the VP or Regulatory Affairs, the successful candidate will work in a collaborative, cross-functional environment. To oversee the implementation and coordination of safety surveillance processes and procedures for the drug safety and PV functional area.


  • Create and oversee the pharmacovigilance functional area.
  • File, store, and archive safety-related data.
  • Prepare safety reports of adverse events (AEs) to FDA and other regulatory authorities.
  • Prepare pharmacovigilance reports.
  • Write or advise on safety sections of study-related documents, including protocols, investigator brochures, reference safety information, informed consent forms, clinical study reports, etc.
  • Develop and review of drug safety/pharmacovigilance SOPs and work instructions.
  • Contributes to the update and/or prepares the Risk Management Plans.
  • Provide support to the Drug Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) as appropriate or requested.
  • Conduct safety review meetings as appropriate.
  • Participate on cross-functional teams and study teleconferences.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders outside of PV.
  • Represents PV/RA department in cross-functional clinical development teams; providing support to development programs and registration activities.
  • Interface with medical monitor(s), safety physician, and RA to process, review, submit, track, and monitor expedited safety reports to appropriate regulatory authority within required timelines.
  • Interface with medical monitors for medical assessment and regulatory classification of serious adverse events (SAEs).
  • Manage and facilitate SAE reconciliation across clinical projects. SAE follow-up and case closure.

Skills And Qualifications

  • Health professional or (e.g., pharmacist, MS, or PhD).
  • 6+ years of pharmacovigilance or drug safety experience with a pharmaceutical/biotech PV.
  • Additional experience in cell and gene therapy preferred.
  • Previous experience in the development and growth of a drug safety and PV function a plus.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Yannick Dada at (+1) 646-741-8433 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.