Consultant, Safety Quality and Standards

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Good Pharmacovigilance Practice (GVP)
  3. United States
Cranbury, New Jersey
Posting date: 13 May 2019

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in providing the strategic direction and compliance leadership to the Global Drug Safety team.


  • Creation and Execution of GDS Process & Compliance
  • Leads the development and execution of the GDS Standards and process
  • Identify potential systemic gaps and coordinate with appropriate stakeholders to ensure timely remediation.
  • Escalate issues of critical noncompliance and/or lack of urgency in remediation to Global Head of Safety.
  • Lead the development and maintenance of Policies, SOPs and work instructions.
  • Continually monitor and update procedures as necessary.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of compliance tracking and reporting systems.
  • Develop and distribute compliance reports, as applicable.
  • Develop and manage strategies for preparation for and responses to regulatory agency inspections.
  • Interface as necessary with regulatory inspectors to ensure that there is appropriate GDS personal and safety process are communicated during inspections.
  • Ensure that all documents are produced according to regulatory standards.
  • Create and maintain standardization and oversight of all drug safety activities.
  • Perform and manage quality activities.
  • Coordinate internal resources for the flawless execution of projects.
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs.
  • Successfully manage relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Manage all vendors for GDS to ensure that they are aligned regarding standards and process.
  • Support the training and training compliance of all internal and external partners.
  • Manage resources budget for entire DSS functions across three locations.

Skills and Qualifications

  • BA/BS/MA/PharmD with 5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry in drug safety/pharmacovigilance (advanced degree preferred).
  • Experience preparing post marketing safety regulatory documents including PSURs, PBRERs and Risk Management Plans.
  • Experience with clinical development including risk/benefit analysis and safety assessment.
  • Knowledge of US and Ex-US pharmacovigilance risk management regulations.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Excel.

To Apply:

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