Manager - Med Info/PV - Austria and Germany

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. PV Manager
  3. Austria
Vienna, Austria
Posting date: 08 Oct 2019
This vacancy has now expired

One of the largest CROS in the global market is currently recruiting a Manager - Med Info/PV - Austria and Germany to their Austrian team. This contract research organisation (CRO) is renowned for their work in technological advances and access to real-world data. This is an exciting opportunity to become embedded in the wider clinical operations team and work on ground-breaking new medicine development.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage PV staff in accordance with organization's policies and applicable regulations.
  • Plan, assign, and direct work.
  • Appraise performance and guiding professional development
  • Reward and discipline employees
  • Address employee relations issues and resolving problems.
  • Approve actions on human resources matters.
  • Monitor and motivate staff to achieve and maintain acceptable levels of performance.
  • Work closely with other department managers to address problem areas, staffing needs, equipment needs, and department resource planning and work scheduling for current and projected projects to ensure deliverables are met.
  • Ensure that staff have been trained on and are following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Clinical Practices (GCPs), FDA and ICH guidelines and regulations, and Working and Project Instructions.
  • Lead and encourage direct reports in continuous improvement of department work processes and infrastructure.
  • Instruct and lead direct reports in efficient management of project budgets.
  • Monitor with Program Managers and overall Pharmacovigilance management to ensure that department deliverables meet expected quality, financial and productivity targets.
  • Work with Pharmacovigilance management to ensure department realization and utilization targets are met.
  • Ensure department metrics are collected and meet expected targets.
  • Assure timely movement of project work through the process steps, in accordance with governing SOPs, ICH/FDA regulations and guidelines, working instructions and client expectations.
  • Assure that, within the functional group assigned, SOPs and Work Instructions are appropriate and current, and that personnel are trained accordingly.
  • Facilitate, develop and implement plans for measuring and improving employee engagement.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or educational equivalent in health science or other directly related field.
  • 5 years clinical research experience in a Contract Research Organization or Pharmaceutical company, including 2 years management experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of Pharmacovigilance and safety surveillance.
  • Excellent staff management skills.
  • Excellent motivational coaching and influencing skills.
  • Excellent customer focus skills.
  • High level competence working on multiple tasks and managing competing priorities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers, and clients.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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

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