Medical Director - Global Safety Lead - Pharmacovigilance

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. PV Physician
  3. United States
Bridgewater, USA
Posting date: 13 Nov 2019
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Medical Director of Global Safety Lead for a pharmaceutical company located in Bridgewater, NJ. Successful candidate will function as the Global Safety Leader (GSL) for an assigned portfolio of products in development and marketed products.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee ongoing safety of Phase 3 studies as lead CS physician and serve as the Clinical Safety PV (CSPV) functional representative at Global multifunctional project team meetings.
  • Prepare, summarize, and review aggregate safety analyses. Additionally, develop and implement integrated project/product risk management strategies and drafts the Risk Management Plan with Level III.
  • Work with other CSPV staff and SMT members and serves as the CSPV representative on TR-PT/IPT on Phase 1 and 2a products.
  • Medical safety review of all available safety data generated from various sources (e.g. pre-clinical, clinical trial data, post-marketing, literature) throughout the product life cycle for assigned products.
  • Conduct signalling activities, including monitoring, evaluation, interpretation, management and communication of safety information.
  • Lead the Product Safety Teams for assigned products and manage benefit-risk profiles along with the related actions, including write and update the benefit-risk documents for assigned products and development compounds.
  • Medical expert safety review of and input into all critical documents for assigned products in clinical development.
  • Collaborate with the Head of Safety to develop and implement the strategy for benefit-risk management for assigned products.
  • Author important medical content of Risk Management documents (e.g., RMPs, REMS)
  • Write periodic reports for assigned products and providing medical interpretation, review and approval for required reports where applicable.
  • Provide expert safety input into clinical development programs for assigned products
  • Provide the medical safety content for responses to inquiries from regulatory authorities related to safety topics and integrated safety input into any applicable regulatory documents where required.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Health care professional with MD, DO or equivalent.
  • 8-12+ years clinical/practical experience in a relevant clinical environment. 2+ years of Pharmacovigilance experience in Clinical Safety or Post-Marketing Safety including thorough knowledge of FDA and ICH safety reporting regulations and guidelines. Any experience with regional, national and global regulatory authority is a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Sound medical judgment and decision-making capabilities
  • Strategic thinking and facilitative leadership
  • Fluent utility of office computer programs such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Sound organizational and prioritization skills
  • Formal training in Epidemiology a plus
  • Demonstrated skills for project management

To Apply:

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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.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.