Medical Director

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. PV Officer/Associate, PV Scientist, Good Pharmacovigilance Practice (GVP)
  3. United States
Durham, USA
Posting date: 19 Aug 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Medical Director with a biotechnology company located in Durham, NC.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for global pharmacovigilance for marketed and/or investigational products.
  • Strong strategic component along with visibility across R&D.
  • Responsible for global pharmacovigilance for marketed and/or investigational products, including review and analysis of safety data from post-marketing sources and from clinical trials, the identification and investigation of safety signals, management of benefit-risk profile for assigned compounds and products.
  • Responsible for keeping upper management informed of safety issues and may work with clinical programs as medical advisor.
  • May represent Drug Safety and Risk Management at internal and external meetings.
  • Can be appointed as the Global Safety Officer for a specific compound / product.
  • Will interact with multiple levels of management within external stakeholders in the medical community as well with global regulatory authorities.
  • Manage safety surveillance for assigned compounds / products.
  • Manage collection, in cooperation with a PV scientist, of current data for safety signaling and identify and investigate safety signals.
  • Conduct analysis of safety data.
  • Ensure adequacy of recording, summarizing, and handling of adverse events for investigational and/or marketed products including decisions on seriousness, expectedness, and causality.
  • Provide safety strategic leadership for clinical development programs / program teams.
  • Integrate the safety scientific component to build a strategic framework for clinical development plans.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with program counterparts in Clinical Development, Pre-Clinical Safety, Research, Regulatory, Clinical Operations, Clinical Pharmacology, Quantitative Sciences, Translational Sciences, Worldwide Medical.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely completion and reporting of periodic and expedited safety reports, in compliance with internal time frames and time frames dictated by regulatory authorities.
  • If applicable, manage Associate Medical Director(s) overseeing their activities for assigned compounds/products

Skills and Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills, scientific acumen, and the ability to work across the development functions
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate the flexibility and capability to function at a high level across multiple disease areas and will be comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment to advance the safety and biological understanding of compounds through life cycle.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Zachary Hines at 215-531-6914.

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