Senior Manager/Associate Director, Pharmacovigilance Aggregate

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. PV Manager
  3. United States
Boston, USA
Posting date: 06 Feb 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Manager/Associate Director of Pharmacovigilance with a pharmaceutical company located in Boston, MA. Successful candidate will be responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of robust procedures for the planning, preparation and submission of high-quality aggregate safety reports, in compliance with requisite global and local regulations and requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership to regional aggregate reporting team including training, mentoring, development and appraisals
  • Assists in management of departmental budgets
  • Ensures aggregate reporting processes and procedures are complete and compliant with current regulations globally
  • Interacts and communicates effectively internally and cross-functionally in a highly matrix environment.
  • Responsible for the implementation and management of effective structure, procedures and tools to ensure aggregate report and other functional deliverables are completed with high quality
  • Responsible for global leadership and strategic oversight of aggregate safety reports for investigational and marketed products
  • Collaborates with Global Safety Teams (GSTs) and with functional areas (Epidemiology, Clinical Operations, Regulatory Affairs, Finance, Safety Statistics, etc) contributing to aggregate safety reports
  • Provides strategic and financial oversight of Vendor and manages both quality and compliance of assignments, including training and mentoring when appropriate
  • Oversee functional specifications of any data requirements for aggregate deliverables from the Global safety database and analytics team
  • Responsible for maintaining compliance metrics and contributes to implementation of Corrective Action and Preventive Action (CAPA) for non-compliance findings
  • Support continuous improvement/quality system initiatives
  • Assist in preparation and support of audits and inspections
  • Liaises with Regulatory Affairs to coordinate synchronization of aggregate reports
  • Establishes and chairs document working groups comprised of authors and subject matter experts (SMEs) from the project or product teams, as necessary

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelors required. Degree in scientific/medical field or advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 8 years pharmaceutical or health care related industry experience required; previous experience working in global environment preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in Pharmacovigilance with experience in preparation and submission of periodic aggregate safety reports.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience working with CROs, vendors, and relationship management preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of line management or matrix management required
  • Demonstrated experience in people management and well-developed skills in teambuilding, motivating and developing people.
  • Expert knowledge of clinical trial and Pharmacovigilance methodologies including safety profile and risk/benefit analysis
  • Knowledge of case processing and aggregate reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer applications and understanding of safety data.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical business, including drug development and regulatory aspects.
  • Knowledge of US, EU and international regulatory/safety regulations and guidelines.
  • Fluency in oral and written English.

To Apply:

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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.