Senior Safety Surveillance & Risk Scientist

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Product Vigilance
  3. United Kingdom
Cambridge, England
Posting date: 17 Jan 2020
This vacancy has now expired

A well-known global pharmaceutical company with leading products across various therapeutic areas is looking to hire a Senior Safety Surveillance & Risk Scientist. This vacancy is an exciting opportunity to work at a top global pharmaceutical company that has a workforce of more than 6,700 employees across multiple sites in the UK.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working collaboratively with the Global Safety Physician (GSP) and other PV Scientists and physicians and play a leading role in delivering the safety requirements for your assigned drug project(s).
  • Ability to work collaboratively will facilitate cross-functional interactions with colleagues from across the company and externally, including counterparts within Clinical Project Teams, Global Regulatory Affairs, and Global Commercial teams.
  • Leading the safety strategy for the assigned drug development programme, including aggregating, reviewing, analysing and interpreting safety-related data to generate information to support safety decision-making by prescribers, patients and payers, with the ultimate goal of protecting patients.
  • Leading all aspects of PV, including authoring and/or providing input to safety-related documents, e.g. regulatory periodic safety reports and safety content of marketing authorisation applications.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A life sciences/pharmacy/nursing degree; an MSc/PhD in scientific discipline preferred.
  • Demonstrable Patient Safety and/or Clinical/ Drug Development experience across a range of activities.
  • Demonstrable experience working in or leading safety &/or scientific activities in at least 3 of the following areas:
    • Clinical drug development (Early and/or Late Phase).
    • Post-Marketing Surveillance.
    • MAA/BLA submissions.
    • Periodic Reports.
    • Governance board interactions.
  • Risk Management Plans (authoring/working 'from scratch').
  • Strong working knowledge of PV regulations.
  • Good understanding of epidemiology preferred.
  • Fluent in written and verbal English.
  • 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 in computer skills, such as MS Office.

To Apply:

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