Associate Director Pharmacovigilance
Responsible for the implementation of operational tasks in the field of pharmacovigilance.
Leadership and coordination of projects, where company assumes an extensive drug safety responsibility on behalf of the client for medicinal products / medical devices before, during and after the marketing authorization.
High level consulting of clients and colleagues in a broad field of pharmacovigilance.
Expert for pharmacovigilance related questions within the department as well as for customers, national and international regulatory authorities
Set-up, management, and participation in the operative part of pharmacovigilance systems
Evaluation of the benefit-risk profile of drugs based on current scientific knowledge – this includes the creation of safety update reports PSURs (Periodic Safety UpdateReports) and associated documents such as AdCOs (Addendum to the Clinical Overview), DSURs (Development Safety Update Reports), risk management plans and signal detection reports
Preparation and review of Clinical Expert Statements regarding requests from competent authorities
Writing/Review of procedural documents such as Working Instructions, SOPs, Working Procedures, Templates etc. for pharmacovigilance projects
Regular monitoring and evaluation of changes in pharmacovigilance regulations
Set-up and maintenance of PV agreements of clients with their contractual partners.
International Service Lead
The successful candidate will have
Degree in Natural Science or equivalent and ideally also a doctorate degree
A minimum of 5 years pharmacovigilance work experience in global pharmacovigilance systems.
Knowledge of relevant legislative and non-legislative guidelines of drug safety
Detailed knowledge of project-specific SOPs (internal and customer specific) as well as the global
SOPs and pharmacovigilance department-relevant SOPs
Ability to organize operations and take over project management
Ability to analyse and solve problems and to develop pragmatic solutions within regulatory framework
Ability to balance client concerns and company interests
Ability to assimilate and analyse information rapidly
Ability to adjust rapidly to new, unknown, challenging situations
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