Posted to MedZilla on 7/24/2017


England, Associate Manager - Drug Safety & Public Health DS_KH_12551-MZ


A leading US biopharmaceutical organisation with a solid commercial portfolio of life-saving drugs within a number of therapy areas have a new Asssociate Manager job opportunity at their offices in Cambridge, UK. The company has a growing pipeline of investigational drugs and approximately 5,000 employees in offices across four continents. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Signal detection and authorship of signal work-up documents in collaboration with a safety physician.
  • Authorship of CCDS sections and associated supporting documentation.
  • Authorship of aggregate safety reports (e.g., PSURs).
  • Authorship of risk management plans.
  • Authorship of responses to regulatory agency safety enquiries.
  • Contributes to safety analyses in Regulatory submissions (e.g., MAAs, NDAs).
  • Reviews global literature for identification of individual case safety reports and potential safety concerns.
  • Performs safety review of clinical trial protocols, investigator brochures, study reports, informed consent forms, and other study related documents for assigned studies.
  • Reviews standard reference documents and develops listedness/expectedness tables in collaboration with a safety physician.
  • Work is performed under close supervision following established procedures.
  • Develops basic knowledge of pharmacovigilance, regulations, aggregate safety reports, risk management plans, signal detection, clinical trials, and clinical development.
  • Demonstrates ability to present results and findings and discuss processes in formal settings, including Clinical Development Team, Study Management Team, and Product Safety Committee meetings.
  • Shows ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional staff.
  • Communicates effectively to ensure relevant parties are fully informed and knowledgeable of project activities and their status.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Typically requires a degree (e.g., BS, BA, MSc or PhD) or professional qualification in a health science field (e.g., nursing or pharmacy) or a relevant scientific/technical discipline (e.g. biology, chemistry, or neuroscience).
  • Some experience (2+ years) in the pharmaceutical industry, at a regulatory agency, or in clinical research is preferred.
  • Demonstrates a good level of competency in verbal and written communication, including Microsoft Excel, Office, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrates good analytical thinking skills, attention to detail, teamwork, initiative, and basic project management skills; maintains confidentiality; maintains meticulous attention to project deadlines.

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