Do you have thorough pharmacovigilance knowledge and are looking to apply it?

Are you looking for an opportunity to work within a global autonomous environment and enhance and upgrade the global PV strategy?

Are you located in Germany, or are you willing to relocate?

Fraser Dove International is partnering exclusively with a pharmaceutical organisation, specialising in creating and supply innovative pharmaceutical products. Operating worldwide, our client is committed to saving lives.

Our client is seeking a Quality Professional to ensure the safety and operational standards within the pharmacovigilance department are maintained and fulfilled.

Discover more about our Global Executive Director Pharmacovigilance Quality opportunity; its objectives, duties/responsibilities and the skills, experience and competencies needed to succeed.

Your objectives:

As the Global Executive Director Pharmacovigilance Quality, you will be measured against the following objectives:

1) Setting the vision for the Global Pharmacovigilance (PV) quality strategy.
2) Ensuring a fit for purpose QA organisation through strategic and operational collaborations with internal and external stakeholders to ensure oversight of Clinical Safety and Pharmacovigilance activities.
3) Defining, managing, and coordinating procedures to continuously improve quality and leading the global Quality Pharmacovigilance team.

What you will do:

As the Global Executive Director Pharmacovigilance Quality, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Interacting cross functionally and managing day- to day- operations of the group through leadership and effective interaction and influential skills (globally and regionally).
  • Working closely with the global senior Quality leadership team.
  • Ensuring QA staff are engaged, empowered and effective performance management of team of over 20 senior QA staff.
  • Demonstrating effective leadership capabilities in a changing and growing environment.
  • Committed to the values of integrity, accountability, transparency, leadership rigor and drive necessary for the success of the assigned function.
  • Ensuring effective presentation of PV summaries of audit findings, trends, KPIs with recommendations to support continuous improvement.
  • Providing oversight of the qualification and ongoing management of Pharmacovigilance service providers including maintenance of the PV qualified service provider list.
  • Developing a QA structure that could support PV at the global and regional level to drive efficiency.
  • Ensuring proactive representation of Quality professionals at strategic project teams and ensure proper cross-functional learnings and interactions.
  • Ensuring effective presentation of PV summaries of audit findings, trends, KPIs with recommendations to support continuous improvement.
  • Providing oversight of the qualification and ongoing management of Pharmacovigilance service providers including maintenance of the PV qualified service provider list.

What you will bring:

These are the skills and experience you will need to succeed as the Global Executive Director Pharmacovigilance Quality:

  • 15 or more years of involvement in GxP regulated activities, and QA leadership positions; broad understanding of global expectations of Health Authorities in the GxP area; profound understanding of the science of product development.
  • 10 or more years of demonstrated leadership and accomplishments in a global/matrix environment in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • 10 or more years of people management experience incl. experience in a matrix environment.
  • Strong management, interpersonal, communication, negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong industry network in PV, clinical development, manufacturing, regulatory and device.
  • Degree or PhD in Life Sciences, Pharmacy or Medicines. Demonstrated experience of successfully leading an organization or projects of high impact.

What you will get:

These are the perks and benefits that will complement your generous base salary:

  • Bonus
  • Subsidised travel
Got what it takes?

To apply for the Global Executive Director Pharmacovigilance Quality, click the ‘Apply’ button below or contact the Executive Search Consultant – Kaitlin Francis – on +44 (0)203 355 7050.

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