Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda.Â Join us as a Medical Director - Pharmacovigilance at our Cambridge, Massachusetts office.
Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Medical Director, Pharmacovigilance in our Medical Safety Team you will support developmental programs, including both early and late stage development as required. A typical day will include:Â
Responsible for the oversight of signal detection and risk management activities for designated global/regional product(s), together with global safety lead responsibly as appropriate.Â
Supporting Therapeutic LeadÂ
Line management responsibilities for junior physicians and/or scientists
Flexible to support compounds/initiatives outside of primary therapeutic area(s) as directed by business and departmental needs
Expectation of GSL role for compound(s) both in developmentÂ and marketed in close association with the TAL.
Company wide safety expert for his/her compound responsibilities
Intimate knowledge of safety, including any emerging safety concerns and risk/benefit profile for âownâ compounds with input for other compounds as needed.
Serving in a leadership capacity for complex and strategically importantÂ programs
Responsible for development of documents and for negotiation with Regulatory authorities on safety matters involving these compounds. This includes but is not limited to: direct interaction with Regulatory authorities, authorship of safety summaries to support changes to the PI/SmPC, significant contribution to MAAs and NDAs, authorship of Executive Summaries on special safety topics, authorship of Integrated Analyses of Safety (IAS) for CTDs, etc.
Training and mentoring of Pharmacovigilance Physicians and Specialists
Perform activities required to serve as Global PV physician:
Review and oversight of safety data, both non-clinical and clinical
Review and/or sign off of protocols, SAPs, clinical study reports, IBs, IMPD and other documents developed for submission to regulatory authorities
Interactions with external experts and regulatory agencies and partner/co-development companies
Review of safety data and participate in dose escalation decisions
Authorship and sign off of Safety Monitoring Plan/Risk Management Plan
Lead data analysis and writing of regulatory submission documents, for license application and variation activities and for safety issues and questions from regulators
Direct the set up of safety procedures and development of safety exchange agreements for co-development projects
Maintain professional knowledge and accreditation by active participation in continuing medical education activities
EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS: (List the essential and desirable education and competency requirements to perform the primary responsibilities of the job.Â Any minimum requirements should be highlighted.)
Minimum of 8 years experience in pharmacovigilance, clinical research or clinical development
2-3 years clinical experience with patients following post-graduate training with significant knowledge of general medicine
Qualified physician (License, e.g. GMC registered, preferred)
Knowledge of principles of epidemiology and statistics.
Critical thinking and analytical skills and ability to make high level decisions
Excellent oral and written communication skills including ability to present to large internal/external groups
Good level of computer literacy with Microsoft applications
This job posting excludes CO applicants
Estimated 5-10 times per year including international travel
WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
Company match of charitable contributions
Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
Community Outreach Programs
Empowering Our People to Shine
Learn more at takedajobs.com
Internal Number: R0030771
About Biolife Plasma Services
Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we’ll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.