Director Patient Safety, Cluster Lead UKIM

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Location: Luton, Dublin or London - Onsite 3 days per week
Join us as a Director of Patient Safety, Cluster Lead for UK, Ireland and Malta (UKIM). In this role, you will be accountable for local patient safety activities, ensuring compliance with AstraZeneca (AZ) requirements and global and local regulatory requirements for Pharmacovigilance. You will also manage a team of Safety specialists and Managers across UK and Ireland. This is an opportunity to be part of our Oncology R&D team, where we are committed to eliminating cancer as a cause of death.
As the Director of Patient Safety, you will be responsible for directing and providing expertise, tactical and scientific leadership to your local Patient Safety teams. You will maintain up-to-date organisation charts, job descriptions, training records and development plans for the local Patient Safety personnel. You will ensure that processes, procedures and systems are in place for recording, processing and submission of Adverse Events (AEs) from spontaneous and solicited sources, from local non-interventional studies and Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) from local interventional clinical studies in accordance with local Health Authority requirements. You will also maintain oversight of all safety related processes, issues and brand activities within the countries, including product risk management plans and associated activities. Additionally, you will act as the main contact person for audits and inspections in your countries of responsibility.
Essential Skills/Experience:
  • Life science degree or appropriate professional qualifications
  • Experience of pharmacovigilance
  • Experience of the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry
  • Demonstrable knowledge of legislation governing pharmacovigilance in the UK and EU.
  • Experience of external customer interaction
  • Ability to effectively influence and interact with cross-functional colleagues
  • Line Management Experience
Desirable Skills/Experience:
  • Advanced degree within field and/or professional certification
When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.
Why AstraZeneca?
At AstraZeneca, we follow the science. This guides our decision-making at every level. Our teams are backed to push the boundaries of science. We make bold moves at the cutting edge, transforming molecules to change the practice of medicine. Since our renewed focus on building our Oncology function, we have had great successes with 7 new Oncology medicines since 2013. We set the tone for the rest of the industry, consistently publishing our findings in high impact journals, and leading with expertise and entrepreneurial spirit.
Join the team dedicated to Oncology, with an ambition to eliminate cancer as a cause of death. It's our big vision that unites and inspires us. With multiple indications and high-quality molecules at all stages of our innovative pipeline, we keep pushing forward. Fusing cutting-edge science with the latest technology to achieve breakthroughs. Backed by investment, we are aiming to deliver 6 new molecular entities by 2025.
Are you ready to follow the science and pioneer new frontiers? Apply now and join us in our mission to improve the lives of millions with cancer.
Competitive Salary And Benefits Package On Offer.
The successful candidate will have access to a flexible employee benefits fund, including holiday purchase and flexible time off, pension contributions, Share Save Plans, A performance recognition scheme and a competitive, generous remuneration package.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
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