Global Safety Medical Director – Global Safety Officer – Oncology

  • Company: Amgen
  • Posted: January 12, 2017
  • Reference ID: R-32347
The Global Safety Therapeutic Areas serve as the safety experts for all Amgen products globally and are accountable for the safety strategy and major safety deliverables for each Amgen product. Leaders in the therapeutic area safety teams are accountable for the staff management and resource allocations in Global Patient Safety and support GPS in the establishment of a highly effective global safety organization in full compliance to worldwide regulations.
The Global Safety Officer (GSO) serves 2 roles:
1) Safety expert of the assigned product(s), establishing the strategy, direction, and priorities of pharmacovigilance activities. The GSO is accountable for the overall safety profile and all product-related decisions and deliverables for assigned products.
2) The GSO leads the Safety Analysis Team (SAT), Global Safety Team (GST) and is a core member of the Executive Safety Committee (ESC). These are cross group collaboration teams. The GSO also is a member of the Evidence Generation Team. The GSO will be assigned as delegate for the TAH as needed and has management of Global Safety Physicians.
Product safety profile, benefit-risk evaluation, and risk communication
Clinical trial safety
Brochure and Informed Consent Form
New drug applications and other regulatory filings
Risk management and minimization
Commercialization Process
Inspection Readiness
Partnerships and integration activities
Participate in safety agreement development and review process
Prepare safety information to support licensing partners, review safety documents prepared by licensing partners, and communicate with licensing partners on safety matters per the safety agreement
Basic Qualifications
MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school
Completion of an accredited medical or surgical residency
Clinical experience in either an accredited academic setting or private practice (including hospital based) setting
Preferred Qualifications
2+ years of directly related industry PV experience
Product safety in the bio/pharmaceutical industry or regulatory agency
Previous management and/or mentoring experience
Experience with oncology products/early development
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.
Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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