Medical Director Global Patient Safety - Oncology
Location:
Cambridge , Massachusetts
Posted:
October 21, 2017
Reference:
1701164


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. Join us as a Medical Director, Global Patient Safety - Oncology in our Cambridge office.

OBJECTIVES:
  • Support developmental programs, including both early and late stage development as required.
  • 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.
  • Supporting Therapeutic Lead 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 development 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 ‘own’ compounds with input for other compounds as needed.
  • Serving in a leadership capacity for complex and strategically important 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

ACCOUNTABILITIES:



Expectation of GSL role for compound(s) both in development 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 ‘own’ compounds with input for other compounds as needed.
  • Serving in a leadership capacity for complex and strategically important 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
    • Maintain professional knowledge and accreditation by active participation in continuing medical education activities
    • 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




    Qualifications:


    EDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

    • 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

    TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

    • Estimated 5-10 times per year including international travel


    WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
    • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • 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

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