Safety Risk Lead

vendredi 9 novembre 2018
Date limite
dimanche 9 décembre 2018
Kathleen Callebaut
Niveau d'expérience
5 à 10 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein
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Job description:

The Safety Risk Lead (SRL) will perform proactive Safety Surveillance (SS) and Risk Management with focus on signal detection and evaluation, risk assessment and safety risk minimization. You will: Act as a Point of Contact for Safety in the Asset Teams, ensuring a unified communication on safety matters and representing WWS position(s) on safety. Provides disease area specific pharmacovigilance expertise, and applies this to various business unit products assigned to the SRL operating from a SSRM DA-Cluster. Each SSRM DA-Cluster functions as a “Centre of Excellence”. Ensures consistency of Safety Risk Messaging for a particular product or class of products, across multiple indications/BUs within the many safety reports and communications for that product. Providing suitable summaries of product risks to summary document authors where appropriate, for example providing medical content/B-R statements and overall risk messaging of the safety profile to WSR/SER Authors. Performs ad hoc special scholarly Safety Surveillance & Risk Management activities, rapidly, to meet specific needs in the BUs, such as RRT deliverables/emerging safety issue white papers/product Due Diligence Assessments. Identifies opportunities for Consistency and Standards for Safety Surveillance & Risk Management approaches and processes within a DA-Cluster and across BUs, and supporting the piloting and implementation of such. Innovates, champions and implements novel approaches to Safety Surveillance & Risk Management across BUs: engages in Continuous Improvement initiatives, Safety Sciences Research & Communications activities, including methodological improvements. Engages in inspection readiness and support. Provision of data to project managers for metrics and activity tracking. Fully independently evaluates complex safety data of any source, identifies and independently analyzes complex safety signals, and presents medical evaluation of safety signals and complex benefit-risk assessments to the appropriate forums. Contributes SSRM perspective and advanced subject matter expertise to all relevant areas of risk management plans, expert reviews, Health Authority queries and other documents as required. Prepares advanced/complex action plans to address risk and benefit-risk issues, often requiring cross-functional activity to address safety issues, including complex Risk Management activities. Conducts and Represents SSRM on complex due diligence activities. Coaches others in due diligences Provides guidance and/or oversight to any team member on safety issues. Provides formal and informal education to other SSRM and team colleagues on key safety and pharmacovigilance topics. Coach others in PV/RM. Represents WWS on safety and benefit-risk issues to external groups including regulatory authorities and business partners. Contributes to intra- and interdepartmental policies and procedures and plans for the implementation of new policies and procedures. Independently initiates, conducts and chairs RMC, P-BRC (chair) and CWGs. Prepares and contributes to written complex safety assessments and advanced benefit-risk evaluations. Prepares and contributes to written complex safety assessments and advanced benefit-risk evaluations. Reviews safety assessments/evaluations/contributions prepared by other SRLs and safety other colleagues. Independently prioritizes and completes all activities including multiple complex activities. Makes decisions based on clinical experience. Utilizes knowledge of integrated body systems' pathophysiology to evaluate the impact of product issues. Assesses the suitability of biopharmaceutical products on typical physician practice within various health systems, hospital and non-hospital patient care facilities. Ensures products fulfil quality medical care.


Education: MD (physician) degree required Drug Delivery Device specific knowledge is required Medical Devices experience and Drug Delivery Device specific knowledge is required Minimum 7 years of medical (e.g. patient care, clinical trial experience/investigator, academic medicine, specialty training and/or board certification), and/ or scientific, and/or pharmacovigilance or and/or drug development experience required. Thorough understanding of Safety Risk Management internal and external environment, including applicable regulations and guidances. Clinical development and post-marketing experience to have an understanding of safety context across the drug lifecycle. Demonstrated leadership in day-to-day activities and collaborative skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills in relating to colleagues and associates both inside and outside the organization. Relevant knowledge of Pharmaceutical Company organizational structure, policies, and practices, as applicable to safety Risk Management. Technical Skills Safety data review, Safety data assessment, Clinical Safety signal identification, risk identification and risk management. Understands aggregate safety data and signal assessment, and performs benefit-risk assessments. From a medical perspective, independently evaluates safety data, identifies and independently analyzes safety signals, and presents the medical evaluation of safety signals to the appropriate forums. Matrix safety team leadership Understanding of the scientific basis for therapies and drug-induced diseases. Effective interactions with key external subject matter experts including regulatory authorities.


A permanent contract at XPE Pharma & Science with an appropriate package including several benefits and a nice working environment.

XPE Personnel Services NV/SA: Flanders: VG15/BU, Brussels: B-AA5.031, Wallonia: W.RS.002/W.INT.002
XPE Group NV/SA : Flanders: VG1834/B, Brussels: B-AA11.007, Wallonia: W.RS.713

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