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Associate Medical Director Pharmacovigilance - GI

Boston, Massachusetts

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Associate Medical Director Pharmacovigilance - GI

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Job ID R0020278 Date posted 11/19/2020 Location Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

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 Phamacovigilance Associate Medical Director in our Cambridge, MA office.

OBJECTIVE: 

  • Supporting Global Safety Lead for designated products or, as appropriate, undertaking a GSI role
  • Responsible for oversight of signal detection and risk management activities for designated global products together with usual safety mandated remit
  • Flexibility outside of primary therapeutic area as directed by business and departmental need

ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  • Supporting GSL role for compound(s) both in development and marketed in close association with the TAL
  • As appropriate, being the compound(s) GSL
  • Intimate awareness of safety for his/her compound responsibilities,  including any emerging safety concerns and risk/benefit profile
  • As appropriate, mentoring/involvement 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
  • Maintain professional knowledge and accreditation by active participation in continuing medical education activities

EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:  

  • Medical Degree required or internationally recognized equivalent
  • 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
  • Minimum of 2-3 years experience in pharmacovigilance, clinical research or clinical development
  • 1 year clinical experience with patients following post-graduate training with significant knowledge of general medicine
  • US – Active license preferred
  • EU - registered to practice in the EU

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Some travel to global Takeda sites may be required

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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Locations

Boston, MA

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

Job ID R0020278

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