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AD PV Affliate Relations Liaison

Zurich, Switzerland


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AD PV Affliate Relations Liaison

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Job ID R0016593 Date posted 02/19/2020 Location Zurich, Switzerland

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Job Description

- Manage the PV relationship with local operating company (LOC) PV personnel within the assigned

territory to best support the PV function.

- Collaborate and liaise with GPSE functions to ensure appropriate systems/processes are in place to support PV locally, regionally and globally

- Provide Pharmacovigilance functional expertise and support to LOCs

In partnership with GPSE functions, leads, facilitates, and executes local, regional and/or global strategies as appropriate.


- Works across assigned area to support and facilitate LOC PV interactions with other sub-functions

of GPSE.

- Works with Regional Senior Director to implement global, regional and local PV strategies at the LOCs.

- Maintains appropriate stakeholder network with Commercial, LOCs and R&D to facilitate

implementation of GPSE strategy and support the Regional Senior Director to serve as a liaison in their assigned territory to prevent gaps between Commercial and GPSE.

- To be the SME of their assigned territory as it relates to regulatory requirements, resourcing,

compliance and other factors.

- Supports Affiliate PV Process and Compliance in undertaking impact analysis of PV related

regulatory changes, changes to local, regional and global procedures or Takeda policies on local, regional or global PV system.

- Contribute to and manage assessment of LOC PV training needs and

facilitate support for LOC PV training with active involvement/resource

allocation as needed.

- Responsible for execution on EU QPPV (and, if appropriate local QPPV) requirements supporting

oversight for PV systems in LOCs

- Maintains Descriptions of Pharmacovigilance Responsibilities (DPRs) with LOC DSOs to provide official record of GPSE and LOC delegation of responsibilities.

- Work with Cluster Leads, Process and Compliance leads, Vendor Management/Oversight

personnel and LOC DSOs in support of LOC PV audits/inspections including follow-up and CAPA


- Ensure close collaboration with Process and Compliance leads in ensuring QA and compliance

disciplines, globally, regionally and locally to best support LOC needs.

- Support and advise the Cluster Leads and DSOs on the development/ maintenance of PV systems

in LOCs and facilitate, as appropriate, local PV SOPs.

- Works with Regional Senior Director, Cluster Leads, Process and Compliance leads, Vendor

Management/Oversight personnel and other stakeholders to facilitate best practice sharing and ongoing process improvement and identification of process efficiencies.

- Ensures all contact information and any changes of LOC PV personnel are

maintained for GPV communications.

- Support the Vendor Oversight leads with vendor oversight strategy and approach development and execution.


- Health professional (nursing etc) or life science degree

- Bachelor’s required. Advanced degree preferred.

- Extensive pharmaceutical or health care related industry experience required

- Advanced experience in PV related environments, preferably at local, regional and/or global levels.

- Advanced experience of working cross-functionally

- Understanding of medical/scientific terminology

- Excellent knowledge of PV regulations for the post marketing global environment and regional legislation in particular

- Excellent written/oral communication skills and experience working within virtual teams.

- Accuracy and attention to detail

- Flexible mindset

- High degree of cross-cultural awareness

- Team worker with collaborative approach.

- Ability to prioritise under pressure

- Well-developed organizational skills

- High standard of computer literacy


Zurich, Switzerland

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Job ID R0016593

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