- Communication Skills
- Business Development
- Compliance Management
- Risk Management
- Clinical Research
Job Locations (All) | US-Remote
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/3/2020 11:07 AM)
We believe that our people are the future of the industry. We provide a culture in which our employees can enjoy personal satisfaction, professional achievement and have the ability to strategically map out long-term career plans. If you're ready to be a part of something inspiring join us and Discover Your PRA.
Who are we?
We Are PRA.
We are 16,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 90 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We help get life-saving drugs into the hands of those who need them most.
Who are you?
You are a natural leader who can motivate and mentor your team to do great work.
You are innovative and flexible and can multi task with ease in a fast paced environment.
You are proactive and can solve any potential problems with effective communication and team collaboration.
You aim to produce the highest quality work, while maintaining professionalism, and courteous attitude with clients and our fellow team members.
What will you be doing?
We are currently seeking an Executive Director of Pharmacovigilance & Patient Safety and experienced leader to join our global Pharmacovigilance & Patient Safety group.
The primary objective of the Executive Director is to support and drive operational functions of the Pharmacovigilance & Patient Safety business unit to meet its goals and project objectives.
Responsibilities and activities of this exciting role include but are not limited to:
Leads a team of Pharmacovigilance & Patient Safety, including project management and project delivery as well as technical experts
Builds and aligns a technical team to perform critical operating tasks meeting or exceeding client and PRA expectations.
Ensures appropriate resources are available to meet cooperate and project objectives
Coaches and mentors assigned direct reports to support growth
Leads the development and deployment of corporate, business unit and functional area strategies
Initiates and leads the development and implementation of processes, systems and tools to broaden service offerings and/or improve efficiencies in PRA’s Pharmacovigilance & Patient Safety services.
Member of Steering/Executive Committees as part of relationship governance, attendance of related meetings and resolution of escalated issues.
Leads or participates in development of new and existing business by attending sales presentations and interacting with clients.
Creates an environment that encourages learning, self-improvement, and career development for staff.
Develops, implements, and delivers training for employees providing safety and risk management services, including cross-functional training.
Contributes to the implementation of sales & marketing strategies (e.g. for new service offerings or specific target clients).
Takes a lead role in growing PRA’s Pharmacovigilance & Patient Safety services through client retention, acquisition of new clients, expansion of service offerings, attraction of safety experts, staff development and strategic alliances.
Monitors projects within the business unit to assure PRA profitability, associated project goals and objectives of high quality deliverables are met.
Maintains familiarity with current industry practices and regulatory requirements that affect benefit/risk evaluations, NDAs/BLAs/MAAs, and changes to labeling and marketing authorizations.
What do you need to have?
At least 10 years of experience in a leadership position in the pharmaceutical industry with at least 2-3 years in a managerial position in a CRO
Experience in safety and risk management OR operational regulatory or compliance management clinical research.
Demonstrated experience in a line management role of a minimum five years.
Proven history of successful involvement driving a strategic, global, cross-functional initiative.
History of successful in interactions with regulatory authorities, IRBs/Ethics Committees, medical community, knowledge of regulatory requirements for human drugs, biologics, and/or devices.
Proven history of leadership of business development initiatives.
Experience in preparing, implementing, and managing departmental operating plans.
Experience in process re-engineering.
Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.
Reads, writes, and speaks English; fluent in host country language required.
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.
LOCATION: This position can be located in Deerfield, IL - Charlottesville, VA or Blue Bell, PA.
PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities
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