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Head of Drug Safety & Toxicity

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 334111/002_1562953362
  • Sector: Safety, EPM Scientific
  • Date posted: 12/07/2019

Head of Drug Safety & Toxicity

Greater Boston Area

A Top-10 pharmaceutical leader that focuses on developing and manufacturing world-class innovative medicines are currently seeking a Sr. Medical Director, Global Patient Safety - Oncology as their company is rapidly expanding! This company has received recognition for their overall success and is looking to increase headcount within the Pharmacovigilance department. Now is a pivotal time to get in with this group as Head of Drug Safety & Toxicity will have the ability to lead and impact their robust pipeline of promising new medicines.

The Head of Drug Safety & Toxicity will have the following responsibilities:

  • Establish and execute a strategy to create a Center of Excellence to provide scientific expertise on the identification, characterization and monitoring of drug-induced tissue and organ toxicity, as well as other adverse effects that can have significant impact on patients.

  • Provide the strategic/operational support to develop and maintain a consistent and proactive pharmacovigilance and safety management approach to target organ toxicity across all therapeutic areas.

  • Oversee and manage Other Important Safety Information that may influence the benefit-risk profile of the company's marketed and investigational compounds and contribute relevant tissue and organ toxicity expertise to Health Hazard Evaluations as needed.

The ideal candidate will have the following skill set:

  • Advanced medical, scientific or life sciences degree (MD, PhD, PharmD, DVM or internationally recognized equivalent).

  • 6+ years' experience in pharmacovigilance, clinical or translational research, or clinical development within pharmaceutical industry or academia.

  • Sound understanding of drug-induced tissue and target organ toxicities, including pharmacologic mechanisms and scientific methodologies and best practices that can be applied for

Compensation:

Excellent Salary + Full Medical Benefits + Targeted Bonus + LTI's

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