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Director of US Safety Operations

Research Triangle Park, NC
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May 20, 2022

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Site Name: USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park Posted Date: Apr 19 2022 As US Safety Operations Director, you will play a key role as main point of contact for local stakeholders regarding the implementation and interpretation of FDA regulations, serving as Subject Matter Expert for Safety Reporting Responsibilities. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. The following responsibilities apply to this role in relation to the US Safety Team: Perform impact assessment and drive implementation of new FDA regulations and ensure compliance with existing regulations as they apply to patient safety. Ensure the process for collection and reporting of HSI is aligned with US FDA and GSK Requirements. Responsible for local safety requirements related to Dear Investigator Letters (DILs) or Dear Health Care Professional Letters (DHCPLs). Serve as a local safety point of contact/liaison for internal and external stakeholders, including the FDA, Medical Affairs, Commercial, Regulatory Affairs, Regulatory Operations, Global Safety, Clinical Ops and Development. Serve as key member of any local product recalls and monitor for trends in product complaints as required per process. Perform safety operational activities allocated to the Named Safety Contact (NSC), and/or ensure appropriate delegation in consultation with the RPVD. Provide input into SDEA templates, Safety Management Plans or HSI contract language as related to US contracts. Serve as the local safety lead for local audits and inspections Serve as Subject Matter Expert for US Periodic and Expedited Reporting. Serve as the account manager for local safety vendor for any locally outsourced safety activities. Review global/local written safety standards, and provide input for local medical affairs activities related to patient safety as needed Maintain awareness and insight into REMS programs and escalate any safety issues as needed. Drive the implementation of transformational projects or other process improvement initiatives in the US Safety Team. Perform delegated activities from the US Regional PV Ops Director or other US Directors as requested. Why you? We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Basic Qualifications: Minimum 7 years' experience in Pharmacovigilance, including 3+ years' experience working with US regulations and/or GxP requirements. Strong knowledge of US pharmacovigilance regulations for investigational and post-marketing requirements. Strong knowledge of US periodic reporting (PADERs/PAERs, including requests for PBRER waivers). Strong knowledge of IND Safety Reporting requirements for FDA, especially with cross-reporting. Demonstrated experience interacting with cross functional stakeholders Experience with FDA inspections and audits. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Working knowledge of Microsoft office software (i.e., Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and database systems. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with REMS requirements and activities. Experience with negotiating Safety Data Exchange Agreements. Experience with managing product recalls. Knowledge of the FDA Combination Product Postmarketing Safety Rule. Why GSK? Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture. These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities: Agile and distributed decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk Managing individual and team performance. Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution. Implementing change initiatives and leading change. Sustaining energy and well-being, building resilience in teams. Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning both internally and externally. Developing people and building a talent pipeline. Translating strategy into action - a compelling narrative, motivating others, setting objectives and delegation. Building strong relationships and collaboration, managing trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally. 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