Local Safety Vigilance Manager

Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines
PHP 150,000
Pharmaceutical
Other

Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of a multinational pharmaceutical company. Our respected client is seeking a Local Safety Vigilance Manager with experience in medical research, creating SOPs and post marketing surveillance activities. The role is part of the Management Committee, will report to the Head of Asia Operation Team and dotted line to the Country Manager. The job is based in Taguig City, Philippines.

Key job responsibilities include:

  • Develops and maintains strong internal cross functional and an external network to facilitate the smooth safety vigilance operations of the company
  • Represents Philippines safety vigilance to proactively provide safety vigilance input and support to business projects
  • Conducts safety data collection from any source and all kinds of safety reporting to concerned stakeholders is performed in compliance with internal procedures and according to current local and international legal requirements
  • Maintains an appropriate single case management system, including receipt of domestic cases and distribution to global data entry, responses to queries including tracking, reporting of received cases according to local legal requirements
  • Screens all local safety vigilance literatures
  • Arranges and reviews safety vigilance related agreements in the Philippines
  • Conducts post marketing surveillance activities including relevant vendor management and investigator management
  • Provides adequate safety vigilance trainings to relevant internal/external stakeholders at country level.
  • Establishes and supports local inspection readiness, participate in Safety Vigilance audits and Safety Vigilance inspections as required
  • Coordinates and monitors risk minimization measure as necessary for all products in the Philippines
  • Monitors local Safety Vigilance activities and regularly reports status to global headquarters
  • Maintains awareness of local Safety Vigilance regulations and updates local Vigilance activities and processes as necessary to maintain compliance with local regulations
  • Plans local Safety Vigilance budget, provide necessary inputs on forecasting and maintain adequate handling of Safety Vigilance budget.
  • Provides support to Safety Vigilance activities/projects according to the direction made by the Head of safety vigilance at any given time.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 5 years’ experience in pharmacovigilance including post marketing surveillance activities in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experienced in medical research
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated, good problem solving, decision-making and analytical skills
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