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Head of Pharmacovigilance and Medical Information (w/m)

Research & Development
1907484 Requisition #
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  • Leadership and management of the local Pharmacovigilance Team 
  • Ensuring that Quality System / Standard Operating Procedures are in place 
  • Adverse Event Reporting 
  • Organized Data Collection Programs (Patient Support, Market Research and Social Media Programs)
  • Ensuring training compliance with Global and Local PV training requirements in all needed systems
  • Acting as the key Affiliate contact for both internal PV audits and Regulatory Authority PV inspections
  • Risk Management
  • Safety Monitoring
  • Ensuring  Affiliate Medical Information activities are able to comply 100% with SAE/SAR reporting timelines as outlined in the companys equalty standard by accurate & timely cooperation with the Affiliate Safety Representative
  • Ensuring that all local regulations for Medical Information are met within your area of responsibility, support the Affiliate Medical Departement in the management of copyright rules
  • Medical, pharmacy or life-sciences degree (or equivalent)
  • Fluency in written and oral local language (German) a requirement in order to facilitate communications within the affiliate medical department, and with the National Regulatory Authority
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience working in the pharmaceutical industry in a drug safety role is strongly preferred for the Affiliate Safety Representative role
  • Successful track record of leading a team
  • Excellent written and spoken communication and presentation skills
  • Effective decision maker who possesses the ability to assess impact of actions taken locally on the global PV system
  • Fluency in written and oral English is essential in order to facilitate communications with Pharmacovigilance and Patient Safety, Regional Medical and other headquarters functions
  • High customer orientation
  • Strong commitment to compliance with the relevant rules and procedures, and to scientific quality and integrity
  • Sound judgment, strong planning and organizational skills, and the ability to get things done. Demonstrated strong sense of urgency
  • Strong influencing skills with the ability to explain and defend a position which is in the best interests of patient safety
  • Keen interest in maintaining expert knowledge for assigned therapeutic areas/products and in medical research in general
  • High degree of commitment and diligence
  • Collaborative, team-oriented approach, able to develop and support relationships across an organization
  •  Works independently: limited guidance/oversight. Works broadly across functions to facilitate and support the affiliate's medical and clinical activities as necessary
  • Strategic and analytic working habit

We offer you a challenging, exciting position with an attractive benefit package. This position is endowed with a gross yearly income of EUR 65,000.-, depending on qualification and experience. Possible overpayment is given.

Become part of our dynamic and international team that unites top talents from different backgrounds. 

We look forward to your application!

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At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients.  As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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