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Global Drug Safety Physician - Director or Associate Director - Expansive role covering Biologicals in pre and post approval - South-East

Company: Advanced S&S (Medical / Clinical)
Location: S-E London, with options to work 2 days from home
Reference: TMADV / 040516DT
Closing Date: 05 Jan 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: On Appplication

Job Summary:

This role is on exclusive assignment to Advanced Search & Selection. Please contact Theo Moore or Matt Greig initially on +44 20 7801 3380 or +44 7918 679 405 (until 9.00 pm CET and Saturday mornings) or send a full CV and contact information to or who will support your assessment and onboarding process.


Global  Drug Safety Physician - Director or Associate Director level - Expansive role covering Biologicals in pre and post approval

Location: South-East, with options to work from home 2 days a week

My client is a Global Pharmaceutical company with a dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial approach to drug development and product registrations, and they are now seeking an Associate Director Pharmacovigilance Safety Physician to work on multiple products at various stages of the lifecycle including pre and post approval. The pipeline is growing and expanding in a number of different areas within their Immunology franchise, and there is strong data in the public domain which shows that the emerging products in early development are looking very strong!

You will operate as a Safety expert for your assigned products, identifying risks and proposing corrective actions whilst applying best practices, principles and theories. You will also write and review responses to questions from competent Authorities and where appropriate provide safety input and review to aggregate reports and ad hoc safety reports and input into pharmacovigilance process improvement.

It’s important that you have a strong scientific/medical background as a Medic with innovative problem-solving skills and the ability to understand business and cultural drivers and be skilled at operating in a cross-cultural team environment.

The salary, package and long term growth of this organisation is excellent, and they attract high achievers by being able to give strong, visible leadership positions that enable personal and professional development.

Other Tasks will include:

  • Input into the safety management of assigned products, which includes signal detection, signal assessment, benefit-risk evaluation, analysis of individual cases
  • Identify risks and propose corrective actions in moderately complex situations.
  • Apply appropriate strategies and option based rationale.
  • Apply best practices, principles and theories in moderately complex situations and issues.

Ideally you will have, as a Medic, experience in Drug Safety, strong Project management experience, Clinical trial experience, ability to work in matrix environment, a decisive, appropriate input and responses to ad hoc safety issues, with a strong work ethic who is highly committed to quality and efficiency and constantly seeking to improve it.

This is a real cross-functional role so it’s essential that you have flexibility, adaptability and excellent communication skills with a results-orientated strategic approach to work.


If you wish to apply for this role, please send your CV with a covering note to or alternatively, to have a confidential discussion about this or other potential roles or career options, call Theo Moore or Matt Greig in the London office on +44 (0)20 7801 3380.

About Advanced

Advanced Search and Selection - Clinical and Medical Division has been operating since 2004.  We are registered and licensed to recruit in the UK, Switzerland, Mainland Europe and the Americas - we have offices in both the UK and Switzerland. We are a recruitment business dedicated to the pharmaceutical industry, specialising in Regulatory, Clinical and Medical Affairs.

We match professional candidates to the best permanent, contract and interim roles in the market and for more information about our company visit us at

If you wish to apply for this role please click Apply Now, or send your CV with a covering note to Alternatively to have a confidential discussion about this or other potential roles or career options, call Theo Moore or Matt Greig in the UK London office, on +44 (0)20 7801 3380.

Keywords / Key words: Medical, Medical Affairs, MA, Medical jobs, MA jobs, Medical Affairs jobs, Clinical Research, Clinical, Clinical jobs, Clinical Development, Project Management, Physician, Drug Safety, Biologicals, Pharmacovigilance, Immunology, Clinical trials

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