Company: Kyowa Kirin International plc
Location: Galashiels, Edinburgh
Closing Date: 20 Apr 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection, Life Assurance
Ensure the safety of our products by providing medical analyses and input to meet international regulatory requirements and Company objectives
Drug Safety Physician
Kyowa Kirin International plc. (KKI) is entering an exciting pre-launch phase with an array of development and in-licensed global products which will join an expanding, successful product portfolio, focusing on cancer supportive care, oncology and bone therapeutic areas.
Our parent company Kyowa Hakko Kirin, based in Japan substantially reinvests into R&D to create products at both early and late stage development. With a focus on core business areas of oncology, nephrology, and immunology/allergy, together we leverage antibody-related leading-edge technologies, including our POTELLIGENT® Technology to discover and develop innovative new drugs aiming to become a global specialty pharmaceutical company which contributes to the health and well-being of people around the world.
As a Drug Safety Physician with KKI, you will ensure the safety of our products by providing medical analyses and input to meet international regulatory requirements and Company objectives. You will support the VP Pharmacovigilance in increasing the department’s effectiveness and profile within Kyowa Kirin and the wider KHK Group and support the Qualified Person for Pharmacovigilance in Europe by contributing to the constant improvement of the Kyowa Kirin Pharmacovigilance System.
Key responsibilities will include ensuring high quality, accurate, timely medical contributions to the safety evaluation of Kyowa Kirin products by:
In addition, you will represent Pharmacovigilance at internal and external meetings where issues of drug safety are to be or may be discussed and maintain awareness of changes to regulatory guidance documents, requirements and state-or-the-art pharmacovigilance processes, making recommendations to ensure utmost effectiveness.
You will be rewarded with an excellent package, commensurate to the level of this role. This role is within the Pharmacovigilance department at KKI headquarters in Galashiels, Scotland. Galashiels is within the beautiful Scottish Borders; Edinburgh being only a 50 minute commute away, providing you with the opportunity to truly appreciate the great outdoors and city living. This role will also offer you the opportunity of global travel.
Galabank Business Park, Galashiels , Selkirkshire
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