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Director of Drug Safety Center - Mannheim, Germany

Company: PRA Health Sciences
Reference: AB 2018-47076
Closing Date: 05 Jul 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

We believe that our people are the future of the industry. We provide a culture in which our employees can enjoy personal satisfaction, professional achievement and have the ability to strategically map out long-term career plans. If you're ready to be a part of something inspiring join us and Discover Your PRA.


We are now looking for a Director of Drug Safety Center overseeing our european Drug Safety teams. 

The Director Drug Safety Center will be responsible for directing the teams in providing services for SAE/ADR management, periodic safety reports, investigation of safety issues, safety consulting on processes, tools, and regulatory requirements related managing the safety of drugs, vaccines, and devices throughout the life-cycle of a product. The role will include:

  • Leading a team of manager and associate director level staff
  • Recruiting new employees
  • Ensuring staff development and performance feedback are provided through activities such as career development and mentorship
  • Monitoring projects to assure profitability and project objectives are being met
  • Building and aligning technical teams to perform critical operating tasks
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements
  • Representing our Drug Safety Centers as part of internal or external global initiatives


Location: office based in our Germany headquarters in Mannheim 


You have

  • Substantial pharmaceutical or contract research organization experience including project leadership
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in pharmacovigilance or related services and at least 5 years in a managerial role
  • Experience in implementing, and managing department operating plans, budgets, and profitability
  • Experience in implementing processes that assure compliance with regulatory submissions requirements for human drugs, biologics, and/or devices
  • Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills
  • Experience using computerized systems (PC-Windows and Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English and German
  • An advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) from an accredited institution in medicine, pharmacy or other life-sciences or a health-related field or equivalent degree


Your health, your family, your career, your money — the things that matter to you, matter to us. The benefits of PRA just get better and better.

PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Mannheim Office
Dynamostrasse 13-15
Tel:  +49-(0)621-8782-321
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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