Head of Pharmacovigilance

Head of Pharmacovigilance

Viatris

Zug, Switzerland

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Organize, manage, and maintain a highly compliant Pharmacovigilance (PV) system for Viatris in Switzerland;
  • Maintain awareness and ensure adherence to established and updated local and global processes and guidelines, as well as national and international regulations and guidelines for pharmacovigilance;
  • Lead, supervise and coordinate the PV team members and PV external service providers in Switzerland;
  • Ensure PV business continuity and out of hours availability process;
  • Act as main contact point for Swissmedic/Health Authorities with regards PV matters and inspections;
  • Lead and coordinate internal and external PV audits and inspections;
  • Monitor affiliate PV system performance and compliance as well as manage the local PV budget;
  • Cooperation with the Regional PV teams as requested or needed.

The minimum qualifications for this role are:

  • Medical, Pharmacy or Life-sciences University degree (or equivalent);
  • Minimum 10 years of working experience within the pharmaceutical industry and minimum five years within pharmacovigilance;
  • Very good knowledge of global Pharmacovigilance regulations, including one or more countries with excellent understanding of local, international and any other relevant legislation with regards to PV (e.g. ICH, CIOMS) Responsible person with management and leadership skills, with high level of autonomy;
  • Demonstrate ability to provide quality work using strong organizational, facilitation and interpersonal skills in a cross-functional team locally, within PV and externally;
  • Possess an excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills in English, French and German;
  • Experienced in working in cross-functional teams and/or global projects, teamwork skills;
  • Experienced in working in virtual team;
  • Skilled at technical writing and authoring, including SOPs/procedural documents, corrective actions plans/exception reports.

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