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Head of Global Safety

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    Life Sciences

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  • Contact:

    James Brookes

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    about 1 year ago

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We have an exciting position for a Head of Global Safety for a global pharmaceutical company. In this role, you will be responsible for managing a team of Safety Physicians and Safety Scientists.

Whilst providing high-level medical expertise in the safety evaluation and risk management of company assets or other highly complex products in the post-marketing settings and in clinical development.


The role involves but isn't limited to:

  • To provide a global leadership of safety evaluation and risk management activities throughout the product’s entire life cycle
  • In addition, to present the disease area or product area safety strategy at key internal meetings, and fully represents the company externally at meetings with regulatory authorities, outside consultants and other companies such as licensing partners.
  • Accountable for medical review and sign-off of regulatory documents, including periodic safety update reports (PSURs), DSUR, PBRER and PADER.
  • Support Global GPS-LCM Head in the implementation of strategic initiatives and programs within GPS and the R&D organization to drive an agile department, which can adapt fast to internal changes and external demands.


You have to be an MD qualified safety professional to be considered for this position.

If this role could be of interest or any questions don’t hesitate to get in touch –