Director of Pharmacovigilance Process Optimization

PRA Health Sciences Blue Bell, PA
Director of Pharmacovigilance Process Optimization

in Pharmacovigilance & Patient Safety (PVS)


Do you want to watch pharmacovigilance changes, or do you want to be the one to shape it?

Because we're hoping you're here for the latter.

Who are we?

We Are PRA.

We are 15,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We are getting lifesaving drugs into the hands to those who need them most and continue to monitor products that are on the market for patient safety.

Who are you?

You are a forward thinker. You are an innovator that refuses to settle. You want to push the boundaries and change not just what it means to be a Director, PV Process Optimization, you want to change the future. You want to learn from the best, grow your knowledge, your skill set, and you want to build your career here. You want to use the latest technology and tools in the industry to push the momentum of an already growing company forward. You want to find a balance that still lets you be, well, you. Most of all, you want to do it in a place where you're more than an employee number. A place you love working.

Still here? Good. Because if this is you, we'd really like to meet you.

Responsibilities:What will you be doing? As the Director of Pharmacovigilance Process Optimization, you will plan and manage global strategic initiatives related to business process improvement in the various areas PRA PVS offers services to their clients. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Conduct As-Is Analysis

* Propose To-Be Scenario to PVS Executive Management including efficiency goals

* Develop the implementation plans

* Lead implementation of process improvement / reengineering in collaboration with subject matter experts and measure increased efficiencies while maintaining and improving compliance

Qualifications: What do you need to have? Education: Post-graduate degree or equivalent (Master's Degree or PhD) from an accredited institution in medicine, pharmacy or other life-sciences. Certificate in lean management of six sigma principals preferred.Skills:

* Substantial experience in the pharmaceutical industry with at least 5 years of experience in a leadership position

* Profound knowledge of regulatory requirements for human drugs, biologics, and/or devices.

* Track record in successful implementation of business process improvement / reenineering in the area of pharmacovigilance and patient safety

* Experience in change management

* Proven history of successful interaction with internal and external customers.

* Effective written and oral communication and presentation skills.

* Reads, writes, and speaks fluent English.

* Substantial experience in project leadership.

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States or the European Union, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.