Head of Benefit Risk Management

Our client is a biotechnology company. They have asked us to assist them in a search for a Head of Benefit Risk Management.    

Major tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Oversees staff in benefit risk management including their recruitment, retention, and development.
  • Manages programs within PPS and cross disciplinary teams in order to support benefit risk and risk management teams for developmental and marketed products.
  • Provides accurate appraisal of structured benefit risk assessments to support new product submissions and periodic safety update report requirements.
  • Serves as a PPS approver for all risk management plans.
  • Directs the development, writing, and maintenance of policies and procedures that establish the standards for risk management and structured benefit risk assessments within the organization.
  • Collaborates with leadership of ADT’s and ALB’s, TA Heads and PST Leads in PPS, leadership of Office of QPPV, Epidemiology and Statistics to support benefit risk and risk management efforts.
  • Holds responsibility for understanding the regulatory guidelines and requirements related to structured benefit risk assessment and risk management.
  • Represents the organization on external initiatives and key organizations involving benefit risk and risk management.
  • Serves as a member of the safety review board.
We seek candidates with the following qualifications:
  • An MD with at least 10 years of experience in drug development, pharmacovigilance, or a combination of both is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years of risk management or benefit risk experience is desirable.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of leadership or management experience within an R&D organization.
If interested, please apply directly to this job posting. No calls please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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