Head of Global Patient Safety (GPS)
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It’s an exciting time for our business. After two decades of growth and innovation, in 2018 we announced our intent to create two focused, independent companies: Ironwood and “R&D Co.”: This new way of doing business will enhance our agility and innovation, and empower our employees to make a bigger impact on patients and on our industry than ever before.
R&D Co. will harness our pioneering work in cGMP pharmacology to advance its portfolio of differentiated sGC stimulators being evaluated for treatment of serious and orphan diseases. Following completion of the separation, the Head of Global Patient Safety position will be a part of R&D Co. The role will remain as described here.
We are seeking a talented, highly motivated and experienced pharmacovigilance leader to join our fast-paced, Cambridge, MA based company. The position will report to the Head of Global Regulatory, Patient Safety and Quality.
As Head of Global Patient Safety (i.e. drug safety and pharmacovigilance) (GPS) you will establish a global vision and influence the drug safety mindset in support of our company mission and long-term objectives in creation of a leading edge, innovative GPS team. You will lead the function responsible for global product safety assessment and risk management, continuously evaluating the benefit-risk profile of our potential therapies, in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements, guidelines, and laws. You will develop the global strategy, operating model and corporate governance of GPS, as well as provide quality standards for drugs from pre‐approval to on-market support, when applicable.
As Head of GPS, you will drive the values that comprise our company culture, be the champion for our commitment and efforts to proactively identify emerging potential and/or urgent safety issues and ensure the management and appropriate communication of any identified safety risk. You will also identify and be accountable for effective and seamless management of strategic GPS partner(s) who will complement the execution of our mission – assessing the risk/benefit of pharmaceutical products and ensuring that they are safe for use in patients.
You will be accountable for:
Minimum Basic Qualifications, skills, competencies and experience:
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