Director, Clinical Safety & Risk Management Job

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Upper Gwynedd PA
Oct 09, 2016
Oct 23, 2016
Organization Type
Clinical Practice
Director, Clinical Safety & Risk Management-MED002418


Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

Under the general direction of the Clinical Safety and Risk Management Group Lead, the CSRM Physician is an expert in drug and/or vaccine safety and is responsible for the overall clinical risk management and safety surveillance of assigned investigational and marketed drugs/vaccines. This includes all aspects of safety monitoring including assessing safety information and ensuring completeness of safety information in worldwide package circulars. The incumbent is also responsible for the development of post-market risk management plans and pharmacovigilance strategies/specifications. The incumbent is a member of the Product Development Teams and chairs the Risk Management and Safety subteam for assigned products. Partners with appropriate Merck departments and therapeutic area heads to ensure efforts are aligned to meet our global risk management strategies for assigned products. Works with CSRM Group Lead to plan direction for risk management functions of the department, helps develop processes for the function of the program, and implement specific programs to achieve identified goals.



- MD/DO or equivalent


- Minimum three (3) years Clinical Experience, Clinical Oncology experience preferred
- Experience in drug safety, pharmacovigilance and/or risk management
- Industry experience desirable in both an investigational and post-marketing capacity
- Must have excellent communication, writing and analytic skills


- Board Certification is highly desirable
- Subspecialty in Epidemiology, or other related subspecialty preferred

Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at

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Job: Medical Doctor Generic

Job Title:Sr. Prin. Scientist, Drug Safety

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-Upper Gwynedd

Other Locations: NA-US-NJ-Rahway

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 4

Shift (if applicable): 1st

Company Trade Name:Merck