Director, Clinical Safety & Risk Management (Oncology) Job

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Location
Upper Gwynedd PA
Posted
Jul 27, 2017
Closes
Aug 25, 2017
Organization Type
Clinical Practice
Director, Clinical Safety & Risk Management (Oncology)-DRU000649

Description

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.

Qualifications

Education:

- MD/DO or equivalent

Required:

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

Preferred:

- Board Certification is desirable
- Subspecialty in Epidemiology, or other related subspecialty preferred
- Oncology experience preferred, but not required

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life.

If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com.

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Job: Drug Safety Surveillance (MD)

Job Title:Sr. Principal Scientist, Drug Safety

Primary Location: NA-US-PA-Upper Gwynedd

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:Merck