Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Local Safety Physician

Your tasks and responsibilities

Join Bayer for a Better Life! Challenge, create, inspire and shape: at Bayer you can do all of this. Building on our rich heritage of scientific innovation, we harness our ingenuity to change the future. A Life Science organisation, Bayer enhances human, animal and plant wellbeing. It’s all made possible by a global community of amazing people, dedicated to making the world a better place. Are you an amazing person? Bayer's PV team has a current opportunity for a Local Safety Physician. Main responsibilities • Assist in the maintenance of company compliance with respect to laws, regulations and guidance associated with the licensure of Bayer UK medicinal products with respect to patient safety • Keep current with emerging UK law, regulations and guidelines and assure process compliance with local guidelines and standards for safety reporting. Assure compliance to local regulatory reporting requirements and local and global processes. • Review of relevant Pharmacovigilance sections in local Study Protocols and Informed Consents, Patient Information, Summary of Product Characteristics, Prescribing Information and Patient Information leaflets • Provide local support of safety related medical enquiries, liaising with the respective Global function • Drive local Risk Management activities by leading local Safety Management Team meetings and implementing and tracking Risk Minimisation Activities • Embed safety, especially benefit risk aspects, into medical and commercial projects and activities through pro-active engagement and outreach to those internally responsible • Drive safety discussions around Bayer’s products with internal and external key customers • Monitor and inform proactively on local safety aspects as needed • Ensure oversight of PV relevant activities by liaising with the local organisation and third parties. • Support the PV Process Manager by delivering training on PV related topics to the local organisation • Provide medical expertise in safety topics with cross-functional teams (e.g. assessment of serious breaches in clinical trials, PQSCs, etc.) • Deputise for the PV Country Head

Who you are

• Medically qualified, Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine is desirable • Be familiar with industry principles of drug development, pharmacology, biostatistics, clinical trial methodology, health regulations/legislations and pharmacoepidemiology • Has excellent interpersonal, decision-making, administration, organisation and supervision skills, follows through on agreed measures. • Must have demonstrated problem solving skills especially with respect to enforcing safety rules and global procedures. • Excellent clinical interpretational skills based on limited information provided. • Excellent oral and communication skills are essential, including fluency in English. • Must possess a high degree of overall poise, tact and courtesy; must be detail and process oriented; willing to work in a hectic pace environment with time-sensitive materials. • Proactive behaviour and ability to keep timelines • High degree of responsibility and accountability • Ability to develop cooperative working relationships with all levels of staff is critical • Must be proficient in using Microsoft Office programs such as Excel and Word • Knowledge of ABPI Code of Practice is desirable.

Your application

Country: United Kingdom
Location: Reading
Reference Code: 0000186962

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Bayer UK has an established list of preferred suppliers and there are no plans to review these arrangements at present.

Please Note: Speculative enquires from non preferred suppliers directly to the business are not welcome and will be taken into account when reviewing the preferred supplier arrangements. CV's will only be accepted by following our process - this will be with prior arrangement with the Resourcing Team who will grant access to our recruitment portal. In the event of speculative CV's being sent directly to the business,  or the Resourcing Team, agency ownership of the candidate will not be accepted.

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Last update: Feb 20, 2017   Copyright © Bayer AG