Associate Director, Pharmacovigilance

Bluebird Bio, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

integrated product platforms with broad therapeutic potential

Associate Director, Pharmacovigilance

Join bluebird bio’s enthusiastic and collaborative team by contributing to the overall success of our novel gene therapy approach. Working in our growing Pharmacovigilance team, as an individual contributor PV expert, you will provide strategic and operational PV support for bluebird’s developmental products in close collaboration with senior PV and Medical staff.

About the role:

  • Oversight of day to day safety monitoring activities and safety operations of clinical trials for the assigned product
  • Provide PV subject matter expertise on Program Teams and other cross-functional platforms throughout the company
  • Facilitate cross-functional Safety Review Committee meetings; includes coordinating materials, data presentation and all outputs, and agenda
  • Review and provide PV input for development of protocols, IBs, CSRs and other relevant study documents
  • Participate in writing of aggregate safety reports, e.g., DSURs, PSURs
  • Provide subject matter expertise and input for regulatory submissions, e.g., NDA, MAA and regulatory responses, collaborating with cross-functional areas as appropriate

 About you:

  • Degree in Pharmacy, Nursing, Epidemiology, Biosciences or equivalent healthcare degree with pharmaceutical industry background and proven competence in PV
  • Minimum 8 years of pharmaceutical industry experience, including a minimum of 5 years of working directly in PV
  • Knowledge of global safety regulations, MedDRA terminology and its application, and principles of data entry and data extraction with global safety databases
  • Experience reviewing cumulative safety data with ability to interpret, synthesize, communicate, and present complex clinical /pharmaceutical information
  • Experience in the preparation and authoring of pre- and post- aggregate safety reports
  • Thorough understanding of the drug development process and context applicable to safety surveillance activities
  • Ability to execute and follow-through to completion
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment where results are achieved through influence and the incorporation of multiple points of view
  • Independently motivated, detail oriented and good problem solving ability
  • Excellent organizational skills, sufficient to multi-task in an extremely fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to influence across multiple functions.
  • Be ready to embrace the principles of the bluebird bio culture: b colorful, b cooperative, and b yourself

About Bluebird Bio

About us We are leading the gene therapy revolution. Our integrated product platforms encompass gene therapy, cancer immunotherapy and gene editing – providing us with the potential to treat, and hopefully cure, a broad range of serious diseases. We have a lot of energy, and it’s not just the abundance of coffee that keeps us going. Find out what sparks our excitement and inspires us every day.

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