Senior Director of Drug Safety - Innovative Gene Therapy Start Up

London, England, United Kingdom · Clinical Development


This is a unique opportunity to join a clinical-stage start up biotech company focused on developing life-transforming therapeutics for patients with rare diseases. looking for an experienced medical leader with the passion and creativity to develop great medicines for rare diseases. Reporting to the CMO, the Senior Medical Director, Drug Safety will be responsible for the strategic global implementation, execution, and management of Pharmacovigilance and risk management activities in conjunction with the Company’s development and commercial activities, industry standards, and compliance with global regulations. This person must effectively collaborate cross-functionally at all levels in the organization as well as external regulatory authorities. They will be accountable, lead and provide medical oversight for the pharmacovigilance, drug safety and risk management functions for investigational and marketed products, ensuring proactive and timely risk-benefit assessments of safety data. This position will also be a member of the Development Leadership Team and will help define the short and long term portfolio strategy for the company.

This individual should be a self-starter with excellent leadership and management capabilities who is seeking to be part of an innovative team to support the company’s drug development activities. We expect this individual to be able to help setting up the infrastructure for PV within orchard



Job Requirements

Education & skills

Medical Degree

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