Vigilance Assessment Manager, Human Products Monitoring (HPM)

Closing date for applications: 30/09/2019


Reporting to the Director of Human Products Monitoring, the role of the Vigilance Assessment (VA) Manager is to lead a team within the vigilance assessment section, responsible for post-market surveillance activities of human medicines that have been authorised or licensed for use in Ireland.

Post-market surveillance activities employ a range of tools to monitor the safety of medicines, and which include the assessment of reports of suspected adverse events, conducting periodic safety reviews and signal management activities, evaluating new and emerging data from a variety of data streams as well as risk management planning for medicinal products and risk communication in co-operation with pharmacovigilance professionals in Europe and internationally.

The VA section of the HPM department is comprised of two teams, each with a VA Manager, responsible for management and technical leadership. The VA Manager, will report to the Director of Human Products Monitoring, and will direct, support and lead the team to achieve required levels of performance. The VA Managers will work together to ensure seamless integration of activities, and achievement of shared objectives and goals, and together will develop the sections activities and capabilities, through fostering a culture of scientific development, responding effectively to changes in the internal and external environment.

The VA Manager provides leadership, motivation, encouragement and effective management for all staff and ensures development and maintenance of a positive working environment. The VA Manager will be required to work with the management team and Director to develop processes, systems and resource capabilities within the Department to meet our regulatory responsibilities and undertake our activities efficiently and effectively.

Applications should be submitted via the HPRA Recruitment Portal.

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