Pharmacovigilance Manager Patient Safety APAC

Pharmacovigilance Manager Patient Safety APAC
927 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2017. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks. And where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help reimagine medicine

Your Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Facilitate the QPPV country oversight.

• Drive Pharmaco-Device vigilance compliance including coordination and execution of new Novartis and/or regulatory requirements and inspection readiness via Local Novartis Patient Safety teams.

• Supervise the country pharmacovigilance activities via close monitoring and interaction with the Local Novartis Patient Safety Departments.

• Provide expert advice and offer strategic solutions to the Country Novartis Patient Safety groups and other country associates relating to pharmaco-device vigilance for future improvements and learnings.

• Coordinate the implementation of new/modified Local/Regional Pharmaco-Device vigilance regulatory legislation.

• Closely partners with Global Head Countries and Regions to solve pharmaco-device vigilance compliance issues identified and contributes to proactive optimization of the pharmacovigilance systems, processes and resources.

• Carry out appropriate country self-inspections to perform oversight of the pharmaco-device vigilance activities implemented locally and contribute to ensure the high levels of quality.
What you’ll bring to the role:

• Degree in Health Sciences or higher
• Fluent in both written and spoken English. Knowledge of other languages desirable
• Minimum 8 years medical, pharmaceutical, clinical and/or scientific research experience with at least 5 years related experience in clinical pharmacovigilance/pharmacovigilance requirements or regulatory compliance
• Thorough understanding of clinical drug development process
• Leadership experience in working and leading multi-disciplinary or cross-functional team and influencing others in a matrix organization

You’ll receive:
Competitive salary, annual bonus, medical care, health insurance, career opportunities, work culture which encourages personal growth. Find out more about Novartis at

Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.
Global Drug Development
Research & Development
Full Time