Head of Product Safety

England Permanent £120,000 - £200,000 per year
  • High impact position reporting into board level
  • Implement global vision and strategy for product safety

About Our Client

My client, an American-British multinational manufacturing company with dermatology products, are looking to employ a Head of Product Safety. The role has been created off the back of a new strategy to relocate their R&D sites closer to customers in Brazil and Poland to increase speed to the market. The role is therefore a high-profile position with the scope to have high impact across the product safety team, made up of toxicology, clinical safety and microbiology specialists in the UK and Poland.

Job Description

  • Leading innovation across all R&D functions along with developing vision and strategy across a team of 18 professionals in Poland and the UK
  • Staying at the forefront of industry innovation by proactively keeping up to date with scientific developments in microbiology, clinical safety, and risk assessments
  • Ensuring product safety across all dermatology products, including compliance, regulatory and product specifications
  • Completion of product safety assessment for pre-market approval of new products to avoid delayed launches whilst anticipating the significant/impact of new scientific data
  • Avoid regulatory enforcement actions and work to avoid supply chain disruption collaborating with external and internal teams.
  • Collaborate upstream to steer future pipeline development.
  • Represents my client in key industry groups/trade associations.
  • Interacts directly with regulatory associations.
  • Develops and implements global product safety and regulatory affairs policies.

The Successful Applicant

  • PhD in toxicology or related scientific discipline.
  • Relevant experience within dermatology
  • Deep understanding of product safety including NAMS and NGRAs
  • Proven ability to convey a vision of excellence across teams in two locations.
  • Requires significant strategic planning ability, initiative, decisiveness, and good judgement.

What's on Offer

> Opportunity to develop global strategy and vision reporting to the board, influencing on a global scale.

> Ability to work across the full product pipeline

> Full autonomy to manage teams out of UK and Poland

> Opportunity to be based in the UK, Poland, South Africa, Turkey, Brazil

> Industry leading compensation

> Flexible working, mostly from home if you would like to

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