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Director of Medical Safety UK

£Competitive Salary + Excellent Bonus and Benefits Package | UK |  Physicians, Physicians, Pharmaceutical Company |  Permanent  | Ref:889809

The Role

Director of Medical Safety UK - Consumer Goods Company - £Competitive Salary Excellent + Bonus and Benefits Package

Carrot Pharma Recruitment are working on behalf of a multinational consumer goods company to recruit a dynamic Director of Medical Safety to lead on the implementation of a brand-new global function within the business.


The Company

As a FTSE 100 company my client is a household name and renowned throughout the world for their portfolio of health, hygiene and home products. Committed to ensuring the continued safety of their products my client is looking to strengthen their global function by the introduction of a Product Safety Risk Management team and looking for a Director of Medical Safety to oversee this.


The Role

As Director, Medical Safety you will be heading up a brand-new team you will be responsible for creating and managing the groups safety risk profiles alongside creating a standardised processes and Standard Operating Procedures across the group. The ideal candidate will have experience within signal detection, risk management and risk communications.

You will use ensure a robust signal detection and trending management system is in place which allows consistent, accurate and substantiated medical safety input throughout the companies' portfolio of products. Through risk planning and through core safety information, you will ensure processes are in place and maintained which allow the company to provide safety risk information and communication to internal and external teams.

Using accurate and substantiated medical risk/safety messaging across the company's product portfolio you will input into various vigilance and safety documents, oversee safety risk regulatory activity documents, and integrate cumulative safety data, and information into the lifecycle. Duties within the role include

  • Technical/scientific/medical leadership in the key safety risk area
  • Expertise in all decisions related to the safety risk assessments
  • Management of processes that ensure the oversight of all activities are of high quality and consistent with International compliance requirements
  • Provide partnership and leadership all risk activities



To be considered for this role all applicants are required to:

  • Hold a Medical degree and have GMC Registration
  • Relevant vigilance/pharmacovigilance or related product safety experience e.g. safety documentation authoring/review
  • Have previous line management experience with the ability to lead and motivate a diverse team.

In return my client is looking to offer a competitive package plus excellent benefit package.


What should you do next?

If this role sounds of interest to you, please do not delay in sending your CV today to Danielle at Carrot Pharma Recruitment today for immediate interview.

Unless otherwise stated, if applying for a job within the European Union, you must ensure that you are already authorised to work there. Carrot Pharma Recruitment Ltd acts as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency on behalf of our client in recruitment for this role.



Danielle Bent

Which team and area do you work/specialise in?

I work within the Medical Affairs and Medical Information team.

What are some of the typical roles you cover?

Typical roles I cover include Medical Science Liaison, Medical Affairs Managers and Medical Information jobs. 

What are the hot issues in your sector currently?

As the responsibilities of Medical Affairs professionals continue to evolve, it is paramount that that they always stay informed about how changes may impact them - a big topic now is Brexit and its potential implact on the Pharmaceutical sector. 

What’s makes you #DistinctlyDifferent?

I value my candidates as individuals with different career aspirations and motivations and tailor my search accordingly. I fully appreciate the search for a new job can be daunting, so ensure I fully support my candidates throughout the whole process.


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