Director, Safety Job Description

Director, Safety Job Description

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Director, safety provides statistical expertise globally for various groups in drug discovery, development sciences and for biomarker & genomics studies in early to late-stage clinical trials.

Director, Safety Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assists in the development and implementation of standardized Safety Programs
Develops processes and procedures for identifying and evaluating risk management issues for compounds in development
May serve as Drug Safety medical advisor for selected drug development programs and may represent Drug Safety on program teams
Participating in the activities of the Global Drug Safety & Risk management dept to support the Clinical Trials and Post-marketing Safety and Risk Management groups, and department physicians
Participate in pre-development life safety assessment of various construction projects during the design phase – both from a construction perspective operational perspective
Creates and manages Sharepoint production safety pages and updates as necessary
Provide strategic leadership and guidance for the Region EHS team, including people, data, and budgetary responsibilities
Ensures compliance with EHS audit, inspection and risk assessment processes
Lead product strategy and manage the Risk & Safety roadmap
Maintains associate relations through regular department meetings

Director, Safety Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Director, Safety

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Education for Director, Safety

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Employers hiring for the director, safety job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Healthcare, Health, Education, Engineering, Management, Science, Industrial, Nursing, Business, Graduate

Skills for Director, Safety

Desired skills for director, safety include:

Financial budgets and various financial analysis tools
OSHA
Development
Expertise in drug discovery
Pharmacovigilance and pharmaceutical industry
Statistical methodology and global regulatory requirements
Pre- and post-marketing US and EU regulations
Biostatistics
Clinical pharmacology desirable
Clinical trials

Desired experience for director, safety includes:

Working knowledge of US and international safety and health regulations
Ability to lead, influence and motivate staff and business partners
Experience with unique aspects of safety pharmacology studies related to biologics is desired
A PhD and significant post-doctoral research experience in pharmacology, including significant industry experience in Safety Pharmacology
A good and relevant publication record
Significant experience placing contracts with CRO’s and/or research agreements with academics

Director, Safety Examples

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Director, Safety Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of director, safety. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for director, safety
  • In collaboration with plant management, lead the development and implementation of management systems and site procedures concerning environmental, health, safety and security using the ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards
  • Serve as primary contact for regulatory agencies such as EPA and OSHA for inspections
  • Works with worker compensation specialists for an effective post accident back to work program
  • Basic computer (Word, Excel, ) and office equipment skills
  • Ability to develop and conduct presentations for safety training purpose
  • Ability to prepare administrative and technical reports
  • Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequence of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals
  • Ability to function in a field environment (construction sites) that includes climbing, stooping, working at heights and walking long distances
  • Primary author of the Product Safety Statistical Analysis Plan (including Benefit Risk planning) and Integrated Summary of Safety Statistical Analysis Plan
  • Responsible for quality and compliance, interpretations of industry guidelines and management of Safety Review and Coding functions
Qualifications for director, safety
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required, the ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor in demanding situations
  • Must be able to prioritize and work within time and budgetary constraints
  • Minimum of 5 years of high risk construction experience
  • Degree in Safety (A.S
  • Provide clinical safety perspective to management and Pharmacovigilance and Patient Safety
  • Leads in ongoing aggregate review and assessment of product safety data and signal investigation for assigned products or individual product indications
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of director, safety. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for director, safety
  • Build strong relationships with key operations leaders, unions, Learning and Development and our SHE partners in the UK to establish credibility, communication channels and training approval processes
  • Deliver the Revenue and Margin along with managing the performance and development of all sales activities for the region
  • Lead strategic evaluations of future software releases for existing systems to determine whether or not release should be implemented (in collaboration with other internal Drug Safety management and IT partners)
  • Oversee and own the registration, testing and maintenance of all electronic submissions processes with external parties, including health authorities (i.e., E2B reporting with FDA and other regulatory authorities (including Eudravigilance in the EU)
  • Write the safety sections of regulatory documents for assigned projects
  • Maintain clinical and technical expertise in the therapeutic areas in which Isis operates
  • Prepare and manage of all safety reports (eg
  • Represent SSG/DSS on initiatives driven by external professional organizations such as ASA, PhUSE, DIA
  • Direct line management of Pharmacovigilance Specialists, Senior Pharmacovigilance Specialists and Associate Directors performing functions related to quality monitoring
  • Engages members from the business collaborates closely with IT to develop system and process solutions for potential and identified quality issues
Qualifications for director, safety
  • Strong written, verbal, organization, communication and presentation skills a must
  • Working knowledge of State Labor Codes
  • Understanding of Owner Controlled Insurance Programs and insurances related to the construction industry
  • Understanding of owner safety requirements/standards and how they relate/incorporate in contract language and enforcement
  • BSEE or higher preferred
  • Minimum 10+ years of Pharmacovigilance / Drug Safety and Information Systems experience in the biopharmaceutical industry or equivalent required
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of director, safety. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for director, safety
  • Assisting in training new safety committees
  • Assisting in evaluating classroom trainers and btw trainers
  • Monitor regulatory training compliance including training provided by vendors and safety trainers
  • Develop an effective Health and Safety program to meet operational goals to reduce injuries and accidents
  • Ensure a timely, accurate and effective Safety Communications program
  • Lead and develop a Fleet Safety Program with a strong focus on improving vehicle safety for employees and the public through the reduction of Road Traffic Collisions
  • Develop, implement and maintain company-wide safety policies, procedures and manuals
  • Effective operation of the Contractor Oversight Program, ISNetworld
  • Maintain a quality Industrial Hygiene program that includes employee monitoring, negative exposure assessments and effective IH procedures designed to ensure the health and wellbeing of our employees
  • Work with members of the SHE organization and operations leaders to identify trends in safety performance and strategic initiatives/industry best practices to reduce incidents
Qualifications for director, safety
  • 5 years post graduate experience in a hospital setting
  • 10 years’ experience in drug safety in the Phase 1 – 3 setting in a pharmaceutical/biotech company
  • Strong proficiency in verbal and written communication
  • Outstanding teamwork and ability to build successful relationships at all levels
  • Exceptional initiative
  • Ability to be flexible/adaptable to the needs of the organization
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a director, safety. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for director, safety
  • Lead the corporate Safety team to ensure the strategic development of effective safety programs to eliminate injuries
  • Accurate forecast of orders and growth opportunities fed into SIOP
  • Provide strategic drug safety direction to Clinical Operations and CROs to execute the programs (review safety monitoring plans, ICF safety language)
  • Represent the medical (clinical) function on clinical study teams
  • May supervise and provide guidance to others
  • Provide leadership to the Safety Department
  • Lead the company’s accident loss prevention efforts
  • Analyze loss trends and identify at-risk behaviors
  • Analyze critical events and create targeted actions and communications to prevent or minimize future occurrences
  • Conduct accident investigations and reviews
Qualifications for director, safety
  • Strong knowledge base of Pharmacovigilance regulations PV safety systems for collection of adverse experiences
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) and 5 years related experience or equivalent 10 years related experience and/ or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of safety issues affecting the utility industry
  • Established knowledge and experience with Transportation related industries a plus
  • Workday is fast paced, some evening and weekend work will be required
  • Graduate of an accredited RN School of Nursing or bachelor’s degree in health related field required
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of director, safety. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for director, safety
  • Assist with and spearhead development and implementation of appropriate corporate safety and compliance policies, procedures and training for all personnel
  • Technology and Business
  • Organizes, trains, and monitors the Product Performance preventative programs at Broan-NuTone and group companies to assure new designs, changes in designs or processes are closely reviewed from the critical potential of user misuse, abuse, reliability and/or quality issues, which could lead to liability questions, consumer viewpoint
  • Prior experience should include substantial interface with regulatory authorities and at least 5 years of experience in leading a diverse group of statistical scientists and oversight of multiple concurrent projects
  • Senior Safety Manager – Retail & DC Operations
  • Supervise Fleet Safety Coordinator with responsibility for Fleet Safety Programs and MVR program
  • Supervise support staff within the department as assigned by the Vice President of Asset Protection
  • Conducts a thorough analysis of current functional strengths and weaknesses
  • Review all existing and develop new safety awareness and incentive programs at each location
  • Health and Safety Policy Statements, Program Review and Administration
Qualifications for director, safety
  • Familiarity with relevant Safety test equipment and test methods
  • Ability to communicate at a high level both verbally and written (in English)
  • Ability to develop key requirements/plans, communicate them and drive execution to those plans across internal teams and external test laboratories and vendors
  • Background in High Tech, especially
  • Experience with fleet of 500 vehicles or larger, and safety programs involving 500 or more employees
  • Must be able to travel, position requires approximately 50% field work

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