Regional Medical Safety Officer (Asia Pacifc)

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Job Description

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Position Summary: 

The Regional Medical Safety Officer (RMSO) provides medical safety oversight in their allocated region, for the Consumer portfolio of products, throughout the life cycle of the products, including new product development.

The Regional MSO works closely with the associate RMSO, and enthusiastically collaborates with OCMS colleagues on the Safety Stronghold Teams (SST), as well as with colleagues in R&D, regulatory and quality. The RMSO will align with and work closely alongside IPV country team leads in their region. This position provides strategic thought leadership on development of safety assessments and risk management documents in collaboration with the SST, at the direction of the SST Leader. The RMSO ensures communication of potential and known risks, when appropriate, to direct management, the Consumer Qualified Person for Pharmacovigilance (QPPV), and personnel in all other related functional areas.

Principal Responsibilities:

Medical Safety Judgement and Oversight

- Medical Safety oversight in their region, for the Consumer portfolio of products, throughout the life cycle of the products, including new product development.

Strategic Leadership on Safety Assessments 

- Identification, communication and management of potential and known safety risks;

- cross-functional partnership

- Ability to work with effectively and influence leading decision-makers.

- a vocal and visible champion of safety insights as a key input into product development and post market safety surveillance strategy;

Influence without Authority 

- Safety-related point of contact and key collaborator for all regional business partner activities across JJCI;

- Guide, oversee and mentor Medical Safety personnel in generating relevant safety assessments and reviews.

- Determine distinctive medical safety insights to provide relevant thought leadership to functional partners.

- Provides strategic guidance on frameworks that determine escalation of safety signals, safety insights, medical evaluation, safety data management, cross-functional activities, etc.

- Implements reorganization and new processes.

- Ensures implementation of Enterprise Safety Standard and SOP for accuracy of SMT decisions and coordinates strategy to share insights across partners and product lifecycle.

- Confident and reciprocal decision maker demonstrates ability to influence other safety colleagues across OCMS and across regional J&J Consumer business.

- Core member of Stronghold Safety Team; Leader of Safety Management Team for allocated portfolio of products

- Must represent Consumer Safety Organisation on management committees.

- Assume oversight responsibility for all regional interactions with health and regulatory bodies on Consumer products.

Balance interests of consumers/patients, and other partners to achieve industry-leading performance and quality.

- Physician (MD) with postgraduate training and direct patient management/care experience.

- Board eligible or Board certified is preferred.

- Minimum of 3 years of medical/clinical experience. Experience in medical safety Consumer sector or drug safety or development in Pharma and Medical Devices sector and safety inspections and understanding of global safety regulations preferred.

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal English.

Are you ready to impact the world?

Johnson & Johnson offers an unusual experience to professionals looking for an opportunity to work with hardworking people who share your real passion for caring in an environment that empowers you to drive your own career.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Primary Location
Philippines-National Capital-Manila-
Johnson & Johnson International (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. - ROHQ
Job Function
Drug & Product Safety Science
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