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Program Director with PV and Epidemiology experience (Life Science)

  Program Director with PV and Epidemiology experience (Life Science)

Basel, Switzerland
Permanent role


We are looking for a Program Manager with strong experience within Life Science / Pharma Industry and in particular with Pharmacovigilance and Epidemiology experience for a Multinational Project based in Basel.
Role and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for Overall management of all projects under this program including governance and  escalation management
• Lead epidemiology team
• Manage onsite relationship with the client sponsors, leadership and other key stakeholders including governance and communication as well as handle offshore delivery locations
• Ensure program goals are aligned with our client strategic objectives and  delivered as per agreed cost, schedule, quality and scope
• Responsible for regular scheduled project reviews, review project status and corrective action plans (if required)
• Provide thought leadership and drive innovation and automation initiatives
• Accountable for competency building, sharing of best practices and process improvement initiatives across the program.
• Review of project accounting/financial documents
• Responsible for scope extensions/expansions


Experience/qualifications/abilities required:

• Healthcare Professional (MD/Registered Nurse/Pharmacist) with prior experience in Drug Safety and Epidemiology
• 13 + years’ experience in management of large, compliance intensive, global delivery of PV /multi-vigilance services in onsite-offshore model (APAC) specifically with clinical, PV Domain, business/operations and program management knowledge.
• Thorough understanding of US/EU and Japan markets and regulations
• Prior experience in leading culturally diverse, cross functional teams
• Excellent Communication skills
• Exceptional in client stakeholder management
• Thought leader and automation/digital experience
• Business development skills
• Ability to work in multiple time zones under tight deadlines
• International Travel at short notice

What can Cognizant offer you ?

Today, you have an opportunity to build your career in a unique way, a way that creates an impact for you and your professional career. Our team has an open and entrepreneurial spirit, allowing to influence the way we operate today and build the future of tomorrow.

Our projects and opportunities are geared towards teamwork, performance, an attractive career and personal development.
It is a place where the contribution of every individual is valued and rewarded and where new friendships are created.

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