Senior Drug Safety Physician


Basel Area - Allschwil, BL, CH



About Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more - We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients.

In order to achieve this, we will develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical company, with a strong scientific core.

Headquartered in Switzerland - a European biotech hub - Idorsia is specialized in the discovery and development of small molecules, to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a broad portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team, a fully-functional research center, and a strong balance sheet – the ideal constellation to bringing R&D efforts to business success.

Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 600 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


Job Responsibilities

  • Accountable for all aspects of safety related to the assigned projects/products including medical assessment, aggregate reporting, signal detection, risk management, and risk minimization activities throughout the product’s life cycle
  • Leads the cross-functional Safety Management Team (SMT) for assigned projects/products; responsible for the integration, analysis, and interpretation of safety information from all sources, including preclinical throughout life cycle product management
  • Coordinates and ensures good quality presentation by the SMT at Idorsia Drug Safety Committee
  • Provide drug safety expertise in all phases of drug development
  • Responsible for overall signal detection, monitoring, evaluation, interpretation and appropriate management of safety information
  • Responsible for the preparation of aggregated periodic safety reports: DSUR, PSUR/PBRER, Reference Safety Information (RSI) section of the Investigator Brochure (IB) and contribute to other key regulatory key safety documents
  • Review, contribute and provide medical and safety expertise for study synopsis, protocol, Core Informed Consent (CIC), Briefing Book (BB), Clinical Development Plan (CDP), Clinical Study Report (CSR), Investigational Medicinal Product Dossier (IMPD), Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP) and Pediatric Investigation Plan (PIP) as required
  • Represents Idorsia in interactions with Health Authorities and Independent Data Safety Monitoring
  • Responsible for responses on safety inquiries from regulatory authorities or health care professionals


Candidate’s Requirements

  • Doctor of Medicine degree with at least 7-year experience in clinical and post-marketing safety and/or clinical development in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry
  • Broad scientific background and excellent clinical development knowledge, experience and ability to interpret clinical study safety information
  • Possessing extensive medicinal product and disease knowledge based on didactic and clinical experience, with considerable additional expertise in safety surveillance and pharmacovigilance
  • Full understanding of the clinical trials and post-marketing adverse experience reporting systems, experience in product safety monitoring and preparation of investigational and post-marketing regulatory safety reports/documents
  • Knowledge of global safety regulations, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Pharmacovigilance compliance requirements
  • Previous experience with regulatory filing and contribution to key safety documents
  • Good experience and knowledge with safety signal identification methodology and risk minimization measures
  • Excellent medical writing, presentation and communication skills


What Idorsia offers

  • Exciting opportunities  for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization
  • A collaborative and solution oriented enviroment where you can make a difference
  • An innovative and open culture in a truly multicultural environment
  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits



Work  Location: Allschwil

Country: Switzerland

Business Area: Global Clinical Development

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 1030


If you are interested, please click on apply now.

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