Regulatory & Pharmacovigilance Product Head, London, UK

Salary: Salary Range: £132,000 – £144,000 GBP

Our knowledge and information solutions are used across the product life cycle, ranging from early discovery and pre-clinical research all the way to patent expiry and generic drug launches. Our unique intelligence and proprietary analytics helps companies improve their decision making.

Our Life Sciences business provides market-leading content and solutions supporting regulatory strategy and tactics for drugs, biologics and medical devices companies worldwide.

We are seeking a skilled product strategist who has significant experience with regulatory and pharmacovigilance information solutions globally; can define and drive growth strategy while fostering a collaborative and productive culture.

The Regulatory and Pharmacovigilance Product Head will be responsible for leading the commercial strategy and vision for the future of the Regulatory and Pharmacovigilance portfolio. The position requires strong commercial thinking, and a thorough understanding of the drug development market, industry trends, competitive dynamics, and core users, along with their workflow and key needs. Experience and understanding of the success drivers and challenges of product development and an interest in technology is required. The position will require a strong collaborator and influencer to lead an experienced team across a matrixed organization.

Duties and responsibilities

Identifying opportunities for revenue growth within our existing product framework, evangelizing internally and externally our products and services to support strong growth, and defining our future innovations in the regulatory and pharmacovigilance space.

Devising, planning and executing business cases and driving a strong go-to-market approach for the products and growth derived from these business cases.

Building user communities from personal contacts and Key Opinion Leaders to promote our products and service offerings.

Building and developing key customer and industry relationships; creating and delivering thought leadership at industry events; collaborating closely with the sales and marketing teams.

Reviewing or contributing to functional specifications, prototypes and early product versions to ensure ability to meet market goals and obtain customer acceptance.

Leading a highly professional and experienced product management team, ensuring that short- and long-term goals of the Regulatory and Pharmacovigilance team are achieved.

In collaboration with the Channel & Alliances team identify potential partnerships and industry collaborations.

Knowledge, Skills and qualifications

Extensive experience working in/with regulatory and pharmacovigilance departments of pharmaceutical companies or CROs and deep understand of industry drivers

Proven business and commercial experience with a deep knowledge of the user workflow and ability to identify the critical needs that will add commercial value

10-15 years experience in product/proposition management or in a highly commercial role which includes deep knowledge of regulatory and pharmacovigilance side of the pharmaceutical industry.

Passion for customer centricity

Experience working as part of a team to build a strong strategic vision

Excellent relationship management and inter-personal skills

Excellent oral and written English communications.

Well organized and disciplined with regards to policy, procedure and standards.

Master in a Life Sciences discipline or MBA

MUST HAVE:

  • Have proven experience of developing products and understanding customer needs and translating these into a solution
  • Strong Product management experience

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