Epidemiology Director Vaccines
Stiefel Laboratories, Inc
Panamá, Panama
hace 18 días

Your Responsibilities :

This role gives YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, the main of these are leading the Latin America and Caribbean Epidemiology and Health Outcomes Program for Vaccines to align strategy and conduct projects and studies in support of overall company priorities.

Key Responsibilities : EPI / HO


  • Provides leadership and strategic oversight of all epidemiologic and HE studies / projects including entire vaccine portfolio
  • Initiate epidemiology and HO projects for Latin America & Caribbean that support development and future uptake of vaccines.
  • Implement global epidemiology projects for Latin America & Caribbean, involving project management as well as some of the above processes, in cooperation with the central epidemiology team.
  • Planning and coordinating publication of regional epidemiology and HE data, in consultation with regional and central publications teams..
  • Evaluate, discuss and approve external study proposals.
  • Provide consultancy support on epidemiological issues to internal clients within GSK.
  • Assist in strengthening a strong professional network with outside collaborators of the region.
  • Presentation and communication of data internally and externally as required.

  • Leads a team of Epidemiology and Health Economics Managers
  • Maintains productive team work environment and interactions of the highest standards and integrity with both internal project teams (commercial, global, clinical, local, etc) and external customers (investigators, decision makers, supranational organisations).
  • Participates in the LATAM Vaccines Medical management team meetings, and represents the region for Epi / HO at regional and global levels.

  • Assumes responsibility for optimizing resource allocation within team in coordination with regional VP and regional finance manager.
  • Negotiation of funding of projects with internal and external GSK customers.
  • Identifies innovative and cost effective ways to conduct epidemiologic and HO projects.

  • Supports internal process improvement activities and initiatives involving coordination of multidisciplinary working teams across departments (clinical, safety, commercial).
  • Ensures full compliance of all regional Epi / HO with all appropriate local medical, ethical and regulatory standards, in accordance with GSK policies.

  • Recruit, retain, lead and develop the LATAM Epi / HO team.
  • Develop career plans, conduct MyPlan and monthly check ins, and periodic feedback sessions with staff.
  • Encourage staff to actively engage in trainings, systems tools and processes.
  • Collaborate with regional VP to maximize allocation of human resources to projects and activities that best reflect both business and personal development needs.
  • Our Clinical R&D and Medical Affairs, Biological characterizes by developing medical strategy for Vaccines, conducting projects and studies in support of overall company priorities.

    Basic qualifications :

    We are looking for professionals with these characteristics to achieve our goals :

    MD or Ph.D. with postgraduate qualifications in Epidemiology, Health Economics / Outcomes.

    Minimum 7 years training / experience in epidemiology and / or health outcomes

    Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English and Spanish.

    Preferred qualifications :

    However, if you have the following, it would be a plus :

    Clinical Research in Infectious disease and / or vaccine preventable diseases

    Proven ability to understand the business of Epidemiology in the pharmaceutical industry

    Portuguese Intermediate

    If you feel this is your next career move, please apply up to June 15, 2018

    Why GSK? :

    We are a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose : to help people do more, feel better, live longer.

    We have 3 global businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products, including Sensodyne, CataflamPro / Voltaren, Theraflu / Trimedal, Parodontax, Panadol.

    In over 150 countries and 300 years of history, our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies to bring differentiated high-

    quality and needed healthcare products to as many people as possible, with our scientific and technical know-how and talented people.

    As a GSK Employee, you will put our values and expectations at the heart of everything you do. You will have the courage to make decisions, taking the accountability for them, guided by our strategy, priorities and values of patient focus, respect for people, integrity and transparency.

    Being a GSK employee allows you to challenge and to change by ensuring your development meet changing business needs. You will also enjoy to be part of a diverse team, getting inspired by our teamwork, our healthy and inclusive environment and specially by making the difference and playing an important role on the benefit of millions of patients and consumer worldwide.

    Our inclusive workplace makes our employees feel engaged by the contribution they make, by affording them equal treatment regardless of actual or perceived characteristics.

    As so, when you apply for a job at GSK, it is not necessary to include on your resume information such as : race, color, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, origin, photographs or any other personal characteristics.

    Find out what life at GSK is really like www.gsk.com

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