Dir. of PV Strategic Outsourcing & Partn

Apply now »
Apply now

Date: Feb 5, 2019

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, US

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

Ensures excellence in medical affairs and pharmacovigilance outsourcing from different aspects: identification, governance, operational, strategic and people to enable the execution of the UCB strategy.


The scope of the Director of Medical Affairs and Pharmacovigilance Partnership Mgmt. & Outsourcing includes:


  • Contributes to the strategic planning and governance for existing Pharmacovigilance and Medical Affairs PVP partnerships.
  • Contributes to the development of novel strategies and approaches for resource optimization to address long term needs as well as ad hoc project specific needs
  • Implement and manage resourcing strategies and partnerships with business experts in providing high quality services required for the patient safety function and Medical Affairs PVP.
  • Enhance value and optimize resourcing (both internal and external) by applying subject matter expertise, collaborative partnership management skills, subtle win/win negotiation strategies to promote an optimal business environment.
  • Enhance the governance model for each partnership. Guide UCB and Partner compliance with the governance model. Ensure that successes, extraordinary achievements, but also non-adherence to contract, failures, disputes are identified, rectified and escalated appropriately for attention, appreciation or decision making.
  • Drive the integration of assigned partners into UCB Project Teams, other UCB partnerships and alliances as appropriate.
  • Drive the development of business continuity, contingency and exit strategy plans for key partnerships. Lead the implementation of such plans as required.
  • Ensure that partners provide high quality services in compliance with UCB’s Standards, SOPs and regulations. Interact with the partners’ project leads to gain insight and address needs and issues as they arise.
  • Together with functions in Patient Safety and Medical Affairs PVP, establish best-in-class processes, tools and working practices to foster and implement open communication, quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness of the deliverables for each partnership.
  • Evolve from tactical to strategic Medical Affairs outsourcing
  • Contributes to Medical Affairs PVP related outsourcing oversight and management of partnerships


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree Preferred)

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a biopharma or pharmaceutical role 

  • 3 years’ experience in a senior Sourcing/ Contracting/ Purchasing or Relationship / Partnership Management role


UCB is a global biopharmaceutical company. We focus on discovering and developing innovative medicines and lateral solutions that can transform the everyday lives of people with severe diseases of the immune system – or the central nervous system.

With more than 7500 people in approximately 40 countries, UCB offers an exciting working environment where initiative can flourish and those with a ‘can-do’ attitude can thrive.  Scientific excellence, innovation, co-creation, lateral thinking, reinventing the way we do things…these are some of the key competencies we are constantly developing, and looking for, at UCB.

Job Segment: Medical, Pharmacovigilance, Pharmaceutical, Strategic Planning, Healthcare, Science, Strategy

Apply now »
Apply now
Find similar jobs: