Operations Director – Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI) at IPC, Ghaziabad

Operations Director – Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI) at IPC, Ghaziabad
  • Full Time
  • Government
  • Ghaziabad

The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC), an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Ghaziabad, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Operations Director for the Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI). This role offers a dynamic and challenging environment for professionals with a strong background in pharmacovigilance and drug safety.

1. About IPC and PvPI: The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) plays a crucial role in setting standards for drugs in India. As an autonomous body under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, IPC ensures the quality and safety of medicines. The Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI) aims to safeguard public health by monitoring and assessing adverse drug reactions (ADRs) across the country.

2. Job Details:

  • Position: Operations Director – Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI)
  • Location: Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC), Ghaziabad
  • Salary Range: INR 90,000 to 1.5 Lakh per month
  • Number of Posts: 1
  • Age Limit: Preferably below 50 years (relaxation for suitable candidates)

3. Essential Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Master’s degree in Pharmacy, Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacy Practice, Clinical Research, Pharm. D, MBBS, or BDS from a recognized university or institute. An MBA as an additional qualification will be preferred.

4. Required Experience: Applicants should have a minimum of 10 years of experience in drug safety, pharmacovigilance, or the clinical domain. Experience in managing multi-location operations, designing systems, and executing large public awareness programs is essential. Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to coordinate operations at ADR Monitoring Centres (AMCs).

5. Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate operations at ADR Monitoring Centres (AMCs).
  • Design and execute awareness programs through advertising and other engagement models.
  • Develop strategies to expand the national footprint for PvPI.
  • Design and implement incentive programs.
  • Execute communication strategies effectively.

6. Period of Engagement: We are looking for long-term engagement with a suitable candidate. The engagement models could include consultancy, retainership, advisory, or similar arrangements, finalized based on mutual agreement.

7. How to Apply: Interested candidates can submit their applications via the following link: Application Form. An updated resume, along with qualifications and experience, should be uploaded with the application form. The last date for submitting the application form is 28th June 2024, by 5:30 PM.

8. General Instructions:

  • Interviews will be conducted in a hybrid mode. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
  • Minimum qualifications, age, and/or experience requirements may be relaxed for candidates with outstanding credentials.
  • Candidates must ensure the correctness of the information provided in the application. Incorrect or false information will result in the cancellation/termination of the candidature/appointment.
  • Active email IDs and phone numbers should be provided for easy communication.
  • Shortlisted candidates will need to produce original documents for verification during the interview.
  • Incomplete applications will not be entertained.
  • The competent authority reserves the right to increase or decrease the number of vacancies or defer/cancel the selection process at any stage without assigning any reason.

Conclusion: This is an excellent opportunity for seasoned professionals in pharmacovigilance to take on a leadership role at the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission. Apply now and contribute to the safety and efficacy of medicines in India. For more details and to submit your application, visit the Application Form. The deadline for applications is 28th June 2024.

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