Returning Candidate?



Alliance Manager PV Business Development - Level 2 - F
Job Locations 
Posted Date 

More information about this job


Do you want to watch clinical development change, or do you want to be the one to shape it?


Because we’re hoping you’re here for the latter.


Who are we?

We Are PRA.


We are 15,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We are getting live saving drugs into the hands those who need them most.


Who are you?

You are a forward thinker. You are an innovator that refuses to settle. You want to push the boundaries and change not just what it means to be a Alliance Manager PV Business Development, you want to change the future.  You want to learn from the best, grow your knowledge and your skill set, and you want to build your career here. You want to use the latest technology and tools in the industry to push the momentum of an already growing company forward. You want to find a balance that still lets you be, well, you. Most of all, you want to do it in a place where you’re more than an employee number. A place you love working.


Still here? Good. Because if this is you, we’d really like to meet you.


What will you be doing?


As a Alliance Manager PV Business Development, you will be responsible for management of pharmacovigilance partner alliances and business development activities. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Leading and managing the development and maintenance of Safety Data Exchange Agreements (SDEAs), PV Agreements (PVAs), Safety Team Charters, Service Level Agreements, and Safety Exchange documents
  • Supporting PV alliance partner relationships
  • Contributing to due diligence/business development activities
  • Managing global initiatives to improve infrastructure and efficiencies


SDEAs and PVAs

  • Manage assigned SDEAs, PVAs, Charters, and associated Safety Agreement documents
  • Develop new documents using global template
  • Manage review cycles and ad-hoc issues/changes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional groups both within and external to the company to ensure involvement of key stakeholders
  • Manage the global SDEA/PVA template
  • Partner with the PV Compliance group in SDEA/PVA compliance activities as needed
  • Communicate regularly with HQ sites in Europe, Asia, and Americas regarding responsibilities outlined in SDEAs and PVAs
  • Prepare and execute on SDEA/PVA Implementation Plans
  • Partner with the LOC managers and the DSOs in Service Level Agreement activities as needed


Due Diligence/Alliance Management

  • Manage the operational aspects of global PV alliances.
  • Participate in meetings related to partner alliances and cross-program global operations as required
  • Identify and work to resolve issues in PV alliances/partnerships
  • Escalate issues in PV alliances to management as appropriate
  • Contribute to and support business development activities, including:
  • Product/company acquisition or licensing.
  • Due diligence activities for global PV
  • Due diligence process document



  • Author and/or review global processes and templates related to alliance management, Safety Agreements, due diligence, business development, etc., as required
  • Escalate issues/problems to management as needed
  • Manage other tasks assigned by manager to assist in departmental activities



  • Estimated 5-10 travel times per year, including possible international travel.


What do you need to have?


Education: Bachelors required.  Post-graduate degree or equivalent (Masters Degree/MBA) preferred



  • Experience in, but not limited to, developing PV safety agreements, safety team charters, service level experience
  • Experience in and knowledge of due diligence for company acquisitions and/or licensing partnerships
  • Product development including clinical safety experience
  • Ability to interact effectively with staff of multiple disciplines both within and outside the company both nationally and internationally
  • Demonstrated ability and experience leading high performing teams internally and cross functionally in a global highly matrixed and collaborative environment
  • Ability to proactively identify and anticipate risks associated with non-adherence to the regulations
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of the business areas both internally within the organization and touch points externally
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Self starter and strategic thinker
  • Able to lead teleconferences and meetings
  • Project management training and experience
  • Proven ability to create and implement operational efficiencies
  • Demonstrate integrity
  • Relate well to people at all levels
  • Motivate and empower others
  • Work productively in a high pressure environment
  • Ability to identify proactively and anticipate risk of non-compliance in a

complex environment

  • Knowledge of compliance international Regulations and ICH environment


  • Good analytical/judgment capabilities to understand/analyze/synthesize and


  • Project Management abilities
  • Strong knowledge of business area and interactions with strong regulatory

environment and ability to identify and understand proactively the

interactions necessary for achieving business goals and objectives

  • Able to manage both time and priority constraints and to manage multiple

priorities simultaneously

  • Attention to details, computer literacy, knowledge of safety database
  • Take initiative and autonomous action
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in contract administration. 
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical/CRO industry desirable
  • Read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language required.


PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!

Not ready to apply? We get it! Click here to stay in touch for future opportunities, events and other happenings!