Sr. Medical Director, Drug Safety & Pharmacovigilance

BridgeBio San Francisco, CA/Hybrid Pharmacovigilance

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About BridgeBio

BridgeBio is a biopharmaceutical company founded to discover, create, test, and deliver transformative medicines to treat patients who suffer from genetic diseases and cancers with clear genetic drivers. We bridge the gap between remarkable advancements in genetic science in academic institutions and the delivery of meaningful medicines to patients. Founded in 2015, the company has built a portfolio of 20+ drug development programs ranging from preclinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas including genetic dermatology, precision oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, pulmonology, and renal disease, with two approved drugs.

Our focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aim to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have U.S. offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, and Raleigh, with small satellites in other parts of the country. We also have international offices in Montreal, Canada, and Zurich, Switzerland, and are expanding across Europe.

To learn more about our story and company culture, visit us at

Who You Are

An experienced safety physician who will lead the safety strategy for your assigned products, working closely with highly motivated colleagues eager to bring safe, new treatments to patients. This role requires a keen ability to work collaboratively, adapt and find solutions to complex problems, and drive results. You will be responsible for providing comprehensive oversight and strategic oversight for safety in the ACT-Early (Acoramidis Transthyretin Amyloidosis Prevention Trial in the Young) program.  


  • Oversight and understanding of all aspects of the assigned product’s safety profile from clinical development to post-approval safety surveillance, including management of CROs and other partners that provide clinical and safety data
  • Chair of the Safety Management Committee for designated product(s), responsible for identifying any emerging safety trends, defining the safety profile, and recommending safety actions based on cumulative safety data
  • In collaboration with regulatory and clinical development team, establish the safety strategy for marketing authorization applications, including preparation of CTD documents, engagement with regulatory authorities, and authoring of responses to inquiries
  • Support clinical development team in review of key documents including protocol and ICFs
  • Manage the drug safety contract service organizations (CROs) for clinical programs to ensure compliance with expedited reporting, manage on-time and scientifically sound DSUR preparation, and ensure the drug safety functions of the CROs meet corporate goals and key performance indicators 
  • Assist in the medical review of adverse event reports; manage preparation and submission of drug safety expedited reporting in compliance with regulations, when necessary
  • Develop and prepare assessments of safety data, safety signals, and benefit/risk for internal senior management as well as external partner or regulatory authorities
  • Assist in the authoring of aggregate reports

No matter your role at BridgeBio, successful team members are:

  • Patient Champions, who put patients first and uphold strict ethical standards
  • Entrepreneurial Operators, who drive toward practical solutions and have an ownership mindset
  • Truth Seekers, who are detailed, rational, and humble problem solvers
  • Individuals Who Inspire Excellence in themselves and those around them
  • High-quality executors, who execute against goals and milestones with quality, precision, and speed


Education, Experience & Skills Requirements

  • Medical Degree 
  • Requires at least ten years of drug safety and pharmacovigilance experience (clinical trials safety experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, drug safety contract service organization (CSO)) with at least three years of oversight management experience (line management or CSO management) 
  • Extensive experience with all aspects Safety signal evaluation, including review and analysis of data, collaboration with cross-functional team members and senior management, authoring of required regulatory correspondence, and safety label updates
  • Experience in both clinical development and post-marketing safety 
  • Experience with Regulatory submissions for NDAs, EU MAAs, and other countries’ Regulatory reviews 
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage drug safety team or drug safety CRO for a clinical development program with responsibilities for expedited reporting, on-time DSUR preparation
  • Experience in drug safety audits and agency inspections 
  • Intimate knowledge of GCP and strong working knowledge of FDA, Good Clinical Practices, and ICH regulations and guidelines 
  • Proven ability to collaborate successfully with clinical trial teams, including data management, clinical sciences, medical monitors, clinical operations, biostats, regulatory, medical writing, and QA 
  • Experience in managing all clinical safety aspects of product quality defect investigations and assessments  
  • Management of compliance deviations and formulations of CAPAs
  • Familiar with clinical trial safety database use and CIOMS II and DSUR reporting generation (Argus, ArisG, or VeevaSafety) and Microsoft Office Suite required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook) 
  • Must be able and willing to travel periodically for face-to-face engagements with regulatory authorities, and occasional on-site meetings (if based remotely)

What We Offer

  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate to hear directly from individuals living with the conditions we are seeking to impact throughout the year and learn how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first, think independently, be radically transparent, every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • An unyielding commitment to always putting patients first. Learn more about how we do this here
  • A de-centralized model that enables our program teams to focus on advancing science and helping patients. Our affiliate structure is designed to eliminate bureaucracy and put decision-making power in the hands of those closest to the science
  • A place where you own the vision – both for your program and your own career path
  • A collaborative, fast-paced, data-driven environment where we inspire ourselves and each other to always perform at the top of our game
  • Access to learning and development resources to help you get in the best professional shape of your life
  • Robust and market-competitive compensation & benefits package (Base, Performance Bonus, Equity, health, welfare & retirement programs)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Rapid career advancement for strong performers
  • Potential ability to work on multiple BridgeBio Pharma programs across multiple therapeutic areas over time 
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
At BridgeBio, we strive to provide a market-competitive total rewards package, including base pay, an annual performance bonus, company equity, and generous health benefits. Below is the anticipated salary range for candidates for this role who will work in California. The final salary offered to a successful candidate will depend on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and length of experience within the job, type, and length of experience within the industry, educational background, location of residence and performance during the interview process. BridgeBio is a multi-state employer, and this salary range may not reflect positions based in other states.
$295,000$335,000 USD


Sr. Medical Director, Drug Safety & Pharmacovigilance

BridgeBio San Francisco, CA/Hybrid Pharmacovigilance

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