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Vice President/Senior Director, Healthcare Quality & Safety COE

Employer
United States Pharmacopeia
Location
Rockville, MD
Start date
Feb 16, 2024

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Who is USP

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) USP is an independent scientific organization that collaborates with the world's top experts in health and science to develop quality standards for medicines, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP's fundamental belief that Equity = Excellence manifests in our core value of Passion for Quality through our more than 1,100 talented professionals across five global locations to deliver the mission to strengthen the supply of safe, quality medicines and supplements worldwide.

Brief Job Overview

This is a key leadership role within the Documentary Standards and Compendial Policy Department that oversees a set of cross-functional and complex functions related to healthcare quality and safety. The Vice President/Sr. Director of Healthcare, Quality & Safety Center of Excellence (COE) will be responsible for leading the strategy, planning and execution for standards and solutions for Healthcare, Quality and Safety Department to deliver overall global public health impact and sustainability. This includes coordinating those efforts across all four Healthcare Safety & Quality Expert Committee (EC) including Healthcare Information & Technology EC, the Nomenclature & Labeling EC, HQS Expert Committee, and the Compounding EC. The incumbent will facilitate critical evaluation of healthcare environment and drive thought leadership needed to establish standards as well as explore future emerging trends such as clinical informatics, digital therapeutics, personalized medicine, healthcare diagnostics, and pharmacogenomics. This role is responsible for the growth and development of new tools and solutions that will require advocacy, stakeholder engagement, and capability building efforts. This position requires strong healthcare expertise, regulatory knowledge, strategic thinking and analysis, business acumen, communication, and leadership skills to coordinate and facilitate the development of programs, standards and solutions related to the above. This is a professional supervisory position and the incumbent in this role will supervise the scientists and program managers as assigned including defining role and responsibilities, individual development plans, coaching, training and in delivering results according to Organizations Priorities, SSPs and performance goals and metrics. The Vice-President/Senior Director also serves on the Global Leadership Team, the GSSD Extended Leadership Team and the Documentary Standards and Compendial Policy Leadership Team.

How will YOU create impact here at USP?

Lead and Manages the Healthcare Quality and Safety (HQS) Center of Excellence. Provides leadership on standards transformation and solutions. Takes a leadership role in fostering a quality, collaborative, and transformational mindset, and culture. Oversee scientists and program managers in preparing work plan activities, materials, presentations, resources, and other deliverables.

Leads development of Strategic and Plans for HQS COE. Facilitate key program planning and project completion against goals, objectives, and success metrics to gauge success of programs in terms of public health impact.

Develop engagement strategies to engage current and new stakeholders around solutions.

Work collaboratively with cross-functional groups within USP including GSSD, DSCP, RPO, GEA, Federal Practice, and USP education). Lead and facilitate Expert Committee, Subcommittees and Expert Panels work plans to ensure future pipeline for the development and standards and solutions for HQS.

Leverage the Federal Practice team to identify opportunities around healthcare, safety, and information aligned with USPs priorities.

Drive awareness, adoption, and usage of HQS standards, products, education course materials and solutions through communications and related support materials.

Who USP is Looking For?

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of our mission, commitment to excellence through inclusive and equitable behaviors and practices, ability to quickly build credibility with stakeholders, along with the following competencies and experience:

Senior Director:

Degree in pharmacy, science, healthcare, regulatory or relevant field with no less than 12 years of relevant experience working in the pharmaceutical, healthcare or consumer products industry.

Minimum of 5 years of previous people leadership leading, supervising, and mentoring staff.

Demonstrated ability to translate strategy into action.

Vice President:

Degree in pharmacy, science, healthcare, regulatory or relevant field with no less than 15 years of relevant experience working in the pharmaceutical, healthcare or consumer products industry.

Minimum of 7 years of previous people leadership leading, supervising, and mentoring staff.

Demonstrated ability to translate strategy into action.

Additional Desired Preferences

Results driven strategic thinker with demonstrated successful outcomes who can operate collaboratively at all levels of the organization in a highly technical environment. Ability to make critical decisions using a broad, organization wide perspective.

Able to effectively prioritize, efficiently manage multiple activities and operate independently yet understand when to escalate issues and how to establish effective working relationships in a team setting.

Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to develop important relationships with customers, stakeholders, good conflict management skills.

Ability to build a team through good people management.

Able to effectively prioritize, efficiently manage multiple activities and operate independently yet understand when to escalate issues and how to establish effective working relationships in a team setting.

Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to develop important relationships with customers, stakeholders, good conflict management skills.

Management of a diverse and multi-faceted staff including directors, scientists, healthcare practitioners and support staff.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Yes:

Director, Healthcare, Patient Safety & Information

Personalized Medicine

Benefits

USP provides you with the benefits you need to protect yourself and your family today and tomorrow. From company-paid time off, comprehensive healthcare options to retirement savings, you can have peace of mind that your personal and financial wellbeing is protected.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (will apply to the selected candidate(s) hired):

As a condition of employment with the United States Pharmacopeial Convention's (USP) duty to provide and maintain a workplace free of known hazards, all employees and contingent staff hired after July 1st, 2021, must be fully vaccinated unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in all aspects of our workfrom the standards we make to the partnerships and conversations we cultivate. An environment where every employee feels fully empowered and valued irrespective of, but not limited to, personality, race, ethnicity, physical and mental abilities, education, religion, gender identity and expression, life experience, sexual orientation, country of origin, regional differences, work experience, and family status. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.

Note: USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Category Executive

Job Type Full-Time

Company

USP is an independent, scientific nonprofit organization focused on building trust in the supply of safe, quality medicines. We are working to strengthen the global supply chain so that the medicines people rely on for health are available when needed and work as expected. We do this through establishing public scientific standards and programs that help ensure billons of people around the world have access to safe and quality products.

USP aspires to be a diverse, inclusive, innovative, and engaging organization that empowers and engages staff and volunteers to contribute to its mission to improve global health. We are committed to creating a culture where every employee feels fully empowered and valued irrespective of, but not limited to, personality, race, ethnicity, physical and mental abilities, education, religion, gender identity and expression, life experience, sexual orientation, country of origin, regional differences, work experience, family status, and where they can contribute their full potential to accomplish our mission.

At USP, you’ll join a talented and diverse team of 1,200 scientific, technical and public health professions, working in state-of-the-art facilities and collaborating with the world’s leading experts from industry, academia, healthcare, and government to address public health challenges and advance cutting-edge innovation.

Whether you’re helping to establish new USP standards, creating key resources to address emerging health issues, or providing critical technical assistance in the developing countries, you’ll be inspired by the positive impact your work has on building public trust and a healthier tomorrow.

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12601 Twinbrook Parkway
Rockville
Maryland
20852
United States

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