FDA Hiring – Consumer Safety Officer

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Job Description:

This position is located in the Office of Pharmaceutical Quality Operations (OPQO), Office of Medical Products and Tobacco Operations (OMPTO), Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and will serve as a Program Expert. The Office oversees program directors in the coordination, interpretation and evaluation of the Agency’s overall field inspections and compliance efforts in the area of pharmaceutical products.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement processes to streamline receipt of information in ORA headquarters to ensure inspectional consistency and effective information sharing between ORA, CDER, CVM and OGPS.
  • Serve as a program expert who provides inspectional, investigational and technical advice and assistance to headquarters, field service, and foreign offices to accomplish compliance objectives.
  • Maintain contacts with federal, state and local officials, trade and cooperative organizations, CDER, CVM, OGPS, and industry in an effort to achieve and maintain a uniform approach to resolution of problems in the pharmaceutical industries.
  • Develop new inspection programs, revisions, or guides and/or manuals and revisions to compliance programs.
  • Identify national/international training needs in pharmaceutical areas for federal, state, and local regulatory agencies, the industry, and consumers.
  • Take a leading role in the development and presentation of national/international training programs and materials within the areas of his/her expertise.

Job Requirements:

  • Citizenship Requirement: You must be a U.S. Citizen to be considered for this advertisement unless explicitly stated otherwise.
  • FDA participates in e-Verify: All new hires must complete the I-9 form; this information will be processed through e-Verify to determine your employment eligibility. If a discrepancy arises, you must take affirmative steps to resolve the matter.
  • Selective Service Registration: All applicants born male, on (or after) 12/31/1959, must be registered with the Selective Service System OR have an approved exemption. Visit www.SSS.gov for more info.
  • Background Investigation Requirement: All employees must pass a security investigation. Failing to pass the background check may be grounds for removal or legal action. If hired, you may be subject to additional investigations at a later time.
  • Time-in-Grade Requirement: If you are applying as a current Federal employee, you must meet the time-in-grade requirements described in the Qualifications section, generally, 52-weeks of comparable experience at the next lowest grade.
  • Certification of Accuracy: All information concerning eligibility and qualification is subject to investigation and verification. False representation may be grounds for non-consideration, non-selection, or appropriate legal action.
  • You must meet ALL requirements by the closing date of this announcement to be considered. Only education, experience, and qualifications attained by this date will be considered. You must continue to meet all requirements through the hiring process.
  • Direct Deposit: You will be required to have all federal salary payments electronically deposited into a bank account with a financial institution of your choice.
  • Additional selections may be made from this vacancy, within the same geographical area, by other organizational elements from within FDA, through shared corporate recruiting activities.

Job Details:

Company: Food and Drug Administration

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Healthcare

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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