Pharmacovigilance Scientist

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Good Pharmacovigilance Practice (GVP)
  3. United States
Somerville, Massachusetts
Posting date: 04 Jul 2019

An internationally leading pharmaceutical company is seeking to recruit a Pharmacovigilance Scientist to their office in London. Specialising in multiple therapy areas, the company boasts a superb pipeline with products that include treatments for diabetes, cancer and asthma. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a company that operates in over 90 countries across the globe.

Job Responsibilities:

  • QC of periodic reports and/or line-listings
  • Liaise with CROs and other relevant functional areas within TGRD
  • Represent pharmacovigilance department in cross-functional teams or committees that have global study or program impact
  • Working knowledge and understanding of designated products/studies
  • Conduct project activities for assigned developmental products
    • Set up of safety procedures including creation and maintenance of study summary documents
    • Review and provide functional area expertise for development of protocols, IBs, ICFs, DMP and other relevant project/study documents
    • Provide investigator and monitor training on safety procedures
    • Reconciliation of clinical and safety databases
    • Coding review of data from clinical study databases
    • Unblinding of individual study subjects and maintaining confidentiality
    • Create study specific pharmacovigilance plans with CROs
    • Draft annual safety report and compile other required periodic reports
    • Assist with ad hoc or routine safety monitoring activities
  • Support project activity as required for other developmental products
  • Project support activities for marketed products as required
    • Assist with narrative writing for periodic/ad hoc submissions
    • Assist with ad hoc or routine safety monitoring activities
  • Contribute to improvement of departmental processes
  • Any other tasks assigned by manager to assist in departmental activities

Skills and Requirements:

  • Registered nurse or degree level qualification (e.g. Bachelors degree) in scientific/medical field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in pharmacovigilance or equivalent demonstrated expertise in accountable activities.
  • Excellent databases and coding skills including ability to perform advanced searches.
  • In depth knowledge of clinical trial methodology, pharmacovigilance regulations, safety profile, and risk/benefit analysis.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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