Safety Surveillance and Aggregate Report Oversight Associate

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Pharmacovigilance
  3. United Kingdom
Maidenhead, England
Posting date: 27 Feb 2020

A large biotechnology company has an opening for a Safety Surveillance and Aggregate Associate (SSA) in their Luton based office. The organisation has a strong reputation for developing innovative therapies, offering the chance to bring effective and innovative change to medicine.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support with developing sourcing strategies for RFP and bring into scope the business requirements for the new vendor.
  • Support with the development of the scopes of work on behalf of the business and facilitate contract execution by collaborating with relevant stakeholders.
  • Contribute to and oversee the onboarding activities for the new vendor (IT, training, communication, SharePoint).
  • Support with maintaining the procedures in place for the established vendors.
  • Creation of new procedures and tools to improve the quality, accuracy, and efficiency of the current SSA processes.
  • Development of training and processes to ensure streamlined communication between vendor and relevant stakeholders.
  • Involved in vendor workload forecasting and budget maintenance.
  • Performs general administrative tasks related to vendor management activities such as maintaining spreadsheets and maintaining the applicable vendor management SharePoint.
  • Provide any required support during inspections and (vendor)audits.
  • Involved in the exploration of new IT solutions which can support vendor oversight and increase efficiency within the SSA group.
  • Build and maintain close relationships with the vendor and with multi-functional teams based in different regions within and outside Global Safety and Regulatory Sciences.

Skills and Requirements

  • Education Bachelor's Degree in biologic or natural science; or health care discipline. Advanced degree (PhD, MPH, NP, PharmD, etc.) preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years pharmaceutical or biotech industry experience
  • Familiar with Pharmacovigilance and drug development, including knowledge of clinical trial safety regulations and post-marketing safety regulations, case processing and safety database concepts.
  • Basic knowledge or experience with aspects of outsourcing and/or vendor oversight.
  • Understands, interprets, analyses, and clearly presents scientific and medical data in verbal and written format.
  • Comfortable with medical terminology and American Medical Association manual of style.
  • Strong skills in performing editorial, technical, and scientific authoring.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize independently.
  • Basic knowledge of common data processing software (SharePoint, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Business Objects). Knowledge of common safety database systems.

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