Senior Pharmacovigilance Risk Officer (Contract)

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Good Pharmacovigilance Practice (GVP)
  3. United Kingdom
Posting date: 04 Feb 2019

ProClinical is happy to advertise an opportunity for a Senior Pharmacovigilance Officer Risk Management position for a leading healthcare company that provides innovative, effective, and safe solutions that care for our clients at every stage of their life. This is a contracted position with the company's team in London.

The Senior Pharmacovigilance Officer Risk Management will provide expertise and strategy, as well as a hands-on approach to safety surveillance and risk management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analysing the aggregate safety data from all sources, including EVDAS.
  • Setting up and maintaining the risk management system, including preparing the signal detection and risking minimalisation strategies.
  • Overseeing the timely planning, development, execution, submission, implementation, and maintenance of the Risk Management Plan(s), periodic aggregate safety reports (PSURs/PBRERs, and DSURs) and ad hoc safety reports.
  • Overseeing the Post-Authorisation Safety Studies (PASS).
  • Providing input in the preparation of enquiries from the Regulatory Authorities as required.
  • Preparing, negotiating, and maintaining Pharmacovigilance agreements.
  • Developing procedural documents around the performed PV activities.
  • Maintaining inspection readiness for audits and inspections; taking part in the preparation and helping conduct Pharmacovigilance inspections/audits; supporting timely execution and submission of responses to inspections/audits findings; maintaining inspection/audit related documentation.
  • Preparing training materials and delivering Pharmacovigilance training for employees.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree in a Biological Science field, or related discipline.
  • At least 3 years of experience in all aspects of Safety Risk Management.
  • Experience of working to SOPs in a regulated environment.
  • Excellent medical writing skills.
  • An ability to work both in an environment of rapidly changing priorities and workload; an ability to manage multiple activities and assignments.
  • An ability to work both as a member of a team and in an independent, self-directed manner.
  • An ability to manage and organise work to meet timelines, and to meet the attention of detail requires to successfully complete assignments.
  • An ability to maintain client and corporate confidentiality; ability to effectively negotiate with individuals at all levels of business;
  • A thorough understanding of Good Clinical Practices is required.
  • Strong problem solving, persuasion, and negotiation skills; being able to execute solutions/deliverables in a timely manner.
  • An ability to establish rapport quickly, with a demanding and expert client base.
  • Excellent written and oral English skills, with other European languages a bonus.
  • A proven ability to focus and work with attention to detail, along with retaining critical information.

To Apply:

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