Senior Pharmacovigilance Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Pharmacology
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 04 Nov 2019
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Senior Pharmacovigilance Scientist for a global pharmaceutical company located in Cambridge, MA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide pharmacovigilance functional area expertise and support to project teams for assigned developmental and/or marketed products. As appropriate and exceptionally, may be the lead safety support for a compound as the Global Safety Lead (GSL).
  • Responsible for operational pharmacovigilance activities for assigned developmental and/or marketed products.
  • Represent pharmacovigilance, both regionally and globally as an authoritative and knowledgeable member of Global Clinical Development Teams (GCDTs) and similar, commensurate with position's seniority/experience and particularly when the designated GSL.
  • Closely involved in signal detection/safety monitoring activities for pharmacovigilance operations with a lead responsibility if the designated GSL.
  • Provide functional & therapeutic area expertise, supporting less experienced colleagues and the safety effort more generally.
  • Flexible outside of primary therapeutic area as directed by business and departmental need.
  • Liaise with other relevant functional areas both within and outside of global PV to best ensure the most efficient and timely attainment of compliant and patient focused safety data.
  • Represent pharmacovigilance department in cross-functional teams or committees and external environments at a global and regional level as required, with the advanced communication skills this requires.
  • Provide support and oversight of pharmacovigilance operational activities for designated compounds, with lead responsibilities when acting as the GSL.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree or specific pharmacovigilance qualification preferred (MD, PhD, and PharmD).
  • 10-20 years of experience in healthcare, clinical or pharmacovigilance related environment.
  • 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.
  • Critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to review, analyze, interpret and present complex data to a high standard.
  • Global player in a global PV organization.
  • Excellent communication and presentational skills.
  • Good level of computer literacy.
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to prioritize.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Nadine Rucci at (+1) 215-531-5288 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.