Achieva Group Ltd

Senior Pharmacovigilance Scientist

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£50 - £60 per hour
Posted
02 Feb 2021
Closes
04 Mar 2021
Ref
BH-25438
Contact
Sophie Fosh
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Our global pharmaceutical client has a new vacancy as a Senior PV Process Scientist, based just North of London.

Responsibilities
Provides tactical support for the Global Head of Scientific Enablement and Processes, PV Process Leaders, and Scientific Enablement Leaders - Scientific Enablement and Processes team.
Contributing to the execution of new strategic objectives, activities to maintain and develop the core processes (e.g. Individual Case Safety Report management, Signal Management, Risk Management, etc), and support of projects and tasks for scientific enablement.  Primary responsibilities include involvement in the design and development of processes, aligned with the goals of the PV Process Leaders and other senior stakeholders involved in the assigned areas and tactical support of the Scientific Enablement Leaders in embedding new methodologies, practices, etc. to accelerate the progression of drugs through the discovery pipeline and ensure PDS delivers value to the drug portfolio.
 
Education/Qualifications:
 
Minimum:
  • MSc or a degree in a life science or healthcare-related discipline (e.g. PharmD, nursing, dentistry, etc.)
  • Relevant experience in pharmacovigilance and/or a clinical safety-related role (typically 3+ years of experience)
 
Desired:
·         A higher qualification in a relevant discipline (e.g. pharmacovigilance, epidemiology, operations management, lean sigma, etc), depending upon the required areas of process development expertise.
 
Experience, Skills, Knowledge:
 
  • Familiarity with one or more core PDS processes (e.g. ICSR management, signal management, risk management) and/or other critical supportive processes (e.g. benefit-risk assessment, aggregate reporting, etc).
  • Familiarity with regulatory pharmacovigilance requirements and guidelines published by the major global Health Authorities (e.g. FDA, EMA, MHRA, etc).
  • Experience in project management desirable
  • Ability to operate effectively in a multifunctional, matrix team
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail –good prioritization and organization skills
  • Good computing/IT skills
 
 
 

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