Senior Pharmacovigilance Scientist (remote-based)

£530 - £549 per day
16 Apr 2021
13 May 2021
Matthew Jenner
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Senior Management

Hobson Prior are working with a global pharmaceutical company who are currently looking for a Senior Pharmacovigilance Scientist to join them on a contract basis where you will be required to work remotely. Our client's goal is to go beyond the limits of science and change lives through ground-breaking medicines.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will lead and/or conduct proactive pharmacovigilance and risk management planning for more complex products, including preparation of the safety aspects of Global Risk Management Plans and Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies in partnership with the GSP and others as appropriate.
  • Leads PS activities of cross-functional project teams for developmental compounds and/or marketed products.
  • Leads the cross-functional Safety Strategy and Management Team for large and/or complex projects.
  • Leads and provides safety expertise to Investigator Brochures, Protocols, Informed Consents and Clinical Study Reports.
  • Authors/provides strategic leadership to regulatory submissions for new products, formulations or indications (NDA/BLA, MAA), in partnership with the GSP and other functional experts.
  • Presents complex issues to Safety Information Review Committee and takes the lead role in data evaluation and discussion of the results with the SIRC Chair, GSP and other key stakeholders.
  • Leads and authors the Reference Safety Information for multiple and/or complex development products and collaborates with GSP and Clinical representatives as needed.
  • Authors/provides strategic input or oversight for multiple and/or complex periodic regulatory documents (PBRERs, PSURs, DSURs) according to the agreed process and timelines.
  • Accountable to train and mentor junior members of the team, e.g. in approved PV processes, analytic methodologies, etc.


  • A life sciences/pharmacy/nursing degree and demonstrated Patient Safety and/or Clinical/ Drug Development experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of PV regulations.
  • Fluent in written and verbal English.
  • Intermediate understanding of epidemiology is ideal.

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