Medical Information Operations Specialist - German/English

19 Apr 2021
19 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level

Medical Information Operations Specialist 1 


Use your scientific and foreign language expertise to join the world’s leading comprehensive pharmaceutical safety services organization on a fast-growing team performing medical information call centre services.  

Be a part of a global team to help ensure the safety profile of a COVID-19 vaccine with opportunities to improve worldwide public health. 

Apply your knowledge and expertise, including complex decision making, to review, assess and process safety and product quality information.  


Minimum Required Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Life Science is required.  

  • Experience in Lifecycle safety (Pharmacovigilance, CEVA, Medical Information, Safety Publishing, Risk Management etc) is an asset. 

  • Native German language with fluency in English is essential.



  • Provide phone support to health care professionals and consumers regarding adverse events, product quality complaints, medical inquiries, product support, and other needs as required. This does not include commercial sales support. 

  • Receive, triage, review and process Lifecycle safety operational data. Perform data entry for tracking and Lifecycle safety databases, coding relevant medical terminology, writing descriptive narratives, generating queries pertinent to the case, performing quality control, assisting with reconciliation, driving case closure, coordinating translations. 

  • Receive and document incoming telephone calls, faxes or emails from investigative sites or other sources reporting safety data. 

  • Build a positive, collaborative team environment with Lifecycle safety team members, lead by example, provide training and mentoring for less experienced team members and operations staff, assist Operations with appropriate allocation of resource. 

  • Establish and maintain effective team project service operations communications i.e. provide regular feedback to operations team manager and Customer Delivery manager (CDM) on project metrics, out of scope work challenges/issues and successes. 

  • Liaise with Project Manager by proactively identifying issues and proposing solutions, providing them with technical support, reports, metrics, identifying SOW changes and potential change orders, delegating client requests. 

  • Participate in training across Lifecycle safety process service offerings, participate in working groups as applicable in implementation of new initiatives, identification and implementation of process efficiencies. 


Required Knowledge, skills and abilities 

  • Life sciences and/or health knowledge with analytical skills. 

  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English and German language.

  • Willingness and aptitude to learn new skills across our Lifecycle Safety service lines. 

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy maintaining consistently high-quality standards. 

  • Excellent organizational skills and time management skills. 

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients. 

  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects simultaneously, organize own workload and effectively manage competing priorities. 


Join Us 

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients. Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning. 


At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at