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Vigilance Assessor

Thornshaw Recruitment
Dublin (City), Leinster (IE)
Start date
15 Apr 2024
Closing date
15 May 2024

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Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

On behalf of my client, we are collaborating with them on a new vacancy for a Vigilance Assessor.  Excellent opportunity for someone to progress their career.







You will work as part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary and you will be responsible for monitoring the benefit-risk profile and for assessing risk management planning activities of medicinal products in Ireland and in the European Union in the post-marketing setting.  



The key activities of the role will involve:



-Scientific evaluation of cumulative and emerging data on the risks of medicinal products from various post marketing sources including clinical studies, pharmacovigilance databases and scientific literature to facilitate the timely detection and assessment of any safety concerns. 



-Consideration of the impact of such evaluations on proactive risk management planning for the medicinal product, as well as the need for, design and evaluation of post authorisation safety studies to further evaluate the safety and benefit-risk profile of a medicine and support regulatory decision-making. 



-Regulatory communication of such risks to healthcare professionals and patients to ensure the safe and rational use of medicines on the Irish market.  



The position may be suitable for an individual with a pharmacy, life sciences or public health related background with relevant clinical experience together with experience in conducting literature reviews, data analysis and critical appraisal to support clinical decision-making. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability for technical scientific report writing.


Preference will be given to candidates with research experience, in pharmacoepidemiology or similar discipline. 




QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE                                                                                 


To be considered for this post, candidates must: Have a degree in pharmacy or other closely related scientific discipline.  Have at least 2 years relevant experience (acquired after the qualification required above) Have a PhD, or other relevant post graduate qualification, preferably in pharmacoepidemiology epidemiology, medical statistics, or other closely related scientific discipline.   Have experience in conducting literature reviews, data analysis and critical appraisal including the evaluation of observational research and have demonstrated an ability for technical scientific report writing, presentation and communication, including as part of research conducted in the academic, clinical, or industrial field of medicine. 


For full details and job spec, email your CV to or call Tina at +353 1 2784701.   Thornshaw Scientific is a division of the CPL Group








Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment was first established in 1999 and since then has become a leader in Scientific recruitment.  In 2005 we partnered with Cpl Resources, one of Europe’s most successful recruitment companies.

Our wealth of experience in specialised recruitment allows us to offer the right solution to each employer, whatever their recruitment requirements.

Over the years we have developed strong relationships with our clients in the market and we pride ourselves on our repeat business from clients.

Our Industries

We are a global provider and have been providing a reputable recruitment service to the Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Clinical Research, Medical Device, Engineering and Healthcare industries for over 20 years. 

Our Specialities

Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Medical Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Biostatistics, QC, Validation.

Our Mission


For further details on our services contact Tina at +353 1 2784701 or email


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