only medics  recruitment ltd

Medical Director (MD) Pharmacovigilance (PV)

14 Dec 2018
14 Feb 2019

Medical Director (MD) Pharmacovigilance (PV)


Full time / Office based

Edinburgh, Scotland

Highly Competitive Salary + Bonus + CA + Relocation Support + Other Benefits


A rapidly growing pharmaceutical company are seeking an experienced senior drug safety professional to join their expanding team on a permanent basis. They are seeking a professional who can provide leadership and strong line management to the safety teams, matrix manage the global teams as well as lead with Partner management. As well as being a key decision maker this role will be supporting senior influencers including the PV Vice President and EU QPPV with global company objectives. This is a highly exciting time to join and work with various new product launches as well as various post marketed products.


Successful candidate will have the following experiences:

  • Medically Qualified – essential and non-negotiable
  • Clinical experience – product development
  • Post marketed experience
  • Extensive experience in Pharmacovigilance (5 years+) – essential
  • Experience within a related area of Clinical Development – desirable 
  • Demonstrable managerial and leadership skills with the ability to work in a matrix and across global cross-functional teams (line management of direct reports 3+ years)
  • Extensive Regulatory and Safety writing experience (aggregate reports, safety submission, regulatory queries, etc.)
  • Familiar and able to comply with all safety requirements and escalating when required to suitable parties
  • Managing multiple projects at a time effectively
  • Excellent verbal and written, influencing, presenting and communication skills


Please note in order for your application to be successful you must hold a valid right to work document for the UK as no sponsorship is offered.

If the above is of interest, please call +44 (0) 1189 522 799 or email


Specialist in contract, interim and permanent Pharmacovigilance staffing within the UK & EU for Only Medics and Clinical Professionals, Europe’s Largest Life Science Recruiter.


Clinical Professionals is a pan European life science staffing business dedicated to the pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, CRO and drug discovery industries. We provide clinical development, medical technology and commercial professionals to life sciences organisations on a permanent, retained, “hosted contract”, FSP and freelance basis across the UK and Europe. The Group is made up of Clinical Professionals, Only Medics and Regulatory Professionals. An award-winning organisation in the Global Recruitment Awards, APSCo and a full 3 star accredited organisation via the Times Top 100 Best Companies to work for. Clinical Professionals is part of the CPL Resources Group.

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