Sr Safety Reporting Admin

Cambridge, United Kingdom
17 Sep 2019
14 Oct 2019
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 47 countries and more than 21,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development to deliver life-changing therapies that improve health. For more information, visit

We have a new opening for a Senior Safety Administrator to join our Cambridge based Pharmacovigilance (PVG) team.

Reporting to a Safety Administration Manager, the Senior Safety Administrator has responsibility for the tracking of all documents related to the department's designated projects. Working within the department, the SA will process all documents and information on time, to appropriate quality standards and within the allocated time constraints. The SA will also assist the project team and PVG Team Manager by producing study metrics as required.

For projects assigned to your team, you will ensure that day to day tracking (data entry) and filing of Serious Adverse Events, follow-up information and all study documents occur in line with standard systems and Standard Operating Procedures/Working Practice Documents within the appropriate time frame. You will also assist with the development of any tracking databases prior to production, the production of appropriate SOPs/WPD's or guidelines, and with the filing/archiving of project documents as needed.


Education and Experience:

High / Secondary school education or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification.

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 1 year).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    Ability to work effectively in a team to attain a shared goal and support assigned lead and line manager on tasks Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and basic knowledge of procedural documents Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including telephone conversations as well as face to face interaction internally within the department Ability to identify and prioritise tasks simultaneously along with handling numerous deadlines and stay focused during these times. Ability to work under pressure without jeopardizing work standards Excellent organisation and time management skills, including those of paperwork and files Strong attention to detail and accurate with orientation towards careful and meticulous work

A can do attitude is essential, as well as the ability to prioritise and multi-task. You must be able to work as part of a wider team but must be able to work on your own initiative also. You must also thrive in a fast paced environment and easily adapt to changing processes.

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