PV Scientist

Key People

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United Kingdom,Berkshire,Berkshire,

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Drug Safety, Pharmacovigilance, Pharmaceutical, Case Processing, PSURs, PBRERs

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£15.00 - £20.00 per hour

Date Posted :

16 Jul, 2019

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My pharmaceutical client in the Berkshire area is looking for a PV Scientist on a part time contract basis for 9-12 months.

The Pharmacovigilance Scientist will be responsible for the case management of spontaneous and clinical trial reports such as the data entry, QC, follow-up, E2b electronic reporting of adverse reactions received from worldwide sources and reporting of events to Ethics Committees and Investigators. This will involve working with with global pharmacovigilance colleagues including CROs to make sure that the events have been entered effectively and submitted correctly to European regulatory authorities. It is advantageous that the Pharmacovigilance Scientist has previous working knowledge of the regulatory reporting requirements in Europe and an in depth understanding of all case processing activities from pre and post marketing sources. The Pharmacovigilance Scientist will also be tasked with assisting in the preparation of the procedural documentation for European pharmacovigilance and clinical safety activities.

Job Duties and Main Responsibilities:
*Case management of reports from all sources
*Triage, data entry and QC of case reports for the global safety database
*Review of case reports, identify follow-up, compile follow-up queries
*Preparation of case narratives and performs MedDRA coding
*Coordinates medical review and follow-up of case reports
*Undertakes timely E2b electronic reporting to the EMA and EU regulatory authorities
*Carries out case reconciliation activities
*Helps in the Preparation of Pharmacovigilance SOPs and Work Instructions
*Helps with the Clinical safety activities e.g. preparation of Safety Management Plans, SAE Reconciliation Plans, templates; reporting to Ethics Committees, Investigators
*Participates in process improvements and any other projects assigned by the Pharmacovigilance Manager
*Maintains good up-to-date knowledge on European pharmacovigilance regulations, particularly associated with electronic reporting
*General administration as required

Qualifications and Experience:
*Life Sciences or nursing degree
*Minimum of one to two years' prior experience in pharmacovigilance
*Good working knowledge of EU pharmacovigilance legislation and clinical safety requirements
*Good experience in the case processing of events
*Excellent coding and narrative writing skills
* Understanding of EudraVigilance E2b transmission and acknowledgement messages
*Ability to evaluate reports and draw conclusions independently
*Ability to prepare clear, concise and unambiguous pharmacovigilance documentation
*Ability to interact effectively with Regulatory authorities
*Ability to interact effectively with global offices to resolve case processing issues as required
*Ability to take ownership of assigned cases
*Previous experience of using safety databases is essential - Argus safety preferable

*Excellent verbal and written skills in English
*Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision
*Proactive attitude and ability to work on own initiative
*Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
*Good time management skills
*Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is essential
*Flexibility in ensuring the pharmacovigilance requirements are met

If this may be suitable or of interest, please apply and get in touch with Ross Wilson at rwilson@keypeople.co.uk

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Key People


Catherine House,Adelaide Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom






less than 100




St Albans

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01727 817 626

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