Pharmacovigilance Officer

Dependent on Experience
21 Mar 2019
18 Apr 2019
Georgia Walden
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for an experienced Pharmacovigilance specialist has become available within a Pharmaceutical company based in the Berkshire area. As the Pharmacovigilance Officer you will be responsible for performing Pharmacovigilance activities for all company products as well as training staff in drug safety and product information to ensure the company is compliant with MHRA and EU regulations.


Your duties as the Pharmacovigilance Officer will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Report all adverse drug reactions from a range of sources as well as adverse events related to company sponsored clinical trials.

2. Perform QC checks and Signal Detection management as well as agree Pharmacovigilance contracts with 3rd party suppliers.

3. Assist with the writing and submission of PSURs in adherence with UK / EU requirements as well as other Aggregate reporting activities.

4. Assist with Pharmacovigilance Compliance and Quality Assurance ( QA ) with the raising of CAPAs following Deviations.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Pharmacovigilance Officer we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Life Sciences discipline (e.g. Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Chemistry etc.) with hands on experience working in a Pharmacovigilance / Drug Safety focused position.

2. Proven industry experience in Pharmacovigilance, ideally working directly with EU agencies with a sound knowledge of EU regulations, directives and guidelines.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) case reporting, PSUR's and MedDRA coding.

Key Words: Pharmacovigilance | Drug Safety | Associate | Officer | Senior | PV | EU | MHRA | PSUR | Adverse Drug Reactions | ADR | MedDRA | QC Checking | Triaging

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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