Product Vigilance Assistant

Location: Berkshire, England Salary: £20 - £21.25 per hour
Sector: Pharmaceuticals Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Sam Davies

Product Vigilance Assistant

Product Vigilance Specialist needed for a multinational Pharmaceutical organisation based in Berkshire who are looking to employ an experienced Product Vigilance Specialist with a working understanding of drug development and pharmacology.

The successful Product Vigilance Specialist will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will receive a pay rate of up to £21.25 per hour.

What the role entails:

Support the coordination of safety reporting requirements as required for Marketing Authorisation Holders (MAHs) and /or study sponsor, as applicable.

Some of the main duties of the Product Vigilance Assistant will include:

Inbound Case Management:

* Receipt and processing of incoming safety information from multiple sources, both internal
and external to the Company
* Entry of relevant/required safety data into the Global Safety Database from spontaneous
sources, clinical trials and other solicited sources.
* Provision of safety information/acknowledgement to marketing partners/other third party
partners/Global Medical Safety within the internal and contractual timelines
* Requesting additional information from multiple sources, both internal and external to the
* Assist with assessment of incoming information from multiple sources, both internal and
external to the Company
* Assist in the quality review of data captured in the Global Safety Database

Outbound Case Management:

* Continual monitoring and assessment of reportability of Individual Case Safety Reports
due for regulatory reporting to the respective Competent Authorities (MHRA and IMB) and
* Notified Bodies (British Standards Institution (BSI)
* Quality review of expedited assessments prior to submission
* Provision of safety information to Competent Authorities/Notified Bodies within required
regulatory timelines

Additional Activities:

* Accurate and timely documentation of deviations to process/timelines. Including root
cause analysis and documentation of Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPAs)
* Support all occurrences of internal and external audits and inspections
* Ensures all assigned training is completed in a timely manner
* May be involved in mentoring/training of staff and/or third-party partners with
* respect to pharmacovigilance
* May be involved in completion of periodic reconciliation activities.

In order to be the successful Product Vigilance Specialist and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

* Awareness of and familiarity with industry principles of drug development and
* Proficiency in global and local SOPs
* Computer literate with expert knowledge of the Global Safety Database and/or expedited
reporting module(s)
* Ability to prioritise and work to strict timelines on a daily basis
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to negotiate and communicate with internal and external customers
* Ability to work effectively as a member of the Drug Safety and broader Medical
Department teams
* Knowledge and understanding of key legislation applicable to pharmacovigilance in the
* UK and Ireland
* Proven expertise and experience in pharmaceutical regulations and R&D processes is

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Product Vigilance Specialist to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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