Drug Safety Officer

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Surrey
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
*Drug Safety Officer - 6 month contract - Top Pharma - Surrey*

My client a top Pharmaceutical has a need for a Drug Safety Officer to join their Safety operations team on a 6 month contract.

Within this role you will :

* Provide safety information to manufacturers, suppliers and, when required, competent authorities in an efficient and professional manner
* Ensure all patient safety issues are escalated and processed promptly
* Provide coherent and comprehensive support to other departments and clients as required
* Provide an efficient and professional response to enquiries from all internal and external customers
* Support new services that may be developed (patient tracking, etc)
* Improve and enhance internal processes to increase efficiency
* Timely transmission of adverse event reports to the supplier or manufacturer, at all times managing the clients' expectations, and ensuring that regulations and processes are adhered to
* Respond to follow up requests in a timely and accurate manner, ensuring regulations and processes are adhered to
* Provide monthly line listings of safety reports to clients and internal departments as required for the purposes of audits and/or reconciliation
* Write and review relevant SOPs, ensure all contractual requirements with regards to Pharmacovigilance are updated in the relevant procedures, and contribute to and ensure system improvement
* Create and update relevant reports and trackers and provide them to the Client within the timelines
* Provide cover for other team members if required
* Provide support regarding regulatory requirement monitoring and updates.
* Responsible for updating client-specific special requirements document to reflect contractual obligations.
* Assist in raising and investigating deviations/non-compliance and developing and implementing appropriate corrective and preventative actions in a timely manner.
* Provides all-employee induction and refresher training on PV requirements.
* Responsible for completion of routine Business Continuity Plan testing
* Receipt and triage of drug safety mailbox and voicemail, ensuring timely handling of safety information and other enquiries.
* Participate and provide support in preparation, throughout and following PV audits as necessary.

In order to be considered for this role, you will possess a Health Care Professional Degree or Life Science Degree . You will have experience in pharmaceutical safety, preferably experience in a safety operations role and good knowledge of global Pharmacovigilance regulatory obligations

Before you apply for this position it is vital that you are in possession of an EU or UK passport or relevant visa to work without restrictions in the UK.

To apply for this position or if you want to discuss other roles that we are working on, please do not hesitate to contact Roberta Atkins on [Phone number removed]
This job was originally posted as www.emedcareers.com/job/960519746

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