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Drug Safety Scientist - Knutsford / Cheshire

Company: Candour Recruitment
Location: Knutsford
Reference: CR1306a
Closing Date: 03 Nov 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): 40,000 - 60,000
Benefits: Holiday, work/life balance

Job Summary:

Drug Safety Scientist required with experience of producing PBRERs and DSURs. Excellent salary and benefits based in Knutsford / Cheshire


An outstanding opportunity has arisen to join a medical communications agency with a global client base. The position of Drug Safety Scientist is an important one for the company as the role will join an existing team in delivering high quality safety projects to their clients.

 Key Tasks:

·        Work independently on assigned projects to produce safety documents eg. PBRERs and DSURs

·        Conduct safety literature searches, surveillance and summaries

·        Write safety summaries and reviews of safety data

·        Surveillance of non-trial activities such as client websites

·        Produce adverse event case entry

·        Client face to face meetings to clarify scope of work, discuss progression

·        Supervision and mentoring of new starters

Key skills required:

At least 3 years within a pharmacovigilance role
Strong experience of producing PBRER and DSUR and aligning the 2 documents
Experience of signal generation and routine surveillance including documentation of signal assessments
Experience of reviewing pharmacovigilance documents for appropriate language, presentation of risk benefit
Good knowledge of MedDRA

Remuneration – The salary will depend on the successful candidate but in the region of £35,000 to £50,000.

Why should you apply

·        You want to join a larger company and work on a variety of clients across a range of therapy areas.

·        You enjoy travelling and love client interaction

·        You want to join a company where you can see a clear career path and progression

Please contact Chris at Candour Recruitment for further details on 0118 466 8088 to discuss, or send a copy of your CV to

Services advertised by Candour Recruitment Ltd are those of an employment business.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
44 Broad Hinton, Twyford, Berks
RG10 0LP
Tel:  0118 466 8088
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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