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Global Drug Safety Data Manager

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Reference: LCD9098
Closing Date: 24 Nov 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

On behalf of our client, a growing global healthcare company, we are currently recruiting for a Global Drug Safety Data Manager.


On behalf of our client, a growing global healthcare company, we are currently recruiting for a Global Drug Safety Data Manager.

The Global Drug Safety Data Manager is responsible for providing application and operational support for the development, maintenance, and improvement of the systems and processes of the Global Patient Safety (GPS) department.  The individual in this role will work closely with GPS colleagues and other departments, including IT, to ensure the integrity and consistency of safety data while ensuring that safety data deliverables are well defined, timely, meaningful and compliant.

•    Develop system/application requirements according to business needs. Collaborate with the IT department and the safety data base vendor on system updates and validation. Lead and/or contribute to the design, development, and testing of Argus configuration and functionalities.
•    Contribute to the development and improvement of data collection, retrieval, and submission processes. Plan and prioritize system/application improvements according to user requests and business requirements. 
•    Lead and support safety data validation efforts, maintain documentation, and perform quality checks on data output. 
•    Establish best practices for data retrieval and query generation. Create, run, and distribute routine and ad-hoc queries.

•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science, technology or engineering preferred.  Master’s Degree and/or advanced training in relevant fields is strongly preferred.
•    7 -10 years of experience in global drug development including drug safety, risk management, clinical research, biostatistics, epidemiology or other relevant field is required.
•    Expert knowledge of drug safety databases and related computer systems. Strong Argus experience will provide candidates with a strong advantage.
•    Expert knowledge of MS Office suite specifically Excel required. Database design or programming experience is a plus.
•    Working knowledge of global regulatory requirements and guidance documents for drug safety reporting including experience with E2B submissions.
•    Understanding of Pharmacovigilance internal and external environment including methodological and technical aspects.
•    Ability to analyze and communicate complex issues and their strategic implications for systems and processes.
•    Fluency in spoken and written English.
•    Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
•    Strong problem solving skills.
•    Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a sense of urgency in a dynamic, cross-functional matrix environment.

For more information and to apply for this role please call Linda on +353 1 2784671 or e-mail

Thornshaw Scientific Recruitment is a leading Irish provider of specialist Scientific Recruitment. Part of the CPL Group. Tel: +353 1 2784671

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

Rep. Ireland
Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
Fax:  00 353 (1) 278 4672
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