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Pharmacovigilance Specialist - Netherlands

Company: Planet Pharma Staffing Limited
Location: Haarlem
Reference: TKPVMDL
Closing Date: 30 Nov 16
Type: Contract
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

New Pharmacovigilance Specialist role! Contact me today on - T +44 203868 1009 | M +447398184077 |



The Pharmacovigilance (PV) Specialist reports to the Pharmacovigilance Country Lead and is responsible for case management activities for Postmarketing and Investigational products in the country/territory. He/She complies with PV processes and regulations, and Merck policies and procedures for his/her country operation. This applies to all relevant safety information. The PV Specialist is qualified to function independently in the processing of Adverse Events.


·         Translate and process spontaneous and solicited / clinical trial adverse events reports from their country/territories and enter them into the Global Safety database or forward to a designated data entry center or contractual partners

·         Conduct follow-up as required

·         Conduct reconciliation of adverse events reports received from other Merck operating units (e.g., Designated Point of Contact, Medical Information, etc.) and contractual partners, as applicable

·         File, store, and archive safety-related data

·         Comply with PV regulations and Global Safety policies/procedures and when needed propose corrective action

·         Participate in individual case safety report compliance activities and takes the necessary corrective actions locally for late reporting within their country/territory

·         Identify and communicate potential safety issues

·         Complete and document required PV training within required timelines

·         Perform other activities as requested by the Pharmacovigilance Country Lead

·         Assist in preparation for audits/inspections for their country/territories and participate in the audit and/or inspection

Job requirements

·         Fluent in Dutch and English

·         Education: HBO/Bachelor, with several years of experience within pharmacy of nursing or WO/Master in the paramedic/medical biology field (can be a starter who is a quick learner)

·         Knowledge of medical terminology 

·         Knowledge of Microsoft Office

·         Experience in the pharmaceutical industry is a plus

·         Experience with pharmacovigilance is a plus

Skills & Competencies

·         Teamplayer: enjoys working together as a team and deliver as a team

·         Prioritizing, Planning, Accountability: Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; prioritizes to meet business objectives and goals; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals and is accountable.

·         Learning on the fly – A quick learner, open to change and challenges, looks for learnings in both successes and failures, strives to identify and apply best practices.

·         Time management – uses time effectively, works efficiently, is able to prioritize activities, seeks guidance on prioritization when necessary.

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