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Drug Safety Officer/Specialist - long term contract

Company: Planet Pharma Staffing Limited
Reference: NW/PVNDL/01
Closing Date: 19 Nov 16
Type: Contract
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

Planet Pharma are working with a Leading Sponsor in the Netherlands, actively seeking an experienced Drug Safety Professional to join them on a long term contractual basis. This is an office based role, and candidates must speak fluent English and Dutch.


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.

Jon Description

  • 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

  • Fluency in Dutch and English
  • Education: Bachelor/Degree, with several years of experience within pharmaceutical industry
  • Knowledge of medical terminology 
  • Good 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 




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