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DRUG SAFETY ASSOCIATE - Swansea, United Kingdom

Company: PRA Health Sciences
Location: Swansea, United Kingdom
Reference: 2016-38310
Closing Date: 04 Mar 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Excellent salary + benefits

Job Summary:

An outstanding opportunity to join one of the world’s leading contract research organisations and be part of a dynamic and growing international company. Join PRA Health Sciences as a Drug Safety Associate and help realize your career potential.



Location: Swansea, United Kingdom

As a top five CRO, we have worked on 100+ marketed drugs across several therapeutic areas and conducted the pivotal or supportive trials that led to FDA and/or international regulatory approval of 45+ such drugs.

At PRA Health Sciences, providing innovative solutions for our clients is what we do. From full service clinical development to the pioneering Embedded SolutionsTM model, PRA provides a broad spectrum of solutions that meet the demands of a diverse marketplace.

At PRA, borders do not create boundaries. PRA’s success is dependent upon our ability to attract and retain a talented team of diverse professionals.  Our growing workforce is comprised of over 10,000 employees, spanning 13 time zones across six continents and who speak more than 30 languages – yet operate in unison as one worldwide PRA community. 

For more information please see our website:

We are seeking a Drug Safety Associate to join our established Drug Safety department in Swansea. The role of a Drug Safety Associate involves managing individual case reports (Serious Adverse Events, Adverse Drug Reactions), reconciliation of SAEs, coding and data retrievals from the safety database, supporting the generation of periodic safety reports, and DSMB/DMC reviews. Within this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Producing concise and accurate narratives
  • Performing coding of diseases, adverse events and medications
  • Submission of safety reports to the relevant authorities
  • Processing individual case safety reports
  • Reconciliation of Serious Adverse Events
  • Generating data listings from the safety database

The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree (or equivalent) preferably within life sciences and the ability to read, understand and summarise medical source documents.  An understanding of regulations relevant to safety of drugs in development and post authorizations, as well as knowledge of clinical research, is an advantage.

We are happy to consider experienced clinical safety associates but are also open to hearing from experienced medical workers and recent graduates with a keen interest in drug safety. This would be a great first step for a graduate looking to develop their experience in the CRO industry.

Together with a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive range of benefits and an excellent working environment. As we continue to expand, there will be career opportunities on a truly global scale.

If you have any questions please email or call our recruitment department at +44 (0) 1189 5185 63. 

PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.


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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
500 South Oak Way
Green Park
Tel:  +44 (118) 918 1000
Fax:  +44 (118) 918 1001
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