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Search Results for Pharmacovigilance
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Pharmacoepidemiology Analyst

Pharmacoepidemiology Analyst Our client, a global pharma organisation are currently recruiting for a Pharmacoepidemiology Analyst to join a new team within the organisation on a permanent basis. As Pharmacoepidemiology Analyst you will provide analytical expertise to support the Office of Risk Management and Pharmacoepidemiology. Responsibilities Provide analytical expertise in support of pharmacoepidemiology studies, including risk management plans, studies that address regulatory safety questions or evaluate potential safety signals, and active surveillance studies ...

Location: Cork,
Pharmacoepidemiology Analyst
Cork Not Disclosed

Pharmacoepidemiology Coordinator

Pharmacoepidemiology Coordinator Our client, a global pharma organisation are currently recruiting for a Pharmacoepidemiology Coordinator to join a new team within the organisation on a permanent basis. As Pharmacoepidemiology Coordinator you will be responsible for providing operational support in the design and implementation of pharmacoepidemiology studies. You will also support the development and maintenance of consistent operational processes for completing this work and other related Pharmacoepidemiology work. Responsibilities Establish regular communication with key GP...

Location: Cork,
Pharmacoepidemiology Coordinator
Cork Not Disclosed
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Pharmacovigilance Career Profile

Pharmacovigilance Officer


The Pharmacovigilance Officer (PVO) is responsible for the monitoring and reporting of adverse effects from company pharmaceutical products on the market. This information is supplied to the PVO by medical representatives, patients, doctors and other healthcare professionals in the field. It is the responsibility of the PVO to ensure that this data is suitably recorded, analysed and accurately processed while building strong collaborative relationships with medical affairs, commercial affairs and corporate (Global) pharmacovigilance (PV) functions. The PVO informed opinions will help the company maximise product safety and performance.

Typically the Pharmacovigilance Officer holds a degree in Pharmacology or a related life sciences field and about 3-5 years experience in clinical trials, regulatory or another medical affairs area. Typically graduates can secure entry-level PV associate positions in Contract Research Organization (CRO's) however it is difficult to secure entry level PV positions in pharmaceutical companies in Ireland.

Key Activities of the PVO


  • Periodic Safety Update Reports (PSUR)
  • Write and review Serious Adverse Effects (SAE) narratives and Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) forms for the pharmacovigilance department
  • Signal detection (detection of early warning signs)
  • Risk minimisation
  • Safety exchange agreement
  • To perform training for other departments as appropriate
  • Clinical trial activities