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Executive Vigilance Assessor

Executive Vigilance Assessor Our client, a large regulatory body are currently recruiting for an Executive Vigilance Assessor to join their team. Responsibilities Line management of department personnel and assisting the Vigilance Assessment Manager in defining objectives, settings targets, coordinating activities, agreeing priorities, developing team members and maintaining effective communication lines Coordinate a strategic scientific quality assurance approach to vigilance assessment activities, supporting an excellence in pharmacovigilance model across the sec...

Location: Dublin,
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Senior Specialist Pharmacovigilance

Senior Specialist Pharmacovigilance-100% remote working Our client a pharmaceutical consulting organisation are currently recruiting for an Senior Specialist Pharmacovigilance to join their team on a permanent basis. As Senior Specialist Pharmacovigilance you will be accountable for the execution of operational tasks in the field of pharmacovigilance that require specific technical expertise in the field of medicines and medical documentation. This role is 100% remote working. Fluency in German is essential for this role. Responsibilities Provision of pharmaceutical exper...

Location: Republic of Ireland,
Senior Specialist Pharmacovigilance
Republic of Ireland Not Disclosed

Associate Director Pharmacovigilance Fully Remote Working

Associate Director Pharmacovigilance-100% remote working Our client a pharmaceutical consulting organisation are currently recruiting for an Associate Director Pharmacovigilance to join their team on a permanent basis. As Associate Director Pharmacovigilance you will be responsible for responsible for the implementation of operational tasks in the field of pharmacovigilance. Provide leadership and coordination of projects, where the organisation assumes an extensive drug safety responsibility on behalf of the client for medicinal products / medical devices. Responsibilit...

Location: Republic of Ireland,
Associate Director Pharmacovigilance Fully Remote Working
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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