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Head of Pharmacovigilance (Northern Europe)

Head of Pharmacovigilance (Northern Europe)

  • Location

    Hertfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Pharmacovigilance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Matt Thomas

  • Contact email:

    matt.thomas@pharma-partners.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    22385_1608200152

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-16

  • Consultant:

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Job title: Head of Pharmacovigilance (Northern Europe)

A global pharmaceutical business in Hertfordshire are seeking a Head of Pharmacovigilance to support all products within Norther Europe. This role will also be responsible for the line management of a PV Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for PV within Northern Europe.
  • To be the UK contact person and local expert in PV by keeping abreast of current best practice and future developments.
  • Notify GPV and update local standard operating procedures (SOPs) with any changes in UK PV legislation or national requirements.
  • Liaise with Pharmacovigilance personnel regarding initial reports of adverse events so that these may be reported in line with statutory requirements.
  • Communicate changes on product SPCs and PILs to external bodies; alert BNF, MIMS, C&D, PJ and UKMI to changes to Product Licences and SPCs, update SPCs and PILs on eMC website, communicate changes to internal customers, maintain the abbreviated prescribing document for promoted products.
  • Review promotional material in line with Code of Practice; review materials for technical accuracy and correct referencing in line with internal SOP, assist with preparation of data for defence of CoP complaints, as required

Requirements:

  • Medical, Pharmacy, Nursing or Life Science Degree is essential
  • Significant Pharmacovigilance experience within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Prior line management experience is desirable

Salary and benefits:

To apply for this position or hear further details then please contact Matt Thomas via matt.thomas@pharma-partners.co.uk