Pharmacovigilance Scientist

Pharmacovigilance Scientist – Contract – Princeton, NJ – $59.00-$69.00/ Hr.
The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

A Pharmaceutical Company is seeking a Pharmacovigilance Scientist in Princeton, NJ.

Role Description

The Worldwide Patient Safety group is responsible for ensuring the safety of our medicines: The Worldwide Patient Safety group is responsible for pharmacovigilance and pharmaco-epidemiology deliverables including single case and aggregate safety monitoring, safety reporting, contribution to benefit-risk assessment, risk management planning and strategy, and execution of certain post-marketing commitments and ensuring compliance with global regulatory requirements.
Support Medical Safety Assessment Physicians (MSAP) in leading Safety Data Review (SDR) Teams. Appropriately perform core signal detection activities and elevate program or portfolio issues impacting key Safety Management Team (SMT) programs, priorities, resources, and milestones with appropriate oversight. Author responses for safety data queries and contribute to specified PV sections of the Periodic Benefit Risk Evaluation Report (PBRER) and Development Safety Update Report (DSUR). Ensure pharmacovigilance regulatory compliance with oversight, as needed.
• Supports Medical Safety Assessment Physician (MSAP) leading signal detection activities for a product's emerging safety profile.
• Prepare/write PV sections of aggregate safety documents (eg, DSUR, PBRER) and analyze data for the RSI section of the IB. Write and analyze data for ad hoc responses to health authorities, with oversight.
• Execute strategy for signal evaluation (eg, case-series, literature review, HA/ claims database). Document signal by Safety Topic Review/ Signal Report.
• Analyze data and prepare documentation to support label updates for assigned products, with oversight.
• Support Safety input for regulatory product labeling.
• Support the EU QPPV or other regional or local Qualified Person for safety issues relating to assigned products.
• Working knowledge of product goals, strategy, drug development stage milestones, partnership agreement, HA commitments, and individual functional area responsibilities. Share with individuals and teams on these applied learnings.
• Perform core surveillance activities, signal assessment according to the product stage of development for multiple compounds, with oversight, as needed.
• Lead Safety Data Review Meetings (SDRM) in the review and evaluation of clinical data to support signal detection. Appropriately elevate issues impacting key SMT activities, milestones, and documents to the SMT Chair with oversight, as needed.
• Contributes to specified PV sections of the DSURs, PBRERs and safety data query responses to HAs including coordination and integration of input from other functional groups, as needed to support responses to ad hoc queries, with oversight, as needed.
• Perform periodic review and summary of pertinent safety-related literature and analysis of pre-determined core signal data.
• Executes the strategy for signal evaluation (eg, case-series, literature review, HA/ claims database). Partner with SMT Chair on the evaluation & management of signals emerging from any data source. Authors the Safety Topic Review/ Signal Report and tracks signals for other means of communication, with oversight, as needed.
• Perform the review and evaluation of SARs for inclusion in the IB RSI, including presentation to SMT to ensure alignment. Author the IB RSI table, for less complex products with oversight, as needed.
• Author documentation to support safety labeling updates to ensure labeling adequately reflects the emerging postmarketing safety profile, with oversight as needed.
• Support preparation for regulatory inspections and audits with evaluation of current processes and assess alignment with regulatory expectations, guidelines, and mandates.

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

Additionally, this position is a contract role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical, dental or vision benefits.

• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• 401K
• Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran.

In accordance with applicable federal and state law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays U.S. Corporation will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information. #1142584


Job Type
Technology & Internet Services
New Jersey
$59.00-$69.00/ Hr.

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