Pharmacovigilance Physician - Cambridge, UK

Cambridge, UK
Competitive Salary
Sep 20, 2016
Oct 18, 2016
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Pharmacovigilance Physician
Cambridge, UK

To provide medical input into the global Pharmacovigilance department and activities with the objective of ensuring medical integrity.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the QPPV for medical safety matters
  • Medical evaluation of individual case reports, including causality assessment and MedDRA coding
  • Signal detection
  • Medical advisory role
  • Risk management activities
  • Report writing and benefit risk analysis (pre- & post marketing)
  • Preparing Risk Management Plans
  • Responses to safety questions
  • Aggregate report medical review
  • Maintaining a strong GPVP & GCP knowledge.
  • The job holder is responsible for maintaining cGxP and H&S knowledge applicable to the job

Qualifications/ Experience required:


  • Full understanding of drug development process.
  • Medical degree with a sound clinical knowledge in diverse therapeutic areas: must be registered with the General Medical Council.
  • Strong background in drug safety / pharmacovigilance
  • Thorough knowledge of safety regulations and legal requirements


  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to work with people at all levels.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to be proactive, work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Computer literate and competent in the use of Pharmacovigilance databases
  • Good attention to detail.

Attributes and Behaviours:

  • Have the ability of prioritising, planning and organising workload.
  • Maintain a positive working environment within the office
  • Demonstrate a “can do” approach.
  • Demonstrate highest level of confidentiality and discretion
  • Willingness to travel if required.

Desirable Qualifications/Experience:

  • Extensive pharmaceutical experience in safety or clinical development
  • Should either have or be prepared to take the Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine or equivalent qualification.

Location: Cambridge, UK

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