Senior PV Officer

Senior PV Officer

Job Title: Senior PV Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Harlow, Essex
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: SPVO01_1500542518
Contact Name: Alex Young
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 20, 2017 10:21

Job Description


  • Achievement of internal case processing targets
  • Records and reports all adverse drug reactions relating to company products as per UK/EU requirements whether received from Healthcare Professionals, Competent Authorities, Medical Information or literature sources.
  • Records and reports all adverse events relating to company sponsored clinical trials as per UK/EU requirements.
  • Prepares expedited report and handles AE follow-up requests i.e. requests further information from healthcare professionals on all notified adverse experiences, where appropriate.
  • Alerts company personnel of any possible adverse changes to the benefit-risk profile of company products and provides relevant information as required to facilitate an assessment.
  • Distribution of the Pharmacovigilance team's daily workload.

Periodic Safety Update Reports (PSURs)

  • Generation of PSURs in line with UK/EU requirements.
  • Submission of all PSURs as per UK/EU requirements.
  • Maintains PSUR schedule.
  • Diarising PSUR Data Lock Points and submission cycles in order to coordinate the submission of all Periodic Safety Update Reports (PSURs) as per UK/EU requirement.

Pharmacovigilance Systems

  • Maintenance and monitoring of existing pharmacovigilance systems in line with UK/EU requirements.
  • Processes and reviews all AE information and maintains the company databases, ensuring all entries and coding systems are correct.
  • Reconciliation of ADR and MI reporting.
  • Acts as deputy Local Pharmacovigilance Officer (LPO) and acts as the UK point of contact regarding MHRA and group (STADA) pharmacovigilance matters.

Company compliance with MHRA/EU pharmacovigilance regulations, directives and guidelines

  • Continuously maintains and enhances the company knowledge base concerning the regulations, directives and guidelines that influence pharmacovigilance requirements and advises on the implications thereof.
  • Ensures all Company and regulatory timeframes are met for the processing and reporting of safety information.
  • Train all company and non-company personnel, where applicable, in pharmacovigilance requirements.
  • Compilation of compliance metrics, monthly report and quarterly reports.