Covance

Lead Safety Science Specialist

Job Location(s) IN-Bangalore
Job Number
2020-57305
Job Category
Drug Safety/Pharmacovigilance
Position Type
Full-Time
Telecommute
No

Job Overview

- Manage the receipt and processing of all adverse event reports reported either spontaneously from any source or from a clinical trial. This includes, but is not limited to:
- entry of safety data onto adverse event database(s) and tracking systems
- review of adverse events for completeness, accuracy and appropriateness for expedited reporting
- write patient narratives
- code adverse events accurately using MedDRA
- determine expectedness/listedness against appropriate label
- identifies clinically significant information missing from initial reports and ensures its collection
- ensure case receives appropriate medical review
- prepare follow-up correspondence consulting the medical staff accordingly.
- ensure all cases that require expediting reporting to worldwide regulatory agencies are processed swiftly and appropriately within required timelines
- reporting of endpoints to clients, regulatory authorities, ethics committees, investigators and Covance project personnel, if required, within study specified timelines
- provide independent QC of AE reports for other members of the group

Education/Qualifications

Degree preferred to be in one or more of the following disciplines: Biological Sciences, Pharmacy, Nursing, Life Sciences, and Chemistry.
 
*Safety experience includes actual experience processing AE/SAE reports, generating narratives, queries, working within safety databases, and experience with regulatory submissions.
 
**Relevant experience includes experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or CRO industry, partly in related areas such as Medical Affairs, Clinical Data Entry and Clinical Data Management, Clinical Data Monitor, Regulatory Affairs, or Quality Assurance.

Experience

- 5+ years of strong clinical drug safety experience
- Mentoring experinece is an added advantage
- Good verbal, written and presentation skills.
- Good communication.
- Ability to interact and influence with line and middle management, staff and external contacts on a functional and tactical level.
- High degree of accuracy with attention to detail.
- Functions as a team player.
- Ability to present and share useful business information across departments and functions.
- Ability to anticipate and identify problems and take appropriate action to correct

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