Pharmacovigilance Specialist, East Yorkshire



Working on an initial 3-month term with potential to extend further, Kingston Recruitment are currently looking to recruit a Pharmacovigilance Specialist who is available for work from September. 

The purpose of this job function is to support Pharmacovigilance activities to ensure to the continued safe use of the pharmaceutical and biological products in clients portfolio.

The job function will provide a professional Pharmacovigilance Service as part of a team supporting the design, development and ongoing commercialization of clients pharmaceutical and biological products.

This role requires an in-depth understanding of regulations and standards relating to the significantly revised 2010 EU Pharmacovigilance Legislation (implemented in 2012) which greatly increases the regulatory requirements for monitoring the safety of medicines in the EU by the official Marketing Authorisation Holder (MAH).

Key responsibilities will include:

To ensure compliance with Pharmacovigilance Legislation - Regulation (EC) No 1235/2010 & Directive 2010/84/EU

Assist in the management of the company pharmacovigilance system, ensuring the adequacy of pharmacovigilance activities and the maintenance of the Pharmacovigilance System Master File.

To assist in ensuring that the conduct of all pharmacovigilance activities is in accordance with company procedures, applicable legislation and Good Vigilance Practice.

Ensure the accurate completion of MedDRA coding of Adverse Events and Adverse Drug Reactions, as required for PSURs/PBRERs and expedited reports


Degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, e.g. Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry, Biology, Toxicology

Pharmacovigilance qualification, desirable

Good interpersonal skills are essential


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Kingston Recruitment Ltd is one of the longest established privately owned agencies in East Yorkshire, established in 1985.

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Suppliers to the leading organisations in the area from internationals to SME’s, plus the public sector including Local Government and the medical profession.

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Reference: J00Pharma CPR

Location: East Yorkshire

Salary: £Negotiable


Contact Details: Temporary Department