Principal PV Scientist

£75000 - £80000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  1. PVG & Drug Safety, Postmarket Drug Safety

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Hobson Prior are looking for a Principal PV Scientist to join a leading biopharmaceutical organisation who provide pioneering medicines to patients all over the world. As the Principal PV Scientist, you will provide expertise to multiple and/or single but complex products in different stages of development as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the strategy for proactive pharmacovigilance and risk management planning of complex or multiple products, including preparation of the safety aspects of Global Risk.
  • Management Plans and Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) in partnership with the GSP and others as appropriate.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in the therapeutic area and across multiple products.
  • You will have the ability to lead cross-functional process improvement or other initiatives on behalf of the Patient Safety organization.
  • You will take accountability and lead resolution of complex safety issues and mediates cross-functional agreement.
  • Complete duties as a Safety Strategy and Management Team (SSaMT) Leader for complex and/or multiple products.
  • Lead presentation of complex issues to Safety Information Review Committee (SIRC).
  • You will lead safety strategy for multiple or complex periodic regulatory documents (PBRERs, PSURs, DSURs) according to the agreed process and timelines.
  • You lead safety strategy for regulatory submissions of new products, formulations or indications (NDA/BLA, MAA), in partnership with the GSP and other functional experts.
  • You will lead negotiations and provides expertise to the PS component of contracts/agreements with third parties to ensure quality and integrity of agreements.

Key Skills:

  • Fluent in written and verbal English.


  • A life sciences/pharmacy/nursing degree.
  • Advanced Patient Safety and/or Clinical/Drug Development experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of PV regulations.
  • MD/MSc/PhD in scientific discipline would be preferred.
  • Advanced understanding of epidemiology would be preferred.

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