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Drug Safety

London, United Kingdom

  • Salary: Highly Competitive Package
  • Job type: Interim/Contract
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
  • Contact name: Ben Gardner
  • Contact number: 03335777578
  • Ref: 4043

Job description

Hobson Prior is seeking a Drug Safety Assistant for one of the most globally known pharmaceutical organisations, to be based in London on a contract basis. This job will be working a top 10 pharmaceutical company that works across a range of industries from medical devices to pharmaceutical and consumer goods, operating in over 60 countries.


  • Answer inbound calls from general public, HCPs, internal colleagues to elicit and capture relevant adverse event data 
  • Enter relevant/required safety data into the Global Safety Database from various sources 
  • Request additional information from multiple sources, both internal and external to the company 
  • Confirm that requests for additional follow-up has been sent to reporters as appropriate through review of due diligence reconciliation reports and monitoring that due inbox 
  • Support TFUP questionnaire reconciliation 
  • Monitor due diligence schedule process 
  • Clinical scan and attach files into sceptre 
  • Review case files and/or processes as directed to support internal and external audits and inspections 
  • Complete all assigned training in a timely manner 
  • Administers the due diligence process to ensure completeness of case reports and timely distribution of follow-up requests 
  • Managing post 
  • Letter writing 
  • Loose filing and IRT processing 
  • Files maintains and archives all case materials, including original source documentation 
  • Support CSTL / LSO in responding to ad hoc requests as required 40 

Key Skills

  • Previous experience in a similar/related role is desirable 
  • Degree-level qualification (ideally in life science) or equivalent qualification 


  • Awareness of and familiarity with medical terminology 
  • Proficiency in global and local SOPs 
  • Computer literate with expert knowledge of the Global Safety Database 
  • Ability to prioritise and work to strict timelines on a daily basis 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external customers’ 
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of the Drug Safety and broader Medical Department teams 

Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity, please complete the form below and attach a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist, please request a call back at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life science recruiter focussed on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.