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Senior Safety Scientist

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

  • Salary: £50-£55 per hour
  • Job type: Interim/Contract
  • Posted: 31/05/2019
  • Contact name: Matthew Jenner
  • Contact number: 0333 577 7578
  • Ref: 4384

Job description

Hobson Prior is recruiting for a Senior Safety Scientist to join a multinational healthcare company at their offices in Hertfordshire. This role will support early and late phase development activities as a member of the safety team under the leadership of the Safety Science Leader.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Represent Safety Science with business process owners on processes executed by Safety Science.
  • Accountable for coordination and collaboration with vendors servicing Safety Science.
  • Acts self-sufficiently to manage safety responsibilities on study teams and in activities supporting safety science.
  • Trains and mentors more junior members of the safety team.
  • Responsible to manage and complete projects requiring more coordination and insight for low-medium priority projects.
  • Understands how safety activities contribute to development goals and takes measures to maximize safety value to the organization.
  • Takes on speaking opportunities and team leadership opportunities.
  • Shows independence and high competence in the conduct of all safety science responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates behaviours consistent with company values and engenders confidence from senior management.
  • Takes on responsibility for more complex deliverables.

Key Skills:

  • Strong orientation towards process improvement and cross-functional teamwork.
  • Effectively work with remote partners on a global team.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.


  • Work experience in pharma safety, pharmacovigilance or other related pharmaceutical development area.
  • Understanding of GxP and regulated processes and end to end clinical trial lifecycle
  • Complete application of data analysis / statistical methods to evaluate, interpret and present scientific data with clarity.

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 sciences recruiter focused 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.