Current Pharmacovigilance Job Listings

a Sr. Principal Pharmacovigilance (PV) Scientist

Pharmacovigilance jobs at Takeda Pharmaceutical
  • Takeda Pharmaceutical
  • Lexington, MA

Job Description

Takeda Development Center Americas, Inc. is seeking a Sr. Principal Pharmacovigilance (PV) Scientist in Lexington, MA with the following requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Regulatory Affairs or a related field or foreign equivalent degree plus 2 years of related experience OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Regulatory Affairs or a related field or foreign equivalent degree plus 6 years of pharmacovigilance related experience.

Prior experience must include:

  • Conduct safety signal detection, assessment,
  • management from various sources including medical scientific literature and global safety database (2 years);
  • perform medical assessment of individual case and aggregate safety reports for product safety profile and address safety related regulatory authority requests (2 years);
  • apply clinical trial methodology, various regulatory submissions, pharmacovigilance regulations, and safety profile to perform risk/benefit analysis (risk management plan) (2 years);
  • utilize proficient communication skills with ability to review, analyze, interpret and present complex safety data to a high standard during internal and global cross-functional collaborations for patient safety (2 years).

Company headquarters in Lexington, MA. Individual may reside anywhere in the U.S. Telecommuting allowed from any location in the U.S.

Remote Pharmacovigilance Job Listings

Director PV Alliance Management – Remote

Pharmacovigilance jobs at Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  • Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  • Palo Alto, CA

Job Description

The Director, Pharmacovigilance Alliance Management (PVAM) is responsible for overseeing and optimizing the value of Jazz PV alliances. Reporting into, and under the direction of the Executive Director PV Operations, this highly experienced Pharmacovigilance leader will be responsible for setting the standards for Pharmacovigilance Agreements (PVA)s, Safety Data Exchange Agreements (SDEAs), and PV Service Provider Agreements worldwide to ensure PV support for activities in strategic functions of the business, ensure high quality safety data to enable protection of patients taking Jazz medicines, and ensure compliance with worldwide Regulations and Jazz obligations to Business Partners.

The PVAM Director supervises and directs the operational and management activities of multiple Managers and their teams in the effective oversight of SDEAs, PVAs, Safety Reporting Plans (SRPs), PV Service Provider Agreements, and is accountable for internal and external customer relationships, managing these alliances directly and working with the PVAM Team as well as in partnership with cross-functional staff.

The PVAM Director will liaise with cross functional customers and stakeholders within Jazz to proactively ensure nuance stakeholder requirements are met, and key safety performance indicators are defined and met, as well as to evaluate opportunities to maximize the value proposition of outsourced PV services and Business Partner Agreements. The leader will work closely with others across Pharmacovigilance and the strategic functions of the business.


For this role, the anticipated base pay range is $176,000-$231,000. The exact base pay offered for this role will depend on various factors, including but not limited to the candidate’s qualifications, skills, and experience.

The Pharmacovigilance Industry

Pharmacovigilance is the science of monitoring the safety of medications and detecting, evaluating, and preventing adverse effects or any other possible drug-related problems. It is a crucial field that plays a vital role in ensuring the safety and efficacy of medications.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Pharmacovigilance professionals are responsible for monitoring the safety of medications and identifying potential adverse effects of drugs. This includes collecting and analyzing data on the effects of medications, as well as identifying and evaluating potential risks associated with the use of specific drugs.

Pharmacovigilance professionals may work in a variety of settings, including pharmaceutical companies, government agencies, and healthcare organizations. They may also be involved in the development and testing of new medications, as well as in the communication of information about the safety of medications to healthcare professionals and the general public.

Skills and Qualifications Required for Pharmacovigilance Jobs

To work in the pharmacovigilance industry, you typically need at least a bachelor’s degree in a field such as pharmacy, nursing, or a related scientific discipline. Some pharmacovigilance jobs may require an advanced degree, such as a master’s degree or a Ph.D.

In addition to education, pharmacovigilance professionals may also be required to have relevant work experience, such as experience in a healthcare setting or in research. Some pharmacovigilance jobs may also require specialized training or certification, such as certification as a pharmacy technician or a clinical research coordinator.

Companies in the Pharmacovigilance Space

  • Aquity Solutions
  • Bausch Health
  • Brado
  • Cox Health
  • Eurofins
  • ImpactBio
  • ProPharma Group
  • PwC
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Pharmacovigilance Outsourcing Companies

  • Bioclinica
  • Accenture
  • Clintec
  • Covance
  • Cognizant
  • Ergomed
  • IBM Corporation
  • Genpact
  • ICON
  • iGATE Corporation
  • Infosys
  • iMED Global Corporation
  • Medpace Holdings

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