Senior Pharmacovigilance (PV) Auditor

Location: Guildford, UK

PrimeVigilance is continuing to expand and is looking for a Senior Pharmacovigilance Auditor to join our dynamic and rapidly expanding organization.

The PV Auditor will be responsible to effectively manage and conduct internal and external (third-party) audits to assure compliance with applicable PrimeVigilance´s and/or Client´s procedures and local and global regulatory requirements as well as contractual agreements.

Key Accountabilities

Auditing activities

  • Effective management of pre-audit activities: Communication with Auditee, preparation of Quality plan, Audit plan, Audit checklist, etc. in agreed formats and timelines;
  • Conduct pharmacovigilance audits initiated by PrimeVigilance, according to the agreed Audit Programme and in line with agreed Audit plan and Quality plan:
    o Audits of Partners and Service Providers;
    o Audits of Projects and Activities.
  • Conduct Audits of Third Parties (TP) on behalf of Clients in line with agreed Audit plan and Quality plan and Client´s specification;
  • Document audit findings and recommendations and identify process improvement initiatives and document them in an Audit report in agreed formats and timelines;
  • Plan, create and maintain Corrective and Preventative Action Plans if needed, on an assigned audit basis;
  • Generate and monitor audit metrics and performance evaluation.
  • Act as Lead Auditor on an assigned audit basis: Manage Audit Team in the performance of pharmacovigilance audits, ensuring that audits comply with applicable PrimeVigilance and/or client´s procedures and local and global regulatory requirements as well as contractual agreements.

General activities

  • Support audits and inspections of PrimeVigilance performed by clients/third parties and regulatory authorities;
  • Participate in preparation (authoring or QC) of audit strategy, SOPs, guidelines and other documented procedures required for auditing activity of PrimeVigilance and/or Client as per operational needs;
  • Keep up-to-date about the relevant regulations, legislation of Pharmacovigilance, participate in relevant seminars and trainings;
  • Participate in workshops or trainings organised by PrimeVigilance and create/develop and present training to PrimeVigilance staff on applicable regulatory requirements;
  • Perform other activities as required by the company management in the area of responsibilities and qualifications as stated above.

Qualifications and Skills
  • University education in life sciences or healthcare
  • Strong experience in Pharmacovigilance
  • Previous auditing experience
  • Knowledge of EU and FDA Regulations as well as Guidelines on Good Pharmacovigilance Practice (GVP) and ICH Guidelines
  • Advanced knowledge of standard 19011:2011 and its principles, rules, key points, ethics and objectives, would be a plus, but not required
  • Quality-oriented, quality-committed
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good presentation and report writing skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-motivation, determination and confidence in own abilities
  • Ability to work to deadlines, under pressure
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
  • Fluent knowledge of English; additional languages would be a plus

Our Offer
  • Competitive salary
  • Work within a successful, highly – qualified and dynamic team
  • Professional training and career development in a fast growing healthcare company.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send your application via email to enclosing your English CV and Cover Letter.

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