Pharmacovigilance Compliance Specialist

General Electric - Marlborough, MA4.1

Role Summary:
Maintaining a robust PV Quality System via compliance activities demands persistent critical attention, particularly in the areas of compliance and quality control. PV regulations are becoming more stringent worldwide. The PV Compliance Specialist conducts and/or supports a wide range of moderate to multifaceted scope and complex pharmacovigilance activities, while working within established timeframes and ensuring compliance with global and local procedures, policies, processes and guidelines.

Essential Responsibilities:
Essential Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development, implementation, and/or oversight of quality and compliance activities within Global PV Organization.
  • Develop and assist with activities related to Individual Case Safety Report (ICSR) Quality Review in which selected cases can be reviewed against source documents and any quality findings are documented and tracked for training and trending purposes.
  • Perform Quality Control assessments of PV activities such as case processing, including the verification of documents in the safety database. Quality findings should be documented for tracking and trending purposes and findings will be discussed internally on a regular basis.
  • Work closely with PV Compliance Leads to ensure global PV Network contacts, local training, assisting in new staff onboarding initiatives and local reporting requirements are accurate and up-to-date at all times.
  • Perform monthly reconciliation of safety tracking logs of AE reports sent from the PV network to the Central Safety Unit and Global Regulatory Agencies, archiving all correspondences appropriately and according to good documentation practices.
  • Work with Quality Assurance colleagues to perform reconciliation for product complaints
  • Ensure the department’s compliance with various third-party agreements (distributor, contractor, collaborative partners) Track safety data exchange information to ensure compliance with SDEA parameters
  • Identify noncompliance and contribute to the investigation and development of corrective and preventive action plans
  • Provide support as needed during audits and inspections
  • Other responsibilities for this role may include, but not limited to, safety reconciliation efforts, consisting of documentation and monitoring of safety information exchange throughout the global PV network (Local Safety Units (LSUs) and distributors) to ensure the receipt and reporting to the GEHC Central Safety Unit (CSU) and global regulatory agencies in compliance with PV SOPs and global regulatory requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree with minimum of 4 years experience
  • Minimum of 2 years in pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry experience in PV, including clinical trials
and post-marketing experience doing data entry and reporting of ICSRs.
  • Global experience and experience in Pharmacovigilance compliance monitoring is preferred.
  • Proficient in US/EU/AP/LA regulations and ICH guidelines. Working knowledge of Global Pharmacovigilance Regulations and associated compliance monitoring
  • Proficiency working in Microsoft-based word processing and spreadsheet applications
Desired Characteristics:
  • RN or Pharmacy Degree preferred
  • High integrity, sense of urgency, ability to recognize time sensitivity
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a matrix environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Solid written and oral communication skills
  • Sound attention to detail
  • Strong sense of responsibility and an ability to work autonomously, as well work in a team setting
  • Strong understanding of general Pharmacovigilance concepts and practices
  • Understands established procedures and communicate those procedures to others
  • Performs other duties as assigned
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