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Pharmacovigilance Specialist

  • Tijdelijk dienstverband
  • Haarlem

Derks & Derks

A temporary assignment as a PV specialist for a period of 6 to 12 months at a large pharmaceutical company (Haarlem, The Netherlands)

  • a challenging job within a large pharmaceutical company
  • a temporary assignment for 6 to 12 months
  • a temporary contract of Derks & Derks Secondment and Interim

Our client is a world leader in the healthcare industry. They work for a healthy world.

Through their medicines, vaccines, biological therapies, and support services, they offer health solutions for people and animals in more than 140 countries. They also demonstrate their commitment to an increasing access to healthcare through far-reaching programs that donate and deliver their products to the people who need them. The organisation has three main locations and about 4500 employees. This position is located in Haarlem.


The Pharmacovigilance Specialist reports to the Pharmacovigilance Country Lead and is responsible for case management activities for Postmarketing and Investigational products in the country/territory. As a PV Specialist you will comply with PV processes and regulations, and policies and procedures for your country operation. This applies to all relevant safety information. The PV Specialist is qualified to function independently in the processing of adverse events. You will be responsible for translating and processing spontaneous and solicited/clinical trial adverse events reports from their country/territories and enter them into the Global Safety database or forward to a designated data entry center or contractual partners. You will conduct follow-up as required. You will conduct reconciliation of adverse events reports received from other operating units (e.g., Designated Point of Contact, Medical Information, etc.) and contractual partners, as applicable. You will file, store, and archive safety-related data. You will comply with PV regulations and Global Safety policies/procedures and when needed propose corrective action. You will participate in individual case safety report compliance activities and take the necessary corrective actions locally for late reporting within their country/territory. You will identify and communicate potential safety issues. You will complete and document required PV training within required timelines. You will perform other activities as requested by the Pharmacovigilance Country Lead. You will assist in preparation for audits/inspections for their country/territories and may participate in the audit and/or inspection.

  • bachelor or master degree in the life science industry or (bio)pharmacy
  • several years of experience within pharmacy of nursing (can be a starter who is a quick learner)
  • knowledge of medical terminology
  • knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • experience in the pharmaceutical industry is a plus
  • experience with pharmacovigilance is a plus
  • fluency in Dutch and English

Interested? Please send your curriculum vitae and motivation to Djamila Hagemans, under reference number DT/18-160-DD, to: For further information, please call Djamila Hagemans 033-4728087. An capacity test may be part of the selection method.


Our client has chosen Derks and Derks for the selection of the candidates. We therefore ask you to sent your application to Derks and Derks.


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