Pharmacovigilance Associate


medical device pharmaceutical food industry

About this job

  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Area of expertise: Safety
  • Location: Calgary

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Monday, 22 November 2021

About this role: Pharmacovigilance Associate

About this role: Pharmacovigilance Associate

We’re hiring a Pharmacovigilance Associate with our client, a global pharmaceutical company, to join their team. This is a long-term contract renewable every year. Home-based opportunity for now, however it will be required to go to the office some days a week.

This professional will be supporting the Pharmacovigilance department


  • Collect and forward adverse events reports (ICSRs) for initial, follow-up, serious, non-serious, solicited, non-solicited cases to GPV (Global Pharmacovigilance) or licensed partners as per corporate and local requirements and timelines.
  • Prepare written follow-up requests for ICSRs as per corporate and local requirements
  • Document in the Global PV database all activities related to Canadian ICSRs.
  • Manage the regular reconciliations with service providers.
  • Manage the external vendor training records including the launching of annual refresher training.
  • Support the Sanofi PV Lead in compiling information for the LPSMF on a quarterly basis.
  • Contribute to the development and organization of a local quality system (SOPs) supporting Associate Pharmacovigilance activities.
  • Participate in the ongoing optimization of PV procedures as well as inter-departmental procedures affecting PV.
  • Participate in the maintenance of the PV filing and archiving system according to corporate and Canadian requirements.




  • Preferably Bachelor of Science as a minimum requirement
  • Preferably at least 1-2 years of relevant experience in a Research & Development environment
  • Skillfulness with computer applications • Action-oriented, able to work with constant short deadlines
  • Ability to focus on details where relevant whilst considering the global picture
  • Knowledge of pharmacovigilance activities would be an asset.
  • Fluently bilingual (spoken and written) – English /French



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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Monnatha Grego via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Monnatha Grego
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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