Pharmacovigilance Specialist - Fixed Term Contract

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary: Market
Recruiter: MNA Recruiting
Job Ref: DBN002668/LW
Date posted: Friday, October 4, 2019
Summary: A Global Pharmaceutical Company has a one-year fixed-term contract for a Pharmacovigilance Specialist.



Job Description

Job Purpose:

The Pharmacovigilance Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day case management activities within the country(ies) covered by the country operation, including compliance of the PV processes and regulations and Company policies and procedures. He/she is able to function independently in the processing of adverse events.


Key Responsibilities:

This includes the procedural responsibilities in the areas of:

  • Adverse experience case management including HA submissions
  • Aggregate safety report, health authority submissions and health authority submission compliance for individual case safety reports
  • As requested by the PV Country Lead, the PV Specialist may undertake other additional activities, including projects
  • Assist in the delivery and training to PV staff and customer facing non-PV staff (e.g. sales representatives, medical information etc.) and distributors/vendors/business partners in the country(ies) within scope
  • Complete and document required PV training within the required timelines



  • The incumbent must have a health-, life science- or medical science degree or equivalent education/experience
  • He/she should have at least 1 year pharmaceutical industry experience
  • He/she must have an awareness of Pharmacovigilance regulations
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision


Candidates that meet the criteria may submit their CV to jane@mnarecruitment com

Should you receive no response within 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful


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