Pharmacovigilance (Drug Safety) Officer

Due to commitment to the growth of the licensed product portfolio an exciting opportunity has arisen to work within the Pharmacovigilance (PV)(drug safety) section of the Regulatory Affairs team at Torbay Pharmaceuticals (TP). The PV Officer role is a permanent position, 30 hours per week.

At TP we offer flexible working and this role has the potential to be a hybrid position but you will be expected to be able to come to the office on a weekly basis

To be successful in this role you will need to have previously worked within pharmacovigilance and have a life science background. You will need to be an effective communicator who works well within a team. A pro-active attitude is essential and the ability to prioritise and effectively manage your time. We are a small team where everyone’s voice is heard and everyone is able to bring their own ideas and experience to the table!

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for undertaking pharmacovigilance activities to support existing UK and International licensed products. No two days are ever the same; you will be part of a small team of professionals who enable TP to deliver against its growing licensing business opportunities whilst ensuring compliance with all relevant pharmacovigilance legislation.

This is a diverse role where you will be working across all areas of pharmacovigilance and inputting into every aspect of the PV system.

Salary: £28407.00 (per year pro rata) This is a permanent position, 30 hours per week

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For further information or for an informal chat please contact:

Jacqui Winston, PV Manager

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Degree in relevant subject area or equivalent experience working within the pharmaceutical PV industry
Desirable criteria
  • PIPA membership


Essential criteria
  • Experience of LSA downloads
  • Experience of literature searching and reviewing clinical papers
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of generic manufacturing and branded pharma
  • Project Management
  • Experience of Article 57 submissions
  • Experience of writing product safety reviews, risk management plans and/or PSURs

Knowledge & Skills

Essential criteria
  • Excellent knowledge of UK & EU PV legislation
  • Knowledge of routes of licence application (legal basis)
Desirable criteria
  • Trained in MedDRA coding