Pharmacovigilance Associates/Senior Associates

MXN 200,000 - 400,000
Descripción del empleo
ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organization. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organizations.

With our patients at the center of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

We are looking for Associates and Senior Associates for the Pharmacovigilance Safety & Reporting group!

Responsibilities (Safety):

•Perform processing for all types of safety events, medical information call handling activities and other medically related project information.
•Perform reconciliation of SAEs, literature surveillance, and data retrievals from the safety database. Supports the generation of aggregated safety reports, and Data Monitoring Committees (DMC) reviews.
•Ensure all ICON, Sponsor, and regulatory timeframes are met for the processing and reporting of safety information.
•Assist in ensuring the completion of all departmental project activities accurately in accordance with ICON standards, regulatory requirements, and contractual obligations to Sponsors.

For ICON Strategic Solutions, may also include:
•Serve as safety reporting or safety reporting intelligence processor and/or lead for multiple safety reporting or safety reporting intelligence stand-alone projects, providing management support as designated.
•Responsible for safety reporting or safety reporting intelligence activities on assigned projects, working in a customer focused approach and an audit and inspection ready mindset.
•Demonstrate skills pertaining to client management, safety reporting, project scope, submission compliance, quality, and budget.
•Coding Adverse Events in accordance to the applicable standard dictionary
•Serve as quality complaint processor for assigned projects and monitor the process of returning samples for quality compliant and applicable tracking
•Complete adverse event and/or product quality complaint cases follow-up in writing and/or by phone based on requirements for each Client.
•Perform periodic reconciliation of adverse event and/or quality complaint cases received from different sources within the required deadlines

Responsibilities (Reporting):

• Submission of expedited Serious Adverse Event (SAE) reports, Periodic reports, line listings and applicable safety information to clients, Regulatory Authorities, Ethics Committees, investigators, third party vendors, Partners, and ICON personnel, if required & as agreed with client during study set-up, within project specified timelines.
• Release of safety reporting intelligence for expedited and periodic reports, line listings, for Regulatory Authorities, Ethics Committees, and investigators within specified timelines in accordance with company procedures.
• Maintain a strong understanding of ICON's safety reporting systems, processes, and conventions, as appropriate.
• Maintain a strong understanding of ICON Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Working Procedures (WPs), guidance documents and manuals associated with safety reporting.
• Perform oversight of assigned projects ensuring all ICON, Sponsor, and regulatory timeframes are met for the reporting of safety information or for the release of global safety reporting intelligence requirements.
• Operate in a lead capacity ensuring ownership and accountability of safety reporting activities or safety reporting intelligence on assigned projects.
• Ensure completion of all assigned project activities accurately and in accordance with ICON standards, regulatory requirements, and client contractual obligations.
• Serve as support to the Safety Reporting Group management in all aspects of departmental activities, including but not limited to quality and compliance metric review, finance tracking and oversight, project resource tracking, client engagement, training oversight and CAPA oversight as designated.
• Collaborate with various parties such as project team members, client contacts, investigators, adverse event reporters, and third-party vendors as applicable. Build and maintain good relationships across functional units.
• Work within multiple databases. Maintenance of project information or Pharmacovigilance intelligence information with timely updates to the project or intelligence databases.
• Perform filing and quality control of documents submitted to the eTMF or agreed filing solution ensuring file readiness on assigned projects for audits or inspections.
• Prepare for and represent the department in audits and inspections as designated.
• Review regulatory and safety reporting intelligence to keep updated on current regulations, practices, procedures, and proposals as assigned.
• Coach and mentor less experienced associates in safety reporting or safety reporting intelligence activities and other work, as needed.
• Implement and coordinate routine project activities, including presentations at client or investigator meetings, responses to client, authorities, and other stakeholders; review of project requirements and maintenance activities; review, escalation of metrics; and budget considerations as assigned.
• Participate in client and internal meetings, representing the Safety Reporting department for the assigned projects, as designated.
• Maintain understanding of applicable therapeutic areas and disease states as required.

  • Experience in Pharmaceutical/CRO environment
  • At least 1 year of experience in the pharmacovigilance area
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Fluent in written and verbal English
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively independently and within a team environment and across global teams.
Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals - both ours and yours.

We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans - and related benefits such as life assurance - so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.

But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.


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