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Pharmacovigilance (Drug Safety) Officer

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
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.

AtTPwe offerflexible working and this role has the potential to be a hybrid position.

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.

About us

About Torbay Pharmaceuticals - Built by the NHS, Supplying the World

At Torbay Pharmaceuticals (TP) you'll work for a truly unique organisation and alongside the most committed people in the business. We have ambitious plans to grow our business over the next few years and we know that we can't do that without everyone playing their part. That's why we believe in the One TP way of working.

Shared responsibility for getting a job done is core to our values and is underpinned by a We can if... attitude. If one team needs help to meet a goal, then the rest of us pitch in to help. It's just what we do and we only want to work with others who would do that too.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Full details can be found on the attached Job Description, please refer to the person specification in your supporting statement. In your application please refer to the role requirement in your supporting information

Person Specification



  • Degree in relevant subject area or equivalent experience working within the pharmaceutical PV industry


  • PIPA membership



  • Experience of LSA downloads
  • Experience of literature searching and reviewing clinical papers


  • 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


  • Excellent knowledge of UK & EU PV legislation
  • Knowledge of routes of licence application (legal basis)


  • Trained in MedDRA coding

Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust


Torbay Pharmaceuticals

Wilkins Drive



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