Pharmacovigilance Specialist with Languages (Fluent German) Based in Ireland - (1717876) in Ireland / Dublin at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

This is a varied role as part of a motivated, well-trained Lifecycle Safety team. It is a highly important role within IQVIA, as it is essential to our core aim of patient safety – creating reports that directly drive medical decision-making. Working on projects will put you in direct contact via phone and email with patients, the very people we are working to help.

You would have all the benefits of joining in an industry-recognised best-practice environment. To ensure you contribute to the business, you will also have the training and development to plan and progress your career



Review, assess and process Lifecycle Safety data and information, across all service lines, received from various sources and distribute reports/data onwards to both internal and external third parties following applicable regulations SOPs and internal guidelines.


Receive, triage, review and process data from various sources on time within budget and meet quality standards.

Concise data entry covering everything from patient symptoms, admission and results – this will include medical terminology, possibly writing narratives, generating case queries, performing quality control, and ensuring reports are sent to the customer within deadlines

Receive and document incoming telephone calls, faxes or emails from investigative sites; patients; healthcare professionals or other sources reporting Lifecycle Safety data. 

Process Lifecycle Safety data according to applicable regulations, guidelines, Standard Operating procedures (SOPs) and project requirements. 

Assist operations team with tasks, assist in generation of reports, providing project metrics, drafting project instructions/guidelines and assist in implementation of new processes. 

Liaise with different functional team stakeholders to address project related issues. 

Attend project team meetings and provide feedback to operations manager on any challenges/issues or successes. 

Job Requirements


•         Willingness to learn new, relevant skills across Lifecycle Safety.

•         Good knowledge of medical terminology,

•         Excellent attention to detail

•         Excellent telephone manner utilising your languages skills.

•         Accuracy; organizational managing competing priorities and changing demands in a fast paced environment are absolutely essential.

•         Positive communicator and willing to help less experienced team members.


  • A High School Diploma with relevant work experience or a Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific or healthcare discipline
  • Alternatively, you should have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Although a medical background is not necessary, a life science background is beneficial
  • Fluency in French is required and German would be desirable 

• Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers. 
• Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech. 
• Regular sitting for extended periods of time. 
• May require occasional travel

If you want to make an impact in the global research market, where we are working to make a real difference in patient health, we ask you to apply now and join our team

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

Job ID: 1717876