Senior Safety Expert - Multiple European Locations (R1040362) in Frankfurt/Main, DE at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/16/2019

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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.

We are expanding the team in Tarius, part of the IQVIA’s Global Market Insights (GMI) division. Tarius databases is an on-line, subscription based regulatory information provider to the global pharmaceutical and device industries, helping companies stay on top of Regulatory requirements. Tarius is IQVIAs on-line platform compiling reliable and up-to-date global regulatory information from more than 110 countries, regions, and international organizations. Tarius supports pharmaceutical and medical device companies by providing access to up to date and comprehensive original and translated regulatory documents, expert country summaries, tabulated comparative regulatory information covering operational details and timely alerts and state of the art functionality.

Senior (Regulatory) Safety/pharmacovigilance expert to join an expanding team of senior experts in Tarius (on-line platform).

Your role

You will join a dedicated and experienced team of senior regulatory experts who together with the Content Manager are responsible for the high quality regulatory content of the Database. In your role you will be responsible for the development of new content offerings within the Safety/pharmacovigilance area working as part of the offering development projects on an on-going basis. As we are expanding the scope and improving the Safety/pharmacovigilance information our offering as well as adding impact assessments, you are responsible for creating Safety/pharmacovigilance intelligence content and insights of value to our customers. You will also be responsible for the on-going maintenance of Safety/pharmacovigilance content in our offering. This includes the overall responsibility for the Safety/pharmacovigilance regulatory content within Tarius as well as the Cross-Country Tables and Expert Summaries across all countries. You will succeed with this part of the role by collaboration with our local experts. As our Senior CMC/Manufacturing expert you will be responsible for ensuring knowledge-sharing across the Tarius team on appropriate topics as well as establishing a network to other Safety/pharmacovigilance experts in other parts of IQVIA.

The team is based in Copenhagen but it is not required for you to work out of Copenhagen.

Overview of Team

The senior safety/pharmacovigilance expert will be joining an expanding team of senior regulatory experts who together with the content manager are responsible for the high quality regulatory content of the Database. The expert team is supported by a Global Network of Regulatory Experts consisting of more than 300 senior regulatory experts based worldwide. The local experts review and update information from their respective countries, providing their knowledge about local best practices and interpretation of the national regulations. In addition, the expert team works closely with the Multilingual Editorial Team, based in the Copenhagen office, responsible for updating Tarius’ online information database.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drives the safety/pharmacovigilance content work in offering development projects expanding and improving the quality of the safety/pharmacovigilance regulatory content
  • Owns (in partnership with the content manager) the safety regulatory content in Tarius including the relevant expert summaries and cross country tables covering all countries
  • Responsible for ensuring the content quality standards are met at all times
  • Responsible for providing high-quality impact assessment of key regulatory safety/pharmacovigilance documents EU and US
  • Collaborates with Local experts and Tarius Editorial Team on aspects related to the safety/pharmacovigilance regulatory content
  • Responsible for knowledge-sharing and training within the safety/pharmacovigilance regulatory area
  • May participate in client meetings as subject matter expert on the safety/pharmacovigilance regulatory content

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • +10 years of experience within safety/pharmacovigilance regulatory area (preferably from pharmaceutical company)
  • In-depth knowledge on safety/pharmacovigilance:
    • Pre-marketing pharmacovigilance requirements (clinical safety requirements)
    • Post-marketing pharmacovigilance requirements
    • Risk management and qualified person for pharmacovigilance
    • Ability to assess impact of new regulatory requirements EU and US
  • Master’s degree or equivalent
  • Excellent English skills
  • Experience in working in a project setting
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and its challenges
  • Business understanding/acumen
  • Ability to create strong working relationships across organisation (local experts, editors, consultants and external partners)

Key Characteristics

Proactive, Detail oriented, knowledgeable, consultative, problem solver, customer focused, creative, resourceful, fast & flexible, team player, organized


  • FORTUNE Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies list for the third year in a row
  • Recognised by the 2016 Scrip Awards as the Best Full-service Provider Contract Research Organization (CRO).
  • Awarded the 2016 Eagle Award from the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) for the 4th consecutive year. A site-nominated award recognising contract research organizations (CRO) and biopharmaceutical sponsors dedicated to building positive relationships with research sites through leadership, professionalism and integrity
  • IQVIA™ named in The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) 2017 Global Outsourcing 100® List which recognizes the world’s best service providers across a range of industries

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

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

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

IQVIA™ is an equal opportunity employer. We make employment decisions based on qualifications and merit. We prohibit discrimination based on any unlawful consideration such as age, race, national origin, gender or other "protected status."

Job ID: R1040362