Specialist, Pharmacovigilance (Contract)
City : Mississauga, Ontario
Category : Full time
Industry : Healthcare
Employer : Shoppers Drug Mart®
Referred applicants must not apply directly to this role. All referred applicants must use their unique referral link generated when they are referred by an existing colleague.
Location:1685 Tech Ave, Mississauga, Ontario, L4W 0A7
At Shoppers Drug Mart, we’re innovating health and wellness in Canada. From prescriptions to walk-in clinics, and a beloved loyalty program, we’re caring and supporting our customers in new ways every day.
With more than 1,300 locally owned and operated stores from coast to coast, the Shoppers Drug Mart network is more than a great place to shop, it’s a great place to work. We’re committed to building our talented team who champion collaboration, kindness and inclusivity. Join our team, and help recognize a healthy future for your career and for all Canadians.
Why this role is important?
The Pharmacovigilance Specialist is responsible for facilitating questions and providing guidance to our Pharmacovigilance team, while playing an active role on the team reconciling cases, QC checks, supports with audits, inspections, contracts and agreements. The ideal candidate will play a key role in on-going risk balance, specific for the various products in which we support.
Nature and Scope
The Pharmacovigilance Specialist will be the key liaison between patient-facing staff, internal departments and the pharmaceutical companies in regard to adverse events. The Pharmacovigilance Specialist will develop and maintain tracking and trending reports for the pharmacovigilance department.
Comply with Good Documentation Practices by ensuring the consistency and accuracy of all patient records as well as all other documents
Perform and document reconciliation reports.
Perform and document routine Source Data Verification Checks Support investigations of Non-Conformance Reports for late PV reporting
Help develop and implement CAPAs to ensure compliance with program requirements
Review and update Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions and Reference Documents as required
Deliver program specific AE/PV training to new members of the team
Support the Manager, Pharmacovigilance with assigned tasks
Act as resource person for all functional areas regarding AE/PV reporting requirements
Liase with customers
Prepare clear periodic reports
Support Customer audits
Skills & Qualifications
University Degree in Health Sciences
Three (3) to Five (5) years of Pharmacovigilance experience
Experience with different PV systems used for reporting AE/PTC
Good knowledge of Canadian GMPs, GXP, Health Canada Good Pharmacovigilance Practices, guidelines and regulations
Must have the ability to multitask, prioritize and schedule daily activities while with short lead times and changing customer demands
Ability to keep tight deadlines.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in a Windows environment
Organizational skills with a strong and proven attention to detail and ability to manage several projects or tasks at once; results oriented
Excellent oral and written communication skills and facilitation skills & the ability to work at all levels of an organization in English, French is an asset
Team spirit, open-mindedness and ability to communicate effectively with tact and diplomacy
Why work at Shoppers Drug Mart?
Acting as consultants, supporting internal customers and the Associate-Owners, you will get experience unique to the retail industry while working for an award-winning national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, competitive pay and online learning through Academy.
Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your work, co-workers, customers and community.
How You’ll Succeed:
At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc., we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.
If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
Employment Type:Full time
Type of Role:Temporary with Benefits (Fixed Term)
Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities in the recruitment and assessment process and when hired.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
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