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8 months ago
Johnson & Johnson
Location: High Wycombe
Job type: Permanent
Category: Research and Analytics Jobs
Safety - Industrial Placement

Duration: 12

Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Sector: Pharmaceuticals

What type of mark will you make?

Your unique talents and perspective
can make a vital contribution to innovative products that improve the lives of
people everywhere. Career opportunities within Johnson & Johnson companies
may provide you with an ideal setting to build your experience; express your
passion and touch the world.

Position summary

Drug safety scientists collect and evaluate
information from patients and healthcare professionals to try and identify new
information about the use of medicines and any side effects experienced by

Safety monitoring of medicines is a
continuous process, it is performed during clinical trials when medicines are
developed, once medicines are launched (also called ‘licenced’) and throughout
the entire period where a medicine is available for patients to use. The team
is the first point of contact within the company for incoming adverse event
reports. The department also monitors our pharmaceutical products across their
lifecycle, from clinical trials through to post-marketing surveillance, in
order to detect, assess, understand and prevent adverse events. Ultimately the
team works to evaluate drug efficacy and maintain patient safety.

You will join our Pharmaceutical
business in the role of a Drug Safety Scientist and will be given a high level
of exposure to many aspects of the Pharmacovigilance division. This is an office-based
role. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be at the forefront of drug
development in one of Europe’s fastest growing top ten pharmaceutical

Main duties and responsibilities

* Receipt
and processing of incoming safety information from multiple sources, both
internal and external to the Company
* Responsible
for the collection, review and reporting of Adverse Events (AEs) and pregnancy
reports obtained through spontaneous reporting, solicited reports, clinical
study, Local Health Authorities (LHAs) and other potential sources
* Assist
with initial quality review and assessment of individual cases
* Provision
of safety information/acknowledgement to marketing partners/other third-party
partners/Global Medical Safety within the internal and contractual timelines
* Co-ordinate/perform
the follow-up of missing information from the AE reporter
* Assist
in the provision of local data as required supporting the preparation of Safety
Summary reports (PSURs, ASR, etc.)
* Assist
in the quality review of data captured in the Global Safety Database
* Ensure
that day-to-day Pharmacovigilance functions are performed satisfactorily and
that full regulatory compliance is maintained at the Local Operating Company
(LOC) level
* Accurate
and timely documentation of deviations to process/timelines. Including root
cause analysis and documentation of Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPAs)
* Support
all occurrences of internal and external audits and inspections
* Support
the onboarding activities of placement student successors where possible
* Working
cross-functionally with internal teams
* Collaborating
with the student cohort on fundraising and charity events


Requirements of the role

* 2 years of degree level study
* A minimum of 2:1 achieved in first
year of study
* Bio science degree types only

Key skills and competencies

* High level of accuracy and attention
to detail
* Passion for working in the
pharmaceutical industry
* Excellent communication skills both
written and oral
* Seeks opportunities to learn and
grow professionally
* Able to prioritise and manage own
workload autonomously
* Flexible and adaptable team player
* Self-motivated
* Actively seeks feedback, appreciates
and uses constructive criticism
* Bounces back quickly from mistakes; learns and moves on quickly

The assessments for this role will be held on the 23rd & 24th January 2019

Please note: this role will close for application on the 15th December 2018

Primary Location
United Kingdom-England-High Wycombe-
Janssen Cilag Ltd. (7360)
Job Function
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