Drug Safety Specialist

About Synthon Generics

Synthon Generics is an international pharmaceutical company, and a leader in the field of generic human medicines. Founded in 1991, Synthon Generics works to develop therapies that address the needs of people worldwide and help improve their health and well-being. Through the provision of high-quality generic medicines, we make treatments more affordable and increase access to important remedies. Currently, our products are approved by regulatory agencies in more than 90 countries and marketed through strategic partnerships and – in dedicated areas – through direct sales.

Synthon Generics’ head office is based in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, and the company has affiliates in eight other countries. The company employs around 1,600 staff of whom around 200 work in Nijmegen.

We are interested in result-oriented people with a sharp mind and entrepreneurial spirit, who can contribute to our ambition to provide solutions to the healthcare challenges of today and tomorrow.

Job profile

As a Drug Safety specialist, you will mainly be involved in pharmacovigilance audits, medical device vigilance and, to a small extent, in safety reports and signal management activities. You will continuously translate regulatory authorities’ (pharmaco)vigilance requirements into departmental procedures. You will be involved in coordination of activities with third parties and in managing and reviewing of safety-related documents. If you are flexible and like working in a busy, professional and friendly atmosphere, this position is ideal for you.

You will report directly to the head of the Drug Safety department.

Your profile

Your letter of motivation and CV should show that you have:

  • At least a master's degree in a scientific medical, medical-biological, biological or pharmaceutical education
  • Experience in pharmacovigilance (knowledge of the EU pharmacovigilance legislation, knowledge of pharmacovigilance system components and processes)
  • Experience in scientific writing
  • Excellent command of the English language both in writing and speaking.

In interviews you will be able to demonstrate that:
You are able to work in a good pharmacovigilance practice environment. Working simultaneously on different tasks and projects does not bother you; you keep a good overview of all your projects and tasks. You are comfortable with prioritizing tasks, your work is result-oriented and you are open to learn. You always strive to achieve the best within the company’s requirements and you do not hesitate to help others or ask for help in order to get the job done. You can handle a big workload and the pressure of deadlines.

Important dates

Please send your application including motivation letter before 23 October 2019.The first round of interviews will take place on 24 October 2019 and the second round of interviews will be held on 29 October 2019.

Information and application

Contract hours: 32 or 40 hours/week.
Salary: depending on experience.
Location: Nijmegen.

For further information, please contact Ascanio Maia, head Drug Safety, at tel. +31 (0)24 - 372 77 00. If you are interested in this challenging position, we look forward to your application. You can apply via the button below.

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