Drug Safety Specialist

Job profile

For a replacement in our drug safety team, we are looking for a Drug Safety Specialist.

You will be mainly involved in managing pharmacovigilance audit, received and conducted, setting up pharmacovigilance agreements and performing compliance activities. You will track regulatory authorities’ requirements on pharmacovigilance, and translate these into departmental procedures. You will be involved in coordination of activities with third parties. Furthermore, you will be involved in implementing quality control steps and documentation of compliance on several processes within the department. You are comfortable with prioritizing tasks, work result-oriented and are open to learn independently. If you like working in a busy, professional and friendly atmosphere, this might be an ideal position for you.

You directly report to the head of the Drug Safety Department.

Your profile


  • At least a master’s degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Experience in pharmacovigilance (knowledge on the EU and/or US pharmacovigilance legislation, knowledge of pharmacovigilance system components and processes)
  • Excellent command of the English language (writing, reading and speaking).

Personal skills

You can work in a Good Pharmacovigilance Practices environment. Working on parallel tasks and projects does not bother you. You understand priorities, can easily switch from one to another and know how to get a grip on them. You always strive to achieve the best within the company’s requirements. You can work in a small team and do not hesitate to help others or ask for help in order to get the job done. You can work efficiently and pragmatically and you are to the point. You can handle a big workload and the pressure of deadlines. You keep a good overview in all your projects and tasks.


We offer our employees a working environment in which trust, pride and joy play an important role and as such we have been acknowledged as a Great Place to Work® in 2017 and 2019.  We understand our economic, social and environmental impact on the wider world. We care - for each other, for partners, for patients and for society at large. We support various educational initiatives and actively contribute to charitable causes and to the development of the communities worldwide to which we belong.

More specifically, we offer our employees:

  • A professional, yet pleasant and informal working environment with short communication lines, focus on cooperation and appreciation of initiatives
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Good working conditions with attention to ergonomic support
  • A keen eye on work/life balance, with the option to partly work from home
  • A yearly outing with all colleagues and other inspiring company events.

Application and important dates

If you are interested in this fulltime position and you would like to join our company, we look forward to your application. You can apply via our website www.synthon.com/careers

Please send your application before 7 April 2023. The first round of interviews will take place at 13 April 2023 and the second round will be held at 20 April 2023.


For further information, please contact Ascanio Maia (Director Drug Safety) or Valentina Raia (Drug Safety Specialist), at tel. +31(0)24 37 27 700. 

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