May 11, 2022

Job Description

21! – The number of pharmacovigilance passionate associates waiting for you to join the Patient Safety team. The role of the Patient Safety Specialist is to support management of Patient Safety operational processes at Country Organization in ensuring compliance with Novartis local and Global procedures, national and international regulations/ standards/guidelines for pharmacovigilance of Novartis marketed and investigational products.
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Manage collection, processing, documentation, reporting and follow-up of all adverse event reports for all Novartis products from clinical trials, Patient Oriented Programs, literature, Spontaneous Reports, etc. Transcribe, translate and enter date from source documents into safety systems accurately and consistently with emphasis on timeliness and quality.
• Manage reporting/submission/distribution of safety reports/updates/information to Local Health Authorities and/or clinical operations in cooperation with other Country Organization Departments.
• Work with other local/global Patient Safety associates to ensure accurate evaluation of safety data
• Interact and exchange relevant safety information with LHA, Patient Safety associates and other functional groups.
• Develop, update and implement local procedures to ensure compliance with Patient Safety global procedures and national requirements.
Please note: no relocation support available.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Health Care Sciences Professional (e.g. Medical Doctor, Nurse, Pharmacist) or equivalent education, training and experience.
• Bilingual French English: Fluent in both written and spoken.
• Knowledge of national and international regulations for pharmacovigilance.
• Knowledge of pharmacological and medical terminology.
• Quality focus oriented.

You’ll receive:
An inspired, engaging and dynamic team of individuals to work with. Competitive salary, annual bonus, pension scheme, health insurance, flexible working arrangements, employee recognition scheme. Find out more about Novartis Canada: https://www.novartis.ca/

Why consider Novartis?
766 million. That’s how many lives our products touch in 2022. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

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