Kelly Services Pharmacovigilance Clinical Operations Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Kelly Services is urgently seeking a Pharmacovigilance Clinical Operations Manager for a one-year assignment in Cambridge, MA . This role supports oversight of pharmacovigilance activities in clinical trials, ensures compliance with global pharmacovigilance requirements, supports GCP and PV inspections and audits. Through oversight of outsourced activities, ensures all pharmacovigilance lead activities are executed consistently throughout all pre- and post-approval Clinical Studies globally.

The PV Operations Manager is responsible for:

  • Supporting partner / vendor oversight in relation to Clinical Trial Pharmacovigilance Operations and collaboration with other functions (e.g., Clinical Operations, Global Medical, Data Management, Medical Writing, Regulatory, Biostatistics, and others) to ensure consistency with regulations and with departmental goals and objectives.

  • Ensuring regulatory compliance with safety regulations globally and fulfills the pharmacovigilance obligations for its global programs

  • Ensuring productive and effective collaboration across functions responsible for clinical trial delivery

  • Liaising with the relevant lead product safety MD as appropriate

  • Ensuring timely support for safety issues & enquiries impacting global programs

  • Supporting strategies for compliance with relevant Regulatory Agencies on pharmacovigilance requirements and gaining consensus within Global PV Safety

  • Ensuring effective co-ordination of trial safety logistics globally, drawing input from relevant lead product safety physicians and trials safety managers

  • Monitoring Purchase Orders and ensuring that invoices from vendors are within the scope of the budgeted activities.

  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of pharmacovigilance processes

  • Supporting and maintaining a state of inspection readiness


  • Bachelor’s degree required; advance degree preferred

  • Must have significant Clinical Trial Operations experience from the PV perspective including representing PV on a Clinical Study Team, protocol and SOW review, author SMP and SSP’s

  • Demonstrated skills in negotiation and consensus decision making

  • Expert knowledge of clinical trial and pharmacovigilance methodologies

  • Critical thinking and analytical skills and ability to make and communicate high level decisions or complex data in cross-functional and global environments

  • Understanding of and contribution to business needs and global strategy

  • Able to interact with personnel from all functional areas and externally to the company at all levels and to represent the department and company in a highly professional manner

  • Project Management abilities

  • Excellent ability to work under high pressure and to manage both time and priority constraints and to manage multiple priorities simultaneously

  • Attention to details, computer literacy, knowledge of EDC and TMF

  • Proven ability to work in international environment and with cross-functional teams, with good interpersonal skills / assertiveness / team spirit

If you meet the qualifications above and are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please submit your resume for immediate consideration!

Perks of being a Kelly employee:

Weekly electronic pay

Access to more than 3,000 online training courses though Kelly Learning center

Group rate insurance options available immediate upon hire*

Service bonus plan and holiday pay*

Online application system

Never an applicant fee

*perks to be received upon meeting eligibility requirements

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the Submit Resume or Apply Now button to submit your resume.

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