Kelly Services Sr. Pharmacovigilance Scientist in Horsham, Pennsylvania

Kelly Services is seeking a Sr. Pharmacovigilance Scientist for a one-year assignment in Horsham, PA. The Sr. Scientist will be responsible for core safety deliverables including scheduled and ad hoc aggregate reports and will serve as report owner for assigned reports (medium to large volume, standard complexity). The Sr. Scientist will have in-depth product knowledge and will support Safety Management Team (SMT) deliverables as required. Daily activities involve planning, conducting meetings, database searching, aggregate safety analysis and case level review, writing, and project management/coordination of strategic safety documents. The Sr. Scientist will partner with team members, stakeholders including Medical Safety Officers (MSOs), and a vendor.


• Collaborate with Therapeutic Area Safety Head (TASH)/MSO/Safety Surveillance Physician (SSP) and other stakeholders on strategy development

• Initiate/Conduct/Oversee searches of internal and external databases

• Perform and/or lead aggregate safety analysis and case level review

• Author, contribute, and coordinate the preparation of core safety deliverables

• Ensure commitments (e.g., Pharmacovigilance Agreements (PVAs), assessment reports) are met

• Partner with vendor to develop reports/deliverables

• Act as ad hoc member for assigned products as appropriate

• Participate in cross-functional training of relevant stakeholders

• Attend departmental meetings and trainings

• Participate in department and/or cross-functional initiatives

• Recognize potential issues and or safety issues and escalate to the attention of the report owner, line manager, or MSO

• Ability to understand nature of adverse drug reactions and complex associations

• High level of flexibility and ability to (re)prioritize work of oneself and others

• Attention to detail and ability to analyze data in broader context

• Ability to work across multiple functions and therapeutic areas

• Review regulatory assessor comments/requests and accommodate/address as appropriate with guidance


• Bachelor’s Degree in Health or Biomedical Science and 6-8 years industry experience – or - Advanced Degree Preferred in Health or Biomedical Science with 4-6 years industry experience

• Clinical/Medical writing and/or PV experience

• Strong English verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to work independently

• Working knowledge of applicable global, regional, and local regulatory requirements (eg, ICH guidelines)

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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