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Scientific Information Manager with focus on Pharmacovigilance

Roche AG

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Scientific Information Manager with focus on Pharmacovigilance

Scientific Information Manager with focus on Pharmacovigilance

Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel

The Scientific Information Manager is responsible for the literature monitoring of all Roche medicinal products in the area of drug safety and is a member of the Data Science Pharmacovigilance Service Team in Pharma Research & Early Development Informatics. In this role you will perform ad hoc literature searches in biomedical databases and you are responsible to operate and maintain automated literature search profiles. As a Subject Matter Expert for drug safety literature monitoring you will work closely with Clincal Safety Scientists and global project teams.


Your responsibilities

  • Performing ad hoc professional literature searches in biomedical databases such as e.g. Medline and Embase to support identification of Individual Case Safety Reports and signal detection purposes
  • Testing, documenting and maintaining complex literature search and alerting profiles
  • Checking the literature search results for plausibility and ensuring timely and correct delivery of search results
  • Working in a compliance environment with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Pharmacovigilance Regulations
  • Interacting and managing relationships with internal customers and external business partners
  • Reviewing and advancing existing procedures with novel technologies and improving workflows in close collaboration with customers
  • Keeping SOPs and business process documents up-to-date
  • Represents the function in a global working group and participating in global projects related to this area
  • Who you are
    You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

    We are looking for a professional with a University degree or equivalent education and work experience in life science, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry and ideally with experience in drug safety and medical information science.


    Further qualifications needed for this position are:

    • Excellent knowledge of bio-medical sciences
    • Experience with hosts and platforms especially ProQuest or STN or other biomedical data sources
    • Experience in post processing and vizualization of search results
    • Very good attention to details, regulations and business processes
    • Basic knowledge and understanding of US and EU pharmacovigilance regulatory requirements
    • Experience in using medical terminologies like MeDRA and MeSH
    • Agility and drive to deliver high quality results
    • Fluent in verbal and written English
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Computer literacy and familiarity with relevant software and systems
  • Who we are
    Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 8,500 people from approximately 90 countries work in Basel, which is one of Roche`s largest sites. Read more.

    Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Job facts
    • Location Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel
    • Function Research
    • Subfunction Scientific Information Management / Bio
    • Schedule Full-time
    • Job level Individual Contributor
    • Job type Regular Employee
    • Division Roche Pharmaceuticals
    • Posted since 2017/11/10
    • Job-ID 2524346450
  • Get in touch
    Michel Frei +41 61 688 33 50

    Work location: Basel