Vigilance Associate

Life Sciences

Toronto, ON

  • 2021-12-10
  • Our client is a pharmaceutical company that specialized in lifesaving medicines and provides products and services to help critically and chronically ill patients. They are currently looking for a Vigilance Associate in the GTA. 

    The successful candidate will have exceptional critical thinking, analytic, and decision-making skills, and will be self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision. They will enjoy an exciting career, a company culture based on a clear purpose and values, and hands-on experience and exposure to a global organization.

    General Responsibilities:

    • Act as part of the Vigilance team, assisting with record keeping, safety data processing, evaluation, reporting, and quality control.
    • Ensure safety data compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements for medical devices and pharmaceuticals
    • Maintains knowledge of international and Canadian regulatory developments
    • Responsible for collection, processing, and quality of local adverse drug reactions (ADR) data which is reported to Health Canada
    • Assists with registry of Patient Support Programs, Pharmacovigilance training, Medical Device Vigilance training, PSUR compilation for local products
    • Reviews incoming domestic and international complaints and field actions daily
    • Assists with evaluating the reportability of events
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences, Pharmacy, or Biomedical Sciences, or equivalent degree in Pharmacy, Nursing, or Medicine
    • 3+ years of experience in Pharmacovigilance/Medical Information and/or Medical Device Vigilance
    • Written/spoken French is an asset
    • Strong knowledge of relevant Health Canada regulations and ICH guidelines pertaining to Pharmacovigilance and Medical Devices
    • Experience with safety case processing
    • Strong scientific writing skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint and Excel)
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    We thank all interested applicants, however, only the candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.