Principal Pharmacovigilance Advisor for Global Pharmacovigilance

We are looking for an experienced Pharmacovigilance Advisor in the PV Science department which is part of the Global Pharmacovigilance headquarters in Ballerup.

Job description

As a Principal PV Advisor you are globally responsible for effective safety risk management processes for both drug candidates under clinical development and marketed products.

Some of the main tasks included in this responsibility are:

  • on-going signal detection and management
  • chairmanship of cross-organisational groups (Safety Management Teams) looking at safety risk management from all aspects
  • participation in cross-organisational clinical development teams providing safety input to clinical development discussions
  • preparation of PV input to regulatory documents
  • preparation of safety reports and risk management plans for health authorities
  • medical assessment of reported adverse events



We are looking for a new colleague who has:

  • education as MD, pharmacist or equivalent
  • preferably minimum three years of experience in Pharmacovigilance or Regulatory Affairs
  • a good understanding of the drug development process
  • strong co-operation skills and experience with project management and cross functional teams 
  • an analytical mindset and an eye for detail
  • good written and verbal English skills
  • a proactive, and open-minded approach


You will need to collaborate closely with colleagues in Global Pharmacovigilance as well as colleagues in the rest of LEO Pharma. Multiple tasks with fixed deadlines may be ongoing at the same time. Therefore, the ability to focus, stay calm and work independently as well as in teams, is a necessity for the job.


We are a dedicated and ambitious team

PV Science consists of 20 dynamic colleagues striving to improve the quality of our processes and developing our competencies to meet the need of the patients and other stakeholders, internally as well as externally. We are driven by a high level of integrity, passion and an open minded approach.

The position is placed in the company’s headquarters in Ballerup.
We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

If more information is needed

For more information please contact Bjarke Naver, Manager at +45 2514 2540


We look forward to your application

Please send your application no later than 30 June 2018. Interviews will be performed on an ongoing basis.

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About LEO Pharma
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Founded in 1908 and owned by the LEO Foundation, the healthcare company has devoted decades of research and development to delivering products and solutions to people with skin conditions.
LEO Pharma is headquartered in Denmark and employs around 5,300 people worldwide.
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Application deadline: 30/06/2018

Location: Ballerup, Copenhagen

Job type: Contract

Working hours: Full-time

Contacts: Bjarke Naver
Mobile: +45 25142540