Safety Specialist - Customer Dedicated (FSP) contract opportunity
Location: North Chicago
Posted on: May 3, 2021
- Home-Based/Remote Based Contract Opportunity
- Full Time (FTE 1.0)
- 3-6 month duration
Do you prefer flexible work options that allow you to work as a
contractor, while also being immersed in the PPD Culture?
Apply today to learn more about current and upcoming contractor
opportunities through our Functional Service Partnership team.
Functional Service Partnership Homepage: https://www.ppd.com/our-solutions/clinical/fsp/
The Safety Specialist will perform day-to-day adverse event
reporting and subsequent Pharmacovigilance (PVG) activities
performed within a highly regulated environment and driven by
strict timelines. Pharmacovigilance activities include but are not
limited to collection, monitoring, assessment, evaluation, research
and tracking of safety information.
Will coordinate and perform adverse event data entry, coding and
assessment of adverse events, case review, follow-up, tracking of
reports, and regulatory reporting activities. Will effectively
collaborate with various parties such as: project team members,
client contacts, investigators, and adverse event/ reporters, and
third party vendors.
Possibility to assist in the preparation of departmental and
project-specific procedures and processes, prepare for and attend
audits, kick-off and investigator meetings.
Minimum Required Education and Experience:
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General understanding of pathophysiology and the disease
Detailed knowledge of relevant therapeutic areas as required for
Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
Good oral and written communication skills including
Good command of English and ability to translate information
into local language where required
Computer literate with the ability to work within multiple
Previous exposure to Microsoft Office packages (including
Outlook, Word, and Excel)
Understanding the importance of and compliance with procedural
documents and regulations
Ability to manage and prioritize a variety of tasks and meet
strict deadlines with limited supervision
Strong attention to detail
Ability to maintain a positive and professional demeanor in
- Ability to work effectively within a team to attain a shared
Frequently stationary for 6-8 hours per day.
Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make
fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and
Frequent mobility required.
Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper
body and neck.
Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves)
objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift
of 15-20 lbs.
Ability to access and use a variety of computer software
developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.
Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will
understand; with the ability to listen to and understand
information and ideas presented through spoken words and
Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information
to diverse groups.
Works independently with little guidance or reliance on oral or
written instructions and plans work schedules to meet goals.
Requires multiple periods of intense concentration.
Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable
demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to
the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress. Ability to
- Regular and consistent attendance.
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