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(Senior) Optimization Specialist - Pharmacovigilance, EMEA

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine andthe people who need it. We are the people of PPD - thousands of employees inlocations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: toimprove health.You will be joining a trulycollaborative and winningculture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve ofdeliveringlife-saving therapies to patients.


Collaborateswith project or program leads to design, develop, deliver and improve products,programs, and services in order to optimize processes, behaviors, performanceand audit readiness. Accountable for assigned activities and initiatives aimedat supporting and/or ensuring quality operational delivery via efficient andeffective processes, associated systems, training and communications.

  • Supports the RA systems on a global level
  • Creates varied support materials, presentations, and/or tools to support the department's remit and strategies
  • Prepares, coordinates and/or delivers working group materials, facilities and communications per established timelines and milestones.
  • Supports and participates in process improvement initiative teams, and/or may lead simple process improvement initiatives.
  • Participates in and supports initiatives to develop, optimize, improve and assess compliance with processes and associated systems/applications, training and communications.
  • Performs special projects, assignments and administrative tasks per business needs.

Job Qualification:

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
  • Strong experience with Regulatory affairs systems
  • Business analyst experience
  • Project management experience
  • Good knowledge of EU and US regulatory regulations
  • Veeva Vault RIM knowledge would be ideal

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Firm knowledge of procedural documents
  • Good understanding of process improvement fundamentals
  • Good investigative and analytical skills
  • Solid negotiation skills
  • Firm understanding of regulatory technology and systems, and strong computer skills
  • Understanding of safety technology and systems (advantage)
  • Good judgment, decision making, escalation, and risk management skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing
  • Solid interpersonal skills and problem-solving ability
  • Solid attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of regulatory guidelines and directives
  • Good creative and critical thinking skills
  • Computer systems validation knowledge
  • SQL & other programming knowledge would be an advantage
At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognise the power of being one team. We understand that you will want to grow both professionally and personally throughout your career, and therefore at PPD you will benefit from an award-winning learning and development programme, ensuring you reach your potential.

As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture , where PPD truly value a work-life balance. We've grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organisation but with a local feel.

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you.

Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability or protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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