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PV Vendor management specialist

  • Location:

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Pharmacovigilance - Pharma

  • Contact:

    Edward Jessel

  • Salary:

    US$50 - US$60 per hour + Medical insurance

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Startdate:


MSI Pharma are working with a world renowned bio-tech company to hire 2 PV Vendor management specialist in the Bay area on 6 month W2 contracts

The role

  • Understands the vendor management framework set by the Head of PV Operations and Vendor Strategy Manager and translates the requirements into reporting deliverables (e.g., QA/QC metrics, action items, etc.)
  • Works with the Vendor Lead on the oversight of GVP Vendors
  • Facilitates and participates in vendor and PV oversight activities such as vendor meetings
  • Communicates closely with local cross functional teams within US Drug Safety (USDS) to ensure the appropriate level of support is achieved to ensure oversight.
  • Determines priorities and resource load balancing to manage backlogs, action items, and business as usual.
  • Leads, coordinates, and collates QC error rates, QC metrics, trends, and gaps for the Vendor Strategy Manager and Vendor Strategy Lead.
  • Leads or assists in the tracking and investigation of case processing related metrics including compliance related issues set by the vendor management strategy.
  • Understands the PV environment and works with Vendor Strategy Lead and Vendor Strategy Manager to identify vendor compliance risks.


  • strong, dynamic leadership and demonstrates decisiveness and appropriate decision-making abilities as demonstrated by systematic gathering of information, appropriately assessing the complexity of issues, and prioritization of tasks in a timely manner within the scope of responsibility and escalates identified issues to management in a timely fashion.
  • Works effectively, independently, and collaboratively as a team member with global stakeholders and external business partners
  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented and adapts in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Demonstrates ownership, initiative, accountability, strong organizational skills, and is solution oriented
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to actively exchange knowledge and ideas
  • Able to identify potential business gaps and leads in the development and implementation of process solutions


  • sciences degree BSc minimum (or >10 years experience in a similar role)
  • 5+ years in pharmacovigilance or compliance-related role required
  • Advanced analytic and computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Excel, other data visualization tools) preferred
  • Medical terminology experience preferred
  • Writing experience; science/medical writing highly desirable
  • Able to travel as per business needs required
  • Able to be agile and adapt to shifting priorities and needs