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Senior Pharmacovigilance Associate

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Toronto, Ontario, CA, M1B2K9

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Senior Pharmacovigilance Associate to join our team!  This is a full time permanent opportunity located in Scarborough, Ontario.

Tasks and responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Review, assess and process domestic Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR)/Adverse Event (AE) reports for all Teva Canada marketed and investigational products.  Fully participates in Pharmacovigilance local activities and assist other associates with case and workflow management
  • This role will have responsibility to carry out assessments of expectedness of ADRs in all domestic and foreign cases based on their inclusion in Health Canada/FDA approved labelling (e.g. Canadian product monographs or investigator brochures or USPI) and will prepare submissions of individual case safety reports (ICSRs) to Health Canada/FDA in compliance with drug regulatory requirements.
  • This role will also have other responsibilities such as reconciliations of adverse drug reports with medical information and other business partners and updating other Pharmacovigilance staff regarding regulation changes related to drug safety and pharmacovigilance. Responsible for leading complex local/regional projects, write project plans,  monitor, and execute.
  • Provides guidance and training for team members with junior staff; typically acts as a lead, coordinating the work of others with less experience on team. Assist and co-ordinate in the preparation of Risk Management Plans (with associated Risk Mitigation Strategies) as per the requirement of Health Canada and Health Hazard Assessments.
  • You will also perform other duties assigned by the manager.


  • Bachelor‘s degree in related health or medical science, Pharmacy, Nursing, or equivalent.
  • Experience in drug safety (3 years) or within a related areas in the Pharmaceutical Industry (5 years)
  • Ability to multitask. Basic ability to manage projects and timelines
  • Ability to assess and interpret information within the clinical context
  • Superior attention to accuracy, detail and deadlines.
  • Ability to problem solve and apply critical thinking.
  • Strong analytical and research skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong working relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Computer literate and proficient in: Microsoft Office, ARISg, PubMed, Medline etc.
  • R.Ph, RN or other licensed healthcare professional accreditation an asset
  • Bilingualism (English/French) an asset.


Regulatory Affairs

Sub Function


Reports To

Associate Director, Pharmacovigilance

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