product surveillance scientist in Neuchatel

Barbara Sorce, Basel Professionals Health Care & Life Sciences
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neuchatel, neuchâtel
Life Sciences
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barbara sorce, basel professionals health care & life sciences
058 201 55 50
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Our client, a leading international tobacco company, with seven of world’s top 15 brands, including the world’s number one brand is looking for a

Product Surveillance Scientist 

Location: Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Contract: 1 year contract with possibility of extension

Department: Product Safety Surveillance

Start date: as soon as possible

Job Description :

Manages assigned safety and surveillance activities occurring in post-market setting for all  products. Leveraging well-established standards, methods and knowledge acquired in the highly regulated drug/medical device environment to the new area of  product assessment requires agility, dealing with ambiguity and learning on the fly skills.


  • Developing and running queries from the Safety database, creating reports, and developing specifications for such queries to support business needs
  • Performing data analysis and producing results to communicate information as needed to internal stakeholders
  • Supporting with the collection of adverse events throughout the different collection channels and ensuring timely transfer to the case processing team
  • Performing regular adverse event monitoring and ensuring timely medical assessment
  • Managing different safety projects, including the planning, timelines, documentation, reporting and interactions with relevant stakeholders

Skills and Competencies : 

Must to have

  • 3-yr experience of relevant business experience in Life Sciences sector
  • Demonstrated ability to manage databases and associated tool/applications (proficiency in Microsoft Excel)
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication and documentation skills required, with a demonstrated attention to detail
  • Must be willing and able to work independently in a dynamic corporate organization under pressure of tight deadlines and high expectations with the ability to prioritize the workload with strong time management skills
  • Must be able to express technical concepts in a non-technical manner
  • Bsc in Life Science or equivalent acquired by training/experience
  • Experience in managing projects in an independent manner and with strong organizational skills

Good to have

  • Good working knowledge in JMP Statistical SAS software or equivalent software
  • Experience in developing/maintaining Safety processes
  • Good knowledge in EU pharmacovigilance (GVP)
  • Experience in managing projects independently

We are looking forward to receiving within your application:

  • your CV in English
  • latest Work Certificates
  • your Motivation Letter
  • the date of your availability