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Drug Safety Specialist (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Research & Development
Job ID:  43879


If you’re passionate about changing lives for the better, this is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. In Research & Development, we’re continuously exploring innovative new treatment options to make a stronger, more positive impact on the lives of the patients we serve. You’ll work with talented colleagues in a state-of-the-art Research & Development environment, developing innovative medicines that change the live of patients for the better and help us make progress towards our vision of a world free of pain. Join us today, and discover the difference you can make.


What the job looks like
Each day you'll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • Maintaining, developing and documenting of processes related to ICSRs according to the relevant regulatory or other requirements
  • Supporting the maintenance and further development of global standards for the business processes related to ICSRs in alignment with other Drug Safety functions
  • Managing of projects and initiatives related to these processes
  • Supporting in the oversight of vendor activities, processes and qualification of vendors involved in the collection, processing and reporting of safety information for Grünenthal
  • Quality control of Individual Case Safety Reports of any Grünenthal medicinal product(s)
  • Processing of Clinical Trial cases and other cases on demand 
  • Supporting the training and continuous improvement of vendors contracted for case management services
  • Interacting with internal departments and external organisations on ICSR matters 
  • Being responsible for various operational matters


What you'll bring to the table
To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:


  • A scientific university degree in life sciences
  • Job experience in pharmacovigilance, ideally in ICSR processing 
  • Very good knowledge of English (minimum B2 spoken and written)
  • Basic knowledge of German (minimum A2 spoken and written)
  • Operational Excellence mindset
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment 
  • A willingness to learn and develop
  • Intercultural skills


What are some of the local benefits


  • Hybrid working model
  • Bilingual daycare centre "Karlinis" and holiday activities for employees' children
  • 30 holidays, plus 6-8 bridging days and possibility to convert salary into up to 5 additional holidays
  • (E-) Bike leasing and e-charging stations




About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2022, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.7 bn.

Your HR contact: 
Angelika Will

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