Senior Associate, Pharmacovigilance (US/ Mexico)

Multiple Locations: United States • Mexico

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Requisition Number: 5416

Position Title: Senior Associate, Pharmacovigilance

External Description:

Who we are 

We’re a global, midsize CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents because the path to a cure for the world’s most persistent diseases is not paved by those who play it safe. It is built by those who take pioneering, creative approaches and implement them with quality and excellence. 

We are Worldwide Clinical Trials, and we are a global team of over 3,000 experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs – in the best possible way.  

Our mission is to work with passion and purpose every day to improve lives and we are looking for others who value this same pursuit.   

What Pharmacovigilance does at Worldwide

Pharmacovigilance is the gateway to ensuring drug safety!  Our Pharmacovigilance team is made up of a dynamic group of individuals with extensive experience within the Drug Safety world.  From watching drugs progress from First in Human administration to global regulatory approval, we are able to be a part of the full lifecycle of a compound making it to the market.  We review safety events from all over the world and work with our clients to review, analyze and submit to Investigators, Ethics Committees/IRBs and Regulatory Agencies furthering clinical drug development!

The Pharmacovigilance group is the perfect place to launch or further your career. Here you can utilize your medical background, delve into and maximize those investigative skills and learn new skills with opportunities in Project Management as a Safety Lead with oversight of small to large complex programs.

What you will do

The Senior Associate, Pharmacovigilance is responsible for the collection, processing, evaluation and reporting of incoming Serious Adverse Event (SAE) data according to applicable regulatory guidelines/requirements, Worldwide Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and project specific instructions.
Independently serves as Lead PV Associate on large sized studies/programs that are moderate to complex in scope of work.
Serves in a mentorship/leadership role with minimal supervision and guidance.

Tasks may include but are not limited to:
Lead/Perform independently, with minimal guidance and oversight:

  • Author Safety Management Plan for assigned studies
  • Attend internal and client meetings as appropriate
  • Attend and present at Investigator Meetings
  • Review incoming SAE data for completeness and accuracy
  • Perform data entry in the Safety Database and/or complete applicable tracking of incoming safety information
  • Generate queries for missing or unclear information and follow-up with sites for resolution
  • Perform QC of SAEs processed by other PV Associates
  • Generate regulatory reports and perform safety submissions as needed
  • Prepare and submit periodic safety reports as needed
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of safety related regulations and guidelines
  • Maintain basic understanding of budget and scope of work for assigned projects, ensuring compliance and escalation of any potential changes in scope
  • May assist with bid defenses or other presentations
  • May mentor or train new PV staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Excellent understanding of medical and scientific terminology, of the principles of clinical assessment of adverse drug events, of international regulations and of reporting requirements
  • Excellent understanding of computer technology, and management of relational database systems, including extraction of data
  • Positive attitude and ability to interact diplomatically and professionally with internal and external customers in a global environment
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to handle multiple competing priorities within tight timelines
  • Consistently demonstrates commitment, dependability, cooperation, adaptability and flexibility in executing daily tasks and responsibilities
  • Ability to anticipate needs and follow through on all assigned tasks
  • Able to effectively receive and provide constructive feedback without becoming defensive
  • Able to work well independently, but also able to seek input effectively from others when appropriate. Makes sound decisions within the scope of responsibility. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in a science-related field, or nursing, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of pharmacovigilance experience (pre-approval clinical trials)
  • Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Computer literacy and strong working knowledge of MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities while adhering to applicable timelines.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize work effectively and work successfully in matrix team environment
  • Ability and willingness for potential limited travel (domestic and international) as needed (attend Investigator Meeting, project kick-off meeting and/or bid defense meeting)
  • Fluent in written and verbal English

Why Worldwide 

At Worldwide, we balance fun with the serious business of changing lives. We have a values-driven culture that is built from the ground up. We empower our team members to treat every clinical trial like a patient’s life depends on it – because it does. Our leaders are in the trenches with you - committed to advancing science and moving mountains for our customers.   

Interested in hearing more about Worldwide or our roles? Check out our careers page at! 





Employment Type: Regular

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Associate, Pharmacovigilance (US/ Mexico)

Company Profile:

We’re a global, mid-size CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents — because the path to a cure for the world’s most persist diseases is not paved by those who play it safe, but by those who take pioneering, creative approaches, and implement them with quality and excellence. We are experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs, in the best possible way.


CountryEEOText_Description: Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to enabling professionals from all backgrounds and experiences to succeed and, to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and creativity. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, military status, or other class protected by applicable law. Worldwide is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where people thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work every day.

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