Job of the Week: Pharmacovigilance Specialist

QLS are recruiting for a PV Specialist to join a Global Biopharmaceutical company based in Lucerne on a contract basis for one year.


  • Execution of local pharmacovigilance processes and activities in collaboration with internal functional areas and external parties as assigned.
  • Day-to-day adverse events case management including case intake, tracking, translation to English (as applicable), acknowledgments, and follow-up activities in accordance with pharmacovigilance procedures and country regulations.
  • Reporting adverse experiences or events (AE) or product quality complaints (PQCs) associated with the use of our company products in compliance with Corporate Policy
  • Supporting local pharmacovigilance audits and inspections including readiness activities and supports audits of business partners/vendors including the development of CAPAs in response to findings/observations as assigned.
  • Participating in compliance activities and coordinates the preparation of necessary corrective actions locally for late reports.
  • Supports training of local company staff, distributors, vendors, and business partners as instructed by their manager.


  • Education in Health, life science, or medical science degree or equivalent by education/experience.
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.
  • General knowledge of AE (Adverse Events) reporting requirements and relevant PV regulations is preferred
  • Must be fluent in English and German (written and spoken). French or Italian skills is an advantage.
  • Strong communications, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Ability to work in partnership with others (internally and externally) to accomplish quality goals.
  • Ability to interface broadly with colleagues within related functions and cross-functionally and be able to work independently with no supervision except in the most complex of situations.

Home office: Willingness to attend the office 2-3 days a week. Onsite presence would be more frequent during the onboarding


For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Adrien on 0041 (0) 800 106 106 or email Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote job reference 00055782 in all correspondence.

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