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Pharmacovigilance Manager 100% (f/m)

Zurich / Oerlikon, Switzerland

Acino is a Swiss pharmaceutical company, leader in advanced drug delivery technologies. We have a clear focus on selected emerging markets in the Middle East, Africa, the CIS Region, and Latin America, and we operate in some of the most dynamic countries of the world.  We value courage, commitment, trust, and empathy and provide an environment that supports initiative and effort. We are proud to be action-oriented and open-minded, with a strong focus on quality and product availability, even in remote and hard to reach areas of the world.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Act as ACINO’s Global PV Unit manager by performing following activities:
    • Manage PV Unit in all aspects of PV operations
      Maintain oversight over main PV service provider and other PV partners (e.g. distributors)
    • Maintain and improve Global PV quality management system / PV SOPs
    • Coordinate ACINO’s Global PV network
    • Ensure global PV compliance
  • Execution of operational tasks supporting Acino’s PV
    • Responsible for organization and follow up of actions pertinent to PV Operational meetings together with PV Associate
    • Responsible for definition and maintenance of PV key performance indicators
    • Presentation of PV and labelling topics to Global Safety and Labelling Committed (GSLC)
    • Creation of PV training material and conduct of PV trainings
    • Provision of data for PSMF and review of PSMF
    • In charge of implementation and revision of safety data exchange agreement
    • Preparation and documentation of Signal Management Team Meeting
    • Retrieve safety information from safety database
    • Support for creation of RMPs, PSURs, and other PV documents
    • Create and maintain oversight over reference safety information
    • Define, create and withdraw PV reports from regulatory database
    • Maintenance of tracking systems
  • Cross-functional collaboration (regional QA, PV & RA, GRA responsible person for the products under responsibility, Commercial, GMA, Labelling specialists, others)

Your profile:

  • Life science degree or equivalent
  • At least 3-year experience in pharmacovigilance (GVP) and generic industry
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with capability to prioritise tasks and adhere to timelines
  • Prompt and accurate performance of tasks and responsibilities
  • Structured and quality-conscious way of working
  • Able to work in an international and interdisciplinary environment
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Target oriented, multi-tasking and able to work under pressure
  • Fluent in German & English (written and oral) is a must; any further languages are an advantage

This is the opportunity to develop and grow your career in a very dynamic organization, where decisions are taken fast and where you can actively participate in shaping our future. If this sounds exciting, we would love to hear more about you! Please send us your complete application to Ms. Paulina Piwonska, Dornacherstrasse 114, 4147 Aesch or by e-mail:

Paulina Piwonska

Staffing Manager

We are looking forward to the opportunity to get to know you.

Only direct applications are considered.

Apply & Further Information

To apply we invite you to send your application along with all pertinent documents – preferably via e-mail in one PDF document – to our HR team through the email listed below. The team is also happy to respond to any questions about the role or Acino, that you might have.

We are looking forward to hearing from you. Only direct applications are considered.

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