Clinical Safety and Materiovigilance specialist

  • Location: wavre
  • Type: Contracting
  • Job #15863

Clinical Safety and Materiovigilance specialist

Walloon Brabant – contracting


You have experience in Clinical Safety and Materiovigilance in the medical device sector? You have an eye for details and for work well done? Keep reading your future job description.

Our partner is looking for a Clinical Safety and Materiovigilance specialistto join its team. This international company is well-known for its pharmaceuticals and vaccines.

What are your responsibilities?

As Clinical Safety and Materiovigilance specialist, you will Reports to the VP Clinical Affairs and Regulatory Affairs

The Clinical Safety and Materiovigilance specialist will be responsible for all safety activities, management of adverse events reporting for all clinical studies, management of safety data in all

clinical studies to help write clinical study reports and materiovigilance activities :

Safety Activities for Clinical Studies

• Provide inputs to safety specific study-related documents (Protocol, Patient Informed Consent,

CRF, Data Review Plan, Clinical Study Report)

• Write Safety Management Plan and other safety documents in collaboration with Safety Monitor

• Perform remote safety data review and cleaning according to the data review plan and follow

up on resolution of safety queries

• Work with clinical sites to obtain additional information related to specific safety issues

• Write narratives for applicable adverse events and device deficiencies (in collaboration with

Safety Monitor if required)

• Support Safety Monitor in Safety Monitoring Committee management (schedule meeting, prepare safety reports for meeting, draft meeting minutes)

• Manage safety operational activities in order to keep Safety Monitor activities focused on


• Provide a monthly safety report for the Clinical Team, highlighting specific issues from all clinical studies for action.

• Support quality control & assurance activities related to safety (Internal QC, CRO & study site

audit and safety CAPA resolution)

Safety Reporting of Clinical Studies

• Review and assess adverse events and device deficiencies reported by study sites in collaboration with Safety Monitor

• According to local laws, report adverse events to National Competent Authorities and Ethics

Committee(s) globally, either directly or in collaboration with safety reporting partners

• Keep up to date all iSTAR Medical safety related pre and post licencing SOPs according to the

state of art

• Report on Safety KPIs

Materiovigilance activities

• Review post-market incidents to assess need for reporting

• Submit serious incident reports to competent authorities and the notified body within the regulatory timeframe requirements and follow up as necessary until case closure

• Interact with regulatory authorities during the execution of a field safety corrective action

(FSCA) (write and submit FSCA report form, FSN). Collaborate with QA for timely FSCA execution and follow up until case closure

• Write and submit trend reports and periodic safety reports to regulatory authorities

• Analyze and identify statistical trends in incidents and FSCAs

• Provide materiovigilance input for technical documentation (post-market surveillance plan, periodic safety update report, summary of safety and performance, risk management)


• Maintains the highest standards of ethics in all circumstances

• Ensure compliance with the Company quality system and all applicable guidance, standards and



Who are you?


• Master degree in Life Sciences and / or a healthcare professional


• Fluent in English, written and spoken. Knowledge of another language is beneficial

Professional Experience

• At least 2 years of demonstrated experience in clinical safety and/or vigilance reporting of

medical devices. Knowledge in MDR reporting requirements is essential.

• Solid knowledge on medical terminology (ophthalmology experience is beneficial)

• Basic knowledge of GCP (good clinical practices) and regulatory compliance guidelines for

clinical trials

• Knowledge/understanding of statistics

Personal Skills

• Self-motivated, engaged and possess high quality leadership skills

• Thorough and pay attention to detail

• Can communicate effectively; set priorities and have time management skills

• Able to use a computer and the main software packages competently

• Team player with positive constructive attitude to solve problems

• Eager to learn, stress resistant and ready to work independently in a start-up environment

(hands on)


What can you expect?

Jefferson Wells offers you a permanent contract as consultant with an attractive salary package and will give you access to trainings in technical matters and soft skills. We will be your career partner for each step along the way. You’re interested in this job? We kindly invite you to apply. Do you have any questions? You can contact Patrick Mutamba Ilunga, [email protected] or 0497/05.50.92.

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