Helsinn Healthcare SA is a medium-sized pharmaceutical group with headquarters in Lugano, Switzerland and affiliates in Ireland, USA and China. Its strategy focuses on the development and registration of innovative pharmaceutical products. Oncology and Cancer Supportive Care are currently the main areas of interest.

For our Drug Safety Division in Lugano we are looking for a:


Responsibilities include:

  • Support in the coordination and management of all case processing activities under responsibility of the Functional Group
  • Support in the Quality Control of the ICSRs/SUSARs processed by the Functional Group
  • Supervision of EudraVigilance activities (daily screening and expedited ICSRs submission)
  • Collection of weekly figures related to cases processed by the Functional Group
  • Support in the update of existing SOPs and preparation and revision of new SOPs not only related to case processing activities;
  • Preparation of the assigned Aggregate Reports and QC of Aggregate Reports before their finalization;
  • Signal Detection;
  • As Metrics Responsible back-up, supervision of the operational metric reports and corrective actions (CAPA preparation, additional training and warning letters) for ICSR non-compliance;
  • Supervision of CCSI maintenance for Helsinn medicinal products.

The successful candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Documented experience in Pharmacovigilance (at least 5 years in a similar position in global Pharmaceutical Companies)
  • Scientific degree (Medicine, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmacy, Biology, etc)

  • Technical knowledge specific to Pharmacovigilance 

  • Good communication skills

  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent abilities in analysis, precision and synthesis; willingness to travel; predisposition to work in a team


Helsinn Healthcare SA is offering attractive conditions, a pleasant working environment in a highly motivated team and a long-term perspective.

Please send relevant application with CV to: