Cognizant Hiring Team Lead Medical Reviewer (Pharmacovigilance Role)

Cognizant Hiring Team Lead Medical Reviewer (Pharmacovigilance Role)

11 April, 2022

About the job

Reporting To: Medical Review Team Manager/Operations Manager

Essential Qualification:

Graduate/Post Graduate/Doctorate degree in medical sciences or equivalent degree (MBBS / MD)

Minimum 2 years of experience in medical review of ICSR or minimum 1 year of experience in aggregate analysis.

Essential Skills

  • Self-motivation
  • Personal grooming and etiquette
  • Inter personal effectiveness
  • Achievement orientation
  • Relationship building ability
  • Interface with other departments
  • Inclination towards being process driven
  • Punctuality and discipline
  • Fluency in English

Operational Responsibilities

  • Online and offline Medical Review of safety reports in Argus Core and through line listing.
  • Review and validation/amendment of product coding.
  • Review/amendment of narrative for its appropriateness as per narrative writing conventions
  • Review and validation/amendment of event selection, coding (as per MedDRA current version), grouping/ linking and event ordering.
  • Review and validation/amendment of seriousness criteria (as per applicable WP)
  • Support medical function for the assigned activities
  • Review and confirmation/amendment of Expectedness / Listedness / Labeling of the event
  • Determination and addition of causality (as per applicable WP)
  • Providing Medical Assessment Comment (MAC), where applicable (as per applicable WP).
  • Requesting for relevant follow-up information
  • Action item generation
  • Certain countries non serious cases have to be reviewed Responding to medical

queries raised by the case processors and QC (Quality Control) associate and provide

feedbacks to them

  • Reporting to Team leader/Team manager on performance, status and any escalations
  • Provide triage support for medical judgement related queries.
  • Participating in product safety meetings
  • Responsible to conduct Best practice sessions amongst team for quality improvement.

Any others


  • Confirm to established productivity metrics
  • Quality Metrics: Target for quality to be met as per the agreed Service Level

Agreement (SLA).

  • Leaves to be managed as per the company policy
  • Ensure training compliance is met at all times.

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