Novo Nordisk Bangalore is Hiring Drug Safety Associate I

Novo Nordisk Bangalore is Hiring Drug Safety Associate I

24 November, 2022

Novo Nordisk Bangalore is Hiring Drug Safety Associate I

The position

As a Drug safety Associate, an ideal candidate will be responsible for performing initial evaluation of reported adverse events (serious and non-serious) from all the sources. The responsibilities include performing case entry and verification of reported non-serious and serious adverse events; entering the reported information in the Novo Nordisk safety database – Argus, based on individual case histories. Coordinating with affiliates/sites and other departments in headquarters (HQ) is also required in this role.

  • Ensure accurate and consistent coding of all events for serious and non-serious cases entered in the Argus with the use of MedDRA (Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities).
  • Evaluate causality, seriousness and listedness for all cases.
  • Ensure that case narrative comprises correct and appropriate safety information.
  • Perform weekly literature surveillance related activities.
  • Maintain a network of safety contacts within Global Safety (GS) and affiliates.


  • Graduation and/or post-graduation in life sciences.
  • Basic knowledge of Pharmacovigilance is expected.
  • Basic Knowledge of medical terminologies and clinical pharmacology.
  • Basic understanding of the internal and external Pharmacovigilance setting and requirements.
  • Basic working knowledge of MS Windows applications including MS Office tools.
  • Good communication skills (written and oral), with English correspondence.
  • Basic knowledge of GXP requirements.
  • Basic knowledge of Pharmacovigilance principles and international regulatory requirements regarding drug safety.

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