Success and a career at hameln pharma

The history of hameln pharma began around 130 years ago with a pharmacy.

Today, as an international company, we supply an increasing range of generic injectable medicines to many patients around the world.

Our employees are the key to success

As a family company with a history that goes back to the 19th century, we have a track record of sustainable success, utilizing expertise, reliability and competence. All these provide the basis for trust and cooperation with our customers and business partners.

In order to meet the increasing demands at our different locations and to keep up with continual growth, we are always investing in the training and qualifications of our specialists and managers because together we want to keep getting better.

Do you recognize yourself in our company image? Would you like to work in a highly motivated team to support our vision? If so, then we really want to get to know you.

You could be a good fit for us if you are committed and determined and approach your projects with flexibility and curiosity.

We are looking for individuals who thrive in a team, who are not afraid to take on responsibility and who want to continue writing the success story of hameln pharma together with us.

Is your ideal position not currently advertised? We look forward to receiving your CV and application. Who knows what the future will bring?




Medical Affairs Pharmacist - Pharmacovigilance | hameln pharma ltd., Gloucester, United Kingdom10.05.2022

hameln pharma ltd has been supplying high-quality injectable generic medicines to the UK market for 50 years. As a specialised supplier of injectable medicines to the secondary care sector of the UK National Health Service, private hospitals, wholesalers and other international markets, hameln pharma ltd plays a key role in the hameln pharma group.

The hameln Medical Affairs Department is accountable for the Pharmacovigilance, Patient Safety and clinical aspects of products and related activities for the global hameln pharma business. The company’s global presence and product portfolio has developed significantly over recent years and with close cooperation between the various hameln functions we are looking for a Pharmacy professional to further develop our Medical Affairs team based at our Gloucester offices.

The Role:
You will be a key member of the office based team, working alongside colleagues in other territories and third party service providers to deliver services to all hameln companies. The role will involve, and will therefore require, previous relevant experience of the following:

  • Safety Data Management: Review of safety data received from all sources including spontaneous reports from patients and healthcare professionals, literature sources, the EMA and National Regulatory Authorities worldwide
  • Literature review: Systematic review of safety information published in the worldwide scientific literature
  • Signal Management: From signal detection through to assessment and recommendation for action
  • Risk Management and Minimisation: Production, review and maintenance of Risk Management Plans and implementation of risk minimisation activities including effective use of product labelling and (when required) additional materials
  • Product Maintenance & Development: Authoring of safety-related information including updates to product labelling (SmPC, PIL, packaging) and coordination of associated regulatory activities. Supporting new MA applications, lifecycle maintenance and renewal activities. Providing insight into clinical practice
  • Medicines Information: Provision of a Medicines Information service – managing resources to deal with medical, pharmaceutical and technical enquiries received from all hameln pharma territories relating to hameln pharma products

As a key member of the Medical Affairs team, you will:

  • Provide clinical support to the Global Head of Medical Affairs
  • Prioritise, plan and organise projects with an appropriate sense of urgency in line with the company‘s and customers‘ needs
  • Ensure that work is completed to a high standard within agreed and legislatively mandated timelines

The Ideal Candidate:

A confident and outgoing individual you will require:

  • A degree in Pharmacy. An additional postgraduate degree would be an advantage
  • Relevant experience in Pharmacovigilance or Medication/ Patient safety gained within the pharmaceutical industry and/ or the NHS
  • A clear understanding of current and developing legislation, ethics and practice and the ability to apply this to company processes
  • Outstanding communication and medical writing skills with exceptional attention to detail – the ability to effectively communicate information, verbally and in writing, at levels appropriate to the needs of different internal and external customers including business partners and healthcare professionals
  • An understanding of the principles of information management including data sources, gathering, assessment and storage
  • The ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with cross-functional and multinational colleagues
  • The ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple responsibilities
  • Professionalism and integrity

The Opportunity:
As an experienced Pharmacy professional this is an excellent opportunity for you to develop and broaden your skills in this important role within our well-established Medical Affairs department. There will be continuing support for ongoing professional development and for the right candidate, there is flexibility to the role and responsibilities we can offer.

PIPA – The Pharmaceutical Information and Pharmacovigilance Association
TOPRA – The Organisation for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs