Information Scientist (M/F)

  • Company : Alliance Consulting
  • Localisation : London, City of London - UK - Greater London
  • Position : Information Scientist
  • Type of Contract : Permanent contract
  • Date of publication : 2017-08-29

Job Description


Information Scientists (Life Sciences)

City of London

Salary: £23,000 rising to £25,000 after training plus shift allowances

Information Scientists (Life Sciences)

We are a well-known and well respected clinical trial and medical information services provider whose services include a 24 hour telephone information service for the following sectors: Medical Information Service, Veterinary Poisons Information Service and Clinical Trials. Due to expansion, we are now looking for Information Scientists, who have experience of working within the pharmaceutical industry. We would like to hear from Life Sciences Graduates, in particular candidates with degrees encompassing Pharmacology and experience within the pharmaceutical industry. Please note that these roles require shift working after the training period and therefore we require all potential candidates to consider the need for 24 hour flexibility when applying for this role.

Graduate Information Scientists (Life Sciences)

  • Respond promptly to telephone enquiries and provide clear and accurate information that meets the enquirer\'s needs
  • Answer emergency enquiries from veterinary professionals and animal welfare organisations using specified information resources to provide information and advice on possible clinical effects and appropriate management of poisoned animals.
  • Answer requests from healthcare professionals and the public for information on pharmaceutical products using standard responses, summary of product characteristics and patient information leaflets.
  • Respond to requests from healthcare professionals for emergency unblinding of patients on clinical trials and provide them with information about the trial drugs so they can determine the appropriate emergency care for the patient
  • Identify adverse events and product complaints and report promptly and accurately to clients.
  • Make accurate, legible and complete records of enquiries
  • Carry out quality checks of their own and their colleagues\' enquiry records
  • Write instructions and procedures and undertake other tasks to support the operation of the service
  • Participate in an ongoing training programme to ensure familiarity with internal procedures and information resources, and to maintain current subject knowledge.

    Benefits package includes: life insurance , matched contributory pension scheme, annual company bonus scheme and inclusion within our Employee Ownership Scheme

When applying for this role, please indicate your current salary (plus benefits package), minimum salary required, notice period and your reasons for wishing to move from your current company. Alliance Consulting is acting as an employment agency in this respect. Alliance Consulting specialise in the placement of engineers throughout the UK. By sending us your CV you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database and/or in manual files for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. By applying for this role you hereby consent to us submitting your CV to our client. If you do not wish your CV to be sent to our client then you must clearly state this to us. Equally, if there are any companies that you do not wish your CV to be sent to (for whatever reason), then please let us know of this when you apply.

When applying for this role, please indicate your current salary (plus benefits package), minimum salary required, notice period and your reasons for wishing to move from your current company. Alliance Consulting is acting as an employment agency in this respect. Alliance Consulting specialise in the placement of engineers throughout the UK. By sending us your CV you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database and/or in manual files for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. By applying for this role you hereby consent to us submitting your CV to our client. If you do not wish your CV to be sent to our client then you must clearly state this to us. Equally, if there are any companies that you do not wish your CV to be sent to (for whatever reason), then please let us know of this when you apply.

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pharmaceuticals, medical, information, science, pharmacology, medical device, pharmaceuticaql industry, life science, ABPI, clinical, clinical trial, technical,
  • Start date : ASAP
  • Term :
  • Experience Required : 2 to 4 years
  • Salary : £23000 - £25000 per annum
  • References : 886067GHex_1503993521
  • Activity area : Quality

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