Pharmacovigilance Specialist

Posted on November 16, 2020

Oriola is a health and wellbeing company operating in the Nordic countries - Our Purpose is Health for Life and we are now strengthening our organisation!

About Oriola

We help people to live healthier lives by giving them access to sustainable health and wellbeing products and services. In Sweden, Oriola owns the country’s third-largest pharmacy chain, Kronans Apotek. In addition to pharmacies, our dose-dispensing, medical information and patient support services, we enhance the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceutical care. Our expert services support pharmaceutical companies throughout the entire lifecycle of medicines. Oriola’s supply chain ensures reliable and safe delivery of pharmaceuticals to pharmacies, hospital pharmacies, veterinarians and other healthcare operators. In 2019, Oriola Corporation’s net sales were 1.7 billion euros and we employed nearly 4,300 professionals. Oriola Corporation is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

We are now looking for a

Pharmacovigilance Specialist

for a temporary employment to our Pharmacovigilance Team. In this position you will act in BA Pharma's Expert Services in Espoo, Finland.


You have a minimum of 2 years' working experience of Pharmacovigilance tasks in a pharmaceutical company, Health Authority or as a consultant, and have a degree in pharmacy, nursing or natural sciences. You know the core processes of Pharmacovigilance and are familiar with relevant legislation and guidelines. You have the experience of, and enjoy, writing quality documents.

You are fluent in Finnish and English (written and spoken) and have excellent IT skills. We appreciate your experience of different PV databases.

Way of working

You are responsible, accurate and organized in your work, and even on busy days, your goal is always a high-quality outcome. You are customer-orientated, flexible and adaptable team player, but you also show initiative and can act independently in rapidly changing situations.

In this position, you have a great opportunity to get familiarized with Pharmacovigilance practices of many different pharmaceutical companies and develop your professional skills together with talented co-workers. At Oriola, we cherish openness, taking initiative and responsibility and working together.

Applying for the position

We kindly ask you to apply with an English version of your CV and application letter from this link: at the latest on the 30th of November 2020. Please also include your salary request. We will start the recruitment interviews with the applicable candidates already during the application period. Please take action rapidly, we will fill in the position as soon as a suitable applicant is found!

For further information, please contact Business Unit Head, Expert Services Marie Kerttu via email ( Welcome to join Oriola!

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