15 days ago

Clinical Safety Specialist


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Clinical Safety Specialist

Novocure is a global publicly-traded commercial-stage oncology company developing a profoundly different cancer treatment therapy called tumor treating fields (TTFields) for patients with solid tumors. TTFields therapy is a non-invasive, novel, antimitotic treatment modality which utilizes proprietary technology attempting to slow or reverse tumor progression by inducing tumor cell death. Novocure's commercialized product, Optune, is approved for the treatment of adult patients with glioblastoma (GBM) in the USA, Europe and Israel. Novocure has ongoing or completed clinical trials and is further expanding its efforts into several other solid tumor indications - non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, ovarian cancer and other types of solid cancers.

To support our team in Root, Switzerland we are looking for a

Clinical Safety Specialist

In this role you are responsible to implement and oversee all areas of safety monitoring and reporting for clinical trials.

Your responsibilities:


  • Process, assess and critically review adverse event data.
  • Maintenance of safety report database
  • Prepare periodic safety reports
  • Respond to regulatory safety queries
  • Interface with Contract Research Organizations (CROs), project team members and clinical trial sites
  • Train others on safety related topics internally and externally
  • Support the development of safety monitoring plans for the clinical trials
  • Ensure activities comply with the applicable Novocure Quality System requirements

Your profile:

  • Bachelor's level degree preferably in nursing, pharmacy or other health related profession, or degreeas Registered Nurse/ Medical Doctor
  • Minimum of 3 year active clinical experience or 2 years of medical device/drug safety-related experience in multinational clinical trials
  • Familiarity with regulatory affairs in Europe and North America and experience in clinical research in oncology
  • Understanding of European and North American regulatory systems for clinical trials
  • Accredited GCP course is a plus
  • Highly self-motivated, pro-active and flexible with independent working style and good organizational skills
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written), an additional European languages is preferred

We are looking forward to receive your application to Angela Unternährer, Senior HR Manager through our ApplicantPortal. Please find more information about Novocure and our therapy on our website www.novocure.com or by consulting our patient testimonial videos.

Frau Angela Unternährer
Senior HR Manager
D4 Park 6
6039 Root