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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 as Clinical Safety Specialist you are responsible for implementing and overseeing all areas of safety monitoring and reporting for clinical trials. You will also act as a contact point for clinical operations staff in regards to safety reporting questions.



Your responsibilities:

  • Process, assess and critically review adverse event data
  • Ensure proper 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
  • Provide sponsor oversight of SAE processing by outsourced vendors
  • Train others on safety related topics internally and externally
  • Support the development of safety management plans for the clinical trials
  • Support the set up and running of Data Monitoring Committees for clinical trials
  • Ensure activities comply with the applicable Novocure Quality System requirements



Your profile:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s level degree preferably in nursing, pharmacy or other health related profession or scientific discipline, or professional degree such as Registered Nurse/Pharmacist/Physician’s Assistant
  • Medical device/drug safety-related experience in multinational clinical trials required.
  • Experience with clinical research, preferably in oncology
  • Experience working per Good Clinical Practice
  • Must be highly self-motivated, pro-active and flexible with independent working style and good organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with standard office skills, standard desktop computing programs and medical terminology
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to work in a team environment
  • Highly organized and demonstrates understanding of workflow prioritization
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written) required



We are looking forward to receive your application Sebastian Pal, talent Partner EMEA through our Applicant Portal. Please find more information about Novocure and our therapy on our website or by consulting our patient testimonial videos.