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Product Vigilance Intern

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Product Vigilance Placement

Are you taking a placement year as part of your degree or graduating and looking for an internship in the UK? Are you enthusiastic, numerate, IT proficient and a team player? If your answer is 'YES' we may have just the opportunity for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for a paid internship within our Global Vigilance Team, where you will be able to gain valuable work experience in a global FMCG company.

The Opportunity

We are seeking an intern to join our Global Vigilance Group, based in Folkestone, Kent on a 12-month contract starting in Summer 2024.

As a Product Vigilance Intern, you will have exposure to and gain experience in a wide range of activities throughout the placement and utilize skills in data analysis, root cause investigation, report creation and analytical thinking. Your main responsibilities will focus on the post-market requirements and activities of different product classifications such as Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Cosmetics & Food Supplements.

Duties will include some of the following:

•          Supporting the post-market and vigilance processes in the review of safety & performance related complaints for investigation, escalation and reportability to competent authorities.

•          Analyzing post-market data and highlighting potential problems to ensure product safety and efficacy in market.

•          Supporting the complaint vigilance leads in the development of required regulatory outputs such as PMS reports and PSUR’s.

•          Supporting the consumer feedback processes and activities.

•          Exposure to project meetings and discussions with various other departments in the business.

Who we are looking for:

We welcome applications from current students looking to undertake an industry placement year and also graduates seeking their first Product Vigilance opportunity.

The ideal candidate will:

•          Be an undergraduate/postgraduate in a Business, Scientific, Mathematical or Engineering discipline.

•          Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

•          Be able to demonstrate a “can do” attitude and desire to continuously improve.

•          Have the ability to work as part of a team.

•          Have an enquiring mind.

•          Be competent in MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

About Church & Dwight

You may be more familiar with our products than with our company name. Batiste dry shampoo, Pearl Drops Whitening tooth polish, Arm & Hammer baking soda toothpaste, Femfresh Intimate wash, Orajel toothache & ulcer relief, Sterimar natural sea water nasal spray and Nair hair removal products all of which form part of our exciting brands. We are continuing to grow our portfolio each year with new exciting acquisitions our newest including Viviscal, Toppik, Anusol, Waterpik and Flawless.

Church & Dwight UK Ltd are based in Folkestone, Kent, where we develop, produce & distribute many of our products and work with Sofibel in Paris and Church & Dwight GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany to form the European team. We are part of Church & Dwight Co. Inc. based in New Jersey, USA.

In the UK we employ over 400 people who undertake a range of roles from Research & Development & Marketing through to Purchasing, Production and Supply Chain. These teams are supported by departments such as Finance & Human Resources.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.co.uk/

When applying for a role and sending your cv, you understand that the Company will hold your personal data in relation to your prospective employment and will process that data for legitimate business reasons within the requirements of UK data protection laws currently in effect and as they become applicable, including the Data Protection Act 1998, the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679)) and any successor legislation. Candidate Privacy Notice.


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With offices in London and Folkestone, Kent, our more than 400 employees enjoy numerous benefits.

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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CULTURE At Church & Dwight

We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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Equal Employment Opportunity for the Disabled At Church & Dwight

As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation for accessibility to the online application system, the interview process, completing any pre-employment testing, or any other portion of application process, as a result of impairment from a medical or mental health condition, they may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to jobs@churchdwight.com.     

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