Posted to MedZilla on 4/29/2017


England, Regulatory Consultant - UK/Ireland RA_PD_11474-MZ


An attractive job opportunity has arisen at a leading multinational pharmaceutical company. They are seeking a Regulatory Consultant to work at their UK site in Middlesex. The company employs 100,000 personnel across 150 countries, working across multiple therapy areas including cardiovascular, oncology, and respiratory.

Job Role:

Responsible for the regulatory management of marketing authorisations (MAs) for a therapy area and is the primary interface with the regulatory authorities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Proactive leadership in defining and implementing effective regulatory strategy, influencing as needed to reflect business needs.
  • Responsible for assigned non-product activities of significance to the department /company. These may be of a complex nature.
  • Responsible for the regulatory management of MAs for a therapy area /portfolio, for Ireland and UK
  • Is the primary interface with the regulatory authorities on product licensing and MA maintanence activities.
  • Ensure product information is compliant with MA. Ensures that company product Summary of Product Characteristics (SPCs) and Patient Information Leaflets (PILs)/ labeling are compliant with MA and with regulatory requirements
  • Ensures that the current SPC and PILs are available to Healthcare Professionals on electronic compendia in UK and Ireland
  • Co-ordinates national input into responses to regulatory questions and regulatory commitments, ensuring these are in alignment with regulatory requirements and agreed strategy and timelines.
  • Responsible for the local management of product registration documents in regulatory databases and repositories.
  • Manage regulatory agency correspondence in accordance with company procedures
  • Notify to Regulatory agencies product quality and safety issues in an expeditious manner in accordance with company procedures
  • Effective planning of regulatory activities for therapy area
  • Provides considered regulatory advice, leadership and expertise to brand teams and to other regulatory and cross functional groups.
  • Co-ordinates meetings with regulatory authorities and plays a key role in these interactions
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships with internal regulatory, commercial, supply chain and clinical groups.
  • Takes a proactive lead and shows an ability to focus and identify key issues early and contribute fully to the development of solutions

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate/PhD level or equivalent in, with experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including regulatory experience. Area of specialisation: Life Sciences
  • In depth understanding and practical experience of national or/and EU regulations, guidelines and working practices and of the regulatory issues relevant to the portfolio.
  • Knowledge of drug development process and regulatory affairs,
  • Knowledge of the commercial and medical issues pertaining to the assigned portfolio, including an awareness of competitor products and activities
  • Ability to work in a complex environment
  • Good interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Has an understanding of the impact of the regulatory environment and proposed changes which are likely to impact the business in the medium term.
  • Can define regulatory strategy
  • Has an in-depth understanding of regulatory governance, medical and safety

To Apply:

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