QA/RA Manager, Manufacturing

Highly Competitive
Posting date: 14 Nov 2018
This vacancy has now expired

ProClinical is working with a global healthcare company that is seeking a QA/RA Manager to be based in Chiba, Japan on a permanent basis. This role will be a part of the company's Diagnostics Infectious Disease - Emerging Markets Business Unit, be responsible for the management of Regulatory Affairs activities and compliance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops registration plans for all company products in collaboration with regional marketing, commercial affiliates and Distributor countries marketing;
  • Ensures execution of registrations of company products in alignment with regulatory plans;
  • Prepares registration dossiers for CE mark, WHO Prequalification and registrations of all company products in all countries and jurisdictions according to business plans of IDEM commercial organizations.
  • Represents RA in all company meetings as required and relevant.
  • Reviews study protocols of other company departments for compliance with regulations as relevant to registration plans.
  • Participates in audits as RA representative and main contact.
  • Actively participates in short and long-range planning including the development of Key Performance Indicators;
  • Manages the budget and resources of the company's regulatory activities to ensure fulfilment of the goals of the company;
  • Promotes awareness of regulatory and customer requirements related to company products throughout the organisation, including through organised training programmes;
  • Act as the company's site contact with the European Competent Authorities for company products carrying the CE Mark of the European Union;
  • Act as site contact with the WHO Prequalification unit for company products WHO prequalified or in process to be prequalified;
  • Ensures compliance with IVD Directive and IVD Regulation, US FDA requirements and WHO PQ guidances;
  • Represents the company in contact with National Regulatory Agencies;
  • Represents the company's RA unit at relevant leadership meetings;
  • Represents the company's RA unit in relevant Industry forums;
  • Supports the team in adverse event reporting;
  • Supporting operations in product modification reporting;
  • Gathering of regulatory intelligence related to Japanese regulations related to ARDx products;
  • Upholds the company's core values.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BSc or equivalent.
  • Training in Regulatory Affairs.
  • Relevant experience at a senior level.
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in areas directly relevant to the position
  • Ability to develop and manage high performing teams to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Demonstrated capacity to successfully execute strategies designed to achieve an appropriate return on investment for the business.
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of the medical diagnostics industry.
  • Understanding of Quality and Quality Management systems (ISO 13485, ISO 9001 and US FDA QSR)
  • Knowledge of the requirements of industry regulators.
  • Capacity to apply sound judgement for the effective management of the company's RA resources and personnel.
  • Capacity to identify strategic opportunities and recognise threats.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and an ability to prepare competent business cases.
  • Strong mission orientation.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Highest levels of integrity and diplomacy.
  • Capacity to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality internally and externally.

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