Regulatory Affairs Contractor

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Consultant / Specialist
  3. United Kingdom
St. Albans, England
Posting date: 05 Nov 2019
This vacancy has now expired

A major pharmaceutical company is advertising a vacancy for a Regulatory Affairs Contractor to be based in their UK office. The organisation supplies analgesics to British pharmacy and grocery sectors and prides itself on its 35-year long history. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an established organisation and enhance a career in the regulatory field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing and performing the necessary activities in order to maintain the company's site licences.
  • Communicating with internal and external stakeholders on the status and requirements of all Regulatory submissions, providing guidance on the documentation required in support of applications.
  • Collating and reviewing documentation in support of the Company's Marketing Authorisations prior to submission, ensuring supporting documents are 'right first time', and managing priorities to meet business objectives.
  • Coordinating with the Regulatory partners of customers to ensure Marketing Authorisation compliance.
  • Managing life cycle/post-authorisation changes for UK relating to CMC, Clinical, Safety, and Product Information changes.
  • Informing the Head of Quality of any problems that could impact on the approval or maintenance of licence requirements (site and product licences).
  • Identifying and managing Regulatory projects, setting up project plans to ensure that regulatory approvals are delivered and can be implemented on time.
  • Developing and maintaining a detailed plan of all known Regulatory activities for the company licenses.
  • Processing all Marketing Authorisations and Variation applications in a timely manner and ensuring that all responses to regulatory questions are undertaken in line with the defined targets.
  • Ensuring that all applicable Legislation is adhered to.
  • Rectifying any Regulatory compliance issues where possible, informing the Head of Quality where this is not achievable.
  • Collaborating with other departments within the company, including sales and manufacturing teams to understand customer requirements.
  • Working to the standards of EU GxP at all times.
  • Assisting with due diligence activities for potential in-licensing opportunities for brand and generic products and evaluating dossiers.
  • Preparing and maintaining the core CTD dossier for product licences.
  • Preparing, reviewing, and maintaining artwork components and patient information (SPC, PIL, cartons and labelling) and associated mock-ups.
  • Preparing weekly reports on the status of Regulatory Affairs for communication to Senior Management.
  • Assisting in the training of new Regulatory and Artwork personnel as appropriate.
  • Amending, approving, and implementing changes to Standard Operating Procedures to ensure continued compliance with current Regulatory expectations.
  • Assisting the Head of Quality in hosting Regulatory inspections and customer audits.
  • Acting as a primary contact for routine Regulatory queries and liaising with internal and external customers.
  • Ensuring documentation is completed, filed, maintained, archived, and disposed of in accordance with GMP, data integrity guidelines, and local procedures.

Skills and Requirements:

  • 'A' level (or equivalent) in a scientific subject.
  • Relevant degree in a Pharmaceutical or scientific discipline.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a Regulatory Affairs role in the Pharmaceutical industry, including new product acquisitions, licence submissions, and variations.
  • Experience in the use of the MHRA Submissions Portal.
  • Previous exposure to liaising with Regulatory Authorities (including the MHRA) in relation to licencing and inspections.
  • Extensive knowledge of the MHRA licencing submissions process, including the categorisation of licence variations.
  • Experience in writing/ reviewing technical reports.
  • Experience in the design and approval of artwork and patient information.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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