Regulatory Affairs Manager


medical device pharmaceutical food industry

About this job

  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Area of expertise: Regulatory
  • Location: Canada

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Monday, 6 December 2021

About this role: Regulatory Affairs Manager

About this role: Regulatory Affairs Manager

IntroductionWe have an exciting new role that just popped up for one of the big 5 Global Pharmaceutical companies for a 6-month contract.
This role would be perfect for someone who:
Doesn't mind working a contract but also wouldn't mind if the role became full time and perm
Is looking to make a step up in their career but sees no growth in their current companyLooking to work one of the biggest pharma companies in the world
Is just looking for a change, new environment and needs to shake it up a littleSomeone who retired and still wants to stay relevant to what's going on in their field.
Likes to work remotely but is also okay with the possibility of it evolving into a hybrid model (Mississauga area)
Key Client Attributes: (some of our MUST haves)- with SOME room for flexibility
Has worked with all 5 modules of regulatory CMC submissions
Someone with experience with Clinical Trial Applications, post-market changes, for RX and Biological drugs.
Someone who is able to challenge their submission and provide Health Canada with some alternative solutions should they say "no"
Experience with Biologicals and vaccines would be a strong asset. Not just natural health or food
They are also open to whatever salary you're open to (how awesome is that?)

· Develops regulatory strategies for rapid approvals with optimal labeling for products within therapy or for submissions within the specialization area
· Accountable for a portfolio of products, including the preparation, filing and approval of regulatory submissions (NDSs, SNDSs, CTAs, NCs, etc) to aggressive targets
· Ensures compliance with applicable Health Canada, industry, and codes and guidelines in alignment with business needs
· For Therapy Area: Builds trust with Health Canada contacts to improve submission approval times, achieve competitive labeling and resolve product-related issues impacting submissions, or compliance activities
· For CMC: Builds trust with Health Canada contacts to improve submission approval times and resolve product-related issues impacting submissions, supply continuity, or compliance activities.
· Communicates with and influences multiple local and global functions, to achieve regulatory objectives
· Identifies and responds to issues related to assigned projects and/or products
· Interprets Canadian regulations, guidelines, and policies as they apply to regulatory activities
· Mentors junior staff



Qualifications Required:
· B.Sc. in life science or relevant scientific field (e.g. pharmacology, toxicology, chemistry)
· CRITICAL ** For Therapy Area: Extensive Canadian regulatory affairs experience leading multiple submissions at all stages of the product lifecycle
· CRITICAL ** For CMC: Extensive Canadian CMC Regulatory experience leading multiple submissions at all stages of the product lifecycle. Experience with small molecules, vaccines, and other biologics is an asset.
· Must possess a thorough understanding of the Canadian Food & Drug Regulations, relevant guidelines and policies
· Must possess a thorough understanding of drug development and commercialization process
· Highly innovative (strategic and functional) and creative problem solver and decision-maker who can apply continuous improvement techniques to gain efficiencies in submission preparation, product approval process, and resolving issues
· Agile and able to effectively navigate change
· Demonstrated ability to develop effective regulatory strategies aligned with commercial objectives
· Working knowledge of global regulatory agencies and their practices
· Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to present information and contribute ideas in small and large groups
· Good influencing and relationship management skills
· Excellent negotiation skills
· Fully developed project management skills
· Must act with integrity and demonstrate a strong and effective risk management perspective
· Ability to provide and receive feedback, raise issues, share experiences and lessons learned.
· Proactive and seeks to constantly learn and develop, ensures that skills meet changing business needs
· Fosters strong team collaboration, with the ability to engage constructively with others and demonstrate a positive mindset. Open to diverse ideas, styles and perspectives.
· Strong commitment to quality mindset
· Strong computer literacy and computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook



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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Sabrina Morris via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Sabrina Morris
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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