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Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Job Title: Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Munster
Industry:
REF: 122654
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email: johnr@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Regulatory Affairs Specialist:

Our client a leading Multinational Healthcare company now require a Regulatory Affairs Specialist

The Regulatory Affairs Specialist will help develop regulatory strategies, performs activities associated with obtaining and maintaining regulatory approval to commercialise medical devices in selected target markets. The regulatory affairs specialist serves as a communication liaison between the manufacturer and the client?s local affiliates or regulatory authorities.

The Regulatory Affairs Specialist will report to the Regulatory Affairs Manager.

Responsibilities for Regulatory Affairs Specialist:


? Maintain an excellent understanding of global medical device regulations for specific jurisdictions as assigned such as regulatory requirements in accordance with ISO13485, MDD 93/42/EEC and FDA QSP 21CFR Part 820 as required.
? Ensures a thorough understanding of the products they are assigned.
? Communicates country/region specific regulatory requirements to the regulatory specialists/ managers.
? Develop global regulatory strategies for Client medical devices in collaboration with other regulatory affairs or clinical personal (as applicable), especially on high risk devices.
? Advise other Client functional units (engineering, marketing, operations, quality etc) of the requirements in each target market.
? Ensure the outputs from the individual functional units meet the applicable regulatory requirements.
? Plans and prepares regulatory submissions for specific target markets for new products, product changes and re-registrations as required.
? Maintains registration information (license numbers, expiration dates etc) and obtains re-registration approvals in advance of license expirations to ensure no disruption in product availability.
? Ensures the biocompatibility requirements of the product are adequately addressed.
? Communication of the clinical requirements for regulatory registrations for the product and working as part of a cross functional team to ensure that they are adequately addressed.
? Communicates directly with notified bodies and other regulatory authorities to ensure product approvals are achieved in a timely manner.
? Coordinates multiple projects at one time and provides regular reports to regulatory management and others as required.
? Serves as a liaison on regulatory issues between the Client Manufacturer and the Client International local office and/or Client distribution partner.
? Provides support to currently marketed products as necessary including input on change requests, etc.
? Maintains and organises appropriate regulatory records to demonstrate compliance with applicable regulations.
? Provides regulatory support to Client functional units such as the SSC, tenders, customer quality and distribution.

Requirements for Regulatory Affairs Specialist:

? Third level Qualification in Science/Engineering, at least 5 years? experience in a regulated industry in a similar role.
? Knowledge of requirements in GHTF countries including regulatory requirements in accordance with ISO13485, MDD 93/42/EEC and FDA QSP 21CFR Part 820 as required.
? Knowledge of requirements in other jurisdictions where required.
? Knowledge of medical device quality standards/practises or similar regulated industry.
? Good communication and inter-personal skills.
? Proven problem-solving skills.
? Approved External Auditor.
? Willingness and availability to travel on company business.

Please send an up to date CV and cover note to John Reid at the RFT Group johnr@rftgroup.ie / 01-2302400 / www.rftgroup.ie

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