Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
What you will do
The Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist works to bring medical devices to market and ensures ongoing compliance. Participates on cross-functional teams, develops global regulatory strategies, authors regulatory submissions, interacts with regulatory agencies/notified bodies, reviews labeling and marketing materials, and evaluates proposed device changes.
Assesses regulatory intelligence to assist in the development of local, regional, and global regulatory strategies
Participates in advocacy activities of a more advanced technical and/or tactical or strategic nature
Evaluates the regulatory environment and contributes to providing internal advice throughout the product lifecycle (e.g., concept, development, manufacturing, marketing) to ensure product compliance
Anticipates regulatory obstacles and emerging issues throughout the product lifecycle and develops solutions
Identifies requirements and potential obstacles for market access distribution (federal, provincial/territorial state, reimbursement, purchasing groups, etc.)
Assists in the development of regulatory strategy and updates strategy based upon regulatory changes
Evaluates proposed products for regulatory classification and jurisdiction
Determines requirements (local, national, international) and options for regulatory submission, approval pathways, and compliance activities
Provides regulatory information and guidance for product development and planning throughout the product lifecycle to the regulatory groups and others within the organization
Compares regulatory outcomes with initial product concepts and recommends changes or refinements based on initial regulatory outcomes
Negotiates with regulatory authorities throughout the product lifecycle
Identifies the need for new regulatory procedures, SOPs, and participates in development and implementation
Helps train stakeholders on current and new regulatory requirements to ensure organization-wide compliance
Assists other departments in the development of SOPs to ensure regulatory compliance
Provides regulatory input and technical guidance on global regulatory requirements to product development teams
Advises stakeholders of regulatory requirements for quality, preclinical, and clinical data to meet applicable regulations
Assesses the acceptability of quality, preclinical, and clinical document for submission filing to comply with applicable regulations
Evaluates proposed preclinical, clinical, and manufacturing changes for regulatory filing solutions and proposes plans/strategizes (if appropriate) for changes that do not require submissions
Provides knowledge and guidance on preapproval inspections, GCP inspections, and clinical investigator relationships
Identifies, monitors, and submits applicable reports or notifications to regulatory authorities during the clinical research process
Provides regulatory information and guidance for proposed product claims/labeling
Ensures that the clinical and nonclinical data, in conjunction with regulatory strategy, are consistent with the regulatory requirements and support the proposed product claims
Prepares and submits electronic and paper regulatory submissions according to applicable regulatory requirements and guidelines
Monitors the progress of the regulatory authority review process through appropriate communications with the agency
Communicates and interacts with regulatory authorities before and during the development and review of a regulatory submission through appropriate communication tools
Works with cross-functional teams for interactions with regulatory authorities including panel meetings and advisory committees
What you need
Bachelor s degree required; Engineering, Science or related
MS in Regulatory Science preferred
MS and/or RAC desired
3+ years of related experience required
Experience drafting 510(k)s preferred
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