Regulatory Affairs Manager - London Based

40,000 - 60,000
05 Dec 2018
05 Jan 2019
Contract Type

Position: Regulatory Affairs Manager

Location: London, however flexible with home based working

Reporting Line: Director, Regulatory Affairs

Size: Small yet growing!


Retained Search

Our client is an attractive, well backed Trade Association that represent the Consumer Health Industry based in London. They represent branded over-the-counter medicines (OTC), self-care medical devices and food supplements. The organisation are looking to shape the future consumer healthcare by promoting best practice in the industry.

This is a great opportunity to join an exciting trade association and from the get go have a pivotal impact on the consumer health market and truly influence the organisation. This company have a truly experienced senior management team which would enable you to learn and develop from immediately, you would also frequently take part in meetings with a range of Regulatory Heads.

Attractive Features:

  • Huge industry backing = opportunity to network
  • Experienced yet transparent senior management team
  • Growth potential - due to several project ongoing, the company is going from strength to strength!
  • Opportunity to experience further development in Regulatory Affairs
  • Pension contribution = 15%!

Main Responsibilities (please ask for full JD to see extended responsibilities)

  • Responsibilities vary day to day however the bulk of your responsibilities would revolve around providing regulatory advice, information and analysis on UK and international issues. Also work with current and forthcoming EU and UK regulations and guidelines affecting OTC medicines, traditional herbal medicines and self-care medical devices.
  • Support the development of training events and seminars.
  • Provide technical support, including the preparation of briefing documents for MPs, and Government organisations or officials.
  • Manage the content of the organisations Professional Learning Programme liaising with other staff when appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain links with government and competent authorities such as the MHRA and BSI Packaging Standards Group.
  • Represent the organisation at MHRA Medical Devices Industry Liaison Group (MDILG) and any sub-groups for Medical Devices E.g. Fees and External Strategy Group.
  • Lead internal projects to ensure the company maintains core service levels and adapts to meet the changing needs of member companies and the self-care market.


Minimum experience requirements:

  • Life science related degree is a necessity, however, a pharmacy background would be a huge advantage.
  • A sound understanding of the regulatory and pharmaceutical environment. Having commercial and strategic awareness.
  • Significant industry experience in regulatory affairs, preferably in the consumer health sector. This could be prior experience in conducting regulatory submissions and liasing directly with Regulatory agencies for example responding to some questions.
  • Regulatory knowledge of medical device certification preferable.


For more information, please reach out to me directly!

+44 1293 77 66 44

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