Artwork Implementation Specialist

10 Jan 2019
24 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Our client, a leading pharmaceutical company, is looking to hire an Artwork Implementation Specialist to join their team in Surrey, UK on a contract basis.

Job Role:

* Responsible for tracking and real-time transparency of the approval status of packaging components, in line with the EMA (European Medicines Agency) regulatory guidelines.
* Responsible for initiation of Packaging Artwork Requests (PARS), and will coordinate across business lines to assure key regulatory timelines for Artwork implementation are met
* Track the approval status of packaging artwork components the EU region - max 28 country approvals.
* Respond to document requests from legal for product litigation/defence related to labeling.


* Liaise with European Country Offices in coordinating Regulatory new or update activity for packaging artwork labeling for Client products.
* Communicate/coordinate with key stakeholder groups for documentation of labeling artwork timelines
* Liaise with Research Strategists on target dates for artwork completion on behalf of the Country Offices, and in conjunction with Manufacturing (working to SOPs/best practice guidelines).
* Raise and coordinate packaging artwork change controls in the Artwork system (ePALMS) according to agreed timelines and established procedures
* Evaluate content of labeling updates and raise issues with the EU ALIM Lead and the Regulatory Strategists as appropriate.
* Develop and maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders in WSR and PGS.
* Use pharmaceutical packaging & artwork knowledge and experience to collaborate with Manufacturings Artwork Centres to assist Country Offices in creating accurate Artwork change control instructions
* Identify appropriate artwork Country Approvers and electronically route artwork to them for approval using the ePALMS system.
* Interact and follow up with all Market Approvers as needed, and re-direct any Regulatory queries as they arise during the approval process.
* Work with minimal direct supervision. Working from home required at times.
* EU Travels if/as requested

Education and Experience:

* Extensive experience of working with regulated document management tools supporting; storage, retrieval, lifecycle management and tracking of labeling artwork for packaging components in a business enterprise system (e.g. ePALMS or similar)
* Bachelors degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline, plus related work experience (2-4 years)
* Familiar with Regulatory environment, and have an understanding of labeling regulations and controls.
* Able to interact with Clients globally distributed Stakeholders: Country offices, Manufacturing sites and Artwork Centre personnel in a professional manner.

To Apply:

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