Scientific Regulatory Policy and Intelligence Officer (Grade A1/2) - Strasbourg, Alsace, France

Strasbourg, Alsace, France
monthly salary from € 4,556.17
Oct 14, 2016
Nov 02, 2016
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Scientific Regulatory Policy and Intelligence Officer (Grade A1/2)

Would you like to work for one of the leading international organisation in the field of public health protection? Are you up to date with the latest developments and trends in the pharmaceutical regulatory policy and relevant technologies? Are you ready to work closely with top scientists and management to shape the future of an entire organisation? This might just be the job for you. Make sure to submit your application by 2 November.

Our team in EDQM is looking for an enthusiastic professional with a solid knowledge and experience in pharmaceutical regulatory policy to advise and support the Director on topics and technologies that have the potential to impact our organisation.

A job at the EDQM is more than just a job - what we offer:

  • the opportunity to work in a leading international organisation in the field of public health protection - the quality standards that our organisation sets for safe medicines and their safe use are recognised as a scientific benchmark not only in Europe, but world-wide.
  • the chance to work in multi-national/multi-cultural workplace with the best specialists in the field - over 20 nationalities work at the EDQM in Strasbourg; 
  • a highly competitive, income tax free salaries (monthly salary from € 4,556.17), an attractive benefits package including health insurance, pension and additional allowances such as family and expatriation allowances (further information available here).

What we expect of you:

  • monitor emerging topics in the pharmaceutical regulatory, policy and technology fields having a potential impact on EDQM activities (e.g. changes in the pharmaceutical legislation and other relevant legal frameworks, emerging technologies and processes); 
  • contribute to the definition of strategies shaping EDQM's future by preparing executive summaries and advising the director on opportunities and risks for the EDQM;
  • compile EDQM's comments on legislative and guidance proposals;
  • draft speeches and contributions for the director and review scientific papers submitted for publication in Pharmeuropa, our on-line forum for the European Pharmacopoeia;
  • contribute to the development and implementation of projects in respect of the EDQM risk management system;
  • advise and report on progress, results achieved, further requirements, complex and/or sensitive cases and identify appropriate adjustments to improve working methods.

What you should bring to the job:

  • completed university degree in pharmacy, chemistry, biology or similar domain;
  • significant professional experience in policy areas related to the work of the EDQM (preferably experience in both the pharmaceutical and healthcare domain);
  • a proven experience in regulatory affairs including preparing and/or drafting responses to proposed new regulations or draft guidance, gained in either a licensing authority, the pharmaceutical industry, or an analogous organisation; 
  • experience of representing a service or an organisation at meetings with external stakeholders at a senior level;
  • analytical thinking, ability to proactively detect/solve problems and issues, well developed planning and work organisation skills, good drafting skills;
  • very good knowledge of English and knowledge of French. 

You can find more details about the job and information on how to apply and on the recruitment process on our Employment website. To apply, please click on the 'Apply' button. You must submit your application via our online recruitment system by 2 November.

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