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Senior Consultant, Strategic Regulatory Services

Any EU Location


Reference 059863


Senior Consultant Strategic Regulatory Services

Location Any EU country

ICON plc, a leading Clinical Research Organisation, employing 14,500 people across 97 offices in 38 countries - our mission is to help our clients to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve the quality of life!

The Senior Consultant is responsible to lead the regulatory strategy to support registration (new and maintenance) in Europe and Internationally for drugs and biologics, and additionally to be responsible for the strategic approach to securing new business, facilitating issue resolution, ensuring project/program timelines/budgets are met You will also maintain client relationships in the support of future business as the position participates in business development activities This position may or may not have direct reports

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Effectively manage/execute/oversee the preparation of regulatory submission documents demonstrated by a deep knowledge of applicable legislation and guidelines for submission to government agencies and continued client compliance
Facilitate submission approvals and amendments through leading communications (face to face meetings, teleconferences, etc) and negotiations with client, government agencies, and project teams Build positive working relationships with clients, and government agency contacts
Actively anticipate and develop initial or alternative regulatory strategies, consulting with other resources within the organisation as required Provide clients with strategic advice in response to their queries, based on regulatory experience and area of expertise
Responsible for managing workflow including prioritising project objectives, and establishing timeframes for projects with clients Responsible for overseeing progress and completion of projects with project team members, ensuring timeframes and deadlines are met
Lead, participate in and support project teams, and advise other departments on regulatory issues and strategies related to EU filings and maintenance activities across a broad range of product types
Effectively prioritise and complete multiple projects within established timeframes and within budget
Train, coach, and develop assigned individuals to build team expertise across various product types (preparation of files, regulatory strategy, client management, agency/client communications and project management)
Enthusiastically monitors for new regulatory requirements and shares key findings
Lead and/or participate in the preparation of quotations for projects that may cross multiple service areas within the company and manage projects within budget, preparing change orders as needed
Publish and/or present at training seminars or lead workshops at industry conferences Participate actively in other business related projects (business opportunities, client specific issues etc)


Thorough working knowledge of local and global Health Authority regulations, guidelines, policies, GCP and GxP, ICH Guidelines
Effective project management skills
Ability to make decisions independently and operate autonomously
Sound listening, conflict management, and negotiating skills
Excellent planning, organisation, interpersonal, time, and change management skills
Demonstrable good problem solving, judgement, and decision-making skills to motivate staff to seek creative solutions to issues surrounding timely, on-budget, and quality delivery Focuses on resolving problems and makes decisions in a timely manner
Ability to develop and maintain excellent rapport with clients
Highly motivated and proactive
Through knowledge of budgetary and financial management (budget, development, time and cost, forecasting, revenue, margin, profit and loss, invoicing, etc)
Knowledge of business development process
Shown ability to understand and communicate corporate policies and procedures
Excellent verbal and written communication Conveys thoughts in a clear, concise, and accurate manner Uses appropriate regulatory, medical, and scientific nomenclature Listens carefully and asks questions when necessary to ensure understanding
Problem solving skills balanced with an awareness of business objectives Good judgement in the face of difficult and clear situations
Planning and organisation Plans work effectively to meet goals and ensure timely completion of assignments Manages time effectively Has a routine or system for completing work
Attention to detail Identifies and resolves discrepancies across various source documents, including published and unpublished documents Notes and resolves errors in written documentation
Proficiency in all MS-Office applications, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint


Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline, preferably in a life sciences, or other healthcare field
Advanced degree (MSc, PhD, MD, PharmD, MBA) in the biological, medical, chemical or engineering field may be beneficial
Relevant experience ie pharmaceutical, biologics, medical device with regulatory experience in the local environment (Europe) Relevant experience in any Therapeutic Area will be considered; experience in Oncology is considered advantageous
Experience supporting business development activities and people management an asset
Experience presenting at applicable industry conferences and/or publications in regulatory affairs
Certification in regulatory affairs (RAC) or post-secondary institution beneficial

Benefits of Working in ICON

ICON enjoys a strong reputation for quality and is focused on staff development We make it our mission to attract the most diverse and creative minds into the business and we continually strive to provide opportunities for our people to excel, grow and build a great career We understand that our greatest asset is the skills and talents of our people and they are truly what set us apart

Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage We care about our people as they are the key to our success We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career!


ICON is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Healthcare, Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Other Accounting
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Mar 2020

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