Regulatory Affairs Specialist - MDR - Initial 6 month contract - Medical Devices

£50 - Regulatory
Ref: 347 Date Posted: Friday 25 Oct 2019
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Our Client designs world-leading, clinically-advanced, precision technologies that enable healthcare professionals, to ‘peer’ inside the body, using endoscopic procedures. By focusing on early detection and minimally invasive treatment of a broad range of diseases, they focus on improving patient care quality every day.

We are recruiting a Regulatory Affairs Specialist on an initial 6-month contract, located at their Southend-On-Sea facility, to ensure the appropriate licensing, marketing and legal compliance of Medical and Industrial manufactured products.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring continued compliance with all relevant regulatory and quality requirements
  • Timely identification and co-ordination of regulatory changes to ensure no negative impact on the business.
  • Successful completion of mandatory training
  • Compliance with Health & Safety and Environmental procedures
  • Liaise with QA/RA management throughout the global organisation to ensure a consistent global approach to regulatory compliance.
  • Identify potential changes to regulations, review impact and make timely notification to the business to ensure compliance is maintained.
  • Ensure current regulations and standards are available.
  • Generate and maintain the DMR/DofC.
  • Attend and support Design review activity and generate environmental checklist, labelling, IFU and ER checklist.
  • Manage ECR/ECO process including notification to S-BCs of changes which are notifiable under regulations.
  • Initial review of complaints to determine and record reportability.
  • Ensure reportable events are reported within timescales as required by all market regulations. Notify senior management as appropriate.
  • Determine whether FSCA is required and generate a Recall File as necessary. Manage all activities and ensure Recall file is regularly updated.
  • Support and supply information as required relating to Product Registration in any market including site /establishment registrations including FDA 510(k), CE Marking etc.
  • Support Change management process (ECR/ECO) and report changes to S-BCs as appropriate.

Other Related Duties:

  • Participate in Continuous Improvement activities
  • Undertake any assignment or duty as required by business needs.
  • Adequacy and regular review of Technical File /Risk Management in accordance with current regulations.
  • Maintenance of SOPs

Qualifications & Experience:

  • University degree in a scientific / engineering subject. 
  • At least five years’ experience in a regulatory or quality role for a medical device manufacturer. 
  • Ability to perform ISO 9001 / 13485 audits and a good understanding of EU MDD/MDR regulations.
  • Understanding of FDA QSR and JPAL requirements and other key international regulations covering medical and industrial devices is a bonus.

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