Student Placement Associate Scientist, Regulatory Affairs
This role will be based in our brand new, state-of-the-art co-working facilities in Moorgate, London. This site, at the heart of London provides fantastic amenities, support services and collaborative workspaces with convenient transport links.
Who we are…?
For more than a century, our organisation has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our organisation continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
We are officially certified by the Top Employer Institute and been awarded the exclusive Top Employer United Kingdom Certification for the fourth year running.
We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we “follow the science” and that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. And we believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe.
Our Regulatory Affairs team bring new medical advancements to the world by facilitating communications and procedures that allow swift, organized compliance across regulatory agencies. We are an international network on the leading-edge of healthcare breakthroughs that help provide new, reliable, and compliant medical products, practices and solutions to the world.
In Regulatory CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls) our experts maintain the scientific and technical aspects of products that ensure patients receive medicines that are manufactured and tested to a high quality and within compliance of the requirements of the world’s Health Authorities.
International Regulatory Affairs CMC is a key component of our company’s strategy to build regional CMC regulatory knowledge and effective local relationships with country offices to deliver appropriate regulatory strategies and deliver right first-time regulatory submissions. As part of the EMEA team you will be one of the regional experts for CMC in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
The Associate Scientist Regulatory CMC will be involved in and responsible for the execution and management of the EMEA region submissions including new product registrations and life-cycle submissions to keep our products compliant and available for patients.
In this role you will be working to:
- Generate regulatory strategies
- Assess changes to dossiers in the EMEA region
- Liaise with colleagues globally
- Review submission packages
- Work alongside our team in health authority interactions
Additionally, you will:
- Work alongside our team to deliver on operational excellence projects
- Work alongside our team in developing best practises for regulatory science
- Learn and apply regulatory policy
- Work alongside our team in health authority engagements
- You will be looking to complete a 12-month placement in your third or penultimate year of study, returning to your course at the end of the placement
- Working towards a BSc in a scientific discipline such as chemistry, biological sciences, engineering, or a related field. Fields of study include (but are not limited to) Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Microbiology, Virology, Molecular Biology, or Biochemistry (or equivalent qualification)
- Fluency in an additional language is a plus
- Demonstrates numerical and analytical skills
Qualities we look for
- Operates with a high level of integrity, transparency and accountability
- Comprehends and aligns with our organization’s core values
- Aligns and fosters a culture of diversity and inclusivity
- Demonstrates initiative, proactivity and academic curiosity
- Encourages and boosts their colleagues through teamwork
- Demonstrates clear and effective communication
- Demonstrates a desire to learn and improve their performance through feedback
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team structure