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Regulatory Affairs Associate - Clinical Trial Applications (CTA)

Bloemfontein, South Africa Job ID R0000022342 Category Regulatory / Consulting Date Posted 04/26/2024
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As part of Parexel Consulting, you will play a vital role in helping biopharmaceutical and medical device companies navigate the complex and ever-changing regulatory landscape. Drawing on your scientific, technical, and regulatory expertise, you will work closely with clients to develop and implement regulatory strategies that bring their products to market faster and keep them there.

We value collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning. As a member of our team, you will partner with a diverse group of clients, and be exposed to various product types and therapeutic areas. You will also develop your skills through challenging assignments and mentorship from experienced regulatory professionals. Plus, you will enjoy the flexibility of working remotely while still being part of a supportive and dynamic team.

Success Profile

Do you have these soft skills and interpersonal traits to succeed at Parexel?

  • Communicator
  • Detail-oriented
  • Problem-solver
  • Relationship-builder
  • Results-driven
  • Strategic

About This Role

We are looking for an experienced Regulatory Affairs Professional with working knowledge of Clinical Trial Applications (CTA) to join our team in South Africa! This role can be office based (Bloemfontein) or home based anywhere in South Africa.

As a Regulatory Affairs Associate you will ensure the timely performance of work within a project scope to the quality expectations of internal stakeholders and clients. You may act as a Project Lead or Work Stream Lead and in this role you will assure the work of the entire team or work stream is delivered on time and that it meets client’s quality expectations. You will succeed in this role because will bring your strong technical skills and may be developing specialist knowledge of a particular subject and/ or market.

Key Deliverables in the role:

  • Manage the local submissions (as Local Regulatory Contact - LRC) but should also be able to coordinate the regulatory submissions in all participating countries as Regulatory Lead.

  • Regulatory submission of Clinical Trial in South Africa

  • ​​Participate in Regulatory Operations meetings, project team meetings, and maintain relationships with other departments, clients, and regulatory agencies as necessary.

  • You may be involved in local, regional, and/or global projects

Skills and Experience required for the role:

  • University degree in a science discipline

  • Background in clinical trial management

  • 1-2 years of Regulatory Affairs experience working with Clinical Trail Applications in South Africa

  • Experience with clinical trial submissions in other Southern African Countries - preferred

  • Good level of knowledge of the CTA business in addition, an expertise/skill in cross-functional project management and planning, process optimization

  • IT knowledge (Veeva Regulatory and Clinical Vaults - excel – VBA – powerBI)

  • Solid analysis and synthesis capability; Solution-oriented and problem-solving skills.

  • Customer-oriented and autonomous

  • Fluency in English is a must along with the local language.

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