Population Services International

  • Regulatory Officer Consultant

    Posted Date 1 year ago(8/14/2018 2:50 PM)
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    Position Location: City
    Washington, DC
    Washington, DC
    Position Location: Country
    United States

    Job title: Regulatory Officer Consultant

    Department: Procurement

    Based in Washington, DC

    Up to 20 % international travel

    Reports to the: Deputy Director


    Who we are


    We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.

    There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.


    Join us!

    PSI is seeking a Regulatory Officer on a Short to Medium Term Assignment to Develop a data bank of Regulatory Requirements of Selling and Distributing Health Commodities in countries where PSI Operates.


    Sound like you? Read on.


    Your contribution

    • Landscape & Build a Knowledge Bank of Pharmaceutical (Ethical, Medical Devices & Medical Equipment’s) Product Registration Process, Dossier Requirements and time lines for registration in:
      • PSI operational countries (Phase -I)
      • Countries in regions where PSI operates but not present operationally in specific country (Phase II)
    • Explore and recommend Opportunities in Regulatory Registration through Regional, World Health Organization and any other Harmonization Schemes. Layout success stories, challenges and learnings of these Harmonization Schemes.
    • Explore and recommend potential Organizations/Experts for Pharmaceutical Registration at country level, regional level or global level
    • Develop Complexity Map of registration requirement and grade/map individual countries to Complexity Map.
    • Advise Regulatory Structure for Pharmaceutical Registrations with skill set requirements for PSI, based on immediate to long term needs, post discussions with global stakeholders.
    • Advise on opportunities to Harmonize packaging ,artworks across countries.


    What are we looking for?

    The basics:

    • Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Science
    • 2-3 years of experience in Regulatory Department of medium sized Pharmaceutical Organization and having experience in Product Registration in Africa Region
    • Proficiency in English is a must (Spanish or French would be an advantage)
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Broad Technical language of pharmaceuticals and their documentation
    • Strong analytical skills with a process approach
    • Ability to coordinate amongst stake holders


    What would get us excited?

    • Demonstrated experience to meet Pharmaceutical Registration Challenges in Africa
    • Inquisitiveness to look out for options towards challenges Pharmaceutical Registrations
    • Ability to do SWOT Analysis of a given situation


    • Exempt


    PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.



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