Population Services International

  • Regulatory Officer (Temporary)

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-2652
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Finance
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    Job title: Regulatory Officer (Temporary)

    Department: Procurement

    Based in Washington, DC or Outside US

    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.

     

    Your contribution

     

    You will:

    • 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 candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:

    Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
    Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.
    Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it’s the only way you’ll learn and improve.
    Collaboration: You’ll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed.
    Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt
    Commitment:  You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin.

     

    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

     

    STATUS

    • 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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