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Regulatory Affairs Industrial Placement

Job description

What does a Regulatory Affairs industrial placement have to offer?

Role purpose:

  • To help ensure that existing UK Product Licenses are maintained and new Marketing Authorisations are obtained to allow continued and future sale of categories of Consumer Healthcare products in the UK
  • To help ensure that all regulatory activity for a specified portfolio of products is planned and geared to commercial requirements
  • To help ensure that all cosmetic products are sold in compliance with the Cosmetics Directive, that all medical devices are sold in compliance with the Medical Device Directives and that all pack and promotional copy complies with regulations and Codes of Practice

Key responsibilities:

  • To have responsibility with the support of a Regulatory Category Manager for projects involving marketed and development products and to be responsible for progressing the regulatory status of these products in the UK in such a manner as not to interfere with the marketing and the development activities of the business
  • To have a general understanding of the regulatory environment
  • To prepare submissions which are both accurate and high quality and ensure all files and databases are effectively managed
  • To maintain relationships with regulatory authorities to expedite smooth and timely assessment of all applications
  • To be responsible with the support of a Regulatory Category Manager for advising marketing and Global Manufacturing and Supply on the regulatory implications of technical changes
  • To develop knowledge of the regulations and guidelines and working practices of the EC and UK Regulatory Authority
  • To develop some knowledge of the Cosmetics Directive and PIPs, and Medical Devices Directive if relevant to the category

What we are looking for

Business skills and competencies:

  • Ability to work under limited supervision and prioritise work load accordingly
  • Demonstrate ability to show attention to detail
  • Good customer focus and team player who has the ability to work with a large group of people
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively across business functions.
  • Strong IT skills and ability to work with a variety of systems
  • Ability to prioritise work load
  • Attention to detail


You must be on track for a 2:2 (or above) in an undergraduate degree in life science, pharmacy or equivalent discipline appropriate for the role.

You will have completed a minimum of two years of your undergraduate degree, but will not have graduated at the start of your placement. You will be expected to provide evidence from your university to show you will be an undergraduate student for the duration of the placement year.

Accepted degree subjects

  • biology and life sciences
  • chemistry
  • pharmacy and pharmacology

Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

The assessment centre for successful applicants: Expected to take place in February 2020.

We recruit on an on-going basis and prioritise applications based on the application date. Applications will closed when we have filled our assessment centre dates. If you have what we’re looking for apply today.

This opportunity has the following recruitment stages you must successfully pass to be offered a placement year with GSK for 2020.

  1. Eligibility form
  2. Online assessment
  3. Application form
  4. Assessment centre

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 15 December 2019

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Closing date:  15 December 2019

Expires23 days

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