Abbott Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist in Donegal Town, Ireland

Abbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150+ countries and employs approximately 97,000 people.

In Ireland, Abbott has five business units, represented across eight manufacturing sites. The Abbott Diabetes Care site based in Donegal in the North West of Ireland is currently going through a significant expansion as we introduce new technology and machinery to manufacture the Libre Freestyle Sensor which is revolutionary in the care and management of Diabetes. As part of the expansion we have an immediate requirement for an experienced Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Main Responsibilities

  • Works with Regulatory leadership to develop and implement regulatory strategies for product introductions and modifications per agreed schedule

  • Maintains strong communication and working relationships with all departments across division sites, Third Party Manufacturers, suppliers, and external personnel

  • Ensures that appropriate documentation is maintained to record regulatory decisions and verification/validation evidence in support of change control activities related to product design or manufacture.

  • Maintain a high level of technical understanding with all new products.

  • Provides strategic regulatory input (including all feasible alternatives and associated risks) and drives cross-functional alignment with issues that could have regulatory ramifications

  • Maintains the effectiveness of the Quality System at the site in accordance with divisional and corporate requirements and applicable regulations.

  • Manages the preparation of registration documents as required for international markets

  • Provides input and comment on regulations and standards which may affect division products

  • Accountable for cross-functional project communication

  • Accountable for budgets and schedules

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in a related subject with a min of 6 year's experience ideally in the medical device industry

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