Life Sciences Regulatory Affairs Manager

AESGP

Brussels, Belgium

The Association of the European Self-Medication Industry (AESGP) represents the manufacturers of non-prescription medicines, food supplements and self-care medical devices in Europe. AESGP mission is to advance responsible self-care, enabling citizens to take better care of their health needs and contribute to sustainability of European healthcare systems.

We are looking for a Regulatory Affairs Manager to coordinate the work and projects of the regulatory committees with a specific focus on quality, auditing and risk management systems particularly interested in sustainability and emerging risks and represent the association on scientific and technical issues in order to position, communicate and safeguard its interests.

The placement is a full-time position in a convivia l working environment in the heart of the European quarter in Brussels. This role offers an excellent opportunity to connect your knowledge and experience of life science and to contribute to a dynamic European political and regulatory environment.

Mission of the role

  • You will be involved in management and coordination of regulatory issues impacting consumer health products with a specific focus on quality, auditing and risk management systems particularly interested in sustainability and emerging risks.
  • Maintain and develop partnerships with stakeholders in the EU.
  • Present and represent AESGP members' interests and initiatives at EU level.

Main accountabilities

  • Monitor regulatory, policy and legislative developments at EU level and assess their impact on the consumer health industry;
  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure regulatory approaches that support members' interests;
  • Provide regulatory and scientific advice to AESGP members;
  • Develop positions, reports and other publications;
  • Coordinate internal members' groups including preparation, moderation of the debate, building consensus and advise on possible regulatory strategies;
  • Represent AESGP in meetings and conferences, prepare reports and coordinate follow-up actions;
  • Support in managing relations with AESGP members and external stakeholders;
  • Update the AESGP databases on latest regulatory developments.

Education and Professional experience

  • University degree (Master) in medical, bio-medical, (bio)chemistry, pharmacy or other science disciplines;
  • 3 to 5 years of working experience on regulatory issues related to consumer/health products;
  • Good working knowledge of EU institutions, decision making process and regulatory processes; quality assurance experience in a lifescience copmany would be an asset.

Profile/Skills

  • High aptitude for searching information within EU and International information networks;
  • Excellent command of English is a prerequisite and proficiency in at least one other European Language would be an advantage;
  • Ability to adequately develop and voice the association’s positions to different stakeholders;
  • Ability to work autonomously and to integrate in a small interdisciplinary team.

Contact

Qualified candidates should send a CV and a cover letter electronically to info@aesgp.eu by 15 July 2019 at the latest. Please specify ‘Application Manager – your name’ in the subject line of your email.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Public Relations and Governmental Affairs Manager

AESGP

Brussels, Belgium

The Association of the European Self-Medication Industry (AESGP) represents the manufacturers of non-prescription medicines, food supplements and self-care medical devices in Europe. AESGP mission is to advance responsible self-care, enabling citizens to take better care of their health needs and contribute to sustainability of European healthcare systems.

We are looking for a Governmental Affairs Manager to implement AESGP legislative, policy and political strategy on key issues impacting self-care Industry in the EU.

The placement is a full-time position in a convivial working environment in the heart of the European quarter in Brussels. This role offers an excellent opportunity to connect your knowledge and experience of EU governmental affairs and to contribute to a dynamic European political and regulatory environment.

Mission of the role

  • You will be involved in development and coordination of the AESGP’s public and governmental affairs strategy;
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with various EU public officials and stakeholders informing them about policy’s and legislation’s impact on self-care Industry in strict adherence to the AESGP’s governance rules;
  • Present and represent AESGP members' interests and initiatives at EU level.

Main accountabilities

  • Monitor policy and legislative developments at EU level and assess their impact on the self-care industry;
  • Provide operational support to all legislative processes AESGP is involved and ensure compliance to the AESGP’s governance rules;
  • Prepare summaries, analyze and track various legislative and non-legislative processes in relation to their impact on the self-care industry;
  • Perform research and data collection, coordinate with various colleagues and provide inputs to regulatory, policy and legislative dossiers;
  • Develop positions, reports and other publications;
  • Develop and execute external campaigns with a clear strategy and measurable impact;
  • Coordinate internal members' groups including preparation, moderation of the debate, building consensus and advise on possible public affairs strategies;
  • Represent AESGP in meetings and conferences, prepare reports and coordinate follow-up actions.

Education and Professional experience

  • University degree (Master) in law, political science, public relations and/or communication;
  • 3 to 5 years of working experience in EU public/governmental affairs;
  • Good working knowledge of EU institutions, decision making process and legislative processes;
  • Experience in a life science or other highly regulated sector would be an asset.

Profile/Skills

  • High aptitude for searching information within EU and International information networks;
  • Excellent command of English is a prerequisite and proficiency in at least one other European Language would be an advantage;
  • Excellent communication and networking skills, with proven ability to write influential documents, command authority in committees and political discussions, and communicate effectively and diplomatically to diverse audiences;
  • Ability to effectively build and maintain relations;
  • Ability to work autonomously and to integrate in a small interdisciplinary team.

Contact

Qualified candidates should send a CV and a cover letter electronically to info@aesgp.eu by 15 July 2019 at the latest. Please specify ‘Application Governmental Affairs – your name’ in the subject line of your email.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.