Junior Manager, Life Sciences Regulatory Affairs

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.

We are looking for a Junior Manager Regulatory Affairs to help coordinating the work and projects of the regulatory committees and represent the association on scientific and technical issues in order to position, communicate and safeguard its interests at all times.

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 life science and to contribute to a dynamic European political and regulatory environment.

Mission of the role

  • You will be involved in achieving AESGP’s objectives in regulatory issues with a specific focus on medicines and medical devices as well as other cross-cutting issues;
  • In collaboration with the Regulatory Affairs Managers, 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 self-care industry;
  • In collaboration with the Regulatory Affairs Managers, develop and implement strategies to ensure regulatory approaches that support members' interests;
  • Provide regulatory and scientific advice to AESGP members;
  • Under the supervision of the Regulatory Affairs Managers, develop positions, reports and other publications;
  • Under the supervision of the Regulatory Affairs Managers, 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 report 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, pharmacy (or other science disciplines) or other areas relevant to the life science regulatory affairs;
  • 1 to 3 years of working experience on regulatory issues related to the placing on the market of medicines and medical devices;
  • Good working knowledge of EU institutions and decision making process;
  • Experience in regulatory affairs is an asset: administration, life sciences industry or in a trade association;

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 work autonomously and to integrate in a team;
  • Project management, oral & written communication skills, organization and prioritisation skills are required;

Contact

Qualified candidates should send a CV and a cover letter electronically to info@aesgp.eu by 15 September 2017 at the latest. Please specify ‘Application Junior Manager – your name’ in the subject line of your email.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Health Policy Internship

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.

We are looking for a trainee/intern for a duration of minimum 6 months starting as soon as possible. The position offers an excellent practical learning experience to those with an interest in life sciences and the linking of policy and technical work.

The placement will be in our offices in the heart of the European quarter in Brussels. We offer an intern contract, with remuneration, and a convivial working environment.

Main accountabilities

  • Support AESGP managers and expert groups in their work in particular on issues related to health policy and digital agenda/eHealth;
  • Help in monitoring regulatory, policy and legislative developments at EU level and in assessing their impact on the self-care industry;
  • Help developing positions, reports and other publications;
  • Participation in meetings and conferences, redaction of reports and minutes and assistance in implementation of follow-up actions;
  • Support in managing relations with AESGP members and external contacts;

Qualifications and Skills required

  • University degree (Master) in public health, EU law, political sciences, economics, digital sciences or other area relevant to the self-care industry and within the profile of the internship;
  • Strong interest and enthusiasm in learning about and taking part to the European Union's policy making and implementation processes impacting the self-care industry;
  • Good understanding of the European Union and its functioning;
  • Ability to work successfully both independently and in a team;
  • High aptitude for searching information within EU and International information networks;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English is a prerequisite;
  • Experience in life sciences industry or in a trade association is an asset;

Contact

Qualified candidates should send a CV and a cover letter electronically to info@aesgp.eu by 15 September 2017 at the latest. Please specify ‘Application Internship – your name’ in the subject line of your email.

Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.