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With offices in Berlin, Warsaw and Prague, KCR Placement is an international boutique provider of ‘fit for purpose’ resourcing solutions for a wide array of functions, including expert, managerial and senior executive ones. We specialize in finding the right talents for Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Medical Device companies and Contract Research Organizations across Europe. 

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Associate Director Regulatory Affairs EMEA – OTC

KCR Placement on behalf of the Client, top pharmaceutical producer, one of Global Top 20 is searching for suitable candidates for R&D division for the position of:


Associate Director Regulatory Affairs EMEA – OTC


Location: Warsaw


Reporting to: Director of Regulatory Affairs – Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Direct team reporting: up to 5 people


Range of duties:

  • Manage and execute Regulatory activities across EMEA within OTC brand categories to meet Commercial/Regulatory requirements for Company.
  • Develop OTC regulatory strategies and formulate registration plans.
  • Manage EMEA Regulatory functions as these relate to OTC, to provide a proactive, cost effective, efficient and competent regulatory affairs service dedicated to meeting the needs of its European and World-wide customers.
  • Proactive and credible business partner to EMEA Franchise and in-market business colleagues.
  • Provide regulatory strategies to guide Global New Product Development and contribute to Global Regulatory process development for OTC products.
  • Ensure proactive compliance of all licences and responsibilities


To ensure the development of EMEA Regulatory strategies for OTC products to meet business needs:


Determine and manage resources to execute regulatory activities in support of EMEA OTC Brand Plans

  • Align with EMEA OTC Franchise to identify and set project timings and ensure appropriate EMEA resource is available to execute appropriately.
  • Support continuous improvement in regulatory knowledge.


Use regulatory knowledge to execute regulatory activities in support of EMEA OTC Brand plans

  • Partner with EMEA Medical Affairs Category/Global R&D to develop European R&D plans in support of Franchise and brand objectives.


Lead multiple projects and represent the function as a prime internal Regulatory contact 

  • Dependent upon business priorities take regulatory leadership role on specified projects.
  • Provide Local/Regional Regulatory feedback on all global initiatives to ensure all EMEA regulatory requirements for OTC products are understood at a Global level.


Develop and input to EMEA Brand plans for OTC products by understanding and shaping the external environment

  • Provide a regulatory intelligence support service to Regulatory personnel in line with project responsibilities.
  • Proactively represent Company in external Industry Bodies, where appropriate.

Undertake Change Management activities to ensure the continuous evolution of the EMEA Regulatory Affairs OTC function

  • Update and create working practices for processes used in EMEA Regulatory Affairs for OTC products.
  • Train, where appropriate, new starters in Regulatory Affairs.
  • Assess the relevance of new technologies and products to Regulatory Affairs.
  • Provide regulatory guidance to colleagues.


Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum Life Science Degree or equivalent qualification.


Minimum Experience Required:

  • 7+ years of progressive experience in European Regulatory Affairs, in particular good working knowledge of the European procedures (Mutual Recognition and Decentralised procedure)
  • Experience in OTC (non-prescription) essential
  • Regional and country regulatory experience essential, global experience desirable
  • Experience of switch and other areas such as Rx, medical device, cosmetics or food would be desired
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership, people management and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate strong organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise workload.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with a variety of personnel including medical, scientific and manufacturing.
  • Strong sensitivity for multi-cultural/multi-National environments.
  • Well organised, detail-oriented, effective in written and oral communication.
  • Ability to undertake financial management.
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