Life Sciences Regulatory Affairs Manager

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18 Jul 2019

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. 


  • 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;


Qualified candidates should send a CV and a cover letter electronically to 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.

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