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Senior Regulatory Affairs Officer (R1065832) in Reading, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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    Reading, UK
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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.


Manages a regulatory and/or technical project, for both internal and external clients, as appropriate. Provides strategic regulatory and/or technical consultancy on a variety of projects.


• Acts as a Lead Regulatory Professional on any type of writing or technical project, with limited guidance from senior staff using experience and initiative to generate new and unusual document types to meet customer requirements.

• Provides strategic regulatory and/or technical consultancy on a variety of projects and provides senior review and guidance for most documents prepared by junior colleagues.

• May act as a Project Manager for a stand-alone project, with full project management responsibility.

• May prepare a single service regulatory or technical proposal for senior review and/or propose budgets for less routine projects, out of scope activities and potential budget efficiencies. Deliver business development presentations to customers with confidence and detailed knowledge, as directed.

• Independently meet with customers face to face to discuss project status. Identifies creative solutions to challenges that are acceptable to IQVIA and customers, thereby consistently receiving positive customer feedback.

• Ensures compliance with regulatory processes, ensuring readiness for internal or external project audits.

• May design training materials and deliver training externally and internally.

• May represent region or site on a regulatory, technical or cross functional Initiative.

• Performs other tasks or assignments, as delegated by Regulatory management.

All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).


Extensive experience in regulatory and/or technical writing

Advanced negotiating and influencing skills and the ability to identify and resolve issues, using flexible adaptable approach. Remains calm, assertive and diplomatic in challenging interactions with customers

Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office applications

Sets a positive example to more junior colleagues relating to a professional manner, positive attitude and communication style with customers and colleagues

May take calculated risks when making decisions, seeking guidance from Regulatory management, as appropriate; demonstrates autonomy and initiative, as appropriate

Ability to earn respect from peers in other operational groups


• Degree in life science-related discipline or professional equivalent plus at least 6 years relevant experience* including 4 years regulatory experience or high school diploma plus 10 years relevant experience* including 6 years regulatory experience (*or combination of education, training and experience)


Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech

Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers

Regular sitting for extended periods of time

Travel will be required

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1065832