A pharmaceutical regulatory affairs and quality operations associate makes sure that medical devices and pharmaceuticals are tested and are ready for distribution.
A pharmaceutical regulatory affairs and quality operations associate makes sure that medical devices and pharmaceuticals are tested and are ready for distribution. You follow regulatory standards in Canada and any country where you export your product. You may work for a pharmaceutical company or for a governmental or non-governmental agency. You may also be called a Regulatory Affairs Specialist.
Generally, pharmaceutical regulatory affairs and quality operations associates:
This job requires:
College or University
This job requires
2 - 5
years of work experience.
As a pharmaceutical regulatory affairs and quality operations associate, you need to:
You need to communicate in person, on the phone and in writing with governing and regulatory body personnel and co-workers. You need to use specialized terminology.
Since Canadian products are distributed worldwide, it can be helpful to know 2 or more languages.
Industry experience is important. There are opportunities to advance to management-level positions. Presently, there is a demand in medical device companies.
The work prospects for this job are:
The average hourly wage for this job is:
These links will give you a list of related educational programs or where you can search for them. There may be other schools that have similar programs, such as private career colleges. You may be able to get advanced standing.
Here is a list of some bridging programs. These programs can help you assess your education and skills, get practical training or improve your language skills so that you can work in your field.
Here is a list of some language training programs, such as Enhanced Language Training (ELT) and Occupation Specific Language Training (OSLT).
Many college programs and bridging programs in this field include co-operative (co-op) work experience.
The data in this profile is provided for informational purposes only. Some of the information may have changed since this profile was written. Please check the source for the most up-to-date information.