Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Operations

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A leading company in the medical device industry is currently seeking an accomplished and highly skilled Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Operations to take their company to incredible heights of success. The role will be challenging but also highly rewarding, and this leader will be a key voice in the company. For the right executive, this is a fantastic opportunity with great growth prospects. Key duties include:

1) Oversee the development, implementation, testing, compliance of Quality SOPs including development of systems and training of staff
2) Provide effective leadership support, training and guidance to company personnel, manage budgets and schedule resources to effectively meet and anticipate quality and regulatory requirements
3) Ensure quality assurance policies and procedures in accordance with regulatory requirements
4) Develop quality performance measures (KPIs) and provide regular management reports
5) Review company and contractor activities to ensure regulatory compliance
6) Perform inspection of internal and external sites as needed
7) Ensure compliance with “labeling” regulation requirements pertaining to medical devices and tissue including reviewing or coordinating the review and approval of posters, tags, pamphlets, circulars, booklets, brochures, instruction books, direction sheets, fillers and packaging and other promotional materials
8) Lead the investigation of product complaints and coordinate to ensure a timely and appropriate the response to internal management, customer and regulatory agencies
9) Evaluate impact and analyze regulatory development trends
10) Coordinate with external regulatory counsel, regulatory investigators, external consultants, manufacturers and consultants and the company’s internal departments to ensure compliance and coordinate the successful execution of the company’s regulatory affairs strategies
11) Collaborate with the company’s product development, marketing, customer service, legal, regulatory and manufacturing departments to coordinate the successful ongoing development, training and execution of the company’s Quality System
12) Participate in the developing and implementing of strategies and oversee regulatory filings for marketed products
13) Use regulatory knowledge and experience and advise management about medical device and drug development program strategies to ensure acceptance and earliest possible approval of applications and filings
14) Coordinate and participate in the preparation of regulatory document packages and responses to regulatory agencies, including preparing and reviewing scientific technical documents for regulatory adequacy and compliance to ensure timely preparation and submission of documents, responses and filings
15) Ensure that the company’s internal documentation and tracking/control of regulatory submissions is accurate, up-to-date and in compliance with regulatory requirements


  • 1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the medical device industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in quality and regulatory

    For the right leader, this role is a fantastic opportunity to be a key player in the exceptional success of this renowned company. If you are qualified and think this could be you, please apply ASAP!


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Director / VP
  Clinical Research / Affairs,  Manufacturing,  Engineering
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