Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Job Reference: WM – 1949

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Regulatory Affairs Specialist


  • Ensure risk management files are up to date and in compliance with ISO 14971 and international medical device requirements
  • Identify, collate, assess, and ensure risk mitigation process is followed across the business throughout the relevant departments
  • Conduct assessments to define and analyse the relevant possible risks and consequences as well as ensuring audit procedures and processes are fit for purpose
  • Prepare reports and present recommendations to help develop risk management controls and systems
  • Design processes to eliminate or mitigate potential risks
  • Create contingency plans to manage crises and evaluate existing policies and procedures to find weaknesses

About You:

  • Experience of ISO14971 Risk Management Systems, IEC62304 Software Development Processes, IEC62366 Human Factors Engineering, ISO14155 Clinical Investigations
  • Experience in relevant standards, processes, and systems such as:


The application of risk management ISO 14971

Software development IEC62304

Human factors engineering IEC62366

Electrical medical equipment IEC60601

  • Technical knowledge and understanding of a range of disciplines relevant to a high reliability, robust and safety critical, complex electro-mechanical robotic system
  • Experience in the creation of technical files, design dossiers and design history for regulatory submissions.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering or equivalent on the job experience, an industry recognised Risk Management Practitioner / Qualification is desirable
  • Proven experience in the medical device industry including EU Medical Devices Directive and the new Medical Device Regulation and US 21 CFR 820 FDA regulations
  • A methodical approach with strong attention to detail, the ability to multi-task and balance competing priorities
  • The ability to get up to speed quickly and effectively build relationships between Regulatory Affairs and other areas of the organisation
  • Effective communications skills, with experience of presenting plans in a clear and pragmatic way to colleagues and stakeholders across all levels
  • A demonstrable hands-on approach to regulatory affairs, not being afraid to get involved with real issues and suggest and implement improvements/ efficiencies to existing processes
  • Being computer literate is essential, good written & verbal English also necessary. You will also need to be able to travel occasionally when required.

Job Application:

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