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Regulatory Affairs Managers

Also called: Global Regulatory Affairs Director (Global RA Director), Global Regulatory Affairs Manager (Global RA Manager), Regulatory Affairs Director (RA Director), Regulatory Affairs Manager (RA Manager)

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What they do:
Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.
On the job, you would:
  • Provide responses to regulatory agencies regarding product information or issues.
  • Direct the preparation and submission of regulatory agency applications, reports, or correspondence.
  • Review all regulatory agency submission materials to ensure timeliness, accuracy, comprehensiveness, or compliance with regulatory standards.

Knowledge

Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Safety and Government
  • law and government
Business
  • management
  • administrative services
Math and Science
  • biology

Skills

Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • talking to others
People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilities

Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Leadership
  • Analytical Thinking

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Document management software
  • Adlib Express
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat Hot Technology
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology
Compliance software
  • Aris Global Register
  • Thomson Reuters Liquent InSight Suite

Education

Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
master's degree
usually needed

Job Outlook

Average Outlook
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
Salary
$116,350
$56,330
$197,270

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