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Regulatory Affairs, Senior Associate

Req # JR - 022487 Location Deerfield, Illinois, United States Job Category Regulatory Affairs Date posted 06/10/2020

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This position will be responsible for supporting all regulatory activities associated with product development, new registrations and optimal lifecycle management of the Baxter Renal Care peritoneal dialysis disposable/ancillary portfolio.This position will interface with business and cross-functional stakeholders to ensure that the commercial objectives are achieved.Specific activities may include submission planning, creation of submission documentation, identification of local submission requirements, product/facility change management, process support, and participation in project teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • With direction, develop and execute regulatory project plans
  • Identify and elevate key areas of regulatory risk
  • Maintain awareness of regulatory requirements; identify relevant requirements
  • Maintain regulatory files in a format consistent with requirements
  • Participate as an active team member and provide regulatory advice to project teams as required
  • Respond to questions from regulatory authorities within strict timelines
  • Compile and submit, in a timely manner, regulatory documents according to regulatory requirements
  • Maintain and update existing regulatory authorizations
  • Support regulatory activities relating to specific portfolio of products/projects
  • Prepare, review, and approve labeling and SOP’s
  • Represent or lead Regulatory Affairs in small project teams


  • Knowledge of regulations
  • Scientific knowledge
  • Project management skills
  • Manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Technical system skills (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, databases, online research)
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Ability to operate in a matrixed environment and manage multiple activities, priorities and deadlines
  • Fluency in English required / other languages desirable
  • Bachelor’s Degree or country equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in RA or related discipline
  • Experience in a healthcare environment preferred

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