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  • Undergraduate Regulatory Strategist

  • United Kingdom – Walton Oaks
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  • Pfizer UK Undergraduate Programme 2022/2023

    Undergraduate Regulatory Strategist

    Worldwide Safety and Regulatory

    Regulatory Strategy

    Department Overview

    The prime function of Pfizer’s Regulatory Strategy Department is to provide intelligence to Drug Development Teams and Product Management Teams to ensure Pfizer meets the requirements of Global Health Authorities. The Regulatory Strategy Department also manages the interactions between Pfizer and Health Authorities. Therefore, you will have a unique overview of the company, seeing a product from research stages, through clinical development and onto the market.


    You will have the opportunity to implement regulatory strategies for medicinal products within the region you are allocated. Products can be at any stage in the drug life cycle such as, undergoing clinical trials as part of its development or being further developed while on the market. You will advise and coordinate the efforts of the project teams and manage Pfizer’s interactions with Health Authorities. This will ensure that new products are made available to patients as soon as possible and will work to maintain Pfizer’s marketed products to the highest standards of safety, efficacy and compliance.

    The group you will work with is involved with a great diversity of therapeutic areas (e.g. Oncology, Rare Disease, Inflammation and Immunology) and includes a broad spectrum of activities throughout the life cycle of pharmaceutical products (Research, Clinical Development and Marketing). You will be a part of the day to day provision in the compilation of general regulatory project documents, Clinical Trial Applications, regulatory dossiers and responding to regulatory questions received from Health Authorities.

    As well as this, you will contribute to Global Regulatory Strategies and implementation plans, ensuring an aligned regional position is reached and agreed for assigned project. You will monitor progress of regulatory plans whilst ensuring identified risks are addressed. Moreover, you will help to maintain systems, processes and procedures relating to regulatory strategy, ensuring that these facilitate the sharing of information across Pfizer. The role will also allow for you to develop and maintain constructive working relationships with Health Authority contacts

    What you could expect to gain?

    A year’s experience working in one of the highest priority and greatest growth areas within the company that has a drug development pipeline envied by many other pharmaceutical companies.Knowledge of Regulatory Affairs and how this enhances the Research & Development and commercial aspects of the business.Appreciation and working knowledge of regional and global regulatory affairs coupled with specialist knowledge in your project area.The satisfaction of being a part of the team that helps to deliver new products as speedily as possible to where they are needed: the patients.A Pfizer placement can offer a stepping stone into the pharmaceutical industry in a company that has consistently been ranked amongst the top 100 graduate employers

    What other opportunities and benefits do Pfizer offer?

    Pfizer offers many opportunities in the form of: a professional membership for The Organisation for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs (TOPRA) and the opportunity to attend the TOPRA Careers Fair. As well as this, there is the opportunity to receive formal communication and presentation training, volunteering opportunities and participation in cross-functional projects.

    When can I start?

    Placements will start on 5th September 2022 and will run for 12 months.


    Type of person we are looking for, in relation to ‘ Skills ’, ‘ Knowledge ’ and ‘ Motivation ’:

    Completing placement as part of a Degree either through Year in Industry/Industrial Placement or Gap YearOn target for a Degree ClassificationAbility to build networks and alliances with peersComfortable working on their own and in a wide range of team rolesCan view issues from different angles and can project future impactCan analyse and synthesise complex data into simple messages and actions going forwardProficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite of programmes

    Please note this position will close on 31st October 2021

    Please note that we only accept application forms. Please do not send over your CV or cover letter as they will not be considered.

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