Philips Senior RA Manager in Best, Netherlands

Your challenge

To manage, mentor, and provide guidance to a team of Regulatory Specialists; develop and execute product approval regulatory strategies for product development teams; ensure compliance with all applicable domestic and international standards and regulations that pertain to regulatory approval and maintenance on the market; interpreting regulations and guidelines; prepare and execute regulatory plans; represent the Regulatory Affairs department at the Management level; provide guidance while participating on cross functional medical device development teams. Develop, review and approve product labeling and literature, advertising and promotional materials as required. Ensure that overall regulatory activities are conducted and documented in accordance with US FDA requirements and guidelines, applicable international requirements and guidelines, and company procedures

Your responsibilities

Working in the medical device industry brings much fulfillment, as well as unique challenges. As part of our HealthTech-focused company, you will be responsible for successfully dealing with and managing Philips relationships with approval agencies such as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

• Manage, mentor, guide and develop the Regulatory Team.

  • Represent the Regulatory function with Management.

  • Develop strategies for product submissions/registrations in accordance with current worldwide regulations and guidelines in support of the IGT Systems Business Unit.

• Reviews and approves product release status for new products, marketing materials, product development documentation including but not limited to Risk Management documentation, test plans and reports, product specifications, product labeling.

• Prepare and oversee as necessary the preparation of FDA submissions; 510K's, IDE's, PMA's, etc.

• Prepare and oversee as necessary the preparation of European registrations for new or modified products; CE marking, design/technical dossiers, etc.

• Prepare and oversee as necessary the preparation of International product submissions

• Maintains technical reports & certifications from regulatory agencies

• Oversee various compliance activities / processes as needed including employee training on regulatory topics.

• Assist and lead other projects as required.

Your team

As a result of Philips renewed commitment to Quality, it has recently restructured its organization to ensure you and your department have clear interfaces with Philips Business Group and Market leadership, and can harness the expertise of five Centers of Excellence (COEs). These 5 COEs specialize in the following capabilities: Regulatory & Clinical Affairs, Supplier Quality, Quality Management System, Quality Assurance & Engineering, and Compliance & Audit. As part of this new structure, you are empowered to use your voice and expertise to have a positive impact on your team, our business, and health technologies that will improve the health, well-being and care for people around world.

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • Competitive salary package

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance

We are looking for

A person who is excited by the unique professional challenges that our Quality Transformation presents, has strong technical competencies, and demonstrates resilience challenging, often demanding situations. We are looking for a perfectionist- a fixer who continuously strives for excellence as a way of life; not just as a job. We’re looking for someone who can inspire others to adopt this mentality of prioritizing quality above all else in a relentless pursuit to improve the quality of life billions for the billions of people Philips brand touches each year.

Specific skill requirements for this role include:

• Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences, Biomedical engineering or related field required. Master's degree desirable

• A minimum of seven to ten (7-10) years in the regulatory affairs field, three to five (3-5) of these years must be experience at a manager-level.

• Demonstrated medical device experience a must; US 510K, IDE, and PMA submissions; European CE marking experience with Class III Design Dossier and Class IIa/IIb Technical File

• International regulatory submission experience.

• Previous practical experience in regulatory activities in cardiovascular medical device applications highly desirable

• Ability to work well in a matrix organization