Executive Pharmaceutical Assessor, Pharmaceutical Assessment - Human Products Authorisation & Registration

Closing date for applications: 10/04/2023

Role Summary

Reporting to the Pharmaceutical Assessment Manager/ Senior Pharmaceutical Assessor the role of the Executive Pharmaceutical Assessor is to proactively participate in the management, development and operation of the Pharmaceutical Assessment section and its activities relating to the assessment of medicinal products of chemical origin.

The Executive Pharmaceutical Assessor will achieve this through the following key aspects:
o Effective management of the pharmaceutical team reporting to them by assisting the
members of the pharmaceutical assessment management team in:
o Defining objectives, setting targets, coordinating activities, and agreeing priorities, developing team members, and
o Maintaining effective communication lines and ensuring that the required
standards, policies, and practices are in place for the pharmaceutical assessment of all application types received.
o Pharmaceutical assessment of quality data and bioequivalence studies for generic medicines for all applications received by the Pharmaceutical Section.
o Management of systems and procedures to support pharmaceutical assessment of applications received.
o Deputise for colleagues and to ensure appropriate cover within the Pharmaceutical Assessment section as required.

Key Responsibilities

- Strategic Management
o Support the pharmaceutical assessment management team in the management and
ongoing development of the Pharmaceutical Assessment section.
o Contribute to the development of strategic plans for the Pharmaceutical Assessment section as required.
o Work with colleagues in the pharmaceutical assessment management team to prioritise objectives and to ensure that the strategic goals of the section are achieved.
o Provide leadership, support, and direction within the section as appropriate.
o Work closely with the pharmaceutical assessment management team to lead and drive the strategic initiative of moving bioequivalence assessments of generic medicines to the pharmaceutical assessment section.


For more information, please refer to the role profile below. Applications should be submitted directly to our jobs mailbox –  jobs@hpra.ie     

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