BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Manager Compliance in Temse, Belgium

Job Description Summary

A great opportunity to join BD's Quality & Regulatory Compliance team to support their Medication Management Solutions business

Job Location: Any of BD offices in Europe

This role provides post-market Compliance support to the Medication Management Solutions (MMS) business. The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing and participating in day-to-day compliance activities relating to product risk assessment, notification and evaluation of incidents, competent authority inquiries and follow up, field actions and Quality Management System process integration and alignment. The individual will take the lead role in supporting BD to proactively address MMS compliance needs for products and processes in Europe and other geographies outside the U.S. (OUS).

Job Description

MAIN ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This provides a general focus for the requirements of the role but is not exhaustive.

  • Lead the resolution of outstanding and current MMS OUS compliance issues

  • Support integration of new business acquisition processes and procedures into existing BD model; identify and implement optimization opportunities

  • Manage relationships with competent authorities, ensuring deliverables and timelines are met

  • Assess reported events to determine regulatory reportability; prepare vigilance/regulatory reports as well as communications to Competent Authorities, as required

  • Work with other Platform leaders on identified projects and support key Platform goals and objectives

  • Participate in the preparation and execution of FSCA/FSN for impacted products

  • Assist with the preparation, tracking, monitoring and communication of monthly metrics and other data

  • Escalate high priority issues as well as identified business risks to the appropriate management level

  • Support and participate in audits performed by internal and external (e.g. Notified Body) representatives

  • Represent MMS OUS Quality at scheduled risk management and Platform meetings

  • Maintain awareness of new and developing trends and requirements related to medical devices, including the evaluation and reporting of medical device related incidents

  • Carry out other ad hoc duties as assigned by the Senior Director

  • Finally, willing to travel regularly, up to 25% of the time.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Degree level or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject area.

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in medical device QA and/or RA, preferably in compliance-based roles.

COMPETENCIES

  • In-depth knowledge of European Medical Device Directive and the new Medical Device Regulation

  • Experience in Adverse Event handling and vigilance reporting in accordance with applicable MEDDEV guidance and European/Emerging Market/international geography regulatory requirements for post market activities

  • Demonstrated experience dealing with competent authorities and other regulatory bodies

  • Strong understanding of FSCA and FSN reporting in accordance with applicable MEDDEV guidance and European/Emerging Market/international geography regulatory requirements for post market activities

  • Project management and/or process change (process improvement) experience with the ability to simultaneously work on multiple projects/activities of various disciplines

  • Ability to critically think, solve problems (i.e. solution seeker) and meet deadlines.

  • Experience in healthcare industry or medical device manufacturing

  • Conscientious, detail-orientated approach to work

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively present information to management, groups and/or customers

  • High levels of planning and organisational skills

  • Professional self-starter; able to work alone and as part of a team

  • Interpersonal skills with ability to influence others

  • Ability to deal with sensitive information in an appropriate and confidential manner

  • Computer literacy with Microsoft Office packages with a strong working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.

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Primary Work Location

GBR Winnersh - Eskdale Road

Additional Locations

BEL Temse - Laagstraat, IRL - BD Research Centre Ireland

Work Shift

BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.