Regulatory Affairs Associate (Bilingual)

Nov 5, 2014 | Careers

The interest and demand for health products in today’s market has enabled many companies to grow and provide consumers with high quality health products. In order to meet these demands the need to meet appropriate regulations and maximize regulatory opportunities is more important than it has ever been. In order for our client, Vita Health, to meet their customer’s needs, they are ready to welcome a Bilingual Regulatory Affairs Associate.

Your responsibility as the Bilingual Regulatory Affairs Associate is to secure product licences and ensure regulatory compliance of labeling/marketing materials for Natural Health Products, Over the Counter Drugs and Food products in both of Canada’s official languages; English and French.

The Role:
 Prepare and submit product licence applications to Health Canada
 Maintain and update existing product licences and/or facility licences
 Translate new regulatory texts from English into French
 Assess accuracy and compliance of existing French translations of Regulatory documentation
 Create and maintain master labeling texts for drugs, natural health products and foods according to applicable regulatory requirements
 Assess compliance and accuracy of labeling and provide regulatory approvals
 Maintain awareness of Canadian regulatory environment for drugs, natural health products and foods and ensure implementation of new requirements
Your Experience & Qualifications:
 You have a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in science (e.g. biology, chemistry, microbiology, immunology, medical technology, pharmacy, pharmacology)
 At least 1 year experience in a similar role within a relevant regulated industry such as ; natural health products, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, sports nutrition, foods or medical devices
 You must be fluent in written and spoken English and French
 You possess superior verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
 You consider yourself an adept problem solver with a strong attention to detail
 You have strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
 You enjoy collaborating and love working in teams
 You have experience creating and maintaining electronic documents
 You consider yourself a lifelong learner and adapt well to technology and systems
 You have experience in dealing with regulatory bodies such as Health Canada and are just as strong in regulatory standards, practices and requirements
 You thrive in a fast-paced environment and can effectively manage competing priorities

Benefits of working at Vita Health:
 Opportunities for advancement
 Competitive compensation
 Mentorship
 Employee Benefits

About the company:

Our client, Vita Health, is the Canadian affiliate of the largest manufacturer of vitamins and supplements in the world. Vita Health Products was founded in 1936 and over the years, has grown to become a leading supplier of over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceutical products and natural health products to the store brand industry. Vita Health also has a significant and growing business in Branded natural health products and sports nutrition. Vita Health Products currently maintains approximately 220,000 square feet of manufacturing, packaging and distribution facilities in Canada, located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Positioned in the geographic center of Canada, Vita’s supply chain achieves the lowest cycle times through manufacturing, and the fastest, most economical distribution from coast from coast. Their customers enjoy quick-to-market launches, rapid order replenishment and reduced inventory needs that minimize customer costs.

How to Apply:
Please apply online at If you have questions regarding the role, please contact Linda Chammartin directly at (204) 940-3979.

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