Technical Manager – MEA

Based in Dubai
Competitive salary + Benefits + Bonus

If you are an experienced Technical Manager with regulatory experience gained across the MEA, then we want to hear from you!

Join us to help improve peoples’ lives and make healthcare better for everyone!

Why Pharmanovia?

Pharmanovia is a dynamic, fast-growing international pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of over 20 brands across more than 140 markets. Our mission is to improve patient health globally through the revitalisation of niche, tried-and-trusted medicines.

Since its inception in 2013, Pharmanovia has grown consistently year on year, focusing on delivering high-quality branded prescription medicines to patients, prescribers and healthcare providers across the world. Our growth has enabled the company to reinvest in its products, brands, people, and to give back to its communities. A people business with a strong, supportive culture that encourages innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, our team comprises over 250 employees and 29 nationalities, operating from offices in the UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.A.E., India, Singapore, Italy, and South Korea.

Pharmanovia’s therapeutic areas include Cardiovascular, Oncology, Endocrinology and Neurology.

About the role:

Reporting to General Manager MEA you will be responsible for enhancing overall business performance through coordinating activities related to regulatory projects, this includes MA transfers and related regulatory strategies, communicating with external and internal stakeholders to ensure alignment and cross functional collaboration. You will also be providing solutions to regulatory hurdles including accelerating regulatory activities and solving challenges that impact continuity of product availability.

You will be responsible for managing pricing strategy, providing technical data required for business development projects and managing the MA database.

Main responsibilities & duties:

  • Acquired Business integration: oversee regulatory activities related to new product integration (mainly MA transfer projects), contribute in defining optimum regulatory strategy per project/market, ensure internal and external alignment on the plan, work closely with partners & authorities across the region providing the required technical data to facilitate MA transfer, synchronize regulatory and supply chain activities to ensure continuity of product availability throughout the acquisitions & integration process.
  • Regulatory activities and life cycle management: oversee regulatory activities related to life cycle management, provide the required advice to global team, ensure timely submission of required variations, support commercial & supply team to solve supply issues related to regulatory complexities, this includes communication with authorities to get special import permits when required providing all documentation and background of the case.
  • Pricing: Manage all pricing cases upon MA transfer, establish a strategy based on full understanding of referencing roles applied in the countries to maintain the highest and optimal prices.
  • MA tracking to track all existing MAs along with its technical details, ensure timely update of trackers to capture newly transferred MAs, provide timely description to higher management on the status of ongoing MA transfer projects.  

About you:

The following are essential criteria for the role.

  • Bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical science
  • 3+ years’ experience in a regional regulatory role gained within the pharmaceutical sector
  • An excellent understanding of the regulatory environment across MEA
  • Strong networking, planning and organisational skills with a demonstrated capability to manage complex projects with short timelines.
  • Excellent Computing skills: Microsoft Excel and Power point
  • Fluency in English & Arabic are mandatory
  • French would be considered an advantage
  • Applicants must have the right to work in Dubai

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary plus bonus and rewards package including holiday, health & wellbeing program, employee recognition awards, social events, and hybrid working.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

Apply now and become part of our team

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