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Intern - Farmacie / Science and Business Management - Global Regulatory Affairs

Boxmeer, Netherlands

Job Description

Want to start your career in Regulatory Affairs? We are looking for a motivated BSc or MSc Farmacie / Science and Business Management student with a strong interest in life sciences and animal health! Do you want to know what it's like to be part of one of the largest multinational companies in the pharmaceutical industry? We offer an internship opportunity within our department where you will have the freedom and space for your own initiative.

Intern - Farmacie / Science and Business Management - Global Regulatory Affairs Biologicals

Welcome to our team!

Global Regulatory Affairs (GRA) is accountable for licensing and maintaining pharmaceutical and biological animal health products worldwide. GRA Biologicals is a part of this department, and responsible for the biological portfolio consisting of vaccines and immunological products. Within GRA Biologicals, there are 3 RA species teams: Swine/Aqua, Poultry and companion animal/Ruminants. The species team Swine/Aqua that you will become a part of consists of 12 employees. Half of the team are subject matter experts which focuses on the scientific aspects of regulatory submissions, while our licensing team members deal with the procedural aspects.  The background of our staff is broad. They come from various life science fields, such as molecular biology, veterinary medicine, immunology, and pharmacy or from a management background. The team works closely with other departments within the company, country regulatory affairs specialists worldwide and liases with Health Authorities to achieve the stated goals.

Your internship assignment

As an intern, you will be responsible for registration procedures of innovative biological products in the EU, as well as worldwide.

Your responsibilities

  • Compilation of state of the art dossiers, variation and renewal packages for licensing of new biological products and maintenance of the existing portfolio under the support of a more senior team member

  • Maintain accurate regulatory records of procedural activities in the company databases

  • Review and verify data across internal and external data bases to ensure accuracy of information

  • Support change management by providing overviews of more complex changes

  • Participate (with support) in the design of optimal submission strategies for licensing procedures

  • Providing a fresh perspective to the department by sharing your opinion

The described tasks form the basic package and will often be performed independently after a proper training and learning period. These tasks may be supplemented with other projects and/or tasks on your own initiative or at the request of the organization.

What is required

  • Farmacie, Farmakunde, Science and Business Management, Science, Management and Innovation student

  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Interest in life sciences and animal health.

  • Available for a period of 6 month for 5 days per week: hybrid working model is possible for this assignment (60% on-site presence is required).

What we offer

Interning at our company means working together with your team towards health in an international work environment. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work closely with experts and learn from them. In addition, we offer:

  • The chance to gain experience in the pharmaceutical industry

  • An opportunity to showcase yourself for potential opportunities after your internship period

  • A challenging and dynamic work environment with plenty of room for personal development and initiatives

  • Good guidance from an experienced specialist

  • A gross monthly internship allowance of €500,- based on a 40-hour workweek

Animal Health Division

Our Animal Health Division is a trusted global leader in animal healthcare. We are committed to preserving and improving the health, well-being, and performance of animals and the people who care for them. As a global team of professionals, we work together to make a positive difference in animal care and the world's food chain. We also have a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and our planet.

By being dedicated to The Science of Healthier Animals®, we provide veterinarians, farmers, pet owners, and governments with one of the broadest ranges of animal health products, vaccines, and solutions and services for health management. Additionally, we deliver a comprehensive range of digitally connected identification, traceability, and monitoring products. We invest in dynamic and extensive R&D capabilities and a modern, global supply chain. We are present in more than 50 countries, and our products are available in approximately 150 markets.

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Job Posting End Date: 12/12/2024

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Requisition ID: R292778

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