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Businesses, medical entities, public organisations and individuals all have to deal with complex sets of industry-specific regulations, and those involved in facilities services, construction and tradesmanship are no different. As a result, there are numerous positions associated with this need, including regulatory managers, contractors, consultants, advisors, specialists, executives, reporters, paralegals associates and accountants
The main duty for these experts is to help employers and customers to ensure compliance with specific industry-level, local- and national-level regulations by providing insight into organisational procedures and policies, though tasks vary quite a bit depending on the specific post.
The individual will generally need to have in-depth knowledge of the applicable industry in addition to associated educational requirements; typically a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Many upper-level posts require a qualification in law or accounting
Pay rates vary across the spectrum of job titles associated with regulatory positions. Most specialists can earn anywhere from about £20,000 to around £60,000 per year, whilst managers, accountants, directors and other executives are more likely to see rates from £35,000 to more than £70,000 per annum.


Seeing to the compliance of medical and pharmaceutical products in the areas of marketing or licensing is the responsibility of a Regulatory officer. This involves them using their extensive knowledge and expertise in handling any legal, scientific or business issues which may develop.
The products that they work with may include medicines, pesticides, chemicals and even therapeutic instruments. It is essential to their job function that they network with agencies such as the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) .
A Regulatory Officer usually performs many of the following tasks:
• Developing organization status
• Analysing proposals
•   Creating and implementing legislation
• Conducting research
•   Staying up-to-date and informed on industry changes
• Making use of computer programs


• Resolving problems effectively
• Being analytical and detail oriented
• Possessing legal and scientific expertise
• Information technology and networking
• Communication and adhering to deadlines
• Research and conflict resolution
• Being persuasive and motivated
• Managing time and projects
• Meeting deadlines and being dependable
• Negotiating and professionalism


Persons who study to become Regulatory officers must cover an extensive range of courses. They may come from different fields including:
•    Mathematics
•    Science
•    Applied
•    Engineering
•    Information technology
•    Medicine
•    Life science
Because this job involves working with chemicals and medicines or pharmaceuticals; students must cover courses in Toxicology, Medicinal Chemistry, Biology, Law, Business, Spanish and other Languages or Biochemistry. When the qualification is higher, the prospects of attaining a job and promotion are greater.

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