Advisor (Science), Medsafe
Ministry Of Health
Wellington, New Zealand
6d ago

Job Description

  • Are you interested in medicines regulation?
  • Full time, permanent position located in Wellington only
  • Join Medsafe at the Ministry of Health today and help to provide high quality advice on the quality, safety and efficacy of new and changed medicines.

    Mō tō mātou rōpū About our team :

    The Product Regulation Branch sits in Medsafe which is within the Ministry of Health. Medsafe is the national medicines and medical devices safety authority with the role of ensuring that medicines supplied in New Zealand meet acceptable standards of quality, safety and efficacy.

    The branch is seeking to fill one medicines assessment role.

    Te whainga poto o tēnei tūranga What is the purpose of this position?

    As an Advisor (Science), Medicines Assessment you will provide high quality advice on the quality, safety and efficacy of new and changed medicines.

    This involves assessing technical dossiers submitted by pharmaceutical companies against local and international requirements and guidelines.

    Decisions on the approval of medicines are made based on this work. You will also contribute to other activities of the Product Regulation branch.

    Ngā Pūkenga me ngā Wheako Skills & Experience :

    A tertiary / postgraduate qualification in pharmacy, pharmacology, biomedical science or other health related science. You will be able to manage your own workload and work as part of a well-motivated team.

    We are looking for your ability to think critically, pull together clear ideas and conclusions from large amounts of technical data and use risk assessment to identify and address information gaps or deficiencies.

    Experience working in a regulatory role is desirable.

    Ngā uaratanga - Our Ministry values

    https : / / / about-ministry / careers / our-ministry-values-nga-uaratanga

    The Ministry of Health is the kaitiaki of the health and disability system in New Zealand. We are responsible for providing active stewardship and leadership across the nation's health and disability system.

    We ensure the system provides people with the highest levels of care, regardless of who they are or where they live.

    You will find a copy of the Position Description attached or online at Please click Apply for this Job' to upload your CV and cover letter.

    For further information regarding the role, please contact Deborah Brockie, Senior Recruitment Advisor at deborah.brockie health. quoting reference number MOH / 1625767.

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