Starting out in regulatory affairs

A career in healthcare regulatory affairs

If you are looking for your first role in regulatory affairs for human or animal medicines, or for medical devices, the TOPRA careers pages are an essential port of call. As a leading professional body for healthcare regulatory affairs we are committed to delivering the support you need throughout your career.

Here are some useful tips for starting your regulatory affairs career:

  • Be prepared to take another role in the drug or device development process as a stepping stone.
  • Review your CV for skills and experience that would be particularly transferable - eg, good communication skills, project management and/or the ability to synthesise information
  • Enrol with a specialist regulatory recruitment consultant who can advise you

How TOPRA can help