Graduate Regulatory Affairs Executive @ GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the world's leading research based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. GSK employs over 97,000 employees in over 100 countries worldwide.

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Nigeria Plc is one of Africa's largest consumer healthcare companies, producing leading brands such as Lucozade, Ribena and Panadol.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 Job Title: Regulatory Affairs Executive

Requisition ID: WD133309

Location: Lagos
Functional Area: Regulatory

Job Description Summary

  • The main reason for the job is to regulate and ensure that the company does not violate any local regulatory regulations as well as maintain the Global GSK requirement for its affiliates.
  • Regulatory Affairs Management maintains the organization's on-going relationships with regulatory commissions/authorities relating to clinical issues. 
  • Ensure compliance as required by regulatory commissions/authorities. 
  • Develops programs and processes to manage complaint cases brought to regulatory authorities and develops process improvements to avoid future complaints. 
  • Advances organisation positions with internal and external parties. 

  • In addition to the line management responsibilities, would be involved in the strategy across therapy areas.

Job Description

  • Registration  and product licence maintenance for the GSK companies as above
  • Obtain NAFDAC’S approval for adverts for these companies
  • Co-ordinating destruction exercises within the company and between the company and NAFDAC for all Pharma products
  • Participate in company projects from time to time
  • Monitor and keep in touch with changes in the regulatory environments.
  • Processing  of permits to import and permits to clear for controlled drug products and substances when the need arises

  • Communicate effectively with the commercial team of any new developments or changes to products or processes.
  • Ensuring that the premises licences for both GSK Pharmaceutical warehouses where these company products are stored as well as their pharmacists are current for each operating year.


  • Need to be able to adapt quickly to constantly changing regulatory policies and environment
  • Ability to plan and organise work
  • Quick adaptation to continuously increasing responsibilities.

Independent Thinking:  

  • Ability to Lobby and get filing documents to avoid delayed product approvals
  • Proactively anticipate issues and get them resolve
  • Use regulatory knowledge to ensure fast product approvals.


  • Prompt processing of registration of products to support the commercial team in timely product launches
  • Prompt processing of advert materials to meet up the commercial team for product promotions
  • Prompt attendance to internal artwork/promotional materials approval process
  • Collaboration with another Regulatory team to ensure departmental objectives are achieved
  • Annual Strategic Planning:
  • This process serves as a guide of what is expected in the next three years from the department and enhances prioritization of product registration.
  • Proactively work out strategy for prompt approvals in the 3/1 plan process

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy degree
  • 1-2years Regulatory or work  Experience in the industry.
  • Computer Literate and proficient

  • Negotiation Skills with Regulators and Internal Customers
  • Good Communication skills
  • Good behavioural skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sound understanding of basic Regulatory guidelines both locally and internationally.
  • Enthusiasm of entrepreneurs
  • Constant search for Innovation
  • Improved and well-channelled lobby strategy
  • Performance achieved with Integrity
  • Contributing to Passion and an unmatched sense of urgency
  • Knowledge of Quality Management System principles and guidelines as it relates to marketing companies in GSK.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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