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Regulatory Affairs Managers - 11-9199.01

O*NET-SOC Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Global Regulatory Affairs Director (Global RA Director)
  • Global Regulatory Affairs Manager (Global RA Manager)
  • Regulatory Affairs Director (RA Director)
  • Regulatory Affairs Manager (RA Manager)
  • Regulatory Affairs Quality Assurance Director (RA QA Director)
  • Regulatory Director
  • Regulatory Science Director

SOC Occupation Groups

11-0000 Management Occupations
11-9000 Other Management Occupations
11-9190 Miscellaneous Managers
11-9199.00 Managers, All Other
11-9199.01 Regulatory Affairs Managers

Related Occupations


  • Communicate regulatory information to multiple departments and ensure that information is interpreted correctly.
  • Contribute to the development or implementation of business unit strategic and operating plans.
  • Coordinate internal discoveries and depositions with legal department staff.
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures or local working practices.
  • Develop regulatory strategies and implementation plans for the preparation and submission of new products.
  • Develop relationships with state or federal environmental regulatory agencies to learn about and analyze the potential impacts of proposed environmental policy regulations.
  • Direct documentation efforts to ensure compliance with domestic and international regulations and standards.
  • Direct the preparation and submission of regulatory agency applications, reports, or correspondence.
  • Establish procedures or systems for publishing document submissions in hardcopy or electronic formats.
  • Establish regulatory priorities or budgets and allocate resources and workloads.
  • Evaluate new software publishing systems and confer with regulatory agencies concerning news or updates on electronic publishing of submissions.
  • Evaluate regulatory affairs aspects that are specifically green, such as the use of toxic substances in packaging, carbon footprinting issues, or green policy implementation.
  • Formulate or implement regulatory affairs policies and procedures to ensure that regulatory compliance is maintained or enhanced.
  • Implement or monitor complaint processing systems to ensure effective and timely resolution of all complaint investigations.
  • Investigate product complaints and prepare documentation and submissions to appropriate regulatory agencies as necessary.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant regulations, including proposed and final rules.
  • Manage activities such as audits, regulatory agency inspections, or product recalls.
  • Monitor emerging trends regarding industry regulations to determine potential impacts on organizational processes.
  • Monitor regulatory affairs activities to ensure their alignment with corporate sustainability or green initiatives.
  • Monitor regulatory affairs trends related to environmental issues.
  • Participate in the development or implementation of clinical trial protocols.
  • Provide regulatory guidance to departments or development project teams regarding design, development, evaluation, or marketing of products.
  • Provide responses to regulatory agencies regarding product information or issues.
  • Represent organizations before domestic or international regulatory agencies on major policy matters or decisions regarding company products.
  • Review all regulatory agency submission materials to ensure timeliness, accuracy, comprehensiveness, or compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Review materials such as marketing literature or user manuals to ensure that regulatory agency requirements are met.
  • Train staff in regulatory policies or procedures.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise others on legal or regulatory compliance matters.
  • Communicate organizational policies and procedures.
  • Conduct employee training programs.
  • Confer with organizational members to accomplish work activities.
  • Coordinate operational activities with external stakeholders.
  • Coordinate regulatory documentation activities.
  • Coordinate with external parties to exchange information.
  • Develop operating strategies, plans, or procedures.
  • Develop organizational goals or objectives.
  • Develop organizational methods or procedures.
  • Develop organizational policies or programs.
  • Establish interpersonal business relationships to facilitate work activities.
  • Evaluate environmental impact of operational or development activities.
  • Evaluate potential of products, technologies, or resources.
  • Examine marketing materials to ensure compliance with policies or regulations.
  • Implement organizational process or policy changes.
  • Maintain knowledge of current developments in area of expertise.
  • Maintain regulatory or compliance documentation.
  • Manage control system activities in organizations.
  • Manage documentation to ensure organization or accuracy.
  • Monitor external affairs or events affecting business operations.
  • Monitor organizational compliance with regulations.
  • Monitor organizational procedures to ensure proper functioning.
  • Prepare operational budgets.
  • Prepare reports related to compliance matters.
  • Prepare staff schedules or work assignments.
  • Represent the organization in external relations.
  • Review documents or materials for compliance with policies or regulations.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Director, Complaints Resolution (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Director, Wing Inspections (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)
  • Inspector General (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Inspector, Technical (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Intragovernmental Inquiries Officer (Navy - Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
  • Wing Inspector General (Air Force - Commissioned Officer only)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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DOT Crosswalk Titles

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