Regulatory Affairs Managers

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What do they do?

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

Also known as:

Global Regulatory Affairs Director (Global RA Director), Global Regulatory Affairs Manager (Global RA Manager), Quality Affairs Vice President (Quality Affairs VP), Regulatory Affairs Director (RA Director), Regulatory Affairs Manager (RA Manager), Regulatory Affairs Quality Assurance Director (RA QA Director), Regulatory Affairs Vice President (RA VP), Regulatory Director, Regulatory Science Director, Regulatory Vice President (Regulatory VP)

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Managers, All Other is projected to grow 6 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast as average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For All United States:

  • 6.3%

    Percent Change

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  • 91,300

    Annual Projected Job Openings

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Majors that prepare Regulatory Affairs Managers:

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's degree (18%)
  • Bachelor's degree (36%)
  • Associate's degree (7.7%)
  • Some college, no degree (18.1%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (13.5%)
  • Less than high school diploma (2.9%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Coordinate with external parties to exchange information.
  • Review documents or materials for compliance with policies or regulations.
  • Manage control system activities in organizations.
  • Develop operating strategies, plans, or procedures.
  • Implement organizational process or policy changes.
  • Develop organizational policies or programs.
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