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Join Our Regulatory Team

Here at Somerville Development Partners, we believe that creating a working environment for people to thrive in is a priority because it creates a top-notch regulatory team. 

What we offer

  • We are scientists first and foremost – we recruit, train, and retain regulatory affairs consultants with a natural passion for medicine, biologics and life sciences.
  • All our consultants have access to in-house and external training and a career roadmap, to support their professional development.
  • We offer structured career development, competitive salaries, bonuses, and remote and flexible working.

We provide a stimulating and collaborative working environment for you to thrive in.

What we look for

  • People with a background in medicine, biological or life sciences.
  • People who are enthusiastic about working in regulatory affairs and the integral role we play in developing new medicines.
  • Aptitude is important, but so is attitude – we look for people who are dedicated, enthusiastic and who take the initiative.
  • Most of all, the people who work for us need to enjoy being part of our team.

If you are interested in joining our regulatory team, then please send us your CV and a cover letter.

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What our team has to say:

“We’re science based. Small enough to care—each project is important to us.

I like the team.

We work on interesting projects for nice clients.”


“They are a fantastic team of scientific regulatory experts to learn from.

They are also quality people to work with…and that makes all the difference.”


“They are great to work with. They value people and what they do for you. It isn’t about the company just making money, it’s also about having fun on the way, and they certainly promote that.

I feel as if I’m part of a family, not just a number, which is very important to me.”


“I like working with the Somerville team because I enjoy the collaborative approach to delivering the best outcome for the client.”


About Regulatory Consultancy

What is a regulatory affairs consultant?

A regulatory affairs consultant acts as a bridge between government authorities responsible for approving and regulating medicines (e.g., the European Medicines Agency), and the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. Their guidance helps pharma and biotech companies interact with and submit necessary documents to regulatory agencies so that safe and efficacious medicines are approved.

Skills required to become a regulatory affairs specialist

  • A background in medicine, biological or life sciences.
  • Enthusiasm for medicine development and clinical research.
  • Critical thinking and an understanding of pharmaceutical regulation and legislation.

Pharma regulatory affairs professional development

  • Continued professional development programmes through providers such as RAPS and TOPRA can award you industry-specific certifications.
  • Hands-on experience working in regulatory affairs within the pharmaceutical industry or consultancy is invaluable. This includes involvement in regulatory submissions, preparing regulatory documents and attending interactions with regulatory authorities.
  • Gaining specialised knowledge from working in certain therapeutic areas or specific development stages.