Regulatory Compliance Specialist Interview Questions and Answers

Updated: August 30, 2018

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Regulatory Compliance Specialist Interview Questions and Answers

What has been your experience working as a regulatory compliance specialist?
I have been working in a regulatory compliance role for 12 years, the last 8 of which have been in a specialist capacity. In this role, I have handled many work activities, including creating, developing, and implementing core regulatory compliance strategies, monitoring and evaluating the efficacy of these strategies, analyzing data and information to determine regulatory and legislative issues related to different aspects of products and services, providing technical administrative support for day to day operations, providing support for information and outreach to other departments, reviewing new products to ensure that they comply with federal and state regulations, communicating complex product safety and regulatory requirements, and ensuring quality control of all products.

What skills do you possess which make you an excellent person to hire as a regulatory compliance specialist?
Over the years that I have worked as a regulatory compliance specialist, I have polished my skills in many areas including the ability to handle complex regulatory compliance issues, knowledge of communicating regulatory compliance through effective written and verbal channels, expertise in working cross-functionally to communicate regulatory testing requirements, capability of interpreting technical data and translating it onto official regulatory submissions, and updating and maintaining regulatory content for assigned areas. In addition to this, I possess excellent leadership qualities, complemented by exceptional team-building capabilities, and can communicate effectively using a wide variety of channels.

What has been the most challenging job that you have had to handle?
Over the years that I have worked in the capacity of a regulatory compliance specialist, I have come across many challenges, but the most difficult one to handle was when I had to ensure compliance of a service within the provided 24 hours.

And how did you fare at that?
I dialed a few numbers, and paid a few visits to the right people in the federal government office, and managed to obtain an additional 24 hours, giving me enough time to place regulatory compliance controls on the highlighted service. It worked wonderfully!

What is your greatest strength?
I believe that my greatest strength is the ability to not give up. Even when the going gets tough, I keep moving, and it is usually a successful journey.

Where do you see yourself 3 years from now?
I see myself leading multiple compliance teams, in the role of a compliance director!