Professor Dr. Bawazir worked for eight years as an advisor to the Minister of Health for pharmaceuticals. During his work, he chaired the committee that revised and updated the pharmacy law, updated drug registration procedures and established pharmaceuticals pricing guideline. He also represented the Ministry of health in the national committee that negotiate Saudi Arabia accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the committee that establish the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA).
For the last nine years Professor Bawazir worked as vice president for drug affairs and advisor at the SFDA. During his work, he led the drug sector development through a strategic plan and managed to establish a state of the art drug regulatory system that ensure quality, safety and efficacy of the pharmaceutical products and contributed positively to overall public health. Under professor Bawazir supervision the SFDA built many electronic databases and regulatory framework that implement electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) for drug submissions and established a strong regulatory framework for clinical trials and construct the Saudi Clinical Trial Registry (SCTR) Database. Under professor Bawazir leadership the drug sector at the SFDA is recognized as a leading drug authority in the region and worldwide. Furthermore, Professor Bawazir represented the GCC for the last eight years in the Global Cooperation Group under the International Conference on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH). Presently working as CEO of Bawazir Pharma Consult Group (BCG)