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Director / Senior Director Regulatory Affairs

Reference Number: 3795
Location: MA

Our client is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Director / Senior Director Regulatory Affairs. 

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Develops and leads the regulatory affairs strategy across all assets in the pipeline.
  • Plays a key role in developing and implementing corporate regulatory strategy to ensure competitive advantage and regulatory compliance. 
  • Ensures adequate planning and accurate data for the earliest possible approvals of products, taking into account both U.S. and international regulatory requirements.
  • Develops and implements a registration path for early clinical development stage programs.
  • Develops content and format for regulatory submissions, such as INDs, MAAs, BLAs, clinical protocols, and related supplements/amendments.
  • Leads communications with external regulatory consultants on a project basis.
  • Advises internal personnel regarding the development and implementation of regulatory strategy through non-clinical, clinical, manufacturing, and other processes. 
  • Identifies potential regulatory concerns.
  • Develops internal processes for regulatory review of various documents such as clinical protocols, manufacturing changes, etc.
  • Oversees preparation, submission, application, and routine reports, including preparation of amendments and supplements, as required.
  • Sustains excellent relationships and negotiates directly with regulatory agency personnel. Responds to requests for additional data, and organizes/manages participation in meetings.
  • Implements and reviews current policies and practices issued by Federal and international regulatory agencies.  Stays abreast with changes to regulations and guidelines.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Master’s degree or PhD highly preferred.
  • Requires a minimum of 8 years of biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry experience.
  • Must have significant clinical regulatory experience.
  • Experience with oncology products preferred. 
  • Requires experience with programs leading to accelerated approval and leading communications with the FDA with successful completion of BLA and MAA application(s).
  • Must have working knowledge of eCTD submissions and supportive technologies.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3795 AND 3794.  No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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