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Director, Regulatory Affairs

Reference Number: 3716
Location: MA

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

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Assists in work managing and executing regulatory submissions.
  • Is responsible for NDA & MMA billed submissions.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance with pre- and post-approval filing and reporting requirements.
  • Develops strategies and drafts/reviews response strategies and submissions to regulators.
  • Provides regulatory leadership and guidance to project teams, leadership for the development of global regulatory submission documents, and develops/mentors junior Regulatory staff members.
  • Develops briefing packages, fast track applications, and orphan drug applications for meetings with FDA and other global health authorities
  • Actively contributes to the development and implementation of regulatory strategy for assigned projects and programs.
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of clinical, pre-clinical, and CMC regulatory strategy for projects in all stages of development.
  • Integrates global regulatory understanding and responsibilities in developing strategy and development of regulatory submission documents.
  • Provides regulatory expertise and supports nonclinical, CMC, and clinical areas for investigational products.
  • Ensures clinical, nonclinical, and CMC programs are designed and implemented to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Defines regulatory expectations for project teams.
  • Manages or delegates the management of the completion of documents and other assigned tasks within established timelines and with high quality.
  • Performs as the back-up to VP RA at regulatory meetings and liaisons with FDA and other regulatory authorities.
  • Identifies and assesses regulatory risks for assigned projects or programs.
  • Prepares and delivers effective presentations for external and internal audiences.
  • Contacts regulatory agencies relevant to assigned projects or programs, as appropriate.
  • Participates and contributes in Health Authority meetings.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in life/health/technical sciences required.
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years of regulatory experience.
  • Requires a minimum of 7 years of  regulatory experience within the drug development and approval process in IND/CTAs/Marketing Applications.
  • Requires knowledge of global regulatory requirements and recent successful NDA experience.
  • Must demonstrate strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize personal/direct reports workload.
  • Requires experience interfacing with relevant regulatory authorities.
  • Must have experience in the interpretation of regulations, guidelines, policy statements, etc., and knowledge in the preparation of major regulatory submissions and supportive amendments or supplements.
  • Requires solid knowledge and understanding of applicable regulations.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3716.  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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