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Head of Regulatory Affairs

Reference Number: 3803
Location: CA

Our client is a biotechnology company in genome engineering.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Head of Regulatory Affairs. 

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Leads internal regulatory affairs on all relevant and current global guidelines.
  • Navigates effective paths to therapeutic approvals.
  • Provides guidance on regulatory mechanisms from pre-IND to product development on preclinical, clinical, and CMC elements.
  • Manages and executes all regulatory activities, including submission and maintenance of US and international regulatory filings.
  • Implements quality assurance methodologies and oversees product development, including the creation of SOPs.
  • Serves as primary liaison with regulatory authorities.
  • Oversees the writing of pre-meeting briefing materials, leads the preparation for and facilitates sponsor interactions at regulatory meetings, and ensures appropriate follow-up.
  • Works closely with external consultants and CDMOs. 
We seek candidates with the following qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences required. Advanced degree (MS, PhD, MD) highly preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of regulatory affairs management experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Quality assurance experience highly preferred.
  • Requires solid knowledge of the drug development process, as well as, FDA/EMA/ROW regulatory submission and maintenance requirements.
  • Must have strong strategic and analytical abilities, diplomacy, negotiation, and excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Requires solid understanding of cGXP regulations and must be able to provide guidance on regulatory compliance.
  • Must be detail- and goal-oriented, quality conscientious, and customer focused.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3803.  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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