Director, Regulatory Affairs

Salary: £220000 to £999999
Contact name: Selina Maini

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Job ref: 442
Published: 29 days ago

My client is a global CRO company who operate in over 20 countries. They specialise in various therapeutic areas, a few being rare diseases and gene therapy. They are currently seeking a Director, Regulatory Affairs based in North Carolina to join their dynamic team!

The Director, Regulatory Affairs is responsible for developing, implementing, and leading both regional and international strategy for assigned projects with various cross-functional teams and senior level client collaborations. In this role, you will oversee the execution of regulatory strategies for earliest possible approvals of the company’s regulatory applications at all stages of development and post approval and address the analysis and evaluation of regulatory procedures and changes to ensure attainment of corporate goals.

This role provides guidance for, and actively contributes to, the development of documents for regulatory agencies, such as Investigational New Drug applications (INDs)/Investigational Medicinal Product Dossiers (IMPDs)/Clinical Trial Applications (CTAs), and New Drug Applications (NDAs)/Biologics License Applications (BLAs)/Marketing Authorization applications (MAAs), ensuring that they meet current regulatory requirements and industry standards, are high quality, consistent, complete, and approvable on the first review cycle. As a Director, Regulatory Affairs, you will supervise/manage others within the Regulatory Affairs skill group.


What You'll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree, or international equivalent from an accredited institution, in science or health related field; PhD preferred
  • 12+ years of experience in the CRO, pharmaceutical, biotechnology or device/diagnostics industry; an advanced degree will be considered in lieu of a portion of industry experience
  • 8-9 years progressive regulatory affairs experience in a CRO, pharmaceutical, device/diagnostics or biotechnology company
  • 6-7 years supervisory/management experience
  • Demonstrated experience interacting with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), European Medicines Agency (EMA), and other regulatory agencies


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