Senior Manager/Associate Director Regulatory Compliance CMC

Salary: £190000 to £999999
Contact name: Selina Maini

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Job ref: 520
Published: about 1 month ago
The company

My client is a multinational pharmaceutical company specialising in patient focused R&D development.
They are looking to onboard a Senior Manager/Associate Director Regulatory Compliance CMC to their dynamic team!!

The role
  • The Senior Manager/Associate Director, CMC Regulatory Compliance, is responsible for the strategic and operational activities pertaining to global and local compliance within Global Regulatory Affairs – Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls (GRA CMC).
  • Partners with Global Quality, Global Manufacturing and Supply, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Global Regulatory Operations, Local Operating Companies and other stakeholders for successful CMC regulatory compliance management.
  • Develops and manages a program for the tracking, execution, monitoring, and reporting on GRA CMC processes and responsibilities to drive excellence in Regulatory pre and post submission activities.

Main Responsibilities
  • Collaborates with Global Regulatory CMC leadership to ensure clear and timely communication about compliance activities and metrics.
  • Responsible for alignment with global strategic CMC initiatives related to pre and post submission activities and the processes and systems used to manage compliance.
  • Development and leadership of the following activities at a global level in collaboration with relevant partners
  • Responsible for compliance-relevant strategic initiative activities which may impact GRA CMC compliance of pre and post submission activities.
  • With GRA Compliance and GRA CMC SMEs, as relevant, develops new and updated processes for execution of GRA pre and post submission activities.
  • Ensure the company is aligned and responsive to health authority regulations and guidelines as they pertain to applicable regulatory requirements for drugs, biologics, combination products and devices.
  • Provides support to Global Quality and other stakeholders for internal and external audits
  • Ensures CMC inspection readiness
  • Coordinates CMC documentation requests prior to, during and in follow up to inspections/audits
  • Supports the development of responses and CAPAs related to GRA CMC for audits/inspections
  • Ensures GRA CMC Commitments (i.e. IND, post marketing, PIP) and Quality Events are documented and tracked in the appropriate systems
  • Escalate issues/problems to senior management as needed and propose risk-based remediation actions for consideration
  • Provides input on budgets for the group as appropriate
  • Maintains strong knowledge of current regulations, legislation, best practices and guidelines relating to Regulatory Affairs and GxP.
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) required. Masters preferred.
  • 8 plus years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry, with good exposure to Regulatory Affairs, QA, and/or Compliance.
  • Familiarity with inspections and audit procedures and able to work with QA leads who host the company’s audits and inspections.
  • Strong knowledge of Regulatory business area and interactions and ability to identify the interactions necessary for achieving business goals and objectives
  • Ability to identify proactively and anticipate risk of non-compliance in a complex environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of global health authority regulations for pre and post submission activities
  • Practical operational experience of working across disciplines and across multiple regions. Experience working within a global team framework and a multi-cultural environment.
  • Able to manage both time and priority constraints and to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Capability to critically analyze complex and/or ambiguous information and the impact on products and process and to effectively communicate complex issues both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent analytical, technical and problem-solving skills (TQM or Six Sigma experience preferred).
  • Efficiently/actively manages conflict in a tactful, diplomatic way, seeking effective solutions for all parties.
  • Personnel management experience.
  • RAPS Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) preferred.

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