Principal, Strategic Regulatory Affairs

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Senior/Director & VP
  3. United Kingdom
Posting date: 14 Aug 2019

An international pharmaceutical company is currently recruiting a Principal, Strategic Regulatory Affairs on a home-based capacity. The organisation offers a full range of consulting, development, and commercialisation services across 37 countries, with a global team of experts that have extensive experience across a broad range of therapeutic areas. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a dynamic and innovative establishment that accelerates the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve patient's quality of life.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage/execute/oversee the preparation of regulatory submission documents demonstrated by a deep knowledge of applicable legislation and guidelines for submission to government agencies and continued client compliance.
  • Facilitate submission approvals and amendments through leading communications (face to face meetings, teleconferences, etc.) and negotiations with client, government agencies, and project teams.
  • Build positive working relationships with clients, and government agency contacts.
  • Actively anticipate and develop initial or alternative regulatory strategies, consulting with other resources within the organisation as required.
  • Provide clients with strategic advice in response to their queries, based on regulatory experience and area of expertise.
  • Responsible for managing workflow including prioritising project objectives and establishing timeframes for projects with clients.
  • Responsible for overseeing progress and completion of projects with project team members, ensuring timeframes and deadlines are met.
  • Lead, participate in, and support project teams, and advise other departments on regulatory issues and strategies related to EU filings and maintenance activities across a broad range of product types.
  • Effectively prioritise and complete multiple projects within established timeframes and within budget.
  • Train, coach, and develop assigned individuals to build team expertise across various product types (preparation of files, regulatory strategy, client management, agency/client communications and project management).
  • Enthusiastically monitors for new regulatory requirements and shares key findings.
  • Lead and/or participate in the preparation of quotations for projects that may cross multiple service areas within the company and manage projects within budget, preparing change orders as needed.
  • Publish and/or present at training seminars or lead workshops at industry conferences.
  • Participate actively in other business-related projects (business opportunities, client specific issues etc.).

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline, preferably in a life sciences, or other healthcare field.
  • Advanced degree (MSc., PhD., M.D., Pharm.D., MBA) in the biological, medical, chemical or engineering field may be beneficial.
  • Relevant experience i.e. pharmaceutical, biologics, medical device with regulatory experience in the local environment (Europe).
  • Certification in regulatory affairs (RAC) or post-secondary institution beneficial.
  • Thorough working knowledge of local and global Health Authority regulations, guidelines, policies, GCP and GxP, ICH Guidelines.
  • Through knowledge of budgetary and financial management (budget, development, time and cost, forecasting, revenue, margin, profit and loss, invoicing, etc.).
  • Knowledge of business development process.
  • Shown ability to understand and communicate corporate policies and procedures.
  • Relevant experience in any Therapeutic Area will be considered; experience in Oncology is considered advantageous.
  • Experience supporting business development activities and people management an asset.
  • Experience presenting at applicable industry conferences and/or publications in regulatory affairs.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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