Regulatory Affairs Strategist

Highly Competitive
  1. Contract
  2. Consultant / Specialist
  3. United Kingdom
Sandwich, England
Posting date: 11 Dec 2019
This vacancy has now expired

A well-known international pharmaceutical company with sites around the globe is looking to hire a Regulatory Affairs Strategist. The company specialises in developing and producing medicines and vaccines for a wide range of therapeutic areas including oncology, cardiology and immunology.

Job Description:

  • Providing an interface to Regulatory and GPD partners within designated Business Units.
  • Offering project leadership and expertise in the logistics involved with the execution of regulatory CTA submissions to regional partners and selected Health Authorities.
  • Working with contributing business lines to lead operational submissions execution for designated CTAs.
  • Operating as regulatory operational Subject Matter Expert for a CTA and driving submission teams towards the timely delivery of globally compliant submission-ready components.
  • Driving global submission management activities for their assigned assets.
  • Partnering with product teams and/or third-party partners, with responsibility for representation and management of required regulatory activities, standards and deliverables associated with CTA submission development and execution for designated assets and/or geographies.
  • Supporting and leading global team efforts to ensure high-quality components and submissions that are compliant with industry, agency and format guidelines, regulatory strategies, policies, and timelines.
  • Liaising with Study Management, regarding essential core documents that cross both HA and EC submission and translation processes.
  • Preparing, reviewing and submitting submissions to HA/Regional CTA Hub, in order to obtain all necessary authorisations/approvals pertaining to the clinical trial conduct.
  • Co-ordinating of translations for core documents required for submission.
  • Managing the compilation for core package build, contributing to CTA and authoring documentation as required.
  • Acting as Subject Matter Expert for Regulatory Operations and provides country-level intelligence on clinical trial regulatory (CTR).
  • Ensuring that local country regulatory intelligence, as it pertains to the activities of the CTR team, is maintained on the central repository, e.g. Competent Authority submission requirements.
  • Coordinating submission production and assists with definition, development, and implementation of global submissions policies and technologies to meet evolving business needs.
  • Escalating, informing and resolving any issues that may impact submission builds or the logistics of global submission delivery to regional and local partners or Health Authorities.
  • Serving as a major source of innovative ideas seeking and developing efficiencies and effectiveness within the Submissions process by collaboration with key customer and supplier groups and business partners.
  • Driving connectivity and implements refinements in the Emerging Markets partner model through collaboration with peers.
  • Promoting the use of Document Management and Archival systems and standard document authoring, partnering with supplier groups as necessary in order to produce timely delivery of submission/archive ready components.
  • Leading the interpretation of dossier requirements to produce business processes and ensure that those processes are implemented where appropriate at a global and local level.
  • Managing time to meet objectives; forecasts and plans resource requirements (people, financial and technology) for projects across Department.
  • Providing guidance to and leading CTA submissions and process improvement projects, making decisions independently.

Skills and Requirements:

  • B.S./B.Sc is in Pharmacy, Life Sciences, Business or Information Technology. Equivalent relevant professional experience will be considered.
  • Proven ability to embrace new technologies and processes and drive their implementation Qualifications (i.e. preferred education, experience, attributes).
  • In-depth understanding and proven execution of CTA processes globally.
  • Proven technical aptitude and ability to quickly learn and use new software, regulations and quality standards.
  • Comprehensive understanding of ICH/GCP & EU Clinical Trial Directive.
  • Understanding of EU Clinical Trial Regulation Desirable.
  • Proven aptitude in leadership, problem-solving and logistics.
  • Ability to work on multiple highly complex projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrating attention to detail.
  • Strong knowledge of the drug development process, regulatory affairs, Clinical Trial Applications and submissions management.
  • In-depth understanding of systems and electronic technologies used to support submission and planning activities, as well as demonstrated experiences in process development and new technology implementation.

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