Regulatory Senior Director CMC

£0.00 - £140000.00 per annum
  1. Permanent
  2. CMC
  3. United Kingdom
Posting date: 21 Mar 2019

ProClinical is advertising a vacancy for a Regulatory Senior Director CMC position with a leading global pharmaceutical company that focuses on developing first-in-class therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with rare genetic diseases. Based in London, this is an exciting opportunity to work with a company that aims to make meaningful impacts on patients' lives.

The Regulatory Affairs Senior Director will lead the company's R&D group, which is responsible for everything from research and discovery to post-market clinical development. This will involve all bench, clinical research, and the associated groups that support those endeavours.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Defining EU CMC Regulatory strategy for commercial and development programs and ensuring that work is carried out to company priorities and timelines.
  • Proactively managing EU CMC aspects for global commercial programs, including overseeing preparations and submissions of marketing and clinical trial applications.
  • Representing the company's EU Reg CMC Department at Regulatory Authority meetings.
  • Managing and developing direct reports in the EU Reg CMC team.
  • Researching and interpreting EU and Swiss CMC regulations to provide regulatory guidance to Quality, Manufacturing, Process Development, and other functional groups.
  • Developing excellent relationships with internal functional groups, contract manufacturing organisations, and corporate partners.
  • Representing the EU Regulatory Affairs CMC function on assigned cross-functional project teams to enhance and develop business processes.
  • Managing interactions with EMA and Swiss Medic for assigned project to ensure acceptance, rapid review and approval of marketing applications, supplements/variations, clinical trial applications, and other submissions which present CMC information.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A B.Sc. or higher degree in life sciences, such as biology, chemistry, molecular biology, or similar.
  • At least 10 years in Regulatory Affairs in a global pharmaceutical and/or Biotechnology Company, with expertise in commercial biologics/large molecules and a deep understanding of lifecycle as well as Phase I-III.
  • A thorough understanding of relevant drug development regulations and guidelines.
  • Prior success with communication and influencing global teams on matters of EU Reg CMC strategy for commercial and development programs.
  • Prior success filing marketing applications, supplements, and variations for biologic products within timelines; global submission experience desired.
  • A thorough understanding of complex biological manufacturing processes and experience in assessing post-approval changes is required.
  • Experience with small molecules is beneficial.
  • Capable of travelling for 30% of the role.
  • 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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