Vice President Regulatory Affairs

(Cell or Gene Therapy)


Job Number:    #0228


Location:      Montgomery County Maryland
Company:    Well established (the late 1990s) biopharmaceutical company

Focus:           Regenerative therapies - cell therapy
Misc:             There are six key management employees listed at this company and we are responsible for the recruitment of three of them



*Note:    This is a partial job description.   Please contact us for the full description


POSITION SUMMARY                             

The Vice President of Regulatory Affairs will be responsible for all Regulatory Affairs functions, including supervisory responsibility for all regional Regulatory Affairs employees reporting to this position.   This position reports to the Chief Medical Officer.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute the Company’s regulatory strategy for all Research & Development ("R&D") and commercial products

  • Develop and guide CMC regulatory strategy; oversee compliance and serve as a true business partner to Company leadership.

  • Maintain and further upgrade the core competencies of the Regulatory Affairs ("RA") organization from a technical, commercial and people perspective, which includes establishing organizational commitment and a sense of urgency to drive leading projects through all development stages.

  • Provide regulatory strategic leadership for all drug development projects, including but not limited, to health authority submissions, interactions and other regulatory requirements in line with corporate objectives and timelines

  • Provide leadership, and when necessary, contribute hands-on support to the regulatory team in managing, planning, coordinating, and preparing all documents submitted to FDA and ex-US health authorities in support of INDs, BLAs, MAAs, DMFs, CTAs, amendments, safety reports, and annual updates

  • Develop budgets and resource forecasts for the Regulatory Team.

  • Lead all interactions with regulatory agencies

  • Contributes to the strategic leadership and development of policies, procedures and best practices commensurate with the requirements of a rapidly growing company

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or technology related field required. Advanced degree in life sciences is preferred.

  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience with increasing responsibilities in regulatory affairs and compliance and management of healthcare product development, of which at least ten (10) years shall have been in a senior role, interacting to affect direction and decision-making within development programs and in regulatory agencies.   Prior FDA work experience will also be a plus.



Links to Other Job Descriptions 

Sr. Clinical Research Associate
VP of Research & Development

Director/Sr. Director of Regulatory Affairs
Director/Sr. Director of Research & Development

Director of Clinical Program Management

Clinical Trials Coordinator






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NOTE:   This is an unofficial document prepared by S L Collins Associates, Inc. to provide basic information concerning the position.   The company we are conducting this search for has the official job description.


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