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Director CMC Regulatory

Reference Number: 3683
Location: MA

Our client is a biopharmaceutical company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Director, CMC Regulatory

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Prepares and manages CMC Regulatory content for submissions in all applicable regions, ensuring high quality and timely submissions.
  • Responsible for submissions including BLAs, MAAs / NDAs - Module 3 and QOS content, supplemental submissions and responses to health authority questions in support of drug product or drug/device combination product development or commercialization.
  • Supports activities including API development and validation, DP and/or drug/device combination product development, validation and commercialization, Design Control strategy and documentation, and Human Factors validation testing.
  • Serves as a CMC Regulatory and Combination Product Subject Matter Expert to project teams and/or CMC sub-teams.
  • Leads regulatory strategy for all activities with Regulatory impact for assigned projects, creates and maintains CMC Regulatory strategy documents.
  • Ensures completeness and timeliness of CMC submissions, including creation and maintenance of associated tracking systems in concert with Regulatory Operations.
  • Assures that all procedures are maintained and followed for archiving of appropriate records and regulatory documentation, including agency contact records, regulatory filing records, etc.
  • Maintains expert knowledge in US and international pharmaceutical and combination product regulations and provides proactive regulatory intelligence, particularly in quickly changing and/or highly competitive areas, in all relevant territories (e.g. US, EU, JP, and ICH).
  • Develops, contributes to and maintains SOPs with an emphasis on adhering to drug and device regulations and delivering high quality solutions to our patients.
  • Serves as the key contact for the Company’s drug delivery/device partners.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Requires a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in life sciences, engineering, or equivalent.
  • Must have RAC certification; additional regulatory certification is a plus.
  • Must have eight or more years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including drug/device combination product development and commercialization experience.
  • Experience in oral solid dosage forms is a plus.
  • Must have experience in developing and submitting successful BLA/NDA submissions with a thorough understanding of the drug development process, FDA regulations and ICH guidelines, with demonstrated expertise in drug/device combination products.


If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3683.  No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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