Director of Regulatory Affairs in Cambridge

Expiring today

Location
Cambridge
Salary
£90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted
18 Jul 2019
Closes
17 Aug 2019
Ref
46014
Contact
Mary Bolt
Discipline
Regulatory Affairs
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Senior Management
Mary Bolt at CK Clinical is recruiting for a Director of Regulatory Affairs to join a promising biotechnology company with a strong portfolio of compounds entering First in Human studies at their site in Cambridge.

The Company:
Our client is a start-up biotechnology company focused on improving the lives of patients suffering from rare and serious diseases.

Location:
The role is based at our client's site in Cambridge, a town famous for its history, university and architecture. There is also the added benefit of being accessible to London  and Stanstead and Luton airports.

The Role:
Your main duties will be to:
- Be accountable for the delivery of regulatory affairs for the product portfolio including both strategy and operations as well as providing key input into non-clinical and clinical aspects of regulatory preparation, delivering a regulatory strategy for novel therapeutics in areas of high unmet need, including rare diseases.
- Provide guidance to internal multi-disciplinary teams (Non-Clinical functions, Biostatistics, Medical Affairs, Medical Writing and Pharmacokinetics) on the regulatory requirements to support clinical development and lead multi-disciplinary teams in the authoring of regulatory communications such as regulatory briefing packages, applications for Scientific Advice Meetings, Orphan Drug Designation, Paediatric Investigational Plans, etc.
- Accountable for the submission (either directly or through vendors) of high-quality regulatory packages for CTAs, INDs, with subsequent coordination and provision of responses.

Further responsibilities will include:
- Working directly with the EMA, and other regulatory agencies (either directly or through vendors), managing the preparation for and attendance at assigned meetings, provision of responses etc.
- The development of best practices internally to support regulatory documentation readiness, and development and maintenance of regulatory SOPs as well as the effective management of development safety update reports.
- Taking the initiative to monitor, analyse and disseminate intelligence on regulatory policy and guidelines and make recommendations for impact to projects or organisational practices.

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have:
- Educated to degree level or above in life science or a related field with extensive experience of working at a senior level in the Pharmaceutical or biotech industries.
- Previous experience in leading Major Health Authority interactions (e.g. FDA advisory committee meetings, oral explanations, scientific advice, pre-NDA/BLA, EOP2 meetings, etc).
- Extensive experience of regulatory drug development including product approval/launch.
- Proven leadership and program management experience and the ability to think strategically and critically evaluate risks to regulatory activities.

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference 46014 in all correspondence.

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