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Merck & Co, Inc

Organon - Director, Business Process Lead and Regulatory Strategy ( MERCUSR113688ENUS)

Business Development




New Jersey, United States

Job Description

Our Regulatory Affairs team brings new medical advancements to the world by facilitating communications and procedures that allow swift, organized compliance partnering with external regulatory agencies. We are on the leading-edge of healthcare breakthroughs that help provide new, reliable, and compliant medical products, practices, and solutions to the world.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting US Head of Regulatory in assessing industry-leading staffing models and capacity management capabilities within the region including leading analysis of staffing and resource plans for business development deals and key strategy and innovation programs (such as digital transformation, strategic alliances)

  • Work closely with HR and Finance Business Partners to deliver budget and headcount plans on target, with accountability for making decisions and informing HR and Finance regarding reallocations, reprioritizations and trade-off's.

  • Organize and coordinate Operating Reviews for the company, and with cross-divisional partners, with accountability for driving key changes required

  • Lead the preparation of high-quality presentations for both internal and external audiences

  • Working with the Global and Regional Leadership Teams to identify, recruit and engage members of the strategic working groups; ensuring relevant skills are aligned to support delivery of the strategic objectives

  • Lead the management and production scorecard, goals and dashboards, and ensure the ongoing effective communication of filing plans and progress on other strategic priorities to global senior leadership stakeholder groups across all divisions

  • Contributing to the delivery of the strategic objectives through direct involvement/delivery of key tasks and objectives

  • Serve as Global Regulatory Lead as needed for assigned products to

  • Develop regulatory strategy for assigned products, in order to optimize label and obtain shortest time to approval by regulatory agencies.

  • Independently manage projects functioning as the single, accountable, global point of contact on those projects.

  • Independently interact with worldwide regulatory agencies and/or subsidiaries with regard to global regulatory strategy/registration requirements for one or more our company's investigational and marketed drugs.

  • Coordinate the preparation, submission and follow-up contact with regulatory agencies and/or subsidiaries for all applications and submissions.

  • Conduct regulatory review and final approval of all submissions and associated documentation.

  • Provide expertise as the Global Regulatory Lead to Product Development Teams and regulatory single point-of-contact for products within Global Regulatory Affairs and outside.

Additional responsibilities and desirable characteristics:

  • Participate in projects outside of current responsibilities as needed to drive the organization forward to success

  • Contribute to determining solutions outside of current responsibilities as needed and manage day-to-day operational issues outside of current responsibilities as needed

  • Work seamlessly with other R&D departments as well as commercial organization and manufacturing organizations

  • Driver of innovative and creative solutions for achieving R&D goals and objectives in a high quality and cost-effective manner.

  • Must be able to support highly complex multiple activities simultaneously

  • Must have proven track record to be able to think critically, strategically, independently and problem solve

  • Must have high level of motivation, drive, and demonstration of our company's leadership values

  • Top notch interpersonal skills in difficult situations

  • Driver of change and innovation

  • Ability to work seamlessly with all levels of personnel

  • Demonstrated sensitivity and knowledge of cultural differences with experience in multi-country, multi-cultural environments and demonstrated success with cross-geographically based cultural collaborations

Education Requirements:

  • Ph.D. or M.D. with 5 years relevant drug development experience required preferably with 3 years in Regulatory OR

  • M.S. or B.S. with 7 years relevant drug development experience, a majority of which was in Regulatory


Who we are …

Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women’s Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions.

Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.

At launch, we will be more than 10,000 Founders strong, ready to rise together as we make a difference in a new way. As Founders, employees will create their future and will help shape the direction of Organon and its impact on the world. Our culture reflects our passion for those we champion.

At Organon, we all belong. We embrace diversity and give it a voice. Our commitment to supporting women is reflected in the make-up of our leadership team, which is majority female and our diversity of experience is core to who we are and what we are designed to do.


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Requisition ID:R113688