Associate Director, Regulatory Strategy, Cardiovascular
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The selected candidate will have leadership responsibility for global regulatory strategy within a development team (DT). Serve as team lead or co-lead of marketing application submission teams for indications that are at the regulatory filing stage; helping to develop strategy and content for global dossiers.
Support the preparation of, and participate in / lead (as appropriate), key HA interactions. Assure consistent positions on common issues are presented to global HA. Review and approve content of responses to queries from HAs for respective regions/countries
Prepare content for regulatory strategic documentation and Regulatory Project Reviews. Align regulatory plans with commercial and development plans
Develop target labeling and co-lead the cross-functional labeling team.
Ensure consistent positions are presented in responses to global health authority (HA) queries.
Ensure consistent positions are presented in responses to global/regional health authority (HA) queries.
In collaboration with the global regulatory team (GRT), develop global submission plans and Health Authority interaction plans.
Provide strategic regulatory input to key development documents, including clinical protocols, clinical and nonclinical reports and summary documents, statistical analysis plans, DMC charters, IBs, DSURs, etc.
Co-lead the cross-functional rapid response teams to respond to Clinical Trial Application (CTA) queries on new protocols and protocol amendments in compliance with HA deadlines.
Education / Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree required; advanced scientific degree preferred (Masters, PhD, PharmD, BSN, etc.) with at least 3+ years of Regulatory Affairs experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
Key Competency Requirements
Understanding of strategic and tactical role and deliverables of Global Regulatory Strategy in the Product Development and Commercialization process.
Understanding of policy, laws, regulations and guidelines as they apply to Regulatory Agencies globally for drug development and approval.
Understanding of scientific content and complexities and good knowledge of drug development is desired.
Experience in successfully leading teams; Demonstrated ability to drive quality decision-making. Demonstrated ability to organize / prioritize tasks.
Good interpersonal skills: willingness to leverage strengths of the team and cooperate with peers in a cross-functional environment.
Direct experience in developing strategy and leading teams through interactions with health authorities. Track records of issue resolutions with main regulatory authorities; demonstrated ability to break down complex, scientific content into logical components.
Demonstrated ability to negotiate with and influence others. Ability to facilitate issue resolution and conflict management.
Experience with developing and documenting regulatory strategies in coordination with clinical plans and marketing objectives.
Experience with communicating the regulatory strategy, issues, and risks in written and verbal format to regulatory senior leadership team and other governing bodies.
Ability to broadly represent department functions on project team in a matrix organization. Demonstrated ability to coordinate global activities.
Experience as a member of GRTs, project working groups, or comparable experience. Experience developing strategy for product partnership (out-licensing, divestiture, co-development, in-licensing, and acquisitions).
Strong team player, using both internal and external resources to execute regulatory activities and working across organizational, functional and geographic boundaries to achieve company goals. Communicates opinions, facts and thoughts with clarity, transparency and honesty
Demonstrates ownership of results within (and beyond) area of responsibility.
Sets clear and high expectations and holds self and others accountable for decisions and results achieved. Looks for opportunities for continuous improvement.
Travel: Occasional domestic and international travel (less than 10%) may be required.
The starting compensation for this job is a range from $141,000-$200,000, plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility). The starting pay rate takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and the where the job is performed. Final individual compensation will be decided based on demonstrated experience. For more on benefits, please visit our https://careers.bms.com/working-with-us. Eligibility for specific benefits listed on our BMS Careers site may vary based on the job and location.
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Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.
Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.
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