Global Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Safety: Senior Specialist - Pharma Post-Approval CMC ( MERCUSR186678ENUS)
Reporting to the Associate Director, the Sr. Specialist is responsible for implementing CMC regulatory strategies for assigned pharmaceutical products in accordance with global regulations, guidance and defined regulatory strategies. The Senior Specialist is responsible for the preparation and review of information required for development of regulatory CMC dossiers for commercial products. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provide input to global product and project regulatory strategies by performing assessments of CMC changes, identifying global regulatory requirements and critically evaluating supporting documentation to assess acceptability and identify potential risks.
Execute regulatory strategies by leading the development, authoring and review of CMC submission components and documentation to support post-approval supplements, annual reports, registration renewals and responses to health authority questions per established business processes and systems.
Liaise with our Manufacturing Division and external partners to support compliant execution of change management and conduct all activities with an unwavering focus on regulatory conformance.
Assess and communicate potential regulatory risks and propose mitigation strategies.
Deliver all regulatory milestones for assigned products across the product lifecycle
Identify and communicate potential regulatory issues to GRACS CMC management, as needed
Experience in reviewing scientific information to assess technical merits and suitability of scientific rationale to ensure information is presented clearly and conclusions are adequately supported by data.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate issues in a succinct and logical manner. Strong listening skills.
Demonstrated understanding of related fields (e.g., pharmaceutical manufacturing, analytical testing, and quality assurance).
Demonstrated ability to generate innovative solutions to problems and effectively work with and communicate to key stakeholders.
Demonstrated flexibility in responding to changing priorities or dealing with unexpected events.
Capability to handle multiple priorities and balance work to achieve business goals.
Demonstrated effective leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Please note, relocation assistance is not provided for this position.
Minimum required education:
B.S. in a science, engineering, or a related field (advanced degree preferred). Fields of study include Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, Biology, Microbiology, Virology, Molecular Biology, or Biochemistry.
Required experience and skills:
At least two (2) years of relevant experience, including biological/pharmaceutical research; manufacturing, testing or a related field.
The candidate must be proficient in English; additional language skills are a plus.
We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we “follow the science” that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. We believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
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