Director of Regulatory Affairs

03 Jun, 2020


Director of Regulatory Affairs

Aziyo Biologics

Position Overview

The Director of Regulatory Affairs (RA) is responsible for the oversight of the company’s industry-specific practices and ensuring Medical Device, human tissue, Health Care Compliance, and other government, financial and corporate regulations and standards are being met.  This Director of RA will be a key member of the Aziyo Biologics team and will lead and execute the Regulatory-related aspects of the Company’s long-term vision and short- term goals and objectives.

The Director of RA will be responsible for the company’s external relationships the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other domestic and international regulatory agencies, as well as internal leadership for personnel to obtain and maintain product approvals and maintain regulatory compliance.

This position reports to Chief Medical Officer

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead development and execution of regulatory strategies for product approval and life cycle management by both domestic and foreign agencies.
  • Leads, coordinates and manages timely and compliant submissions to domestic and international regulatory agencies (510(k), IDE, PMA, HDE, IND, BLA, CE dossiers, supplements, responses, state licensure/certifications, export certifications, product registrations, etc.).
  • Identify, collect, review and evaluate information critical to submission packages.
  • Interpret regulations and related information for Product Development, Clinical data protocols, Operations, Quality Assurance, and Marketing.
  • Establishes positive working relationships with relevant FDA professionals that review or evaluate Aziyo submissions.
  • Provides updates on strategic regulatory intelligence, such as new regulations, guidance, competitive product applications and approvals, etc.
  • Provides regulatory intelligence to inform regulatory strategies, including scenarios for the earliest regulatory approvals possible as well as an assessment of risk for each of the various scenarios.
  • Evaluate and recommend changes to labeling, marketing literature, and clinical protocols for regulatory compliance to recognized laws or regulations.
  • Participates in relevant industry working groups, such as RAPS, etc.
  • Contact FDA and other government agencies as needed and assist in facility inspections from local, state, federal, and international agencies.


Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline from an accredited college or university. An advanced degree (MS, Ph.D., or PharmD) preferred but not required.

Experience and Skills

Work Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in medical device Regulatory Affairs and knowledge of regulatory requirements

Specialized Skills, Knowledge:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong time and project management skills.
  • Takes ownership of a given assignment, proactively consulting other project team members and other department representatives for information or guidance, as necessary
  • Proficient at critical and logical thinking with ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, and implement recommendations for resolution.
  • Knowledgeable in industry trends for study reports and dossier preparation
  • Proficient in pertinent software & tools

Certification Requirements:

  • RAC certification preferred

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Job posted: 2020-06-03