Manager North America Sanofi Genzyme Global Regulatory Affairs
The position will be based in either our Bridgewater, NJ or Cambridge, MA site as part of the Sanofi North America Regulatory Affairs Organization within GRA and will be responsible for providing US regulatory strategic and tactical support for both development and marketed products in the Sanofi-Genzyme GBU. In this capacity, the Manager/Senior Manager North America Sanofi Genzyme GRA will be responsible for providing US regulatory advice for development programs and marketed products working either independent from or with the North American (NA) Regulatory Lead, the Global Regulatory lead (GRTL) and Global Regulatory team (GRT) (regions, Regulatory CMC, Regulatory Operations, EU authorized representatives, labeling). The role may be a North American Regulatory Lead for products that are in development and/or assigned to perform tasks associated with routine regulatory application maintenance. For projects where the role is assigned as the NARL, person will sit on GRTs.
- Support the preparation of regulatory documentation and submission activities to meet business and agency milestones.
- Create submission plans and manage timelines in MS Project, and document workflow from draft through finalization for US submissions.
- Prepares routine submissions in compliance with department and regulatory requirements and guidelines. Assists with larger or more complex submissions.
- Identify risks to timeline and assists the North American (NA) Regulatory lead
- Work with NA Regulatory Lead and Regulatory Operations to identify resource requirements and strategies to address overlapping resource demands and rate limiting factors
- Identify and manage issues and opportunities that impact submissions timelines; ensures appropriate communication, resolution and/or escalation as needed
- Ensure regulatory plans are monitored, progress/variance communicated to the NA Regulatory Lead and any risks are highlighted.
- Collaborate within regulatory and cross-functional colleagues on the preparation and submission of regulatory filings, including major marketing applications in the US.
- Prepare and review sections of regulatory submissions for IND/CTA original submissions and amendments, orphan designations, and pediatric investigation plans
- Participate in regulatory research activities, as needed.
Knowledge and Skills:
- BS in pharmaceutical related scientific field.
- Minimum 1-3 years of regulatory experience in a biotech/pharma company
- Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects is required.
- Excellent organizational skills, sufficient to multi-task in an extremely fast-paced environment with changing priorities
- Excellent communication skills and ability to influence across multiple functions
- Fluent English required; additional languages desirable
- Regulatory Certification (RAC) (optional)
- Excellent operational strategy, and writing skills, as well as a good understanding of the underlying science
- Experience with preparation and requirements of initial INDs, CTAs, amendments, DSURs and/or meeting briefing documents. Experience with BLA, NDA, or MAA a plus.
- Understanding of the development of drugs and/or innovative biologics products.
- Experience in orphan drugs a plus
- Basic understanding of regulations and guidelines related to drug development and registration is required.
- Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment where results are achieved through influence, communication and the incorporation of multiple points of view
- Independently motivated, detail oriented and good problem solving ability
- High standards of integrity
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Excellent oral and written presentation skills
- Dedicated and persuasive “can-do” attitude
- Self-motivated; entrepreneurial spirit; excellent time management skills
- Organizational savvy; be able to work in a highly matrix structure including sharing knowledge with relevant stakeholders
- “Think out of the box” mindset
Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Job posted: 2020-05-05