May 20, 2024

Director, Regulatory Affairs Specialty, HIV

  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Durham, NC, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description

Site Name: Durham Blackwell Street
Posted Date: Apr 22 2024

Purpose:

Ensure the development of appropriate regulatory strategy(ies) and their execution for for early and/or late stage HIV or other assigned asset(s) consistent with Medicines Development Strategy/Integrated Asset Plan (IAP). This goal has to be achieved both as a component of an overall global regulatory approach and ensure compliance with both internal GSK process / policy and with regional regulatory requirements to deliver the best possible labeling, commensurate with the available data.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Accountable to GRL (if one assigned) and/or Global Regulatory therapeutic area (TA) Head for development of appropriate regional and/or global regulatory strategy(ies) and for delivery according to plans. The Regulatory Director may be the single point of contact on assigned asset(s), responsible for regional and global regulatory strategy(ies). In conducting this role, planning will be on a multiple year horizon, with delivery requiring extensive matrix working within GSK up to VP level and representing GSK at minimum with the local / regional regulatory agency. Work closely with local / regional commercial team to secure best possible labelling commensurate with the available data. Lead interactions with local / regional regulatory authorities. Lead regulatory matrix teams (RMT) as applicable/relevant.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following...
  • Ensuring the regulatory strategy that will deliver the needs of the local region(s), taking in to account the needs of other regions globally
  • Implementation of the regional strategy(ies) in support of the project globally
  • Lead regulatory interactions and the review processes in local region
  • Ensuring appropriate interaction with regional commercial teams in local region
  • Ensuring compliance with regional requirements at all stages of product life from commit to medicine development (C2MD)
  • Ideally able to advocate persuasively approaches to senior leaders in GSK and at Health Authorities
  • Capable of providing assessment of potential in-license molecules


Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences or pharmacy.
  • 5 + years of regulatory affairs experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience in all phases of the drug development process, leading/working on matrix teams involved in developing regulatory strategy, submission, and marketing approval activities in local region(s)/globally.
  • Development of global/regional clinical trial and licensing requirements.


Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • PhD or Masters’ degree in life sciences or pharmacy.
  • Extensive knowledge of relevant area of medicine, or proven track record of being able to develop product / therapeutic knowledge in new area.
  • Excellent communication skills, ideally in writing and verbally. Proven ability to deliver key communication with clarity, impact and passion. Commands attention and interest through use of appropriate communication techniques. Proven ability to foster strong matrix working. Capable of facilitating groups of individuals to work together on creating solutions. Ability to lead change and communicate difficult messages. Able to implement plans and hold self and team accountable for delivery of short and medium term goals.
  • Proven ability to build strong personal networks, and use them to secure appropriate support and outcome for a project. Developing an external network.
  • Ability to proactively recognize and resolve conflict and arbitrate as necessary, seeking help as necessary to ensure successful outcome.
  • Proven ability to derive creative solutions to regulatory problems, while balancing the expectations of regulatory agencies and ensuring compliance with regulation in all regions. Will seek information from a broad range of sources, within and outside the normal range of enquiry to understand wider context. Proven ability to take sound decisions, often without complete information, or in situations where consultation with others is not possible due to situation or time constraints. In doing so, the job holder will use all available sources of information and weigh benefits and risks before making important decisions.
  • Shows a constant focus on improving performance and excellence in all tasks. Challenges and questions ways of working to seek improved process. Establishes team goals and uses to seek to improve performance, with ability to set challenging but realistic targets.
  • Ability to interact with regulatory officials and support advocacy initiatives.
  • Significant external network at least into other pharmaceutical companies and recognized as an expert broadly or in specific areas of regulatory affairs.


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