Summary of Position

The Director, Regulatory Affairs will lead development of regulatory strategy, build processes to ensure global regulatory compliance, and manage all regulatory submissions and interactions. The Director will provide oversight to Quality Management staff and both internally managed and outsourced regulatory activities. The Director will prepare for meetings, teleconferences, and other communications with FDA and other regulatory agencies, educate teams regarding regulatory risks and implications for strategy and product development activities, and utilize technical knowledge and effectively apply regulations and guidelines to the product development process.

Essential Functions

  • Lead the development of global regulatory strategy, ensuring that programs meet quality and safety standards required by patients, health care providers, and regulatory agencies.
  • Coordinate and balance priorities of various stakeholders (corporate, scientific, clinical) in the context of regulatory requirements, through active participation in Product Development Teams.
  • Monitor product-related corporate activities for regulatory compliance, including CMC, nonclinical, and clinical plans and practices.
  • Provide critical review of all documentation supporting regulatory applications.
  • Lead the preparation of regulatory submissions to FDA and other regulatory agencies.
  • Plan, coordinate, and prepare for meetings and teleconferences with regulatory agencies.
  • Monitor applicable current and new regulatory requirements.
  • Review and update regulatory processes and documentation practices to ensure company is in compliance and audit ready
  • Provide line management and mentorship of Quality Managers
  • Interact with company partners and consultants on regulatory matters.
  • Contribute to the regulatory perspective on government proposals and external due diligence activities.

Job Requirements (Essential knowledge, skills and attributes)

  • Advanced Degree (M.S. or Ph.D. preferred) in a Biological Science.
  • Minimum of 6 years of regulatory affairs biologics industry experience required, vaccine experience preferred.
  • Direct interaction experience with FDA required.
  • Thorough knowledge and practical application of domestic and international regulations including cGMPs, GLP, GCP and ICH.
  • Experience with submissions via eCTD (electronic gateway)
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

Altimmune is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity

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Please reference Position Req#16-104

Re-posted on June 7, 2017

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