Job title: Associate Manager I – Product Regulatory Affairs //
Company: AstraZeneca //
Job description: Job Title: Associate Manager I – Product Regulatory Affairs
The Associate Manager I are a regulatory specialist with project management capabilities responsible for leading the end-to-end planning, coordination, and execution of assigned results, including delivery as an individual contributor, if required. The Associate manager I may take on the accountabilities for a number of different roles within a Global Regulatory Execution Team (GRET): Regulatory Project Management, Global Labelling Management and Dossier Management. The Associate Manager I are expected to be able to work flexibly to deliver these varied accountabilities as assigned to them by their line manager or by the Lead Regulatory Project Manager (RPM) for their allocated GRET(s).
The Associate Manager I are fully proficient in applying established standards to perform regulatory project management for simple/moderately complex products/regions and under minimal direction. Capable of leading cross-functional activities. Participates continuous improvement of process and tools/systems.
Regulatory Project Management
Contributes to regulatory submission strategy, identifying submission risks and opportunities, while leading simple through more complex regulatory applications and managing procedures through approval. Provides regulatory expertise and guidance on procedural and documentation requirements to GRET, Global Regulatory Strategy Team (GRST) and cross-functional teams working flexibly within and across regions to ensure the delivery of business objectives.
Global Labelling Management
Provides regulatory labelling expertise and leadsto the maintenance of global labelling documents for allocated products. Is responsible for the regulatory activities involved in the coordination, development and implementation of revised printed labelling for allocated products, including USPIs and another regional labelling.
Plans and manages Regulatory and basic Clinical and Non-Clinical publishing results, as well as associated lifecycle and license information. Collaborates with publishing teams to assure efficient delivery of end to end submission output to project timelines.
Regulatory Project Management
Understands the regulatory framework, including regional trends, for various types of applications and procedures for small and large molecules across all regions.
Provides regulatory input on procedural and documentation requirements as defined by Health Authorities for assigned deliverable(s) including:
Submission delivery strategy of all dossiers and all application types per market and /or region.
Review of documents (e.g. response documents, study protocols, regulatory maintenance documents, PSRs, etc.).
Analysis of regulatory procedures and special designations used during development, authorizations and extension of the product.
Uses and shares standard methodologies, when handling various applications and procedures during interactions with health authorities and in day-to-day work, while operating in a highly dynamic environment.
Leads and/or contributes to the planning, preparation (including authoring where relevant) and delivery of simple, and with experience, increasingly more complex regulatory maintenance submissions from either a global and/or regional perspective.
Liaises closely with cross-functional members with aligned product responsibilities.
Develops, executes and maintains submission delivery plans, submission content plans, and proactively provides status updates to designated stakeholders.
Coordinates the input, maintenance and revision in the project planning tools for assigned projects, and highlight unforeseen changes in resource demand in a timely manner to Lead RPM and line manager.
Identifies regulatory risks and proposes mitigations to Lead RPM and cross-functional teams.
Supports operational and compliance activities for assigned deliverables, including generating work requests and submission content plans, submission tracking, TMF, and document management utilizing the support and input of Global Regulatory Operations, Marketing Companies, CROs and/or alliance partners where relevant.
Provides coaching, mentoring and knowledge sharing within the regulatory organisation.
Contributes to process improvement.
Global Labelling Management
This will include:
the maintenance of core labelling documents including the Core Data Sheet, and Core Patient Information Leaflet, including labelling history documents.
the maintenance and corporate approval of EU SmPC and US PI and packaging component labelling while ensuring consistency with applicable core labelling documents and internal standards and SOPs.
Ensuring that updates to the core texts are completed, communicated to and implemented by MCs in a timely manner and deviations are agreed and documented appropriately.
Ensures that appropriate, up-to-date records are maintained for compliance, including maintaining repositories of current regional labelling and ensuring proper version control and document integrity of packaging component labelling, printed labelling artworks and other assigned labelling documents,.
Contributes proactively to resourcing submission results through liaison with internal Global Regulatory Operations or outsourcing partners.
Leads the dossier management results for divestment of products
Identifies potential regulatory risks to the operational plans, including publishing and regulatory information management, and propose options to mitigate risks. Respond to market needs and compliance risks with Registration Licenses
Plans and manages publishing results, as well as associated lifecycle and license information
Proactively leads all aspects of the execution of publishing delivery and respond to issues arising.
Interprets technical innovation and Health Authority initiatives; providing communication of regulatory information about products (approvals, license events, market priorities, and legacy issues with products) for GRET.
Ensures that appropriate, up-to-date records are maintained for compliance, including:
Leads total publishing and Regulatory Information Management results at the Regulatory project team for allocated products
Develops and maintains strong partnerships with internal and external customers and partners
Minimum Requirements –Education and Experience
Relevant University Degree in Science or related subject area
Around 6-11 years Regulatory experience within the biopharmaceutical industry, including license maintenance, labelling and publishing, and of working in regulated markets General knowledge of drug development
Detailed knowledge of the regulatory product maintenance process
Strong project management skills
Leadership skills, including experience leading multi-disciplinary project teams
Regulatory affairs experience across a broad range of markets
Managed regulatory results at the project level
Experience of working with people from locations outside of India, especially Europe and/or the USA
Skills and Capabilities
Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
Scientific knowledge sufficient to understand regulatory issues and facilitate scientific discussions
Proficiency with common project management (e.g., MS Project) and document management tools
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Influencing and stakeholder management skills
Ability to analyze problems and recommend actions
Continuous Improvement and knowledge sharing focused
Internal and External Contacts/Customers
Global Regulatory Leads (GRLs)
Regulatory Regional Leads (eg, US, EU, International RADs)
Other R & D skill groups, eg, Global Regulatory Operations, Global Labelling Group, Operations Regulatory, Patient Safety
Operations/Manufacturing organisation (CMC post-approval)
Marketing Companies/Local affiliates
External collaboration partners.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Date Posted 22-Mar-2021
Closing Date 08-Apr-2021
AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements. //
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Location: Bangalore, Karnataka //
Job date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 05:42:59 GMT //