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Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs


Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.

Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology - areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.

We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team. If you're looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients' lives and being a great place to work, we hope you'll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals.

Position Profile

The Senior Manager, Global Regulatory Affairs will be responsible for managing registration and regulatory support for commercial and development projects worldwide.

Essential Functions:

  • Planning and co-ordination of the writing and reviewing for Module 2 CTD sections of all regulatory submissions (INDs, IMPDs, CTAs, MAAs, NDAs, BLAs, meeting requests, and briefing documents).
  • Participate and support as an active member of a multi-disciplinary team to establish Regulatory Strategies for commercial products, late and early stage development programs, under the supervision of GRA leadership.
  • Through the performance of risk assessments, work with GRA leadership to identify and communicate potential risks associated with strategy scenarios to the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Support EU, US and global clinical trials and commercial license maintenance.
  • Coordinate the preparation and timely submission of responses to regulatory agencies. Manage timelines to ensure approvals are timely and development objectives are met.
  • Act as regulatory representative at meetings with business partners and regulatory agencies.
  • Monitor Global regulations, and assess any changes to ensure all development activities are in compliance with applicable current regulations and guidelines.
  • Verify electronic publishing of regulatory submissions.
  • Support GRA team projects for module 2 writing or health authority responses, as required.
  • Identify & support continuous improvement opportunities for the broader GRA team.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures and training expectations.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated understanding and strategic application of regulations and guidelines for drug development.
  • Solid working knowledge of regulatory and ability to generate clear, well-argued positions.
  • Must have experience with electronic Common Technical Document regulatory documents (MAA, BLA, responses and CTAs/INDs).
  • Demonstrated understanding of FDA, EMA and ICH guidelines.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to work individually, within a multi-disciplinary team, as well as with external partners and regulators.

Required/Preferred Education and Licenses

  • BSc/BA with a minimum of five years of regulatory experience.
  • English language - written and verbal communication skills.

Description of Physical Demands

  • Occasional mobility within office environment.
  • Routinely sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Constantly operating a computer, printer, telephone and other similar office machinery.
  • Some travel required.

Description of Work Environment

  • Work indoors in normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, fumes, vibrations and temperature changes.
  • Frequent computer use at workstation.
  • May move from one work location to another occasionally.
  • Responsibilities may require a work schedule that may include working outside of "normal" work hours, in order to meet business demands.
  • Occasional public contact requiring appropriate business apparel.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs

Jazz Pharmaceutical
Philadelphia, PA
Full Time

Published on 02/08/2019