Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs, Liaison (Oncology)

California - Foster City, New Jersey - Morris Plains, Washington - Seattle
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
May 27, 2021
Jun 26, 2021
Full Time

We want the courageous, the self-starters, the compassionate doers, the make-it-possible-ers. Because those are the kind of people who are best able to make an impact for people with cancer. So, what’s missing? Just someone like you.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives.

Great opportunity in the growing Oncology team at Gilead.  Opportunity to be a regional regulatory strategic leader in the growing Trodelvy franchise.  Lead upcoming filings as well as indication expansion (including Health Authority Meetings and global roll out of studies).  Work with talented cross functional teams on this exciting compound that is the key driver for Gilead Oncology in the future. 

** This role can be based out of Foster City, CA / Seattle, WA / Morris Plains, NJ.**

  • May serve as a Core member of the cross-functional Project Team (region specific)
  • Regional Regulatory Lead on Regulatory Project Team
  • Regional Lead and may lead cross-functional /cross-regional Regulatory Submission Teams
  • Participates on other Subteams (eg, Clinical, Nonclinical, Biomarkers)
  • Serves as contact with local Regulatory Authorities
  • Responsible for preparing and/or overseeing the preparation of technically complex regulatory submissions which require extensive interaction with departments outside of Regulatory Affairs for investigational and commercial products, in line with ICH requirements, regional requirements and scientific and company policies and procedures. Examples include supplements and license renewals to clinical trial applications and marketing authorizations, and original INDs/CTAs and NDAs/MAAs for assigned territories.
  • Provides strategic regulatory advice as appropriate.
  • Oversees preparation and maintenance of country specific labeling and product packaging (region specific)
  • Ensures up-to-date knowledge of regulatory requirements and communicates changes in regulatory information to project teams and senior management in a timely manner.
  • Initiates local process improvements and contributes to local and / or global process improvements, which have a significant impact for the Regulatory Affairs Department or other departments.
  • Plans, schedules and arranges own activities and those of direct reports (if applicable).

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work on and/or oversee several projects with tight timelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements, including ICH requirements and regional requirements for assigned territories and have an in-depth understanding of current global and regional trends in Regulatory Affairs.
  • Must be capable of developing and implementing regulatory strategy and of managing complex negotiations with Regulatory Authorities.
  • Must be capable of assuming leadership role in updating and preparing the Company for minor changes in legislation in assigned territories and of actively participating in a broader cross functional team for implementation of major changes (region specific).
  • Must be capable of leading a team in preparation of complex regulatory submissions and maintenance of licenses.
  • Work is performed under consultative direction towards corporate regulatory goals and objectives.
  • Is recognized as a knowledgeable resource for Regulatory Advice in other departments.
  • Has demonstrated ability to act as primary Company contact with Regulatory Authorities. May have experience working with Regulatory Authorities in multiple territories.
  • Previous people management experience is desirable.

Education, Skills & Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience in Regulatory Affairs or other relevant industry experience with BS/BA
  • 8+ years of experience in Regulatory Affairs or other relevant industry experience with advanced degree
  • Degree in a scientific field is preferred.


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