Global Regulatory Lead/ Regional Regulatory Strategist (Director)

Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Feb 18, 2021
Feb 26, 2021
Jobseeker Type
Organization Type
Full Time
Role Description

Breakthroughs that change patients' lives... At Pfizer we are a patient centric company, guided by our four values: courage,joy, equity and excellence. Ourbreakthrough culture lends itself to our dedication to transforming millions of lives.We value every employee and throughout their careerencourage them to grow, developand express their viewsfreely.

  • Global Regulatory Lead (GRL) and Regional (US or EU) Regulatory Strategist providing regulatory contributions aligned to meet business needs in agreement with key stakeholders.
  • Be accountable for regulatory milestones, deliverables, and process for a high priority approved product, and other early projects in Rare Cardiology, including timely submissions and approvals with commercially attractive labelling.
  • As GRL, lead the Global Regulatory Sub-Team (GRST) to provide an aligned regulatory strategy for assigned project / products across the lifecycle.
  • Act as direct liaison with Health authorities in the designated region to facilitate the prompt review and approval of applications.
  • Enable early and late clinical development activities by providing regulatory advice.
  • As appropriate develop and implement regulatory strategies to support initial registrations. Maintains product licenses across all assigned products.
  • Strong knowledge of the regulatory environment and communicates priorities to global stakeholders.

  • Responsible for providing strategic regulatory expertise and leadership on a high priority approved product, and other projects in Rare Cardiology as assigned.
  • Develop, maintain, and implement Global Regulatory Strategies (including core labels, risk registers) for assigned project(s) across the product lifecycle.
  • Ensures regulatory contributions achieve the objectives of the strategy, achieve agreed standards, minimize resource demands whilst maximizing overall project delivery time and probability of success, and facilitating post filing activities.
  • Leads and partners with project teams and other customer groups (e.g. RU, BU, and Commercial teams) to ensure required regulatory contributions (CTA/IND, MAA/NDA/BLA, supplements/variations, license renewals etc) meet business needs and are provided to the project teams, to agreed time, cost and quality standards.
  • Ensures regulatory plans are monitored, progress/variance communicated to Senior Management and any risks (from emerging technical data, changing internal objectives or external threats) mitigated.
  • Ensures an aligned regulatory position related to milestones, deliverables, and process is reached and communicated for all key issues for assigned project/s, and that these regulatory positions supporting the business are championed and communicated.
  • Works closely with other Regulatory Strategists within and across sites to ensure consistent and appropriate processes, systems, working practices, shared learnings and quality standards.
  • Implements systems, processes and procedures relating to regulatory strategy productivity improvements, ensuring that these facilitate the sharing of information across the relevant lines.
  • Ensures business compliance and implementation of and adherence to Regulatory standards.
  • Develops and maintains constructive working relationship with Health Authority contacts as appropriate.
  • Mentors regulatory professionals as appropriate to meet the project/product objectives.


Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.

  • BS degree required. Equivalent workplace experience can be considered.
  • Minimum of 8 years of direct regulatory experience as regional and/or global regulatory lead, preferably in rare cardiology or cardiovascular therapeutic areas and across different stages of the product lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of regulations and guidelines and their associated challenges/opportunities for global development programs.
  • Direct experience with full development programs including leading submissions and achieving approvals.
  • Direct experience in communicating with major regulatory agency(ies) (i.e. FDA, EMA, Japan), as well as participating in/leading such interactions for milestone meetings.
  • Knowledge of clinical trial design and management, including data flow process and quality requirements for submission.
  • Experience working in a highly matrixed, global and multi-site environment.
  • Strong strategic thinking, project management, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate complex information and analyses to teams and senior management - track record of having supported at least one project of high complexity.

  • A higher degree (MS, PharmD, or PhD) is preferred.
  • Prior experience with gene therapy development is preferred.

  • Occasional travel may be required.

Other Job Details:
  • Last Date to Apply for Job: February 26, 2021
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus: YES


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