-Directs the development of submission of product registration, progress reports, supplements, amendments, and/or periodic experience reports. Provides strategic product direction to teams on interaction and negotiates evidence with regulatory agencies.
Interacts and negotiates with regulatory agency personnel in order to expedite approval of pending registration and answers any questions. Serves as a regulatory liaison on the project team throughout the product lifecycle. Ensures rapid and timely approval on of new drugs, biologics/biotechnology and/or medical devices and continued approved status of marketed drugs or medical devices. Serves as regulatory representative to marketing or research project teams and government regulatory agencies. Provides advice to development and/or marketing teams on manufacturing changes, line extensions, technical labeling, appropriate regulations and interpretations. Coordinates, reviews, and may prepare reports for submission.
Diversity & Inclusion / EEO
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-Is responsible for implementing regulatory strategy and managing operational activities for assigned medium regions.
-Provides input into global regulatory strategy and contributes to Regulatory Functional Plan (RFP) and Seed Document, or their equivalents, including identification of gaps or risks in global strategic plan for assigned regions.
-Partners with regions to align on regulatory strategy in order to fulfil business objectives
-Implements RFP across assigned regions.
-Determines requirements and sets objectives for Health Authority (HA) interactions with
DRA GPT representative and/or GTAL.
-Facilitates preparation and finalization of briefing books and contributes to preparation
of summary documents.
-Develops and implements plans for timely response to HA requests and coordinates responses.
-May serve as local HA liaison depending on location (e.g., FDA or EMA).
-Drives coordination, planning, and submission of dossiers in assigned regions worldwide.
-Review of global dossier summary documents.
-Develops and implements plans to avoid/minimize clock stops during submission review.
-Reviews, approves and submits Clinical Trial Applications (CTAs) and Investigational New Drugs (INDs).
-Reviews and submits Risk Management Plans.
-May lead negotiations for regional approvals independently or with DRA GPT representative and/or GTAL.
-Responsible for facilitating timely submission and approval of dossier with HAs under the guidance of the DRA GPT representative and/or GTAL.
-Erroneous decisions result in critical delays and modifications to projects or operations; cause substantial expenditure of additional time, human resources, and funds; and jeopardize future business activity
-Contributes to and often leads the development of departmental goals and objectives.
-Reporting of technical complaints / adverse events / special case scenarios related to Novartis products within 24 hours of receipt
-Distribution of marketing samples (where applicable)