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Sanofi Group Regulatory Lead Rx to OTC Switch in Bridgewater, New Jersey


The Regulatory Lead Rx to OTC Switch is responsible for the development and execution of regulatory strategies to support switch for assigned project(s). This individual will work cross-functionally with the Global Switch Team and Business Unit Lead(s) to ensure that the regulatory strategies align with the commercial goals.

This individual must possess a comprehensive understanding of the regulatory environment related to self-care. Have a proven track record in successful Agency interactions and negotiations. Possess the ability to work autonomously with strategic direction from the functional leads.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide robust regulatory assessment of therapeutic areas, target molecules, new enabling technologies for innovative switch opportunities.

  • Develop the best in class regulatory strategies working directly with the global and regional switch teams to ensure the efficient delivery of switch innovation for designated markets.

  • Contributes to the development of strategic plans and preparation of supporting documentation for consumer studies.

  • Actively monitor the regulatory landscape for a switch and participate in influencing activities for regulatory reform in areas of interest to the business.

  • Prepare detailed regulatory risk evaluations and risk mitigation strategies in the context of switch environment.

  • Represent the company at Health Agency meetings, prepare for the planning and conduct of meetings, as appropriate.

  • Initiate and respond to regulatory agency contacts (telephone, written, meetings, etc.) to assure expedient and efficient review and approval of products. Ensure that all documents to be submitted to regulatory agencies have been evaluated to assure completeness, scientific accuracy, regulatory compliance with global and/or local submission standards, and are organized in a manner to facilitate agency review.

  • Provide the company with current and proposed regulatory, scientific and pertinent legal issues including analysis of the potential impact on the business



  • Inspiring professional who will leverage his/her regulatory experience and commercial awareness to actively contribute to CHC business growth. Strategic & Technical Regulatory Affairs Expertise: Demonstrated success in developing regulatory strategies in OTC environments, Rx to OTC switch is a plus; possesses a strong knowledge of the regulatory requirements to support the regions Communication & Influencing: The successful candidate will possess strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills. He/she will be at ease working in a matrix environment and display the necessary multicultural sensitivity in context of Global environment. Competencies:

  • Act for Change

  • Cooperate Transversally

  • Strive for Results

  • Commitment to Customer

  • Think Strategically

  • Lead teams

  • Other Personal Characteristics:

  • High standards of integrity

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills

  • Dedicated and persuasive “can-do” attitude

  • Self-motivated; entrepreneurial spirit; excellent time management skills

  • Organizational savvy; be able to work in a high matrix structure including sharing knowledge with relevant stakeholders

  • “Think out of the box” mindset


  • Minimum BA or BS; MS, Pharm D, MD, Ph.D. or equivalent preferred

  • Regulatory Certification (RAC) preferred

  • Minimum 7 years in Regulatory Affairs, including leadership roles

  • Fluent English required; additional languages desirable.

  • Manage matrix teams and partnering with cross-functional teams at a highly strategic level.

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