About the Role
The Associate Director, US Regulatory Affairs (RA) serves as the regulatory lead on relative Review Committees (RCs), for products in the Rare Disease, Rare Blood Disorder and Neurology portfolio. As the RC RA representative, work with brands on competitively positioning assigned products appropriately while maintaining compliance with applicable FDA regulations and company policies for the advertising and promotion of prescription drugs and biologics.
Represents Global Regulatory Affairs (US RA AdPromo) as a member of cross-functional brand and portfolio team review committees (RC), providing regulatory input into the review and approval of US advertising, promotion, disease-state, market access, and press materials. Submits materials on form FDA 2253 when applicable.
Provides US RA AdPromo strategic guidance and subject matter expertise for responsible investigational and marketed products, to meet both short- and long-term business objectives while mitigating risk. Consults with senior management and provides input to the global organization as needed.
Contributes US RA AdPromo input to the development of optimal FDA product labeling on original and supplemental New Drug Applications and/or Biologics License Applications.
Primary Liaison with OPDP/APLB and effectively manages relationships with FDA contacts. Establishes and maintains strong collaborative relationships with Regulatory and other R&D colleagues, as well as other stakeholders (e.g., Legal, Medical, Marketing, Communications and Compliance).
Work collaboratively with medical and scientific personnel on the development and review of materials related to advertising and promotion.
Participate in training of sales and marketing personnel on promotional, labeling and advertising regulations.
Participates in the development, monitoring and updating of standards and processes related to drug, device, and biologics US AdPromo regulations and guidances.
Other Position Responsibilities:
Work with other RC team members to provide input into improvement of systems and/or processes.
Provide teams with insight into changes in the regulatory environment, including updates on FDA enforcement letters, meetings, guidance documents, and policies, etc.
Review current policies/practices and guidelines issued by Federal regulatory agencies and update management as needed.
Competencies and Capabilities
This individual is expected to competently and confidently represent Regulatory Affairs as a key member of cross-functional RC teams for assigned, as well as for all verbal and written communications with OPDP/APLB reviewers
Significant understanding of the U.S. pharmaceutical marketplace, especially the rules and regulations related to the promotion of prescription drugs in the Uniteed States
The individual will require strong verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; good listening skills; strong negotiation skills; demonstrated customer focus and demonstrated ability to facilitate appropriate team decisions.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university (Area of specialization: Life Sciences)
- At least five (5) years of experience involving the direct implementation of promotional labeling and advertising regulations in the biotech/pharmaceutical/medical device industry; this must include extensive experience providing regulatory input and evaluation as part of a promotional review committee.
This position can be located in Cambridge, MA or Bridgewater, NJ. Hybrid remote working arrangement can also be considered.
Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.
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