Title:  Senior Manager, Regulatory Affairs

Date:  Nov 19, 2023
Location:  Hawthorne, New York
Company:  Taro Pharmaceutical USA Inc

Taro Pharmaceuticals is a multinational, science-based pharmaceutical company dedicated to meeting the needs of its customers through the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of the highest quality healthcare products. Providing quality products through scientific innovations, diligence and precision is the goal of all of Taro's research programs. Taro develops, manufactures and markets prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products primarily in the United States, Canada and Israel.


This position is based out of our Hawthorne, New York office in the picturesque Hudson Valley located in Westchester County. The Hudson Valley is rich with history and culture and is the closest county to New York City.  With a mixture of urban and city life, Westchester country is full of places to see and things to do. With great hotels, Michelin-rated dining and tons of outdoor activities, you’ll find a community of amazing people whose talents are as widespread as Westchester County’s 500 square miles.


This position will serve as the company US Agent and a contact point between the FDA and Taro sites for Regulatory Affairs. Responsible to communicate with FDA for all regulatory issues/questions and provide regulatory guidance to internal constituents. It will lead a team of Regulatory Associates managing, preparing and filing of wide variety of regulatory submissions and their associated regulatory correspondences. Overseeing and supervising of State licensing activities.


Core Responsibilities include the following: 

  1. US Agent for all Taro's products, responsible for communication between the FDA and manufacturing sites.

  2. Communicate and follow-up status with FDA for any Chemistry, Bioequivalence and Patents issues and correspondences on both pending and approved applications

  3. Lead, guide and train the CMC team to ensure highly qualified personnel that is able to perform to meet company KPO

  4. Preparation, Review and filings of new ANDA, NDA, IND and DMF for the U.S. FDA in eCTD format. Preparation, Review and filing of all post marketing activities which include, timely submission of Annual Reports, CPP, release of detained products at customs etc.

  5. Respond to deficiencies related to Chemistry, Bioequivalence and Patent in timely manner.

  6. Review and approve Prototype formulation during early drug development stages to be in compliance with Inactive Ingredient Database and FDA guideline. 

  7. Review and submit Controlled Correspondences related to product under development.

  8. Preparation, submission and monitoring of PLAIR activities, prior to new product launch

  9. Manage regulatory correspondence mainly to CDER, FDA, User fee staff, drug listing and Board of Pharmacies for state licensing submissions.

  10. Provide regulatory guidance to R&D, Technical Operations Sales and Marketing, Quality, Clinical, Legal.

  11. Contact FDA and participate in Pre-IND and Pre-NDA meetings. Prepare, review and filing of the package for these meetings.

  12. Communicate and follow-up with FDA for any issues, responses, status for pending and approved applications. Respond to FDA’s request expeditiously.

  13. Review and provide guidance for Citizen Petitions. Prepare, review and file suitability petitions and controlled correspondence.

  14. Monitor FDA websites for new and/or updated guidance’s and implement and guide the team, as required.

  15. Review and approve all change controls from manufacturing sites, when required.

  16. Provide guidance and advise management regarding improvement in CMC harmonization process of regulatory documentation at all manufacturing sites.

  17. Active participation in Lesson learned process, derived from regulatory correspondences.

  18. Support TA Labeling team, when required

  19. Participate in decision making process with other applicable departments.

  20. Prepare and evaluate performance of the individuals in the department.

  21. Coordinate with global and local affiliates.


Qualifications:  MS in Life Sciences; 4-5 years of proven experience in working with the FDA and managing regulatory team in the generic pharmaceutical industry ; Strong background in CMC aspects of drug product registration, knowledge of U.S. drug registration (NDA, ANDA, DMF & INDs) and with U.S. drug product labeling requirements ;Excellent verbal/written communication skills, computer skills and attention to detail; Excellent teamwork abilities.


Benefits Offering:

Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits

Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Account (FSA) 

Prescription Drug Coverage

Telehealth and Behavior Health Services

Income Protection – Short Term and Long Term Disability Benefits

Retirement Benefits - 401k Company Match on Day One (100% vesting immediately)

Group Life Insurance

Wellness Programs

Corporate Discounts on personal services: Cellular phones, Entertainment, and Consumer Goods



The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees as assigned to this job. Nothing herein shall preclude the employer from changing these duties from time to time and assigning comparable duties or other duties commensurate with the experience and background of the incumbent(s).

We provide equal employment opportunities for all current employees and applicants for employment. This policy means that no one will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, nationality, citizenship, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, affectional or sexual orientation, military or veteran status, generic predisposing characteristics or any other basis prohibited by law.


Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives:

Taro Pharmaceuticals (Taro) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Taro employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Taro. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you. kd