Title:  Senior Director Regulatory Affairs Strategist

Date:  Aug 6, 2022
Location: 
Company: 

Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Inc. is the fourth largest generic pharmaceutical company in the world, and rapidly building our brand presence. We manufacture, market and distribute pharmaceuticals to the nation’s largest wholesalers, distributors, warehousing and non-warehousing chain drugstores as well as managed care providers. Our goal is to continue to develop and market quality products that bring value to our customers and ultimately the patient. Current manufacturing capabilities allow Sun Pharma to develop products across most therapeutic categories.

 

At Sun Pharma we believe our people are an invaluable asset. Our culturally diverse workforce is one of our biggest strengths, along with the rich experience they bring across varied skill-sets. We are proud that our global workforce is bound by our common values: Humility. Integrity. Passion. Innovation

 

Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs Strategy    Sun Pharma, Princeton, New Jersey

 

Job Summary

The Senior Director Regulatory Strategist is responsible for branded programs and all strategic decisions to include providing regulatory pathway for the development, preview of clinical, non-clinical and CMC development as needed, act as US agent and communicate with the agency, interact suitably with CROs and all other stakeholders as applicable. Position title is determined based on experience.  This role is located in our Princeton, New Jersey Headquarters.  Current work dynamic is Hybrid: 3 days in office; 2 days remote.

 

Area of Responsibility

  • Serve as key corporate regulatory contact and source of regulatory information and guidance for US market (US agent) and other markets as applicable.
  • Provide strategic, tactical, and operational direction and guidance for Sun Pharma products pipeline and key regulatory milestones.
  • Responsible for developing, executing, and maintaining the regulatory commitments and requirements for assigned programs.
  • Stay abreast of regulatory agency regulations, directives, guidelines and policies, etc. that could have an impact on product development to assess approval pathways and issues.
  • Identify and communicate all issues to management related to product development that could impact product submission, approval, and product launch.
  • Set and monitor submission timelines along with other key stakeholders.
  • Facilitate and lead all communications with Regulatory Agencies / Health Authority as applicable.
  • Ensure communication with the regulatory body are in accordance with established procedure within the department.
  • At times, there may be the need for other functional areas to have a discussion with the Health Authority with their counterparts at the regulatory agency. The Regulatory Strategist/Lead should always be the point of contact and lead this interaction.
  • Ensure that communication is documented per established procedure should be distributed within the Global Regulatory Affairs team and any other external department that is directly affected by the communication.
  • Must be involved in writing or facilitating the authoring of certain regulatory sections of product submissions.
  • Develops and manages relationships with external regulatory agencies, industry groups and business partners. 
  • As applicable, shall review the audit reports, Regulatory Agency inspection reports and responses to the inspection observations if any, when received at Sun Pharma.
  • To compile, prepare, and review regulatory submissions to regulatory agencies as applicable.
  • Conduct department level training, as necessary, to educate regulatory strategists and other roles in the department on regulatory requirements, policies, and procedures.
  • Participate in authoring and/or reviewing of the departmental procedure as applicable
  • Adhere to the established departmental procedure.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned.

 

Education and Qualification

  • Post-graduation in Clinical Pharmacy or similar is required, PhD will be preferable. 
  • Specialization in project management/general management required

 

Experience

15+ years of experience in a similar capacity

 

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