Director, Biologics CMC Regulatory Strategy

Location
Foster City
Salary
See job description.
Posted
October 21 2020
Ref
R0015632
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma


Director, Biologics CMC Regulatory Strategy
United States - California - OceansideUnited States - California - San Diego

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


Director, Biologics CMC Regulatory Strategy

Gilead Sciences in seeking a Director, Biologics CMC Regulatory Strategy candidate for our Oceanside, CA Biologics Development and Manufacturing facility.
  • Collaborate with biologics process development and analytical operations teams to ensure the use of efficient experimental approaches to facilitate establishment, alignment, and maintenance of biologics drug substance and drug product control strategies to meet current and upcoming regulatory requirements.
  • Support subject matter experts (SMEs) to draft CMC sections of clinical trial and marketing authorization applications and supplements (e.g. IND, IMPD, CTA and marketing applications BLA, MAA, JNDA, CNDA) by providing phase-appropriate templates and monitoring the availability of source documents.
  • Review drafted CMC sections in collaboration with various contributors and stakeholders for the appropriateness and accuracy of technical content.
  • Identify key regulatory issues with potential cross-project impact and raise awareness with and appropriately influence affected teams.
  • Support the maintenance of control strategies throughout a program's life-cycle.
  • Provide training to project teams on good writing practices for regulatory and project documentation.
  • Must work well under deadlines and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Relevant experience is required in executing biologics CMC strategy for submissions to health authorities in the US, EU and other regions.


This position will report to VP, Biologics Process Development and will be responsible for establishing CMC content strategy for each submission of development and commercial phase biologics.
  • Responsible for the preparation of CMC sections through interaction with SMEs who draft the sections.
  • Work closely with Regulatory Affairs team to ensure alignment of objectives of submissions and global submission timelines.
  • Provide support for cGMP activities as they relate to regulatory affairs: PAI, maintenance of local manufacturing license, et cetera.
  • Maintain knowledge of CMC regulatory requirements up-to-date and communicates changes in regulatory information to project teams and senior management in a timely manner.
  • Work cross-functionally by attending project teams appropriately for supported clinical development projects.
  • Plan, schedule, and arrange own activities and may direct others in accomplishing objectives.
  • May identify and implement improvements to group processes to optimize productivity and regulatory outcomes.
  • Mentor junior members of the team.
  • Contribute to finalizing a variety of regulatory submissions which may include clinical trial and marketing authorization applications and supplements and responses to agency questions.


Knowledge & Skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to simultaneously work on multiple projects with defined timeline.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledgeable of regulatory requirements for biologics, including ICH requirements and US regional requirements.
  • Able to interpret regulatory requirements and collaborate with biologics development and/or commercial teams to create actionable plans to meet these requirements.


Education & Experience
  • A Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum of twelve (12) years of experience in Regulatory Affairs CMC or other relevant industry experience, OR a Master's Degree or other advanced degree and a minimum of ten (10) years of experience in Regulatory Affairs CMC or other relevant industry experience.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience in biologics process or analytical development.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of CMC Regulatory Affairs or regulatory technical writing.


Preferred Experience
  • An advanced degree in a scientific field.
  • Advanced degrees, including PhD and MS, desired.
  • Relevant industry experience.
  • People management experience.


Gilead Core Values
  • Integrity (Doing What's Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)


If this is not the right move for you now but remain interested in a career at Gilead Sciences please connect with us via our talent community: https://gilead.avature.net/Gilead

About Gilead

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.


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