342141 Regulatory Global Submission Manager / Project Manager
This is an excellent opportunity for either an established Project Manager in the Life Sciences industry or Regulatory Affairs professional looking to join a truly global team / role working across multiple therapy areas.
The job holder will work with global submission teams and third parties to project manage regulatory submissions (including global marketing applications, product line extensions and supplements) from submission through to approval, ensuring that applications and dossiers are prepared in a timely manner and in compliance with Regulatory Authority regulations and guidance and within GSK SOPs and working practices.
In this role you will
Be accountable to Global Regulatory Lead and Global Regulatory Affairs staff for the project management of major regulatory submissions
Perform scenario planning when multiple regulatory strategies are being considered
Maintain or provides inputs into plans which drive strategic resource planning
Through collaboration with contributing functional lines, create and maintain a Global Submission Plan that captures detailed list of dossier content, key activities and timelines associated with delivery of that content, target governance board review timeframes, and credible dispatch and Health Authority approval dates for key markets
Lead submission planning discussions, ensuring team is aware of upcoming deliverables, aligned on roles and responsibilities, understands the interdependencies between submission activities and components, and that any issues, risks, or impact due to changes in strategy and / or timelines are assessed quickly throughout the submission process.
Provide various visuals, reports, scorecards, etc, to facilitate awareness of key milestones, closely monitors critical path activities, and ensures transparency of submission status to stakeholders.
Provide guidance to project teams and client groups on GSK submission related processes and content and format requirements for key markets
Utilize in-depth knowledge of global regulatory submission requirements, processes and procedures, eCTD structure / format, associated GSK systems and planning software to ensure teams meet aggressive target submission dates by proactively focusing on critical path analysis, hand offs, scenarios, and reducing rework to avoid costly time delays.
Be responsible for understanding, adhering to, and advising others on global Regulatory Authority regulations and guidance associated with electronic submissions, which differ across regions and Regulatory Authorities.
Participate in discussions / meetings with Regulatory Authorities, as required, to develop and communicate submission strategies for applications.
Closing Date for Applications : October 16th, 2022 (COB)
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Qualifications & Skills :
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals :
Degree in a biological, healthcare or scientific discipline or Extensive experience within the drug development environment
Project management experience in the pharmaceutical industry or in a regulatory environment.
Broad understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, drug development environment, and R&D processes and objectives.
General knowledge of Regulatory Affairs responsibilities from pre-IND through Phases I-IV
Familiarity with Microsoft Project and / or other project management tools
Ability to effectively interact with line and middle management, staff and external contacts on a functional and strategic level in a matrix environment.
Proven ability to think flexibly in order to meet constantly shifting priorities and timelines.
Ability to interpret regulations and gain consensus on a way forward in an environment where there may be more than one way of achieving a successful outcome.
Effectively lead multidisciplinary team meetings and drive discussions regarding submission content, timelines, resource allocation, risk management, etc.
Ability to proactively identify and mitigate risks and potential bottlenecks, apply sound judgement when determining if / when to escalate issues, and effectively interact with stake holders to ensure transparency of submission progress / status.
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and commitment to deliver high quality output, even under pressures sometimes demanded by regulatory deadlines.
Preferred Qualifications :
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus :
Global / RoW Regulatory experience
Demonstrated leadership and negotiation skills with ability to persuade and influence others (regardless of level) in achieving team objectives.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to present information in a clear and concise manner
Ability to lead in a matrix environment and ensure delivery of objectives across cross-functional teams.
Sense of urgency and ability to work well in high pressure / high stress situations