Biotech GRA CMC Expert

Posted 30 Jun 2020

Aubonne, Vaud - Switzerland

Req Id 207542


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your Role:


Contribute to the global CMC regulatory strategy for the assigned products in target regions. This encompasses responsibility for the CMC section of the Regulatory Strategy Document, risk assessment, strategic support and advice. Assist senior colleagues for the global CMC strategy and plan for dossiers related to the assigned projects/products. Examples for these dossier comprise clinical trial applications, answers to Health Authority queries, life cycle management submissions, marketing authorization applications, briefing documentation for Health Authority interactions. Responsible to provide country specific CMC regulatory requirements for dossier strategies and plans in close collaboration with other GRA functions. This includes assessment of Change Control Proposals for their regulatory impact worldwide to ensure that for each change control proposal, the regulatory implications have been considered. Review study protocols and reports, as well as other relevant technical documents intended for the product documentation platform or for local submission to confirm alignment of the report conclusions with the CMC Dossier Strategy and Plan. Be accountable to track submission and approval status to ensure regulatory compliance for all CMC dossier submissions worldwide. Maintain knowledge of regulatory environment within the CMC regulatory area current. Support development and execute initiatives to ensure regulatory compliance – as required


Who you are:

  • Degree in a Life Science or related discipline (minimum MSc or equivalent degree), higher degree preferable (e.g. PhD in a scientific discipline)
  • 3 years of pharmaceutical industry experience, with at least 1 years of global CMC regulatory experience
  • Ability to understand and support the development of regulatory strategies and dossiers
  • In-depth knowledge of global pharmaceutical legislation
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English
  • Experience with life-cycle management activities would be an asset)
  • Practical experience in one of the following area for biotech or chemical molecules: manufacturing process development, transfers, validation or analytical development and quality management
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English (knowledge of other European languages is an asset such as German
  • Good interpersonal skills and flexible mindset; Attention to details
  • Ability to think strategically; Ability to work in teams
  • Awareness of regulatory affairs contribution to Pharma business
  • Good organizational and planning skills


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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