Associate Director, Global Regulatory Strategy Oncology

  • Walpole
  • Bristol Myers Squibb

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Position Summary / Objective

Develop global regulatory strategy for Oncology products in development and through life cycle management taking into account all relevant guidance, commercial needs and company objectives  

Position Responsibilities

  • Develop global or US regulatory strategy for Oncology products in development and through life cycle management taking into account all relevant guidance, commercial needs and company objectives.  

  • Develop strategic direction and provide leadership for all regulatory interactions with FDA/global regulatory authorities  

  • Lead regulatory dossier submissions to global and/or FDA (IND, BLA, NDA, and supplements) utilizing internal and external resources; ensure appropriate quality controls in place for compliant submissions  

  • Writing regulatory documents (e.g. new INDs, briefing book content, BT Designation request, Priority Review Requests, ODD );  reviewing core documents to support IND/BLA/NDA, in conjunction with EUL or GRL as needed  

  • Provide strategic direction (and content input) on US Labeling  

  • Anticipate and interpret key trends and changes in the global /US regulatory environment and provide strategic guidance regarding development plans as a result.  

  • Foster positive relationships with FDA.  

  • Build and maintain a strong, collaborative relationship with all key stakeholders including Commercial, Medical Affairs, Promotion & Compliance, Global Development and other functions key to the success of product development.  

  • Interact routinely and will develop a strong team environment with colleagues throughout GRS  

Degree / Experience Requirements

  • Scientific background, Ph.D., M.D., PharmD . , MS or commensurate experience  

  • Significant e xperience in regulatory affairs (at least 3-5 years )    

Key Competency Requirements :

  • Expert understanding of policy, laws, regulations and guidelines as they apply to U.S. FDA for drug development and approval.  

  • Expert understanding of drug development process and understanding of scientific content and complexities related to a project in Oncology.  

  • Direct experience in developing strategy and leading teams through interactions with FDA.  

  • Extensive experience in initiating and conducting successful interactions within FDA.  

  • Strong ability to work successfully in a matrix environment and to lead teams successfully toward drug approvals  

Other Qualifications:

  • Strong team player, using both internal and external resources to execute regulatory activities and working across organizational, functional and geographic boundaries to achieve company goals.  

  • Communicates opinions, facts and thoughts with clarity, transparency and honesty  

  • Demonstrates ownership of results within (and beyond) area of responsibility.  

  • Sets clear and high expectations and holds self and others accountable for decisions and results achieved.  

  • Looks for opportunities for continuous improvement.  

The starting compensation for this job is a range from $141,000 - $210,000, plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility). The starting pay rate takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed. Final, individual compensation will be decided based on demonstrated experience. E ligibility for specific benefits listed on our careers site may vary based on the job and location. For more on benefits, please visit our BMS C areer Site. Benefit offerings are subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans then in effect and may include the following: Medical, pharmacy, dental and vision care. Wellbeing support such as the BMS Living Life Better program and employee assistance programs (EAP). Financial well-being resources and a 401(K). Financial protection benefits such as short- and long-term disability, life insurance, supplemental health insurance, business travel protection and survivor support. Work-life programs include paid national holidays and optional holidays, Global Shutdown days between Christmas and New Year’s holiday, up to 120 hours of paid vacation, up to two (2) paid days to volunteer, sick time off, and summer hours flexibility. Parental, caregiver, bereavement, and military leave. Family care services such as adoption and surrogacy reimbursement, fertility/infertility benefits, support for traveling mothers, and child, elder and pet care resources. Other perks like tuition reimbursement and a recognition program.

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On-site Protocol
Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.

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