Regulatory Affairs Director of Policy - EMEA Regional Liaison role for a successful Global Biotech (UK)

Reference: TM140219C2

Expiry Date: 20-10-2019

Categories R & D, Regulatory Affairs

Salary: On Application

Job Type: Full Time

Greater London
United Kingdom

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Job Description


Location: Greater London, UK

The position is for those who want to shape EU and MEA policy for an organisation that is at the front of research for its therapy areas in biologicals and small molecules. My client is a Global Pharmaceutical company with a dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial approach to drug development and product registrations, and they are now seeking a Regulatory Affairs Director of Policy to work on multiple products at various stages of the lifecycle

Reporting into the VP of Global regulatory affairs, your remit will be to make this role your own… to operate as an owner contributor, to make your voice heard by sitting in the leadership team for the EMA region Europe Middle-East and Africa (main priority Europe but not exclusive). You will become the bridge and go-between for all regulatory policy activities as well as developing a framework for policy and implementing, providing new guidelines and new procedures whilst working with GRL’s to foster innovative pathways.

But you will not only be drafting policy, this is  a hands-on networking role, requiring you to fly to the affiliates, helping them to host Health authority meetings and facilitating liaison on a national level, as well as guiding/advising on EU regional policy.

In essence for this role it’s important that you have the energy, drive, commitment and expertise to be heard in a matrix environment, and that people come to you because of your thoughts, ideas, knowledge and network rather than your title. You are here to add value to an organisation that has already shown huge levels of innovation in its approach to growth, product development and International commercialization of its expanding and highly rated product portfolio.

Salary and Package levels are exceptional and include a six figure basic salary, fully expensed car, LTIs’s in the form of a high end share scheme, bonus levels of approx. 20%. There is also an extensive re-location package which includes accommodation, all moving costs covered, settling in allowance and support from a Global and dynamic re-location company.


  • Act as the expert and strong interface and conduit between GRA, Affiliates and particularly Health Authorities within the region
  • Establish and maintain strong interfaces with Health Authorities within their region
  • Drive and shape company policy and shape the environment to drive patient value in their region
  • Provide regional expertise into the teams to ensure local HA needs and requirements are understood and included where appropriate
  • Work in a matrix environment where connectivity is paramount and is a priority over reporting lines providing regional expertise and input.)
  • Builds a work environment that promotes innovation and risk taking
  • Motivates teams to challenge the status quo and look for opportunities to innovate
  • Plans and executes changes with agility
  • Generates new ideas and diverse approaches
  • Takes action to improve processes and critiques processes and metrics for current performance and for scaling the business
  • Takes a long-term view and makes plans for acquiring the skills and expertise needed to support the business today and in the future

Experience/Technical Requirements:

  • Min 10 years Regulatory Experience either from Policy and Intelligence or from a drug development/therapy background
  • Proven track record of strategic leadership
  • Proven Experience with engagement and relationship building with Global/Local Health Authorities
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills

Education: Life Sciences to degree or PhD level


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