Associate Director, Global Regulatory Affairs, CMC

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Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for an Associate Director, Global Regulatory Affairs, CMC. The position will focus on drug-device combination products and will be based at one of the following sites: preferred locations are Malvern, PA or Raritan, NJ and other acceptable locations include Spring House, PA, Titusville, NJ.
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• Develop global Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Control (CMC) regulatory strategies and dossier content plans related to drug-device combination product clinical trial and marketing applications for pre- and post-approval submissions in all global markets, including regulatory risk assessments and mitigations associated with proposed strategies
• Ensure regulatory strategies are in alignment with the global regulatory strategy and refine regulatory strategies as new data become available.
• Maintain up-to-date understanding of global combination product and medical device regulations and guidances and advise cross-functional project teams and CMC-RA on the interpretation and application of health authority expectations toward drug-device combination product submissions.
• Provide regulatory assessments of the impact of CMC changes on combination product regulatory strategies and submissions.
• Develop regulatory CMC strategy for Health Authority responses to combination product-specific questions as needed.
• Participate in and conduct due diligence/licensing evaluations as needed.
• Contribute to external influencing and commenting on guidances and new regulations.
• Provide regulatory support to combination product development process activities and deliverables, including design control, risk management, and human factors.
• Escalate issues to CMC Regulatory Affairs Management that affect registration, regulatory compliance, and continued lifecycle management of the product.
• Actively collaborate with CMC RA project leads to build awareness of combination product and device-related regulatory expectations.

• A Bachelor’s/undergraduate degree is required.
• An engineering, biological, pharmaceutical, or chemical sciences degree is preferred. A M.S. or Ph.D. degree is preferred.
• A minimum of 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical, medical device, or healthcare industry is required.
• A minimum of 2 years of experience developing or contributing to global regulatory strategies while working in a regulatory affairs or related function (i.e. R&D, quality, reg compliance) is required
• Experience working directly in regulatory affairs is preferred.
• Experience developing drug-device combination products is required.
• Knowledge of US medical device Quality System Regulations (Part 820) and combination product (21 CFR Part 3, 4) regulations, is required.
• Knowledge of device risk management principles (ISO 14971), and human factors and usability engineering principles is preferred.
• Knowledge of global combination product and medical device regulations including current European Medical Device Directive and proposed new EU MDR, ISO technical standards relevant to drug delivery devices (e.g. ISO 11608), and device complaint handling/medical device reporting is strongly preferred.
• Experience developing delivery device sections (Module 3) for pre- or post-approval submissions for drug-device combination products regulated as drugs is preferred.
• Experience with medical device submissions PMAs, 510(k)s, IDEs, MAFs, CE Mark Technical Files is preferred.
• Experience in participating in Health Authority meetings (FDA, EMA and national agencies) is preferred.
• The ability to be based in one of the following locations; Malvern, PA, Raritan, NJ, Spring House, PA, Titusville, NJ, or Milpitas, CA and the ability to up to 10% travel is required.
Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Raritan-
Other Locations
United States-New Jersey-Titusville, United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House, United States-Pennsylvania-Malvern
Janssen Research & Development, LLC (6084)
Job Function
Regulatory Affairs
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