Director Global Regulatory Intelligence & Policy

Basel, Switzerland

Posted: 25-Oct-2017

Ref#: TPIG-0066


Business Purpose

Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH in Switzerland is looking for a Director Global Regulatory Intelligence & Policy to manage regulatory intelligence and policy, SOP development, and process improvement to support Teva Regulatory Affairs. Reporting to the VP of Global Regulatory Intelligence, Policy & Compliance the individual will work closely with the EU Specialty RA and represent Teva's interests at EFPIA and EUCOPE. 

Main Responsibilities
  • Provide regional leadership for proactive and reactive policy development while following Teva Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures
  • Attend and actively participates in meetings with health authorities and trade organizations in efforts to capture RI and influence regulatory policy; fostering relationships with key decision-makers in regulatory policy and legislation
  • Provide expert advice, strategic implications on, and interpretation of key regulatory policy issues affecting the regional environment
  • Identify regulatory and legislative trends and changes regionally that have potential to impact the development and marketing of Teva products and pipeline
  • Assure regulatory professionals and other affected Teva staff in the region are trained about new regulations and modifications to regulations that impact the development and approval of Teva products
  • Provide support to the Global VP GRIPC in the development of global and regional regulatory policy activities, including generating of corporate positions, influence plans, submission of comment to regulatory agencies, tracking, and internal communications
  • Provide support to Global VP GRIPC in  developing a worldwide Teva network of RI experts so that working groups can be readily established to support the pertinent regulatory/legislative policy initiative
Requirements
  • A scientific university degree (Master's Degree, Pharm D) or related 
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant pharmaceutical regulatory experience preferably within large pharmaceutical companies, as well as experience in working with regulators, and developing policy
  • Work experience within a Health Authority or a previous Regulatory Intelligence position would be a strong asset
  • Working knowledge of global regulations and policy including regulations and guidance for new drugs, biologics, devices, generics, and OTC products
  • Self-motivated, independent and strategic individual with excellent communication skills
  • Very strong analytical, influencing, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic global regulatory environment and matrix organization 
  • Fluency in English, both oral and written
  • Willing to travel abroad (approximately 20-25%) 

Our offer
  • Working for one of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies in an international environment
  • Opportunity to contribute to the growth of a new and growing department and to develop the own function 
  • Challenging and responsible position in a motivated team 
  • Market competitive remuneration package

Information for Recruitment Agencies:
Mepha Schweiz AG and Teva Pharmaceuticals International GmbH as well as all related entities (in the following Mepha/Teva) do not accept any candidate submission from unsolicited third parties. Candidates presented by unsolicited third parties (such as recruitment agencies, head hunters etc.), will not be entered into the recruitment process and will not be considered further. Further on, no contractual relationship will result out of such a submission between Mepha/Teva and a third party. Mepha/Teva is not obligated nor willing to pay any fee to third parties submitting candidates in this manner.

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