Assertio Therapeutics, Inc.

Manager, Regulatory Affairs

Northern Chicago, IL, United States
Apr 12, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
  • Provide support for work performed on INDs, sNDAs and NDAs
  • Provide support in compiling routine submissions, including but not limited to: annual reports, labeling submissions, OPDP submissions, meeting requests, SPL, and investigator updates
  • Work directly with outside vendor to ensure timely publishing of materials and submission to drug applications
  • Perform QC checks on published submissions, ensuring all data for submission are complete and in compliance with company guidelines and FDA regulatory requirements, such as eCTD format and submission hierarchy.
  • Track submissions to ensure all timelines are met; notify Regulatory Affairs staff of pending submissions
  • Responsible for working cross-functionally on labeling by tracking, ensuring implementation, and submitting changes to existing labeling to FDA
  • • Work cross-functionally to ensure Regulatory comments are incorporated into promotional materials prior to production
  • Provide support to project teams as directed to meet filing objectives and department needs

  • Completion of assigned tasks with a high level of quality within departmental and company timelines
  • Other duties as assigned, which may include assisting other functional areas, on an as needed basis


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience in related field preferred
  • 3+ years of experience working in regulatory affairs/operations
  • Knowledge of FDA regulations and guidances
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail (including proofreading skills)
  • Outstanding interpersonal and effective task planning / coordination skills
  • Strong teamwork, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Advanced computer skills in a Windows environment, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, and EDMS. Experience with regulatory publishing programs preferred.

  • Comprehension: Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues and to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints.
  • Decision Making: Ability to make decisions which have impact on the department's credibility, operations, and services.
  • Communication: Ability to formulate complex and comprehensive materials such as legal documents, authoritative reports, official publications of major scope and impact, etc and to make formal presentations.
  • Mathematics: Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes.
  • Ability to learn on the go and obtain the skills needed to work within a technical environment
  • Strong communication and organization skills with attention to detail (including proofreading skills)

  • Decisions and Judgment: completing assigned tasks by gathering relevant information systematically and considering a broad range of issues or factors when making decisions.
  • Ownership and Initiative: Assumes personal ownership and accountability for business results and solutions. Organizes work based on company/department goals. Develops alternative strategies when confronted with obstacles. Plans and organizes work so that timelines are met or exceeded.
  • Communication skills: Expresses ideas and information effectively and constructively. Provides accurate and timely information to others within the department and across functional groups. Demonstrates attention to and understanding of others' comments, questions, and views.

  • Sitting - 80%
  • Standing/ walking - 20%
  • Repetitive motion: Substantial movements of the wrists, hands, and or fingers for sustained periods of time. Approximately 6-hours of keyboarding per day.
  • Visual Requirements: Able to see and read PC screens and read fine print.
  • Lifting: Raising objects under 15 pounds from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally

  • Ability to understand, remember, and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information
  • Ability to understand, remember and communicate routine, factual information
  • Ability to organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology
  • Ability to organize and prioritize own work schedule
  • Able to complete forms, use existing form letters and conduct routine oral communication
  • Able to compose letters, outlines, memos and basic reports, and to orally communicate technical information
  • Ability to count accuratelyResponsible for supporting regulatory activities for Depomed's marketed products and those in development. Responsible for supporting the Regulatory Affairs function in all areas of Regulatory, including submissions to INDs, NDAs and sNDAs, advertising & promotion, and labeling, including but not limited to preparation of submissions, proofreading, working on cross-functional teams, and performing research.

About Us


Depomed is a leading specialty pharmaceutical company committed to putting the Patient First in everything we do; with a focus on enhancing the lives of patients, families, physicians, providers and in payors through commercialization of products in the areas of pain and neurology, and developing drugs in areas of unmet medical needs.

Depomed currently markets three medicines focused on neuropathic pain and migraine through its Neurology and Pain Business and has an emerging Specialty Business focused on orphan drug indications and areas of unmet medical need.

Depomed has a clear THREE PILLAR strategy for growth:

MAINTAIN a strong/profitable NUCYNTA franchise through a commercialization agreement with Collegium, GROW the Neurology and Pain Business and BUILD a new Specialty Business through a recent Cosyntropin transaction. The company's strategy is to continue to identify, license and develop new products-that offer enhanced therapeutic options to patient populations that may be underserved by existing therapies.

As part of the transformation strategy, Depomed will be relocating its headquarters to northern Chicago, Illinois. Additional information about location will be shared during the interview process.

Depomed is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer