Specialist/Sr. Specialist Regulatory Affairs/CMC

Seattle, WA
Nov 12, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Regulatory Affairs CMC Specialist/Sr. Specialist


This position is primarily responsible for coordinating the preparation, review, and compilation of CMC filings in support of commercial applications in accordance with ICH requirements, regional requirements, and scientific and company policies and procedures.


Good things are happening at Omeros!


Come join our Omeros Regulatory Affairs Team!



Who is Omeros? 


Omeros is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing small-molecule and protein therapeutics for large-market and orphan indications targeting inflammation, complement-mediated diseases, disorders of the central nervous system and immune-related diseases, including cancers. In addition to its commercial product OMIDRIA (phenylephrine and ketorolac intraocular solution) 1%/0.3%, Omeros has multiple phase 3 and phase 2 clinical-stage development programs focused on complement-mediated disorders and substance abuse. Omeros also has a diverse group of preclinical programs including GPR174, a novel target in immuno-oncology that modulates a new cancer immunity axis recently discovered by Omeros. Small-molecule inhibitors of GPR174 are part of Omeros’ proprietary G proteincoupled receptor (GPCR) platform through which it controls 54 new GPCR drug targets and their corresponding compounds. The company also exclusively possesses a novel antibody-generating platform.


What are your job responsibilities?


  • Creates/compiles content of CMC documentation to regulatory agencies (NDA/MAA), setting the standards for CMC regulatory submissions to assure adequacy, completeness, and accuracy
  • Coordinates the preparation of CMC submissions through editing and approval of final documents including review for quality in a timely manner
  • Leads compilation of background information and preparations for CMC meetings with health authorities
  • Has a solid understanding of CMC regulatory requirements including FDA and ICH guidelines and relevant government regulations as they apply to post approval changes to marketed products as well as the registration, development and approval of investigational products
  • Researches up-to-date knowledge of regulatory requirements and communicates changes in regulatory information to director and project teams in a timely manner
  • Maintains current awareness of evolving health authority interpretations; including advisory letters, enforcement letters and policy issues.  Communicates significant changes or other relevant matters to director and project teams in a timely manner
  • Leads local and/or global submission process to assist in the overall efficiency of the regulatory submission process
  • Manages regulatory CMC activities within time and budget for approved project plans


Education, Experience, Skills, and Knowledge Required:


  • College degree, preferably in Chemistry or other scientific discipline, plus training and experience in regulatory affairs CMC
  • 5 years or greater experience in the pharmaceutical industry with a minimum of 3 years of experience in regulatory CMC
  • Solid understanding of CMC regulatory requirements (FDA and ICH guidelines)
  • Prior expereince primarily supporting large molecule/biologics and working knowledge of monoclonial antibodies
  • Computer application skills: Advanced MS Office, Adobe Acrobat skills
  • Highly detail-oriented, well-organized, and able to prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines
  • Good oral and writing skills, strong work ethic


Behavioral Competencies Required: 


  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with management, peers, subordinates, and external clients.
  • Display strong analytical and problem‑solving skills


Physical Demands Required: 


  • Intermittent physical activity including bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, or lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • May encounter prolonged periods of sitting.



Omeros is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes.

It is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation to anyone with a disability who needs assistance completing the job application process. If you need assistance, you can either send an e-mail to  hr@omeros.com  or contact Omeros, asking for Human Resources, at (206) 676-5000