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Regulatory Affairs Director - Inflammation and Rare Disease (Open to Remote)

Washington D.C., District of Columbia
Start date
Feb 18, 2024

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If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of.

Regulatory Affairs Director - Inflammation and Rare Disease


What you will do

Lets do this. Lets change the world. Amgen is seeking a Regulatory Affairs Director supporting products in the Inflammation and Rare Disease Therapeutic Area. Global Regulatory Affairs (GRA) provides global regulatory leadership, expertise, and execution for the development, registration, and life cycle management of all Amgen molecules.

In this vital, product-facing role you will lead the Global Regulatory Team (GRT) in the Regulatory Affairs organization. The role of the Regulatory Affairs Director is to lead GRTs within Amgens GRAAS organization, develop a comprehensive regulatory strategy that takes into account worldwide regulatory requirements to drive product development, global registration, achievement and maintenance of desired regional labeling, and effective regulatory agency interactions, and to provide regulatory expertise and guidance to product teams.

The responsibilities of the Regulatory Affairs Director position are:

  • Develop and execute the global regulatory product strategy

  • Lead GRTs

  • Represent Regulatory on the product team and other key commercialization governance bodies

  • Develop Global Regulatory Strategic Plan and provide regulatory input into the products Global Strategic Plan. Obtain input from the GRT members to develop a global regulatory strategy which supports product development, registration and lifecycle maintenance. Identify and communicate regulatory risks

  • Represent GRA on the product team

  • Develop registration strategies and plans aimed at achieving regulatory approval and product labeling

  • Provide regulatory direction in the development of the core data sheet to align commercial objectives in the context of available and expected scientific data, regulatory guidance and precedent

  • Lead the planning and implementation of global regulatory filings (e.g. clinical trial applications, marketing applications, label extensions, CMC changes)

  • Ensure consistency of evidence-based global product communication (e.g. regulatory submission documents)

  • Monitor and assess impact of relevant global regulations, guidance, and current regulatory environment

  • Ensure guidance on regulatory mechanisms to optimize product development (e.g. expediting FIH studies, Orphan Drug, Fast Track, conditional /accelerated approval, compassionate use and pediatric plan) is assessed and incorporated into the global regulatory strategy

  • Communicate consistently well defined, successful regulatory strategies throughout the organization such that expectation is understood

  • Ensure effective regulatory agency communications by leading core regulatory and cross functional teams (e.g. GRTs, filing teams)

  • Attend key regulatory agency meetings which could impact the global product strategy

  • Represent Amgen Regulatory on external partnership teams at the product level


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The regulatory professional we seek is a person with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 4 years of regulatory experience in biotech or science OR Masters degree and 8 years of regulatory experience in biotech or science OR Bachelors degree and 10 years of regulatory experience in biotech or science

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to lead and build effective teams

  • Strong communication skills - both oral and written

  • Ability to understand and communicate scientific/clinical information

  • Ability to anticipate and mitigate against future strategic issues & uncertainties

  • Ability to resolve conflicts and develop a course of action

  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity to achieve global results

  • Planning and organizing abilities

  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple activities

  • Ability to make complex decisions and solve problems

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Negotiation skills


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

In our quest to serve patients above all else, Amgen is the first to imagine, and the last to doubt. Join us.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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