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Head of CMC Regulatory Affairs Small Molecules

Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
Foster City, CA
Start date
Apr 9, 2024

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Head of CMC Regulatory Affairs Small Molecules
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

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At Gilead, we're creating a healthier world for all people. For more than 35 years, we've tackled diseases such as HIV, viral hepatitis, COVID-19 and cancer - working relentlessly to develop therapies that help improve lives and to ensure access to these therapies across the globe. We continue to fight against the world's biggest health challenges, and our mission requires collaboration, determination and a relentless drive to make a difference.

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Every member of Gilead's team plays a critical role in the discovery and development of life-changing scientific innovations. Our employees are our greatest asset as we work to achieve our bold ambitions, and we're looking for the next wave of passionate and ambitious people ready to make a direct impact. Join Gilead and help create possible, together.
Job Description



Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis, and cancer. Gilead operates in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

Head of CMC Regulatory Affairs - Small Molecules

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Head of CMC Regulatory Affairs - Small Molecules is responsible for Gilead's global portfolio of small molecule products in CMC Regulatory Affairs. This position will lead a global group that ensures “right first time” global approvals of CMC regulatory (Small Molecule) submissions, and “right to operate” by maintaining the global licensures. In addition, the leader will be recognized as a global thought leader for regulatory science and be accountable for leading the interpretation and implementation of CMC regulatory guidelines, regulations and current environment to assure approvability in high priority regions. The leader will also be responsible for ensuring that regulatory strategy is deeply integrated into Pharmaceutical Development & Manufacturing (PDM) Project teams and overall goals. The role will report directly to Head of CMC Regulatory Affairs at Gilead.

JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Lead CMC teams/ groups to support the CMC product and portfolio regulatory affairs goals and contribute to the development of global regulatory initiatives.
  • Lead global CMC regulatory strategies, including risk mitigation strategies to ensure right first-time approvals of product submissions.
  • Develop global CMC regulatory strategies to enable life-cycle product/process development strategy while maintaining global licensure and right to operate of Gilead's operations.
  • Lead the execution of these global CMC regulatory plans, including overseeing the submission and approval process in close partnership with other functions in PDM, Regulatory Affairs, and Clinical Development.
  • Lead the integration and implementation of CMC Team Leaders and CMC Strategies (Regulatory Scientists).
  • Lead development of regulatory strategies and solutions for complex CMC challenges for Clinical through Growth (newly approved) products submission, commercial registration, including risk mitigation.
  • Exercise expertise in the interpretation and implementation of ICH guidelines with a goal of an approved/ harmonized regulatory control strategy.
  • Ensure regulatory conformance & consistency for assigned products globally in compliance with regulatory requirements and internal procedures.
  • Partner across CMC Regulatory Affairs, PDM, and other functional groups across Gilead for support with opportunities for regulatory innovation / promote the use of novel approaches within project teams to resolve issues and problems.
  • Develop meaningful and collaborative relationships with local & global internal/ external partners.
  • Lead CMC strategies, assess risks, and develop contingency plans, including major, complex applications.
  • Demonstrate and model Gilead's Core Values, Leadership Commitments, and People Leader Accountabilities; Embrace and comply with global CMC principles of integrity.
  • Demonstrate success in influencing without positional authority within a highly matrixed organization.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • A scientific degree with directly relevant professional experience in small molecule development, global CMC regulatory affairs and CMC technical areas of at least 16 years with a BA/BS or 14 years with an MA/MS, PhD, PharmD, or MD.
  • Demonstrated track record in leading CMC regulatory affairs initiatives, innovative CMC regulatory strategies, and leadership in international regulatory/industry forums for topics of external policy relevance (e.g., ICH, PhRMA, ISPE, IQ, Bios, etc.).
  • Experience with leading NDA/BLA submission and approvals including global Health Authority Interactions.
  • Application of sound and accurate judgment to make timely decisions.
  • Demonstrated success in leading complex groups to support operational goals and contribute to the development of global regulatory initiatives.
  • Demonstrated organizational leadership skills at both functional and enterprise levels.
  • Excellent strategic acumen, collaboration, and communication skills are required.


Gilead Core Values
  • Integrity (Doing What's Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)


As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

The salary range for this position is: $295,290.00 - $382,140.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

For additional benefits information, visit:

https://www.gilead.com/careers/compensation-benefits-and-wellbeing

* Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact ApplicantAccommodations@gilead.com for assistance.

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Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.
 

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