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Manager, Regulatory Affairs - Medical Devices

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Irvine, CA
Start date
Apr 16, 2024

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Discipline
Regulatory, Regulatory Affairs
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Biotech Beach, Best Places to Work

Job Details


Company Description

At Allergan Aesthetics, an AbbVie company, we develop, manufacture, and market a portfolio of leading aesthetics brands and products. Our aesthetics portfolio includes facial injectables, body contouring, plastics, skin care, and more. Our goal is to consistently provide our customers with innovation, education, exceptional service, and a commitment to excellence, all with a personal touch. For more information, visit https://global.allerganaesthetics.com/. Follow Allergan Aesthetics on LinkedIn.


Job Description

    Description

    The Manager Regulatory Affairs represents US regulatory affairs for device development projects. Executes US regulatory strategic plans and provides guidance to Global Regulatory Lead (GRL) and project team. Plans and prepares complex regulatory submission documents primarily for US regulatory filings. Utilizing detailed, in-depth understanding of regulations for device products, leads and participates in global regulatory product teams, interprets regulations, and provides regulatory guidance.Supports management with implementation of departmental strategies and policies.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Represents US Regulatory in project teams. Develops US regulatory filing strategy, with input from supervisor. Provides regulatory strategy and guidance to global product owner/project team in line with commercial objectives.

    • Works collaboratively with GRL/regulatory/cross functional team to resolve complex project issues.

    • Has recognized regulatory expertise and knowledge of regulatory requirements with ability to strategically interpret and communicate requirements.

    • Critically reviews complex reports, validations, etc. for scientific merit and regulatory appropriateness.

    • Ensures planned device development activities comply with US regulatory guidelines, and, in cases where they do not, provide a critical analysis of the risks and issues.

    • Plans and prepares complex regulatory documents for US (PMA, IDE, IDE supplements and annual reports, FDA meetings) and potentially OUS submissions, under supervision.

    • Prepares clear, complete, and accurate documents that are logically constructed and comprehensive in content and on time.

    • Reviews labeling and packaging components for new products/indication extensions to ensure accuracy and compliance with regulations and aligned with the commercial needs.

    • Communicates planned/approved changes with operations, commercial, medical affairs, and marketing.

    • Maintains professional relationships with functional areas outside regulatory.

    • Develops professional relationships with Health Authorities through supervised process.

    • Establishes relationships with US colleagues as well as global regulatory team to ensure local RA activities are in line with global business priorities.

    • Assists in training and mentoring of personnel and performs peer review of documents.

    • Fosters a dynamic working environment by appropriately challenging processes, inspiring a shared vision, enabling others to act, leading by example, and encouraging intra- and inter-departmental team members to meet and/or exceed expectations.






    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience Guidelines

    • Education equivalent to a BS degree in a scientific field, plus 6 years experience in regulatory affairs; or

    • Education equivalent to a MS degree in a scientific field, plus 4 years experience in regulatory affairs; or

    • Education equivalent to a PhD degree in a scientific field, plus 2 years experience in regulatory affairs.

    • Experience in US medical devices regulatory affairs is necessary.

    • Demonstrated experience of submissions to FDA.





    Essential Skills and Abilities

      • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills and ability to follow-through.

      • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

      • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills.

      • Ability to work well semi-independently and with others.










    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

    • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and maintain flexibility.

    • Computer literate with excellent knowledge systems for electronic storage and submission. Experience with Adobe Acrobat, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word, and ability to learn new computer programs.

    • Ability to understand and use technical documents, such as regulations and guidance documents, as well as technical reports, in support of regulatory submissions.

    • In-depth knowledge of US medical device regulations.

    • Ability to function in a controlled environment regulated by FDA QSRs and to handle confidential data.

    • Ability to meet deadlines; take initiative and make decisions within department/company guidelines.


    Additional Information

    Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law:

    • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.
    • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.
    • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs.
    • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs.

    Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Companys sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.

    AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVies policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.

    Company

    AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

    Stock Symbol: ABBV

    Stock Exchange: NYSE

    Company info
    Website
    Phone
    1-800-255-5162
    Location
    1 North Waukegan Road
    North Chicago
    Illinois
    60064
    US

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