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Manager Regulatory Affairs, In Vitro Diagnostics and Companion Diagnostics (Remote)

Chicago, IL
Start date
May 13, 2024

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Quality, Quality Control, Regulatory
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions 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, and eye care and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us Follow @abbvie onTwitter,Facebook,Instagram,YouTubeandLinkedIn.

Job Description

The Manager, Regulatory Affairs In Vitro Diagnostics and Companion Diagnostics works with internal and external partners to develop and implement global regulatory strategies for In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD)/Companion Diagnostics (CDx) to support business objectives. Supports regulatory objectives for the management of IVD/CDx globalsubmissions under limited management supervision. Develops and manages content strategy for regulatory submissions including technical files for CE marking, US PMAs, US IDEs, US 510(k), DE NOVO 510(k) and other relevant submissions. Builds and maintains relationships with relevant stakeholders including Regulatory Affairs functional areas, Precision Medicine, Medical Affairs and Commercial organizations. Represents CDx Device RA on teams to negotiate, influence and provide strategic advice to internal and external stakeholders.


  • Develops device regulatory product strategiesand identifies data and information requirements with limited supervision.
  • Assists with preparation of submissions, supplements, and correspondence with regulatory authorities, including Performance Evaluation Applications under IVDR, requests for Study Risk Determinations and Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) applications.Reviews and revises regulatory submissions to effectively present data and strategy to regulatory agencies.
  • Seeks expert advice and technical support as required for strategies and submissions.
  • Develops device strategies for meetings with regulatory agencies and manages the content and preparation of information packages for pre-meeting submissions.
  • Represents RA Device on product development teams, Global Regulatory Product Teams, and Pipeline Commercialization Model teams for assigned projects; negotiates with and influences team members to maximize chances for first pass approval of regulatory submissions.
  • Stays abreast of regulatory procedures and changes in regulatory climate. Analyzes legislation and guidance and provides updates to organization under limited supervision.
  • Develops, implements, and documents policies and procedures within the regulatory affairs department under supervision of manager. Participates in initiatives internal to Device RA.

This role can be based remotely anywhere within the U.S.

  • Required Education: Bachelors degree in pharmacy, biology, chemistry, pharmacology or related subject
  • Preferred Education: Relevant advanced degree preferred. Certification a plus.
  • Required Experience: 6 years pharmaceutical or industry related experience. 3-5 years in quality systems
  • Preferred Experience: 6 years pharmaceutical experience including 5 years in regulatory affairs or 5 years in Discovery, R&D, or Manufacturing
  • Experience working in a complex and matrix environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Note: Higher education may compensate for years of experience

Additional Information

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

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Companybelieves ingood faith it will pay for this role at the timeof this posting based on the job grade for this position.Individualcompensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, andwemay ultimatelypay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in thefuture.

  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick),medical/dental/visioninsurance and 401(k) to eligibleemployees.

  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentiveprograms.

  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentiveprograms

Note: No amount of payis considered to bewages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, anddeterminable.The amount and availability of any bonus,commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form ofcompensation and benefitsthat are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole andabsolutediscretion unless and until paid andmay be modified at the Companys sole and absolute discretion, consistent withapplicable 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.


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 Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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1 North Waukegan Road
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