Director of European Regulatory and R&D Policy

Discipline: Regulatory Affairs
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £115000 to £130000
Contact name: Katie Dunbar

Contact email:
Contact phone: +44 1293 584 300
Job ref: 20974
Published: 14 days ago
Expiry date: 19 December 2021

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. They require a Director of Regulatory and R&D Policy for Europe, who brings demonstrable experience in successfully executing European regulatory policy strategies.

This role will be remote, home-based in the UK, and offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package based on experience (to be discussed at interview.)

Role Responsibilities:

  • You will ensure that regulatory, safety and R&D policy positions are successfully represented to inform policy development and implementation.
  • You will provide internal stakeholders with strategic regulatory and R&D policy perspectives.
  • You will guide and advise senior leadership in selecting issues, establishing priorities and developing and executing regulatory policy advocacy plans.
  • You will support the creation of necessary infrastructure/processes for developing the regulatory policy function.
  • You will influence the development and articulation of the company’s position on regulatory and R&D policies that impact the business.
  • You will represent the business in interactions with external regulatory, political, policy and professional organizations in a manner that aligns with the defined approach.

Required Skill and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in public health, life sciences, public policy, business administration and/or a law degree.
  • Demonstrable experience in policy development, analysis and influencing
  • Experience building and leveraging relationships within European based industry associations preferred
  • You have extensive experience with a range of regulatory, safety, and R&D policy topics as assigned.
  • You have proven experience leading the development and execution of strategic plans for each assigned policy area.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please contact Katie Dunbar on +44 (0)1239 584300 or apply using the button and you will be called back.