Global Regulatory Project Management Lead

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts Salary: competitive
Sector: Pharma & Biotech Type: Contract

Title: Global Regulatory Project Management Lead

Location: Cambridge, MA

Contract Duration: 1 Year

Rate: $90-110/hour (W2)

Primary Duties:

  • Responsible for working collaboratively with the Global Regulatory Lead (GRL) and cross functional project teams to ensure global regulatory strategies are developed and seamlessly executed upon, enabling successful filings with Health Authorities.
  • Responsible for the planning and execution of high quality regulatory submissions for programs/products of varying complexities, including both pre-approval and post marketing submissions. Scope includes major global regulatory submissions (NDAs, BLAs, MAAs, INDs, and supplemental) and other US submissions including amendments/supplements, annual reports, study protocols, study reports, investigator brochures, safety reports, label updates etc.,) consistent with US regulatory requirements. Responsible for drafting and preparation of forms and cover letters required for US Submissions.
  • May with supervision as appropriate, function as main liaison / point of contact between FDA and company.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and expertise of FDA regulations/guidance documents, and ICH guidelines.


  • For assigned programs of varying complexities, co-lead and facilitate product-specific global regulatory team meetings (GRTs) and cross-functional major submission team meetings to oversee, plan and deliver GRT goals and regulatory submissions.
  • Apply established project management practices in support of GRTs and cross-functional major submission teams. This includes preparation of agendas, documentation of decisions, development and active management of timelines, effective issue and risk management.
  • Proactively drive project teams, establish appropriate level of urgency, and maintain focus on deliverables. Track Project variances and identify root causes. Conduct lessons learned sessions to identify areas for improvement..
  • Responsible for the planning and delivery of US submissions, particularly those for highly complex programs/products, which will include authoring of certain M1 components where applicable
  • Coordinate and consult with GRL and other departments on the content, preparation and assembly of regulatory documentation in support of US filings. Perform final editorial checks of regulatory content prior to hand off to submission management.
  • Coordinate and provide operational support for FDA meeting requests, meeting rehearsals, briefing book preparations and assist in the preparation of meeting minutes of FDA meetings.
  • Responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance for all assigned responsibilities.
  • Act as a conduit of information between assigned cross-functional submission teams and the GRT.
  • Work with submission management on the development of regulatory submissions.
  • Mentor and train staff within department and assist in providing leadership support to the GRPMUS team.
  • Support and contribute to the development, implementation and continuous improvement of PM tools and processes for global regulatory project management of new product licensures and lifecycle project management for existing products.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • BA/B.S in a scientific, healthcare or related field or equivalent experience. Advanced degree preferred, but not required
  • 10 or more years of biopharmaceutical experience with emphasis in global regulatory affairs, drug development and project management experience
  • Knowledge of FDA regulations and guidelines on drug development and the approval process for NDA/BLA and post marketing supplements

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