Head of Regulatory Affairs

This clinical-stage pharmaceutical company develops innovative drugs for the treatment of schizophrenia and other CNS disorders.  Their lead candidate will be entering Phase 3 this year based upon their strong Phase 2 trial results. They are seeking a Head of Regulatory Affairs (Vice President) to establish and lead the regulatory function for the company.  You will develop and execute regulatory strategies for a portfolio of programs while serving as a key member of the management team.  This company offers a collaborative company culture and great employee benefits including unlimited vacation time. Now is an exciting time to join this growing organization and help to get innovative medicines approved!


  • Establish and lead the regulatory affairs function for the organization
  • Develop appropriate regulatory strategies for projects at all stages of development, in collaboration with cross-functional team members.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all FDA interactions, including the preparation and regulatory leadership for key meetings including pre-IND, End of Phase 2, pre-NDA, label negotiations, etc.
  • Manage the preparation and timely submission of regulatory documents, including INDs, briefing documents for key meetings, NDAs, Dossiers, responses to regulatory requests and required periodic reports.
  • Serve as the primary conduit on all Regulatory matters for senior leadership.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with regulatory agency staff.
  • Utilize regulatory expertise to advise teams on broader development issues to help ensure commercial success.
  • Collaborate with third party regulatory consultants, and CRO’s to supplement expertise and operational capacity, with the ultimate goal of building and staffing a broader regulatory affairs function.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert on regulations, guidance documents, contemporary regulatory practices and relevant regulatory precedence to guide the overall development plans accordingly.
  • Proactively monitor changes in the regulatory environment and provide recommendations to R&D staff on how to address them appropriately, including modifications to development plans.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • PhD, MD or Master degree in a relevant scientific area.
  • 10 or more years of regulatory affairs experience in drug development for pharmaceutical drugs.
  • Therapeutic area experience in CNS, Psychiatry, Neurology, and Pain highly preferred.
  • Experience working with the FDA is required. Global regulatory agency experience a plus.
  • Strong regulatory strategy experience across all phases of development, including Phase 3 pivotal trials and NDA filings.
  • Experience in a small pharma company environment preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills. Attention to detail and quality are critical to success.
  • Able to command respect from peers, be a team player and a role model.
  • Capable of highly independent, hands-on regulatory work.
  • Highly motivated, decisive, and results-oriented individual with the flexibility and creativity to excel in and contribute to a rapidly growing company.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects, identify and resolve issues.



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