Regulatory Landscape Newsletter – April 2023

This is our Regulatory Landscape newsletter for April 2023 with our monthly insights on the evolving market for regulatory professionals.   

For the month of March there were about 100 new Regulatory positions posted at smaller biotech and pharma companies. This is up 14% from February but down about 10% from March 2022.  About 60% of these positions were in Clinical Regulatory Strategy and roughly 25% were in CMC Regulatory, 9% were in Advertising, Promotions & Labeling, and 9% in Regulatory Operations. 

The majority of these roles (67%) were at Director level and above. There were 16 new Regulatory VP/SVP positions posted in March.  

45% of all new Regulatory postings were in California this month,  with 24% in Massachusetts and 10% in New Jersey.   About 27% of all new roles in March were posted as Remote and about 9% were hybrid (remote/onsite).

There were layoffs announced at 17 biotech and pharma companies in March.  BioPharma Dive estimates more than 5,000 employees have been let go from biotech and pharma companies so far this year.

We are currently working on the following searches for our clients:

  • Regulatory Affairs Assoc. Director or Director (Philadelphia area or Remote)
  • Regulatory CMC Director (Remote)
  • Associate Director, Regulatory CMC Writer (Remote)

You can see these job descriptions on our website at

In addition to our permanent placement services, Dennis Partners also offers turnkey Regulatory Contract Staffing solutions to help companies with their temporary or project-based Regulatory needs. Using Regulatory contractors will allow you to quickly and efficiently resolve your immediate Regulatory workload or project challenges. 

Please keep us in mind if you need assistance with your Regulatory hiring or let us know if you are open to making a career move soon.