Job Opportunity

Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs

Location: San Diego, CA, US
Department: Regulatory CMO/ Clinical
Employment Type: Full Time
Reference Number: 1669152

Job Description Summary

Reporting directly to the VP of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, the Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs will contribute to the formulation of regulatory strategy, serve as the regulatory lead on relevant project teams, and act as the regulatory contact for US/Global health authorities as required. This individual will oversee the planning and execution of major submissions and responses to regulatory authorities related to IND/NDA submissions, Annual Reports, Investigator Brochures, IND amendments, briefing documents for Health Authority meetings, as well as responses to requests. The ideal candidate should have a working knowledge regarding Regulatory CMC to collaborate cross-functionally as appropriate. This individual will provide regulatory support and guidance to various cross-functional teams and ensure all applicable regulatory requirements are considered and appropriately incorporated into clinical and future commercial products.

Your Responsibilities

  • Responsible for coordinating all aspects of regulatory submissions relevant to assigned projects or programs
  • Provide regulatory leadership and guidance to project teams and commercial function as appropriate
  • Develop response strategies and submissions to regulators
  • Develop briefing packages for meetings with FDA and other global health authorities
  • Responsible for actively contributing to the development and implementation of regulatory strategy for assigned projects and programs for projects in all stages of development (IND through commercial)
  • Integrate global regulatory understanding and responsibilities in developing strategy and development of regulatory submission documents
  • Manage or delegate the management of the completion of documents and other assigned tasks within established timelines and with high quality in terms of scientific content, organization, clarity, accuracy, format, consistency and adherence to regulatory guidelines, styles and processes
  • Develop strategies and drafts and/or review responses and other documents intended for submission to FDA and other global health authorities
  • Provide critical review of all documentation supporting regulatory applications
  • Identify and assess regulatory risks for assigned projects or programs
  • Prepare and deliver effective presentations for external and internal audiences
  • Contact regulatory agencies relevant to assigned projects or programs, as appropriate
  • Participate and contribute in Health Authority meetings as required
  • Manage direct reports as appropriate

What is Required

  • Bachelor of Science in a scientific discipline, advanced degree highly preferred.
  • Prior pharmaceutical industry experience and a minimum of 10 years in Regulatory Affairs
  • Evidence of successful submissions to FDA (e.g., NDAs, INDs, briefing packages) and demonstrated evidence of writing of regulatory documents
  • Previous small molecule drug and NDA-level experience are a strong plus
  • Established working knowledge of regulatory guidelines and regulations (US and international).
  • Regulatory experience supporting both development projects and commercial products.
  • Strong knowledge of eCTD elements and structure and regulatory writing skills.
  • Experience working with all levels of management and consulting with key business stakeholders. An ability to influence for greater outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with other accomplished professionals within and across functions/teams. Willing collaborator.
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities rapidly to meet tight deadlines.
  • Professional demeanor and an excellent written and verbal communicator.
  • Detail oriented and well organized.
  • Good and thoughtful listener.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and keen to improve processes and overcome inefficiencies.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and applications.

About Mirati Therapeutics

Mirati Therapeutics is a late-stage biotechnology company whose mission is to discover, design and deliver breakthrough therapies to transform the lives of patients with cancer and their loved ones. The company is relentlessly focused on bringing forward therapies that address areas of high unmet need, including lung cancer, and advancing a pipeline of novel therapeutics targeting the genetic and immunological drivers of cancer. Mirati is using its scientific expertise to develop novel solutions in two registration-enabling programs: adagrasib (MRTX849), an investigational small molecule, potent and selective KRAS G12C inhibitor, as monotherapy and in combination with other agents, and sitravatinib, an investigational spectrum-selective inhibitor of receptor tyrosine kinases in combination with checkpoint inhibitor therapies. Mirati is also advancing its differentiated preclinical portfolio, including MRTX1133, an investigational KRAS G12D inhibitor, and other oncology discovery programs. Unified for patients, Mirati's vision is to unlock the science behind the promise of a life beyond cancer.

For more information about Mirati Therapeutics, visit us at Mirati.com or follow us on LinkedIn.

Why Join?

At Mirati, we have an unapologetic and relentless focus on our mission to transform the lives of patients with cancer and their loved ones. Patients and their families motivate us to work smarter, faster and better. We are driven by the knowledge that our efforts can one-day deliver life-saving therapies for the people who need us most. Urgency, open-mindedness, accountability and collaboration ground our work. These shared values are central to who we are, what we do and how we do it.

Our people fuel our success. They are fearless and passionate in their daily pursuit of our mission. We are committed to continuing to create a company and experience that attracts and keeps the best people. When you want your days to count and the work you do to matter, discovering and delivering potentially life-changing therapies is more than a job, it's the chance to be part of something bigger.

We believe diverse professional experiences and an inclusive culture can drive better outcomes for patients. We want employees to be authentic and use their perspectives to contribute to our mission in a meaningful way.

Mirati cultivates an environment where:

  • An entrepreneurial attitude is encouraged
  • Our people are empowered to speak up, embrace the gray and achieve solutions
  • Diverse experiences are an important of part making the best decisions
  • We laugh and have fun as a work family

No matter the role, we are unified by our passion for helping patients, and are inspired by a single vision to unlock the science behind the promise of a life beyond cancer. Together, we own Mirati's success.

Learn more at Mirati.com/careers.

Mirati is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) we celebrate diverse experiences without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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