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Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs Labeling

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Job Description

Gilead is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Specific Responsibilities:

The Associate Director in Regulatory Affairs Global Labeling is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership in the area of product labeling, primarily for products in development

This role will develop and implement regulatory labeling strategies; author and manage Core Labeling, Target Product Labeling and/or US Prescribing Information; contribute to global filings; and manage complex labeling negotiations with Regulatory Authorities.  Experience will be gained in labeling not only for the US, but also for EU, Canada, Japan, Australia, and Rest of World countries.  This is an opportunity to work cross-functionally as well as globally.

Essential Duties and Job Functions:

Preparation of Development Core Safety Information (DCSI), Company Core Datasheets (CCDSs), Target Product Labeling (TPLs) and US Prescribing Information (USPIs), as applicable, for products in assigned therapeutic area. 

Facilitation of Core Labeling Working Group meetings for assigned products. Support the preparation and submission of US Prescribing Information as part of New Drug Applications or supplements.  Manage complex negotiations with Regulatory Authorities.

Contribute to the development of labeling strategy for assigned products. Develop regulatory skills and working knowledge of competitor labeling, CCDS/USPI requirements, and global labeling.

Contribute to and review applicable regulatory documentation; review artwork for US labeling.

Contribute to development of systems and local/global process improvements that have a significant impact on the business.

Knowledge, Experience, and Skills:

Ten years of experience in Regulatory Affairs or other relevant industry experience with a BS/BA are required; eight years of experience with an advanced degree (scientific field preferred).

At least four years of direct experience in prescription drug/biologic labeling, including experience in direct interface with FDA and EMA in the submission of labeling and labeling negotiations is preferred. Experience representing Labeling on cross-functional submission teams and Regulatory Project Teams is desirable.

Working knowledge of technical aspects associated with labeling such as electronic systems is desirable.  In-depth knowledge of drug development and the pharmaceutical business is preferred.

Excellent written and verbal communication abilities are essential. The candidate must possess excellent organizational, project management, and negotiation skills.

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