Associate Director/Director Regulatory Affairs - CMC at Immune Design
Seattle, WA, US / South San Francisco, CA, US

The Associate Director/Director, Regulatory Affairs CMC implements and leads CMC regulatory submissions, ensure appropriate and effective communication with regulatory agencies and serve as an internal resource and liaison with internal staff, business partners and regulatory authorities.

Responsible to ensure all CMC RA deliverables associated with each project or other assignment are completed within defined timelines and meet regulatory and other company guidelines
Oversees, coordinates and delivers on CMC regulatory submissions and other relevant regulatory documentation
Provides regulatory CMC expertise and leadership to cross-functional teams and other groups
Serves as the primary CMC RA representative on one or more projects at any one point in time
Analyzes data, the regulatory environment and business objectives to recommend priorities
Provides internal teams with direction on regulatory authority interactions
Develops regulatory risk management and contingency plans. Communicates plans to management, as appropriate
Participates as a standing member in various teams, dependent upon assigned projects and the associated programs, coordinates cross-functional contributions

Bachelors Degree required (life sciences disciplines strongly preferred)
Average of 5 or more years’ relevant experience in regulatory affairs or related functions in drug/biologics development/manufacturing
Broad understanding of international regulations, processes and issues in drug/biologics development.
Experience as a regulatory contributor for global original IND/NDA/MAA filings in the US or Europe is preferred
Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and Adobe Acrobat
Outstanding attention-to-detail
Sound knowledge of the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry, the multiple functions and roles involved in the product development process.
Excellent project management skills: can prioritize multiple tasks and goals to ensure the timely, on-target and within-budget accomplishment of such
Strong interpersonal, verbal communication and influencing skills: can influence without authority and has proven experience building and cultivating relationships with key partners and stakeholders, both internally and externally
Outstanding written communication skills
Confident and competent when interacting with varying levels of internal/external management: stays focused and on-point, is able to raise problems or challenges in a productive and mature manner
Strong negotiation skills: can effectively drive discussions and decisions toward desired end-results
Proven track record of effective decision-making: makes good business decisions and exercises sound judgment. Consistently and effectively balances decisions with imperatives for ethics and efficacy
Works well within teams and is effective in collaborating with others internally and externally