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Regulatory Strategy & Intelligence Director

Company: TEC Group International
Location: Dusseldorf area, Germany
Reference: CGRSTI5822
Closing Date: 26 Nov 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): 80,000 - 100,000
Benefits: Exceptional package on offer including leading bonus structure and fantastic relocation package if applicable

Job Summary:

Official Title: Regulatory Strategy & Intelligence Director – Pain Business Unit Location: Dusseldorf area, Germany Reports to: Senior Vice President & Global Head of Regulatory Affairs


Job Title: Regulatory Strategy and Intelligence Director

Location: Dusseldorf Area, Germany                       

Salary: Highly competitive salary with Bonus and fantastic relocation package if applicable.

The company

As a $1.4 Billion revenue, 4000 + employee, family run business this company is genuinely one of the true success stories to come out of the German Biopharmaceutical market. This company have built a hugely successful business that has grown consistently for more than 60 years. Still owned by the original family, this company enjoy employing one of the most impressive leadership teams seen in any mid-large biopharma company. Historically, this company have built their name and reputation in the pain market but have been exploring, successfully, other CNS indications in recent years.

For candidates interested in this opportunity coming from outside of Germany, you will be offered a very competitive relocation package and helped through the relocation process to make your transition as smooth as possible. We are primarily considering applications from other EU member countries however, we will consider sponsoring visa’s for truly exceptional candidates.

The Opportunity

Official Title: Regulatory Strategy & Intelligence Director – Pain Business Unit

Location: Dusseldorf area, Germany

Reports to: Senior Vice President & Global Head of Regulatory Affairs

The Regulatory Strategy & Intelligence Director is an individual contributor, seen internally as an expert knowledge resource for the more hands on Regulatory Directors and Project Leaders to approach for expertise, knowledge and advice. In addition, you will be responsible for maintaining awareness of upcoming changes in the regulatory landscape and ensuring that the business is prepared for these changes. You’ll be responsible for the design and implementation of new processes and procedures to lessen the impact or in some cases to take advantage of any regulatory changes on a global basis.  

  • Monitor trends and upcoming changes in the regulatory environment and evaluate their impact on the business
  • Provide strategic regulatory input and guidance in due diligence activities. You will be responsible for identifying risks and opportunities and providing recommendations on how to mitigate said risks and maximize said opportunities.
  • You will take a leading role in engaging with internal and external stakeholders to drive and shape policy initiatives, making best possible use of networking and advocacy opportunities
  • In close collaboration with the Regulatory Project Leads, you will participate in key scientific advice meetings and coordinate overarching portfolio advice meetings
  • You will deliver regular updates to the global regulatory teams and affiliates to educate and share knowledge in order to foster regulatory expertise and decision making
  • You will work extensively with subsidiaries, affiliates, external partners and global health authorities.

The Requirements

  • University degree in relevant Life Sciences subject
  • Several years of Regulatory experience in leading R&D projects through all phases of development
  • Broad experience both pre and post authorization in pain or related CNS area.
  • Extensive experience working across major territories such as Europe, US and South America in industry. Additional experience working for a health authority at some stage in your career will be considered a bonus.
  • Detailed understanding of both preclinical and clinical research regulations is preferred.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience working with both small and large molecule products although candidates who only have experience in one or the other will also be considered.
  • You will ideally be active in regulatory networking groups and have access to a global network of regulatory professionals
  • You will need to have excellent communication, negotiation and conflict management skills
  • You must be fluent to a professional standard in English. Knowledge of German would be beneficial but by no means essential – this is a very multicultural company where the day to day working language in English

To be considered for this opportunity, please get in touch with Christopher Gibson at TEC Group International. Christopher can be contacted on 0044 (0) 2085 443 421 or

Christopher Gibson is a Principal Consultant at TEC Group International, focused on the placement of senior level professionals into the Life Sciences industry globally. TEC Group international is a specialist Recruitment firm supporting companies in the Life Sciences, Chemicals and Professional Services industries.


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