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Principal, Regulatory Consulting

US-Any US location-Home Based; US-Pennsylvania-North Wales; US-North Carolina-Raleigh
Reference: 057169_2
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Mapi is a leading global organization, offering evaluation and support of therapeutic strategies. With offices worldwide, Mapi provides high quality and efficient operations to help our clients secure product approvals and reimbursement, as well as addressing post- marketing requirements and late phase needs, meeting the needs of patients, physicians, regulatory authorities and health care technology purchasers.


Job Title: Principal, Regulatory Affairs, US 
Location: Home or office based in any ICON’s US office location
Type: Full time, permanent 

The Position:

The Principal, Regulatory Affairs has the responsibility for driving and developing the US regulatory business especially aimed at clients based inside the US whose interest is in filing with the FDA. The Director provides expert advice/strategy and opinion to clients within the US Regulatory environment. This position is a management, business and expert role.



Provide strategic direction and management for clients on US regulatory issues.

  • Effectively oversee the preparation of regulatory submission documents in adherence with applicable Regulations and Directives for submission to government agencies (focus on the US).
  • Facilitate submission approvals and amendments through leading communications and negotiations with client, government agencies, and project team. Building positive working relationships with clients and government agency contacts.
  • Review and/or create study reports, clinical protocols, safety and efficacy reports for accuracy and compliance to regulations.  Review of draft submissions for regulatory content and the editorial viewpoint.
  • Responsible for managing project workflow including prioritizing project objectives, and establishing timeframes for projects with clients.  Responsible for overseeing progress and completion of projects with project team members, ensuring timeframes and deadlines are met.
  • Lead and participate in formal interactions (face-to-face meetings, teleconferences, etc.) with clients and government agencies.  Build positive working relationships with clients and government agency contacts. 
  • Interact with potential clients to develop new business and create win-win agreements.
  • Identify project issues and develop alternate strategies for presentation to client.  Provide clients with strategic advice in response to their queries, based on regulatory experience and area of expertise.
  • Participate in or conduct quote preparation and new project / client consultations.
  • Build and maintain a cooperative and respectful working environment. Be available as an internal resource for peers, advising on regulatory issues and strategies.
  • Present industry related training seminars or workshops at industry conferences.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of the strategic direction for the US business.


  • Significant experience of pharmaceutical / biologics development in the US regulatory environment, including leadership and/or senior consulting experience.
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of the development process for pharmaceutical and Biological products including:  CMC, non-Clinical and Clinical
  • Working knowledge of venture capital and credit markets and their role in drug development
  • Strong knowledge of a variety of computer programs including MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, and eCTD compiling software, EDMS systems
  • Displays full knowledge of protocol, regulatory requirements, and company SOPs.  Identifies, documents, and discusses protocol violations, regulatory non-compliance, and issues involving subject safety. 


  • Advanced degree (M.Sc., Ph.D., M.D., Pharm.D.) in the Biological, Medical, Chemical or Engineering. BSc required.


ICON is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment. 









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