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Vice President, Technical / Clinical Regulatory Affairs SME - Oncology

United States of America, Remote Additional Locations: Remote - United States of America Job ID R0000023899 Category Regulatory / Consulting Date Posted 06/12/2024
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As part of Parexel Consulting, you will play a vital role in helping biopharmaceutical and medical device companies navigate the complex and ever-changing regulatory landscape. Drawing on your scientific, technical, and regulatory expertise, you will work closely with clients to develop and implement regulatory strategies that bring their products to market faster and keep them there.

We value collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning. As a member of our team, you will partner with a diverse group of clients, and be exposed to various product types and therapeutic areas. You will also develop your skills through challenging assignments and mentorship from experienced regulatory professionals. Plus, you will enjoy the flexibility of working remotely while still being part of a supportive and dynamic team.

Success Profile

Do you have these soft skills and interpersonal traits to succeed at Parexel?

  • Communicator
  • Detail-oriented
  • Problem-solver
  • Relationship-builder
  • Results-driven
  • Strategic

About This Role

As one of our ex-FDA colleagues describes it: “you get to see a lot of cool stuff very quickly”. 

If you’re looking for the opportunity to influence the development strategies of pace-setting biopharma companies, there’s no better place to be than as aVice President, Technicalon Parexel’s Regulatory Strategy team (RS)!  As a VP, Tech you’ll work on a variety of assignments, diverse product types for clients with wide-ranging geographical considerations while enjoying fantastic career opportunities and work/life balance all while working from home.

As a critical member of Parexel's Regulatory Strategy team, you’ll be creating opportunity for clients throughout the product lifecycle. Sharing your scientific, technical, regulatory and/or commercial expertise with them, so that they can bring better, safer products to market, in line with regulators’ requirements.

You’ll be meeting new situations and learning all the time. In fact, one of the key characteristics you’ll see in our VP Techs is innate curiosity along with a passion for the science, the industry, and public health.

You’ll be working at a senior / strategic level, and leading teams of respected SMEs in supplying the answers.  And, if you’re not already, you’ll soon certainly become a visible figure in the industry.

If you’re committed to public health and want to make a difference, this is the ideal role.

We’re currently seeking a highly experienced Clinical Regulatory Leader, Health Authority Medical Review Team Lead, Master/Senior Medical Review Officer who is looking to draw upon their wealth of experience in clinical trial design and drug development to join Parexel’s highly recognized Regulatory Strategy team!

A Technical Vice President must be an internationally recognized professional in their field of expertise with fully proven rainmaking skills and relationships at the most senior levels within client organizations.  A Technical VP must have a thorough understanding of the organization’s consulting models and methodologies, as well as extensive knowledge of what services RS provides.  A Technical VP provides a full range of consulting services and works within their personal area of expertise.  A Technical VP provides mentoring and guidance to other RS employees and leads knowledge-centered activities within RS.  A Technical VP participates in the development of new service offerings, consulting models and methodologies.

Project Execution

  • Works within a team environment or individually based on the project needs

  • Works within broad project guidelines and leads issue and conflict resolutions

  • Prioritizes own workload and prioritizes the workload of the project team to achieve the project scope and objectives

  • Capitalizes on opportunities to improve project efficiency, results or team performance and proactively takes action

  • Leverages information from previous projects or other client work to efficiently complete assigned project activities as well as facilitate business decisions

  • Produces quality work that meets the expectations of RS and the client. Reviews the work of colleagues for content and quality to ensure the expectations of the client and RS are met

  • Manages project engagements (small or large)

  • Interacts with the assigned Project Assistant to ensure accurate financial management and for general project support

  • Provides guidance to project team members and acts as a mentor to junior staff

Thought Leadership

  • Frequently presents speeches or seminars to industry groups based on recognized expertise in his/her field

  • Frequently authors articles for publication in industry magazines, newsletters, book chapters and other forums

  • Reviews the thought leadership activities (presentations, articles) of colleagues for content and quality to ensure the expectations of RS are met

  • Regularly quoted by general and industry news outlets

  • When applicable, serves as a leading member of industry association boards, task forces and committees and/ or as chairperson or officer of one or more professional associations

  • Contributes expertise to professional societies, academic or other similar groups influential in his/ her area of expertise

  • Reinforces the knowledge-centered activities within RS based on their own knowledge and expertise

  • Facilitates improvements to the Parexel business processes

  • Facilitates new service and consulting model development

Consulting Activities and Relationship Management

  • Adapts the appropriate organization’s consulting models and methodologies when unique situations present themselves as well as designs//improves the methodologies when needed

  • Provides a full range of technical and/or business consulting services across multiple disciplines of services including representing clients to regulatory agencies

  • Completes and delegates project activities in a timely manner with an understanding of issues which may impact project profitability and client satisfaction

  • Acts as a trusted advisor to clients, often on issues that lack precedent or are not clearly defined

  • Acts as a loaned executive for a client when required

  • Facilitates resolutions to possible problems or conflicts within the project team and/or the client

  • Provides guidance as needed to lower-level colleagues on appropriate methods of executing project activities

  • Develops and implements business solutions addressing specific client needs using expertise, best practices and knowledge of the client’s business and key industry drivers

  • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally at multiple levels including senior and executive management within a client organization. Presents to client boards and provide strategic advice to the C suite

  • Plans and delivers services and solutions which results in clients expressing satisfaction with service provided and builds relationships which results in additional business or referrals

  • Identifies opportunities for follow-on business or changes in project scope and exploits the opportunities with RS management and account management


  • Education - MD or PhD required

  • Minimum Work Experience - 15+ years experience with expert level industry or regulatory knowledge experience in Clinical Development/Clinical Trial Design, Clinical Strategy, and authoring clinical sections of regulatory applications. Previous experience with a regulatory agency (such as the FDA or MHRA) as a Senior / Master Medical Review Officer, Team Lead, etc. or a related Medical role ie. Clinical Pharmacology Review is strongly preferred, but SMEs with Industry experience will also be considered

  • Extensive Oncology experience is required. 

  • The ability to travel up to 20-30% domestically and/or internationally may be required for Client and/or Health Authority Meetings and Thought Leadership/Conference Attendance 


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Parexel is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the United States includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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