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Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate - Generalist

United States of America - Remote - Northeast Date posted 08/06/2022 Job ID 82003BR

As part of Parexel Consulting, you will create and maximize value for clients throughout the product lifecycle. You will be a strategic guide in getting products to market faster, smarter – and keeping them there –your scientific, technical, regulatory, and/or commercial expertise will put best practice standards to work for biopharmaceutical and medical device companies large and small.

In return, you will be provided with interesting opportunities for growth and development and exposed to a variety of challenging assignments, product types, geographic regions, and therapeutic areas. Plus, as member of Parexel Consulting, you will enjoy all the advantages of working remotely, combined with access to the mentorship from a team of highly experienced regulatory professionals at the height of their careers. Join our team, and you will design solutions for the complexities of an ever-changing global marketplace.

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Check out the top traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Detail-Oriented
  • Proactive
  • Problem-Solver
  • Results-Driven
  • Organized
  • Multi-Tasker
  • "When submitting major market applications, it’s key to ensure that the technical integrity of all data meets regulated requirement standards. Parexel makes this possible with a diverse team of seasoned professionals who care about getting important medicines to patients. This is Regulatory Operations at its best."

    Chris – Associate Director, Regulatory & Access
  • "In this role, I have had the unique opportunity to work with regulatory experts who are not only some of the most distinguished in their field, but are also some of the most compassionate people I know. I’ve been able to grow so much professionally by standing on the shoulders of giants!"

    Riley – Regulatory Affairs Consultant


  • Global Impact

    We are one truly global team working together to propel each client´s journey ahead faster.

  • Balance

    We value work-life balance. We try and keep regular hours and an emphasis on life outside the office.

  • Collaboration

    Work with industry leaders and subject matter experts.

  • Freedom

    The ability to innovate, ask “what if” and try new solutions without fear of failure.

  • Variety

    Opportunities to work on multiple accounts – never boring!

  • Management

    Strong management with depth of experience working for global health authorities.


Tremendous home-based opportunity for a Regulatory Affairs Generalist to join Parexel's highly recognized Regulatory Consulting Team!

We are seeking an experienced Regulatory Generalist to join our team as a Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate to work closely with one large, dedicated client and provide operational support in the IND/NDA maintenance stage. The Sr. Associate will also provide appropriate regulatory guidance to Project Teams for the development of regulatory submissions and be responsible for the overall quality of submissions; manages, reviews and organizes documents intended for submission to FDA to assure compliance with regulatory standards.

Additionally, a Sr. Associate must have a comprehensive understanding of the organization’s consulting models and methodologies, as well as profound knowledge within a business context of what services Parexel Regulatory Consulting provides. 

  • Provides a broad range of consulting services and works within broad project guidelines to identify, refine, and address client issues and to achieve project objectives.

  • Provides guidance to project team members on technical/process issues

  • Ensures the timely performance of work within a project scope to the quality expectations of PC and the client

  • Anticipates next client need and qualifies opportunity with the client or obtains introduction to other client decision makers.

Project Execution

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

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

  • Prioritizes own workload and may prioritize the work load of the project team in order to achieve the project scope

  • 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 complete assigned project activities as well as facilitate business decisions

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

  • Manages small projects and may manage larger project engagements

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

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

Consulting Activities and Relationship Management

  • Demonstrates the use of the organization’s consulting models and methodologies and uses experience to suggest possible developments/improvements

  • Provides a full range of technical and/or business consulting services within personal area of expertise dealing mainly in areas where policy or precedent is clear

  • Completes activities and may delegate activities within project scope and objectives in a timely manner with an understanding of issues which may impact project profitability, quality, and client satisfaction

  • Facilitates client decision making by framing issues, presenting options and providing objective business advice

  • Collaborates with colleagues, as needed, to discuss and facilitate resolution of problems or conflicts. Provides guidance as needed to lower-level colleagues on appropriate methods of executing project activities

  • Acts as a trusted advisor to clients and/or project team on technical and/or process issues

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

  • Interacts professionally at multiple levels including senior management within a client organization

  • Successfully penetrates executive management levels or other business units within a client organization

  • Facilitates the clients in identifying and addressing their needs and develops processes and solutions to address issues before they become significant problems

  • Delivers assigned work and provides services and solutions which results in clients expressing satisfaction with service provided and occasionally results in additional business or referrals

  • Identifies opportunities for follow-on business or changes in project scope with Parexel Regulatory management and account management

To ensure success, we are looking for individuals that have:

  • 3+ years’ experience in an industry-related environment; Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology, CRO, or Life Science Consulting industries. Previous CRO experience is a plus

  • 3+ years of experience in General Regulatory Affairs with previous experience in the preparation and leadership of teams for IND and NDA submissions to include reviewing and/or writing sections of IND and/or NDA applications from a clinical, nonclinical, or CMC regulatory perspective for a Sr Associate role 

  • Previous experience preparing regulatory materials for meetings

  • Candidates with previous experience defining RA strategies are highly preferred for Consultant level roles

  • Previous small molecule experience is highly preferred

  • Knowledge of FDA processes and regulations

  • Familiarity/experience with FDA interactions (verbal or written) is required

  • Experience with project lifecycle and management

  • Medical device experience is a plus

Education - Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a Scientific or Technical Discipline; Advanced Degree Preferred

Language Skills - At least fluent vocal and written English

Travel Required - up to 30% Domestic or International may be required in the future dependent upon clients' needs

Employment is contingent on disclosure of your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if relevant, proof of vaccination.


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