Drug Regulatory Affairs Project Manager


Basel, BS, CH



About Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more - We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients.

In order to achieve this, we will develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical companies, with a strong scientific core.

Headquartered in the Basel Area (Allschwil) in Switzerland - a European biotech hub - Idorsia is specialized in the discovery and development of small molecules, to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a broad portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team, a fully-functional research center, and a strong balance sheet – the ideal constellation to bringing R&D efforts to business success.

Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 800 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.

Drug Regulatory Affairs Project Manager


Job Responsibilities

  • Assume EU regulatory responsibility for individual tasks or assigned development project(s) across various therapeutic areas, such as the creation and finalization of regulatory documents (e.g. IMPDs) as well as coordinating the preparation, review, finalization of e.g. scientific advice packages, PIPs or Orphan drug applications.
  • Support the Global Drug Regulatory Affairs (DRA) Project Leader for the preparation of global submissions, e.g. Module 1 documents for MAAs or variations in the EU, Switzerland or Canada. 
  • Provide regulatory input to the Global DRA Project Leader and project team, including interpretation of guidelines relevant to the development of assigned project(s) and analysis of precedents by searching for publicly available information, e.g. on Health Authority websites or other databases
  • Represent DRA (together with the Global DRA Project Leader) in project team meetings, management committees and other governance-related meetings.
  • Collaborate closely with the US-based DRA partner for regulatory considerations on assigned projects.
  • Liaise with Health Authorities as primary regulatory contact for assigned projects including planning, coordination, preparation and execution of meetings and teleconferences.
  • Ensure appropriate communication of correspondence from Health Authorities to colleagues, teams and management in accordance with agreed communication routes.
  • Ensure that regulatory files are adequately maintained.


Candidate’s Requirements

  • Master's Degree in life sciences
  • 1-2 years working experience within a Drug Regulatory Affairs environment
  • Basic knowledge of regulatory legislation and guidelines (ICH and EU)
  • Basic understanding of the regulatory aspects at various stages of development, from entry-into-man to post-approval activities
  • Good communication, interpersonal, negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with clinical trial methodology and statistics
  • Organizational awareness (e.g. understands interrelationships between functions, departments and business priorities).
  • Capable of working independently as well as effective team player
  • Ability to work within tight timelines with very good project management skills
  • Accuracy, reliability and diligence
  • Excellent spoken and written English


What Idorsia offers

  • Exciting opportunities for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization
  • An opportunity to work simultaneously on several projects across various therapeutic areas, and be exposed to a wide range of regulatory activities from Entry into Humans to post-approval.
  • A collaborative and solution oriented environment where you can make a difference
  • An innovative and open culture in a truly multicultural environment
  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits

Work  Location: Allschwil – Basel Area
Country: Switzerland
Business Area: Global Clinical Development
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 2578



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