Celgene Manager EU Regulatory Affairs in Hillingdon, United Kingdom


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.


To contribute to the development, execution & delivery of EU regulatory strategy for assigned projects. Responsible for the building of regulatory dossiers to achieve timely regulatory approvals & maintenance of the existing product portfolio. Liaises with Regulatory Affairs (RA) Franchise Team management & with other internal/external stakeholders.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Contributes ideas to the development of EU regulatory product strategy based on Celgene strategic imperatives, product knowledge, global and regional regulatory requirements, including assessment and inclusion of innovative regulatory pathways to achieve regulatory approvals meeting business needs.

  • Works with Regulatory Franchise Team Leadership to ensure that EU regulatory product strategy and deliverables are developed in alignment with Global Regulatory Affairs (GRA) and the Global Project Team (GPT).

  • Maintains awareness of emerging issues that may impact regulatory product strategy and Celgene EU regional business. Proposes adjustment of the strategy and implementation plan in response to new information or changes in the competitive landscape and consults with management.

  • Maintains knowledge of current EU regulatory guidance and procedures.

  • Works with Regulatory Franchise Team Leadership to ensure that product development programs and life-cycle plans are aligned with Celgene strategic oversight, business model, Global and EU regulatory requirements.

  • Contributes to the execution of regulatory product strategy to achieve timely regulatory approvals with competitive product labels and the maintenance of licences for assigned projects.

  • Working with other functions as necessary, contributes to the preparation and content of high quality regulatory dossiers (e.g., scientific advice requests, orphan medicinal product designation applications, paediatric waiver requests, MAAs and variations), ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. Contributes to the review of key documents before submission.

  • May participate in interactions with the European Medicinal Agency (EMA), and National Regulatory Health Authorities within the EU for product related discussions.

  • Supports activities to ensure that Celgene fulfils Health Authority commitments.

  • May support the communication of regulatory product plans, progress and operational issues to GRA, GPT, RA EMEA Labelling, Regulatory Operations and Affiliate Regulatory.

  • Reviews draft protocols, acts as Regulatory Franchise Team representative in clinical study teams and liaises with the individuals with CTA or CRO oversight responsibility.

  • May act as Subject Matter Expert on designated studies in the event of the Health Authority Inspection.

  • Responsible for the delivery of Content Plans to allow publishing and timely dossier submission.

  • Responsible for tracking and communicating regulatory activities within RA and for ensuring that submission plans are captured accurately.

  • May participate in Global Regulatory and Global/Regional Disease Teams or Launch Team(s) as required.

  • May act as a mentor for other RA team members.

  • Monitors resource needs through discussion with manager.

  • May contribute to planning and monitoring the budget for the assigned projects.

  • Identifies any learning or best practice within RA EMEA group and communicates to manager.

  • May participate in cross-functional initiatives.

  • International travel may be necessary.


Bachelor’s degree in scientific discipline or equivalent required

Skills and Knowledge required

  • Experience in EU Regulatory Affairs & recent experience of EU Centralised Procedure required

  • Good understanding of current regulatory requirements essential

  • Good understanding of CTD modules; non-clinical, CMC, Clinical

  • Experience in the Inflammatory disease area preferred

  • Thorough understanding of core processes of drug discovery, development, manufacturing & marketing required

  • Developing understanding of TA for assigned projects

  • Able to contribute to Phase III protocols & clinical development plans



Manager EU Regulatory Affairs

Location: Hillingdon, England, UK

Job ID: 17001793