Head of Regulatory Affairs (80-100%)

Numab Therapeutics AG

  • Date de publication :

    07 avril 2023
  • Taux d'activité :

    80 – 100%
  • Type de contrat :

    Durée indéterminée
  • Lieu de travail :


Head of Regulatory Affairs (80-100%)

Numab Therapeutics AG is an expanding, clinical stage Swiss biotech company based in Horgen, canton of
Zürich. The company is focused on the discovery and development of novel, antibody fragment-based
therapeutics. With our breakthrough antibody-discovery and multi-specifics engineering platform, we are
committed to the development of differentiated therapeutics with a focus on helping oncology patients in need.
To expand and develop Numab’s proprietary immune-oncology and autoimmune disease therapeutics pipeline
we are looking for a highly motivated and experienced professional to manage and provide leadership for
regulatory agency interactions and submissions as our
Head of Regulatory Affairs (80 - 100%)
The Head of Regulatory Affairs will support the organization with the development of global and regional
regulatory strategies, informed by robust regulatory intelligence, for our therapeutic areas of focus. Importantly,
successful candidates will possess significant, relevant experience in regulatory affairs and compliance, as well
as excellent writing and presentation skills, be detailed-oriented and possess the ability to carry out multiple
tasks while maintaining a high level of quality.
This role will report to the Chief Medical Officer. The ideal candidate will thrive in an energetic, fast-paced
environment, working with highly motivated and passionate people. Applicants must have also demonstrated
strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

Your Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential function effectively:

  • Oversee preparation and filing of all regulatory documents globally, in collaboration with Numab's
    contracted regulatory consultants and CROs; provide primary authoring and hands-on support as
    needed, prior success working with cross-functional teams and/or mentoring junior staff in regulatory

  • Serve as primary regulatory strategic advisor for the product development team(s), providing actionable
    regulatory input to Numab’s development programs

  • Maintain regulatory dossiers, including provision of support to CMC and Quality Heads for
    manufacturing dossiers and related documentation, to ensure continued compliance with applicable
    laws and regulations

  • Develop trusted relationships with key regulatory authorities; facilitate meaningful health authority
    interactions to achieve optimal outcomes in line with Numab corporate objectives and timelines.

  • Identify and create opportunities for innovative product claims and product positioning to support
    development of the business strategy; evaluate options to accelerate development from a regulatory

  • Lead the development and execution a global regulatory intelligence strategy; assess precedent,
    regulatory intelligence, and competitive environment from a regulatory perspective and generate
    impactful summaries and strategic advice for Numab management regarding regulatory initiatives for
    the organization and its assets

  • Proactively maintain knowledge of the regulatory environment impacting the company, including
    emerging industry trends and changing regulatory expectations and mitigate regulatory risks impacting
    development programs
    Numab Therapeutics AG | Bachtobelstrasse 5 | CH-8810 Horgen | Switzerland | www.numab.com

  • Provide training and interpretation of FDA, EMA, and other regulatory requirements to company

Your Skills and Professional Experience

  • BS/BA (or equivalent) in chemical/biological sciences or pharmacy; candidates with advanced degree
    (e.g., PhD, JD, MD, and/or PharmD) and regulatory affairs degree or RAC Certification/equivalent

  • 10+ years’ experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry and/or within a regulatory agency, with
    at least 5 years of direct regulatory experience, ideally in a leadership role.

  • Thorough understanding of regulations and guidance governing biologics in all phases of development,
    with extensive working knowledge of the US, European, and Asian regulations for biologic products and
    command of ICH GxPs

  • Substantial experience in all aspects of regulatory affairs, with a successful track record of preparing
    INDs, NDAs/BLAs, MAAs, CTAs, IMPDs, safety reports, annual updates, and other documents for
    submission to relevant regulatory authorities

  • In-depth understanding Orphan Drug, Breakthrough Therapy, and Fast-Track Designations, the
    Accelerated Approval Program, and development of PIP/iPSPs

  • Experience with regulatory aspects of drug-device combination development and/or companion
    diagnostics (CDx)

  • Capable and competent in setting strategies as well as taking a hands-on approach to all regulatory
    activities, while simultaneously building the department to ensure successful scalability as Numab’s
    pipeline grows

  • Understands and interprets complex scientific issues across projects and therapy area(s) as it relates
    to regulatory requirements, regulatory intelligence, policy, and strategy for applicable development

  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple projects to achieve goals and meet deadlines and company
    expectations with a high level of quality

  • Advanced user of MSOffice Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Willingness to travel, both domestic and internationally, approximately 10% for meetings as required

What we Offer:

  • A diverse field of activity in a dynamic SME with an inspiring, entrepreneurial atmosphere

  • Flat structures and fast decision-making

  • The opportunity to take responsibility, help shaping and implementing solutions

  • Flexibility to work remotely

  • Employment conditions in line with the market, superior pension plan and opportunities for further
    personal development

  • Regular bonus and participation in the employee stock option plan

  • Participation in several fun team events

  • A workplace near the city of Zurich overseeing the lake

We are looking forward to receiving your full application with reference number NB0104 to hr@numab.com.
Numab Therapeutics AG | Bachtobelstrasse 5 | CH-8810 Horgen | Switzerland | www.numab.com