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CHC - External Manufacturing CMC Regulatory Manager, Asia and ATME- TOM_2740

date posted 02/25/2021
contract type Full time
job id R2587625
location Singapore

Position Summary

Manage the CMC regulatory activities within the scope of External Manufacturing CHC Asia and ATME (Africa, Turkey & Middle East) in coordination with Sanofi Regulatory Affairs (Global Regulatory Affairs CMC, Sanofi affiliates local Regulatory Affairs, Regional Regulatory Affairs) and the third-party manufacturers located in this region. This position will report to the EM Quality and Compliance manager.

Serve as functional Regulatory CMC representative of the Products manufactured by third-party manufacturers Ensure the compliance of the products to the local regulations Support CMC /RA key-point within the frame of the site transfer Participate in Project team and support technical task force meetings on RA/CMC related activities. Any ad hoc tasks assigned by the reporting Manager

Specific Responsibilities  

Maintain the product licenses in compliance with the local requirements:

  • Life Cycle management: preparation of the Module 3 CTD dossiers as per the applicable regulation for renewals, new registrations, responses to the Health Authorities.

  • Regulatory Compliance: gap analysis V.S the current dossiers and V.S the current ICH/ASEAN Guidelines.

  • Regulatory variations preparation by using the regulatory tool Veeva.

  • Change Control management: preparation of change control request form (CCRF), quality/regulatory assessment.

  • Elaborate the regulatory strategy with Global Regulatory Affairs and local affiliates.

  • Lead and drive all CMC submission activities (planning, authoring, reviewing, coordination, submission) for assigned projects/products.

  • Make quality regulatory decisions, balancing risks and benefits.

  • Coordinate with Global Regulatory Affairs CMC, Sanofi affiliates local Regulatory Affairs to ensure timely and accurate submissions to Regulatory Authorities.

Is the key-point for all CMC RA topics within the scope transfer project 

  • Collect the registered information from all markets.

  • Collect the site documentations (batch records, QC working instructions, stability reports, batch analysis) from the sending site necessary to perform the gap analysis.

  • Identify as early as possible, the required documentation and any content, quality and/or time-line issues. Negotiate the delivery of approved technical source documents in accordance with project timeline.

  • Perform the variation record card (VRC): gap analysis of the current dossier V.S the donor site V.S the receiving site.

  • Consolidate the regulatory strategy with the affiliate or the Global RA to submit the site change.

  • Coordinate with the receiving site the specific activities to fulfil the requirements for each market such stability studies, dissolution, BE study, etc.

  • Preparation of the CMC sections based on the documents provided by the third-party manufacturer.

  • Formatting of the CMC modules as per the Sanofi requirements and creation of the CTD documents in Domasys.

  • Response to MoH questions related the quality module of the dossier.

  • Follow up of the regulatory status of the submissions.

  • Provides RA CMC support to other Sanofi sites who will receive the products from third party manufacturer.

Provide regulatory training to the third-party manufacturers.

Provide regulatory KPI’s and regulatory highlights to the reporting manager on a monthly basis.



Degree in Pharmacy / Pharmaceutical Science / Related Science

Experience & knowledge:

  • At least 8 years working experience in CMC regulatory affairs.

Core competencies:

  • Ability to work in a matrix organization.

  • Good team spirit and familiar with project development through cross-functional activities.

  • Strong organizational and negotiation skills.

  • Ability to establish and maintain good regulatory networking internally and externally.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (writing & verbal) with excellent command of English.

  • Pro-active and well organized with good sense of responsibility.

  • Balanced Judgment / Risk based approach.

  • Analytical thinking, hands-on troubleshooting style.

  • Able to work independently and write technical reports.

  • In depth knowledge of ASEAN, ICH Guidelines and local market regulations.

  • CMC support of new and/or marketed pharmaceutical/nutraceutical/cosmetics products in Asia.

  • Computer skills: Word, Excel and Veeva systems (Regulatory tool for Dossier management, Registration database).

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