Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.
Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology - areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.
We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team. If you're looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients' lives and being a great place to work, we hope you'll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals.
The SVP, Global Head of Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs will be a key member of the R&D leadership team, responsible for overseeing clinical development of neuroscience and hem/onc portfolio as well as leadership of the global regulatory organization. S/he will oversee and be accountable for an organization of ~100 FTEs globally across clinical development and regulatory affairs, inclusive of the following functions: late clinical development (Sleep/Neuroscience and Hematology/Oncology therapeutic areas), Regulatory Strategy, CMC Regulatory Affairs, Global Regulatory Labelling and Regulatory Operations..
This leader will be viewed as the "strategic partner" to and report directly to the Global Head of Research and Development, helping to determine the strategy and standards of operational excellence and implementation across clinical development and regulatory affairs.
Key responsibilities include:
In terms of the performance and personal competencies required for the position, we would highlight the following:
In terms of the leadership competencies required for this position, we would highlight the following:
Anticipates future trends accurately and has a broad knowledge and perspective of regulatory implications on clinical development. Sees the big picture; able to articulately and succinctly paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and probabilities to executive management. Inspires and motivates entire groups to the highest levels of performance and quality within the organization.
Driving for Results
Consistently achieves results, even under challenging circumstances. Sets aggressive but achievable goals and has high standards. Pursues everything with energy, drive, and the need to finish. Persists in the face of challenges and setbacks. Always keeps the end in sight; pushes self and helps others to achieve results.
Building Relationships and Using Influence
Ability to lead a cross functional team through influence. Achieves this influence and level of leadership through maintenance of the highest levels of integrity and trust. Builds and sustains excellent relationships at multiple levels within the organization and with external key stakeholders such as federal regulatory agencies, clinical investigators, academics, and others.
Decisively makes high-quality decisions, even when based on incomplete information in the face of uncertainty. Actively seeks input from pertinent sources to make timely and well-informed decisions. Skillfully separates opinions from facts and considers many perspectives objectively. Is respected by others for displaying superior judgement.
Deals comfortably with the uncertainty of change. Effectively handles risk. Is calm and productive, even when things are up in the air. Deals constructively with problems that may not have clear solutions or outcomes. Adapts quickly to changing conditions and is a calming leader to their group in times of uncertainty.
Assumes the responsibility for the outcomes of others. Promotes a sense of urgency and establishes and enforces individual and team accountability. Is completely on top of what is going on and knows where things stand. Provides balanced feedback at the most critical times. Establishes clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and measuring results.
Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.