Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) is seeking a Senior Director for the Science and Regulatory Advocacy (SRA) team to support its domestic regulatory policy and advocacy efforts. The Senior Director, SRA, will work under the direction of the Deputy Vice President and will serve as the SRA lead executing key science and regulatory activities related to domestic regulatory policy and advocacy, including efforts related to the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) implementation.
The Senior Director is responsible for:
Key Success Factors
PhRMA seeks a proactive, strategic thinking individual who is passionate about contributing to the health care challenges we face today. Key success factors for this role include a strong sense of team and collaborative focus. The preferred candidate will bring drug discovery/development, regulatory affairs and advocacy expertise, and be an organized, detail-oriented self-starter with excellent writing skills and the ability to convey content in an audience-appropriate and compelling manner. Demonstrated consensus building among internal and external stakeholders, decision-making and interpersonal skills are essential. This is a highly visible, fast-paced position that is both internally and externally facing. Accordingly, the successful candidate should be adaptable, able to reprioritize and shift gears quickly, comfortable in a high-pressure environment and be politically savvy, diplomatic, and responsive.
Professional Experience / Requirements
Preferred Experience / Requirements
Who we are
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) represents the country’s leading innovation biopharmaceutical research companies, which are devoted to discovering and developing medicines that enable patients to live longer, healthier and more productive lives. Since 2000, PhRMA member companies have invested more than $900 billion in the search for new treatments and cures, including an estimated $79.6 billion in 2018 alone.
What we offer
In addition to a highly competitive salary and bonus program, various opportunities for reward and recognition and a platform of extensive benefits, PhRMA is committed to the development and overall wellbeing of our team members. We offer traditional (medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, life, AD&D, LTD, STD, LTC) and enhanced benefits such as parental leave, a wellbeing program, back-up care, health advocate service, employee assistance program and commuting benefits. We also offer a robust 401k plan with employer contributions upon the first day of hire and immediate vesting, a generous paid time off plan, seven paid holidays (plus inauguration day), half day Fridays preceding holidays and a paid winter break.