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Manager, Regulatory Affairs CMC (TEMPORARY)

Location San Rafael, California
BioMarin is the world leader in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases. We target diseases that lack effective therapies and affect relatively small numbers of patients, many of whom are children. These conditions are often inherited, difficult to diagnose, progressively debilitating and have few, if any, treatment options. BioMarin will continue to focus on advancing therapies that are the first or best of their kind.

BioMarin’s Research & Development group is responsible for everything from research and discovery to post-market clinical development. Research & Development involves all bench and clinical research and the associated groups that support those endeavors. Our teams work on developing first-in-class and best-in-class therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with rare diseases. Come join our team and make a meaningful impact on patients’ lives. 

With 7 commercial products and counting, a rich pipeline of mid- to late-stage development candidates and a personal connection to our patients, BioMarin is the recognized industry leader in rare disease development. This is an exciting time to join BioMarin and to contribute to the exciting portfolio of products. Come work in an entrepreneurial environment where you’ll have the resources and infrastructure combined with visibility and opportunity to tangibly impact patient’s lives and the future of our company. This is your chance to be part of something amazing!

As a Manager in Regulatory Affairs, CMC, you will be responsible/accountable for:

  • Proactively managing and supporting Chemistry, Manufacturing & Controls (CMC) aspects of BioMarin’s commercial and/or clinical programs; timely preparation and submissions of global regulatory filings including, clinical trial and marketing applications, post-approval variations and license maintenance activities.
  • Researching and interpreting global CMC regulations and provide regulatory guidance to Quality, Manufacturing, Process Development and other functional groups within the Technical Operations organization.
  • Process GMP documentation to support global submissions
  • Developing excellent relationships with colleagues and cross-functional stakeholders in WWRD and Technical Operations.   Required Skills:
  • EXPERIENCE
  • At least 5 years of experience in Regulatory Affairs or related discipline in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, preferably with exposure to both development and commercial phases of product lifecycle. Combination products experience desirable.
  • Experience in management and filing of marketing applications, supplements, and/or Variations for pharmaceutical or biologic products in the US, EU and ROW markets.
  • Developing partnership with Reg CMC Lead (Product, EU, Site) for strategic alignment, collaboration, and information sharing to meet project goals and timelines. • Developing relationships with internal functional groups, contract manufacturing organizations, and corporate partners in order to communicate relevant CMC regulatory issues, topics, and questions relating to assigned work
  • Represent the Regulatory Affairs CMC function on assigned cross-functional project teams, relevant site, or global meetings
  • Communicate with stakeholders, peers, and supervisors
  • Support monitoring Reg CMC preparation, review and submission timelines
  • Desired Skills:
  • Project management skills are a plus.
  • Strong background in chemistry, molecular biology, or similar is desirableBA/BS degree in life sciences in chemistry, molecular biology, or similar is required.  Advanced degree preferred.
  • EDUCATION

    BA/BS degree in life sciences in chemistry, molecular biology, or similar is required.  Advanced degree preferred.



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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We treat rare diseases, and that gives us rare opportunities. Chris Brodeur, Director, Corporate Compliance
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