Regulatory Affairs Associate


With supervision, helps to author, compile, review and submit high-quality regulatory submissions to the FDA within company timelines and in accordance with regulatory guidelines and applicable federal laws. Under supervision, coordinates and writes clear, concise and accurate responses to inquiries from FDA resulting from their review of the submissions.  Submissions will include:  NDAs, Amendments, Supplements, Annual Reports and 505(b)(2) files, Health Authority Meeting Requests and Briefing Packages.  Works on projects and helps to solve problems where analysis of the situation or data requires evaluation and sound-interpretation of regulatory requirements and/or guidelines.   



The Associate, Regulatory Affairs reports into Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and is based in Morristown, New Jersey.



Primary responsibilities of this role include the following: 

  1. Interacts effectively with functional business units to coordinate/facilitate procurement of documentation required for submissions, ensuring that departmental timelines are met.
  2. Reviews technical documents for accuracy and with supervision, determines acceptability for use in, NDAs, Amendments, Supplements, Annual Reports, Health Authority Meeting Requests and Briefing Packages and other required FDA filings in order to ensure high-quality submissions and expeditious approvals from FDA.
  3. Helps to compile high-quality, original NDAs, Amendments, Supplements and Annual Reports.
  4. Assesses changes and their impact to the business based on understanding of regulatory guidelines and applicable federal laws.
  5. Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a life science.
  • Minimum of 3 years in the pharmaceutical industry with 1-2 of those years in regulatory affairs.

Job-Specific Competencies/Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of FDA guidelines
  • Performs duties with the highest ethical standards, delivering only high-quality, compliant submissions to FDA.
  • Strong critical and logical thinker with ability to analyze problems and recommend solutions.
  • With direction, effectively communicates regulatory requirements and strategies as they affect regulatory submissions to internal and external partners.
  • Exercises sound judgement.  
  • Effectively prioritizes competing tasks in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Highly motivated, results driven with unyielding predisposition to detail, accuracy and clarity.

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