Director, CMC, FDA Experience (EMEA/INDIA)

  • Anywhere

At Allucent™, we are dedicated to helping small-medium biopharmaceutical companies efficiently navigate the complex world of clinical trials to bring life-changing therapies to patients in need across the globe.

We are looking for a Director, Chemistry Manufacturing and Controls (CMC) (Director, CMC) to join our A-team (hybrid*/remote). As a Director, CMC at Allucent, you are responsible for assisting clients with CMC and related pharmaceutical development activities of drug, biologic or medical device products. The Director, CMC leads and/or participates in Health Authority (HA) communications including correspondences with the FDA and EMA, and reviews, provides advice on, or authors CMC-related regulatory content for HA submissions, reports, protocols, and other scientific documents, including new drug market applications (e.g., INDs, BLAs, NDAs, IMPDs).

In this role your key tasks will include:

  • Reviews and/or writes regulatory/scientific documents or sections thereof, with efficiency, accuracy, and independent thought
  • Contributes significantly to strategic/CMC discussions and associated documents/reports regarding drug, biologic, or device development
  • Guides the writing of regulatory/scientific documents written by other project team members
  • Has advanced scientific knowledge of HA Regulatory Guidance and Regulations
  • Interacts with various HAs, including leading HA meetings and participating as a subject matter expert; assists in preparation of meeting and briefing documents, and preparing responses to inquiries
  • Contributes significantly to strategic/CMC discussions and associated documents/reports regarding drug, biologic, or device development issues with primary emphasis on scientific aspects
  • Has advanced understanding of electronic common technical document (eCTD) format and requirements of regulatory submissions
  • Prepares product development plans and/or strategies from early development through Phase 4
  • Provides strategic advice in evaluating impact and necessary filing requirements and strategies for drug product post-approval changes/variations
  • May provide expertise in GMP and GLP audits, inspection readiness and remediation activities
  • Participates in meetings with clients and leads discussions in scientific area(s) of expertise as subject matter expert


To be successful, you will possess:

  • Requires a B.S., R.Ph., M.S., Ph.D., or equivalent degree, in a scientific area, and equivalent combination of relevant experience in drug, biologic, or device development.
  • Scientific and regulatory knowledge of drug, biologic, or device development
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong computer skills, including SharePoint, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Quality focus
  • Emotional intelligence and decision-making skills
  • Innovative, creative, and practical thinking including problem-solving skills
  • ≥ 6 years’ post-degree of directly relevant experience in drug, biologic, or device development desirable


Benefits of working at Allucent include:

  • Comprehensive benefits package per location
  • Competitive salaries per location
  • Departmental Study/Training Budget for furthering professional development
  • Flexible Working hours (within reason)
  • Opportunity for remote/hybrid* working depending on location
  • Leadership and mentoring opportunities
  • Participation in our enriching Buddy Program as a new or existing employee
  • Internal growth opportunities and career progression
  • Financially rewarding internal employee referral program
  • Access to online soft-skills and technical training via GoodHabitz and internal platforms
  • Eligibility for our Spot Bonus Award Program in recognition of going above and beyond on projects
  • Eligibility for our Loyalty Award Program in recognition of loyalty and commitment of longstanding employees


*Our hybrid work policy encourages a dynamic work environment, prescribing 2 days in office per week for employees within reasonable distance from one of our global offices.

“The Allucent Talent Acquisition team manages the recruitment and employment process for Allucent (US) LLC and its affiliates (collectively “Allucent”). Allucent does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters or uninvited requests for collaboration on any of our open roles. Unsolicited resumes sent to Allucent employees will not obligate Allucent to the future employment of those individuals or potential remuneration to any third-party recruitment agency. Candidates should never be submitted directly to our hiring managers, employees, or human resources.”