The position leads teams of scientists based in Ames, Iowa, that identify and develop ways for the control of bacterial diseases, in veterinary species. The incumbent is accountable for the discovery and development of novel entities, as well as the initiation and support of opportunities for life cycle management, treatment and control of bacterial diseases.
The position will report to the head of Research and will develop and manage the Bacterial Disease Research Plan in collaboration with all other Innovation Division (ID) functions (BIAH, BI Human Pharma and external collaborators), aligned with ID governance processes, and the long term Animal Health business strategy. The incumbent will also lead and manage the appropriate life cycle management activities collaborating with global strategic marketing.
Support all regulatory activities required by federal, state, local, and international laws, as well as internal policies for continued manufacturing, distribution, and sales of veterinary biologics. In a team environment, to provide logistical and tactical regulatory expertise to internal business partners and stakeholders.
To serve as main point of contact for Industrial Operations, Commercial Operations, and Research & Development (R&D) for regulatory aspects of the veterinary biologics portfolio supply chain defense and life cycle management (LCM).
To determine appropriate regulatory requirements, commitments and actions required to support maintenance and defense of existing licensed products and manufacturing sites. To actively participate with non-regulatory team members in integrating the regulatory perspective in project teams related to new product development or LCM.