APAC Regulatory Policy Director

Job Title: APAC Regulatory Policy Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Beijing, China
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: CZ21858_1496712332
Contact Name: Cherry Zhu
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 06, 2017 09:25

Job Description

APAC Regulatory Policy Director

  • Top medical device company
  • Abundant product line in Asia

Location: Beijing

Overall responsibilities:

Serves as the RA leader monitoring the Asia-Pacific regulatory landscape for changing regulatory requirements and opportunities.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Serves as primary APAC legislative and regulatory expert
  • Serves as the principal RA leader shaping and implementing the extremely fast pace and changing regulatory platform in key region.
  • Proactively monitors APAC activity through systematic review of regulatory requirements.
  • Identifies, cultivates, and nurtures relationships with APAC necessary to proactively monitor regulatory changes and trends.
  • Assesses changes in APAC regulatory policy and analyzes impact on RA and individual Business Units.
  • Provides consistent and timely information to Sr. Director, Global Regulatory Intelligence on the dynamic global regulatory landscape.

Functional and Technical Competencies:

  • Knowledge of China, Japan, India and other APAC regulatory requirements, processes, and organizations across the medical device field.
  • Ability to articulate regulatory policies and their implications to multiple audiences (internal and external).
  • Work effectively with internal/external corporate regulatory groups, and trade associations to efficiently monitor regional regulatory policy.
  • Strategic thinking and ability to partner with key external stakeholders at senior levels.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Connect - Must develop and maintain regional relationships with key stakeholders (trade associations) and internal partners (Regions and BUs).
  • Shape - Must manage and shape internal responses to proposed Tier 2 policy changes.
  • Lead - Effectively drives regional regulatory intelligence.
  • Deliver - Ability to achieve results under demanding time constraints with expansive and changing priorities.


  • Master's degree or equivalent required.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive experience in regulatory policy, public policy, government relations, or regulatory affairs leadership within the medical devices or related (healthcare, pharmaceutical) industry.
  • Strong political acumen.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills; responsibility for influencing external industry peers in building consensus for regulatory policy.

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