ASPAC Regulatory Policy Director,leading medical device company

Job Title: ASPAC Regulatory Policy Director,leading medical device company
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Beijing, China
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: CZ21858_1504749840
Contact Name: Cherry Zhu
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Job Published: September 07, 2017 10:04

Job Description

Our client, one leading medical device company is seeking a ASPAC Regulatory Policy Head role, Profile Search & Selection is acting as the Employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Title: MD ASPAC Regulatory Policy Head (Director level)

Department: MD, RA, Regulatory Policy

Reports To: Sr Director, Global Regulatory Intelligence


Serves as the MD RA leader monitoring the Asia-Pacific regulatory landscape for changing regulatory requirements and opportunities. Communicates dynamic regulatory information into Sr. Director, MD Global Regulatory Intelligence.


Key responsibilities include:

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

Functional and Technical Competencies:

  • Knowledge of China, Japan, India and other ASPAC 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, HAs, and trade associations to efficiently monitor regional regulatory policy.
  • Strategic thinking and ability to partner with key external HA stakeholders at senior levels.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Connect - Must develop and maintain regional relationships with key stakeholders (HAs, 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 across MD.
  • 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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