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Job ID R-367659 Date posted 06/30/2020

Job Description Summary

The Director of Regulatory Compliance is responsible for working with all designated sites worldwide on various regulatory compliance issues as well as working across the business leading major projects and initiatives. This position reports directly to the Sr. Director, Regulatory Compliance.

The position is accountable for the development and execution of strategies and plans to meet key operational goals. Assumes critical leadership role in key projects. Erroneous decisions could result in significant regulatory risk and regulatory action taken against BD.

Job Description

Regulatory Compliance activities, including:

  • Maintains compliance metrics, and, in conjunction with Unit Quality Management, uses these metrics to improve processes, efficiency, and the quality of products and systems.
  • Oversees all recall or other compliance related customer notification activities including reports of such actions to regulators.  Ensures timely decision-making and actions.  The responsibility for the conduct of such compliance actions may be delegated to RC Managers within the units.
  • Facilitates the Field Action process for designated business units to assure BD addresses product quality issues that may result in a field action. 
  • Collaborates on the development of the Situation Analysis (SA) and Health Hazard Evaluation(HHE), as required.   SA’s and HHE’s serve as the key inputs to the FAC process and are critical to making sound decisions relating to the quality issues and actions to be taken related to product in the field.
  • Collaborates with leadership in Quality and Medical Affairs on the development and approval of the Field Action decision.
  • Manages and/or executes Product Recalls and Field Safety Corrective Action Notices with Customers, Dealers, and regional regulatory representatives.
  • Communicates with the FDA regarding field actions, as needed.
  • In conjunction with Unit Quality Management, participates in management reviews of Quality Systems for Segments and/or Units. Assures management is adequately informed of opportunities for improvement and helps develop strategic and tactical plans for same, including the identification of resource requirements to accomplish tasks within appropriate time periods.
  • Works closely with the Complaint Management Centers to assure BD remains compliant with US and other International Adverse Event Reporting activities.
  • Responds to and maintains communications with the FDA on MDR trends, FDA Inspections, 483 Responses, and other communication topics, as needed.
  • Actively participates in FDA Inspections; both pre-inspection activities, inspection management, and BD 483 Responses.
  • Provides support service for BD legal in response to litigation as requested
  • Works with BD Corporate RA/RC to define and manage policies and procedures for the WW businesses relative to adverse event reports, the management of product recalls and notifications, and responses to inquiries by regulators or other governmental bodies.
  • In conjunction with Regulatory Affairs, collects information on new and evolving regulations, guidances, and policies associated with FDA, other US government Agencies regulating health care products and international regulatory agencies or their equivalents.  Analyzes and disseminates this information and provides training on those issues relevant to BD.
  • Manages compliance staff for assigned business responsibilities.


  • B.A. or B.S. in the life sciences or engineering; Advanced degree desirable
  • Experience in the medical device, pharmaceutical or biologics industries with specific experience in regulatory compliance, quality systems, audits / inspections, and adverse event reporting
  • Strong experience in US and EU regulatory systems and practices
  • Knowledge of fraud and abuse regulations
  • Experience in coaching, development, and management of staff
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Six Sigma experience preferred


Primary Work Location

USA NJ - Franklin Lakes

Additional Locations

USA MD - Baltimore

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