Major Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been engaged by Fontem Ventures (Fontem) to conduct a search for a Senior Compliance Officer & Associate General Counsel for its Charlotte, NC office. Fontem Ventures (“the Company”) is an equal opportunity employer. Please do not contact Fontem or its affiliates directly; all resumes sent to Fontem or its affiliates will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Position: The Associate General Counsel & Senior Compliance Officer (AGC) directs the planning, promotion and execution of Fontem US, Inc. regulatory compliance strategies and initiatives. Develops processes, systems, protocols and programs to address compliance requirements generated by governmental policies, regulations, standards, procedures and guidelines under which the company must operate. Engages with internal and external stakeholders, including federal and international regulators and industry to achieve continued and effective compliance to business continuity and development.
Demonstrated track record of successful FDA submissions of tobacco or medical devices or pharma products, including Premarket Approval (PMA) and Substantial Equivalence application process requirements, is a requirement. Experience with EU submissions and the EU Tobacco Products Directive is strongly preferred but not required. Required Experience: 6-8+ years of directly relevant experience in advising regulated industries in an in-house regulatory role (domestic or international). Expertise in recognizing and interpreting changes in the regulatory environment and defining appropriate actions to influence regulatory policy. Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and influence FDA and other Regulatory Agencies. Demonstrated track record of successful FDA submissions of tobacco products, drug, device or combination applications is a critical requirement.
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