Allergan Manager, Global Labeling in Irvine, California

Manager, Global Labeling

Irvine, California, United States at

Nov 02, 2018Post Date

184740Requisition #

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

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Position Overview

The Global Labeling Lead (GLL) has overall accountability for the initial creation and updates to labeling documents for the product’s lifecycle. This includesglobal labeling (CCDS/CCSI) and US labeling (prescribing information, patient information and other required labeling components) documents. Development of labeling for these products is based on study results, coordination of labeling review and approval throughout the company, preparation of labeling components for submission to regulatory agencies, and participation in labeling negotiations with agencies resulting in product approvals or labeling updates. The position also includes subject matter expertise in specific labeling regulations (e.g., FDA labeling rules/guidance) and review of international local labels to assure compliance with corporate labeling.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and project management to the Labeling Review Committee (LRC) for the development, revision, review, approval and maintenance of assigned products. Ensure timely distribution of preparatory documentation, identification of issues for discussion, preparation of meeting minutes, and follow-up of action items to complete resolution.

  • Provide strategic Labeling guidance to authors regarding appropriate content for labeling documents.

  • Assist in the development and review of international local labeling in accordance with the Company Core Data Sheet

  • Interact with business partners and global affiliates in providing strategic guidance as appropriate to ensure consistency and compliance of product labeling.

  • Demonstrate proficient and current labeling knowledge. Invest substantial time to improve competency level in understanding and interpreting evolving FDA regulations and guidance.

  • Maintain knowledge of applicable corporate/company SOPs, guidelines, and working instructions related to product labeling.

  • Liaise with US Labeling/Labeling Operations team to ensure compliant product labeling.

Preferred Skills/Qualification

  • Experience drafting and reviewing product labeling and compiling supportive documentation and demonstrate competence in marketed product labeling maintenance.

  • Basic knowledge of global core data sheet guidance and US regulatory labeling requirements. Relevant experience may include a background in Drug Regulatory Affairs (i.e., FDA liaison) with experience in interpretation of FDA regulations, including exposure to labeling development and maintenance, or a background in medical writing with exposure to FDA regulations as a guide in content development for medical and/or regulatory documentation.

  • Detail-oriented, well organized and good planning skills.

  • Excellent proofreading/editing skills are required

  • Excellent communication (verbal, writing, and presentation) skills necessary for interacting with regulatory project managers and multi-functional labeling review teams.


  • Graduate degree in scientific discipline, with minimum 1 year labeling or relevant / related experience

  • Pharm.D. strongly preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.