Want to make a difference in Canada’s healthcare system?Innovative Medicines Canada is the voice of Canada’s innovative pharmaceutical industry. We believe in ensuring Canadians have access to the treatments they need, when they need them. Our work is a fundamental part of safeguarding our healthcare system for future generations. We encourage our members to focus on what matters: delivering better healthcare solutions to Canadians.

Innovative Medicines Canada posts relevant job opportunities from entry-level positions to leadership team openings. We do not recruit on behalf of our members and/or industry partners, so contact about a posted position should be based on the information contained in the job posting. Members and/or industry partners interested in leveraging the Innovative Medicines Canada website as part of their recruitment efforts can contact Alison Sargent, Chief of Staff & Vice President, Operations, at or 613-236-0455 ext. 219.

Positions at Innovative Medicines Canada

Director, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs

Innovative Medicines Canada (IMC) is the national association representing the voice of Canada’s innovative pharmaceutical industry. The association advocates for policies that enable the discovery, development and delivery of innovative medicines and vaccines to improve the lives of all Canadians and supports the members’ commitment to being a valued partner in the Canadian healthcare system.

The association represents 40 companies investing over $1.2-billion in R&D annually, fueling Canada’s knowledge-based economy, while contributing over $19-billion overall to Canada’s economy and supporting 30,000 high-value jobs. Guided by the Code of Ethical Practices, all members work with governments, private payers, healthcare professionals and stakeholders in a highly ethical manner.

IMC is now seeking a Director, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs. The Director is accountable to the Vice-President, Legal, Regulatory Affairs & Compliance for meeting the association’s regulatory strategic objectives to ensure a globally competitive, patient-oriented, modern and innovation friendly regulatory environment in Canada. You are responsible for developing strategic and tactical positioning on regulatory and pharmaceutical science issues, leadership to the Regulatory Affairs Operational Team, as well as build trust and meaningful partnerships with the broader regulatory, academic and research community.

As the ideal candidate, you have knowledge of the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries with an advanced understanding of Canadian regulatory processes. You thrive in an action-oriented environment and possess excellent written communication skills. You are a collaborator with a high level of diplomacy, tact, and judgement. You understand the relationship between regulatory and scientific developments and their potential application to the broader health policy environment. Your ability to present technical and/or complex information in a manner that is understandable by a wide variety of audiences will be essential in meeting the needs of a dynamic and high-performing association. The ability to work in both official languages is a definite asset.

For more information about this outstanding opportunity or to apply, please contact Careers at prior to February 21, 2020.

Positions at Innovative Medicines Canada member companies

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Industry-related positions

BioTalent Canada is the HR partner of Canada’s pharmaceutical industry. As an HR expert and national non-profit organization, BioTalent Canada focuses on building partnerships and skills for Canada’s pharmaceutical industry to ensure the industry has access to job-ready people.

Innovative Medicines Canada is a Platinum Partner of BioTalent Canada allowing Innovative Medicines Canada members access to discounted job postings on The PetriDishTM job board and other corporate discounts.

The PetriDishTM allows employers to easily post and manage jobs on Canada’s only national, bilingual, biotech job board. The PetriDish caters exclusively to the hiring needs of bio-economy employers, including pharmaceuticals, so job postings will not be lost in the noise of other industries.

For more information, please contact Siobhan Williams at or 613-235-1402 extension 229.