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Associate Director Therapeutic Area Project Management

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Location:
Tarrytown, NY
Posted Date:
7/29/2014
Position Type:
Job Code:
1906BR
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Auto req ID: 1906BR
Job Posting Title: Associate Director, Therapeutic Area Project Management
Person Type: Regular
Posting Category: Clinical Development & Regulatory Affairs
Additional Posting Category: Scientific Program & Project Management
Location: Tarrytown

Job Summary and Essential Functions:

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron markets medicines for eye diseases, colorectal cancer, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including hypercholesterolemia, oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, allergic asthma, and atopic dermatitis.

Associate Director, Therapeutic Area Project Management

Summary: Develops, drives, and directs operational plans for conducting clinical research, producing publications, and regulatory submission documents. Provides project management leadership and oversees/manages the planning, design, implementation, and completion of clinical research activities and regulatory correspondence.

Responsibilities: The Project Manager (PM) is the key partner to the Therapeutic Area (TA) Head. The TA Head is the Clinical and Scientific lead for the deliverables of the therapeutic area. The PM is the operational lead and dotted-line reports to the TA Head.

The PM’s key deliverables are
  • Clinical and Regulatory project schedules & budgets, critical path analyses, and risk assessment and management across the therapeutic area
  • Assurance of timely and high quality production of TA clinical and regulatory deliverables to internal and external customers and external regulatory agencies
  • The PM key responsibility is to assure that plans and resources are in place to achieve strategic deliverables for the therapeutic area
  • The PM’s key customer outside of the CD&RA group is Regeneron’s Program Management organization which oversees global development planning and execution of the development strategy for the program

  • Other deliverables include:
    -Status Updates to management (e.g., Head, CD&RA)
    -Assure Delivery from Clinical Trial Managers (or equivalent) of:
  • Project Initiation
    -Project Scope
    -Project Charter
  • Project Planning
    -Resource Plan & Team Roster
    -Communications Plan
    -Risk Analysis and Contingency Planning
  • Project Execution
    -Updates & Guidance to senior management
    -Team meetings as needed
    -Facilitation of cross-department (ex-CD&RA) communications and collaboration
  • Project Closeout
    -Debrief & Lessons Learned Exercise
  • Project Closeout Report (including Best Practices sharing)
  • Monthly, Quarterly, & Annual Project Updates
  • Monthly, Quarterly, & Annual Budget & Resource Reports

    Requirements

    Experience and Required Skills:

    Experience and Required Skills:
  • Masters or doctoral level (PhD, PharmD, MD) with 10 years relevant pharmaceutical industry experience at least 4 of which are in project management
  • PMP certified (or PMI member) a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Project software
  • Previous track record as successful pharmaceutical project manager (>4 years)
  • Risk management and contingency planning skills
  • Strong Presentation Skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Ability to work across levels and across departments within Regeneron
  • Strong Leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Consensus builder but can take charge as needed.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: No direct supervisory responsibility. Indirect supervision of TA team members as related to project completion

    This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

    To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

    Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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