Associate Manager/Manager CMC Project Management - Rensselaer, NY | Biospace
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Associate Manager/Manager CMC Project Management

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Location:
Rensselaer, NY
Posted Date:
9/25/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
10238BR
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

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 commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary: Using strong CMC Project Management knowledge, the PM leads the CMC Project team and drives the assigned CMC Projects with moderate to advanced complexity to completion. Plans and manages CMC Project activities including the development and monitoring of budgets and timelines. Develops productive relationships with internal and external collaborators/partners. Ensures quality and timeliness of deliverables are met for the project. Initiates and leads the decision-making and risk-management process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
* Leads cross functional teams and manages the deliverables in a matrix organization in order to plan and execute the development strategy for the assigned CMC Projects. Drives the CMC Project evolution through completion within timeline, quality and budgetary constraints. Provides support to supervisor in assessing resource needs to achieve project timelines and quality milestones.
* Facilitates the development of the integrated CMC Project plans relevant to the team deliverables and ensures alignment across relevant functions and smooth transitions among pipeline stages. Supports annual goal setting sessions to develop CMC Project level milestones that contribute to the overall Program milestones and for monitoring progress against these goals. Facilitates contingency and risk mitigation planning. Oversees, where appropriate, the development of the integrated CMC Project budgets, forecasts and timelines and is accountable to monitor progress against the approved baselines.
* Ensures effective, accurate and timely communication across functional areas and corporate partners within the CMC Project/Program, serving as a primary point of contact among functional areas for CMC Project-related issues. Communication responsibilities include but not limited to S&OP, weekly/monthly project updates as well as Project specific Program overview plans (TMPs). Works with the supervisor/Department Director to identify and resolve any team and individual performance issues.
* Creates, maintains and executes CMC Project plans (key deliverables and dossier items), timelines, agendas, resourcing requirements, rolling summaries, base lining and other tools required to facilitate planning and coordination of deliverables for each assigned CMC Project.
* Coordinates and leads communication between global functional areas and corporate partners where applicable. Coordinates activities for writing data summaries or presentations for joint collaboration meetings, etc.
* Proactively identifies issues and provides general guidance to resolve CMC Project issues and develops solutions to meet productivity and quality milestones and objectives.
* Develops tools and mechanisms for monitoring progress and problem solving with CMC Project and functional area managers. Defines and documents working / best practices that can be used across other CMC Projects with all relevant departments in order to ensure that product is efficiently supplied to all non-clinical, clinical, and commercial sites.
* Regularly interacts with Sr. Management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas. Exercises judgment and exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the CMC Project. Represents the department in relevant internal/external committees.
* Coordinate the CMC regulatory activities required for submission of license applications, INDs, and other regulatory documents to government agencies.
* Lead special projects as assigned by supervisor/department management.

Knowledge and Skills:
* Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to effectively interact with all levels both within and outside the company in order to establish credibility with professionals on the CMC Project teams.
* Ability to actively promote constructive interactions among team members in order to address difficult situations.
* Ability to resolve and negotiate conflicts or problems with tact, diplomacy and composure.
* Ability to handle multiple CMC Projects and priorities with exceptional organizational and time management skills (both CMC Project and self).

Requirements

Education and Experience:
* Requires Bachelor's degree in any physical or Biological Science and 5+ years of related CMC project management experience; 2-3 years of related CMC project management experience with Master's degree or Ph.D. PMP certified, MBA and experience managing project partners and collaborators a plus.

*Title level (Associate Manager or Manager) will be determined based on skills and experience.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.