R&D Relationship Manager - Tarrytown, NY | Biospace
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R&D Relationship Manager

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Location:
Tarrytown, NY
Posted Date:
4/23/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
8355BR
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Summary
The Research IT group is looking for an R&D Relationship Manager. The R&D Relationship Manager enables science through consultation, strategic planning and tactical oversight of information technology initiatives. The individual will partner with Research & Development leadership, serve as the primary point of contact for scientific business teams, identify and translate scientific business needs into strategic roadmaps and executable portfolios of activities that add demonstrable value to the scientific operations of Research & Development at Regeneron.

The R&D Relationship Manager is the liaison between IT and the scientific teams within Research & Development. The individual directs IT strategy in support of the overall business strategy by becoming a trusted advisor to the business unit.

Responsibilities
* Understand business needs and priorities to define the strategy for delivering system's capabilities within a biopharmaceutical research and development organization
* Translate business needs into effective and/or improved processes and/or technical solutions or services by coordinating resources from the associated IT Department(s)
* Understand the processes, plans, objectives, drivers, and issues related to the business area, together with appropriate external policies and regulations
* Contribute the Systems aspects to business strategy development, bringing business opportunities through technology and business knowledge
* Accountable for ensuring that solutions and services deliver expected business value
* Serve as overall champion to ensure proper business casing and prioritization take place across the portfolio of work/project requests
* Keep abreast of technology trends and applicability to scientific business needs
*Participate in industry peer groups to understand industry trends
* Participate in the IT annual budgeting and planning process for the assigned business units
* Accountable for all IT projects for the assigned business units
* Ability to understand, translate and effectively communicate complex scientific business requirements to information technology professionals
* Develop strategic roadmaps for information technology systems that align to business capability enablement or improvement

Requirements

Requirements
Knowledge & Experience
* Experience working in a research environment of a pharmaceutical / biotechnology organization
* Demonstrated knowledge of a research & development organization's core business processes and operations, along with the use of technology to enable science
* Ability to summarize large volumes of information into salient actionable communications
* Proven experience with business and technical requirements analyses, elicitation, modeling, verification, and methodology development
* Ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships that supports demand shaping
* Experience managing information technology initiatives
* Demonstrated project portfolio management skills, including project planning, budgeting, and controlling processes, and valuing IT investments
* Understanding of application development and software development life cycle concepts
* Ability to understand and communicate/present detailed and advanced business solutions.
* Bachelor's Degree required
*10+ years combined experience in science and information technology

Personal Attributes
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* Outstanding written, and oral communication skills
* Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills
* Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail
* Self-motivated
* Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure
* Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative research & development environment
* Ability to take direction and work as part of a team

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.