Mgr. / Sr. Mgr., Commercial Training - Ophthalmology

Sleepy Hollow, New York
Mar 20, 2018
Administration, Training
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Position Summary

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.

The Manager/Senior manager, Commercial Training (Ophthalmology) will report to the Executive Director, Commercial Training and Development and is responsible for development, delivery and coordination of brand (therapeutic area) specific training materials. Areas of focus include product and competitive knowledge, market access and customer interaction skills. This includes materials for pre-launch and post launch activities. Training support includes all areas of commercial including sales, marketing and reimbursement.

• Creates and facilitates workshops for POA and other training meetings, including prelaunch and post launch.
• Uses best in class means of training delivery including eLearning, self-study, computer-based training, audio/video, classroom and experiential learning to ensure the relevant team is trained and to deliver via a clinical account interaction model the attributes of our products and services.
• Develops content for and facilitates both new hire and advanced training.
• Works strategically with training department across the alliance.
• Assists in the development of Regeneron Field trainers.
• Responsible for developing training activities, including backgrounders and FAQ's on competitive products and updates associated with promoting and maintaining brand strategies and tactics.
• Acts as the training liaison between medical, commercial operations, market access, and brand marketing for new hires and existing field employees.
• Provides courses in such a way to stimulate and motivate attendees utilizing a variety of media.
• Develops a means of measuring the effectiveness of training programs through testing, etc.
• Works effectively as a team member.
• Ensure all training is provided in accordance with company policies and procedures and are conducted in strict compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
• Ensures all developed materials are appropriately approved through the Medical/Legal/Regulatory (JRC) process.
• Conducts field visits with medical specialists and reimbursement managers to keep abreast of current trends, to identify training opportunities.
• Perform other related duties as directed by the Executive Director of Commercial Training and Development.
Bachelor's degree required
Ophthalmology experience strongly preferred

• Strong interpersonal communication skills , ability to work across multiple departments and create effective teams.
• Demonstrated mastery in presentation, facilitation, and influencing skills are required.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities, strong organizational, planning, and project management skills are necessary, with a high results orientation required.
• Demonstrated mastery in oral and written technical communication as well as background with instructional design.
• Computer skills:
o Must be proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel.
o Training software such as Adobe CAPTIVATE, Brain shark, etc. helpful
• Demonstrates Regeneron's Core Success Factors including but not limited to passion for the work, behaving ethically and professionally, professional excellence and teamwork.
• Minimum of five to seven years related experience in specialty pharmaceutical/biotech sales, Ophthalmology experience preferred.
• 1-2 years internal training or regional training experience required.
• Final level will be commensurate with candidate's 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.

Requisition Number: 11687BR