Project Associate, Research Planning & Strategy

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
May 09, 2018
Ref
13318BR
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.

Summary
Using scientific knowledge and basic project management techniques, the Research Planning & Strategy team is seeking a Project Associate to plan and coordinate the operational activities within the R&D Planning, Strategy and Operations team and support the advancement of research and technology projects to the next milestone.

The Project Associate role provides the foundational experience and skills required to eventually advance into a project / program manager role in the future and provide effective operational guidance to cross functional research and technology project / program teams.

Responsibilities
• Project Management: Provides overall support to a functional area / department, working group or project team which may include the creation of templates, working and best practices, meeting logistics / management and developing tracking, training and monitoring tools.
• Communication: Ensures effective, accurate and timely communication within a department, working group or project team. Develops good working relationships with department leaders, line managers and individual stakeholders, both within and outside the department.
• Collaborations: May support and coordinate tracking, information sharing and communications between Regeneron and collaborators.
• Project Planning and Tracking: Uses project management techniques to identify, develop and maintain planning tools for assigned projects including coordination of tasks across functional areas, working groups or project teams.
• Data Management: Supports the development, implementation and administration of tracking tools, workflows and processes to support a department and/or project. Updates information into shared databases (e.g SharePoint); maintains and updates best practices.
• Process Improvement: Assists with defining and documenting working / best practices for a function or project team.
• Problem Solving: Identifies opportunities and develops tools and mechanisms for monitoring progress and routine problem solving within a functional area, working group or project team.

Requirements
• The successful candidate demonstrates excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, is action oriented and organized and has basic knowledge of project management techniques and concepts as they apply to the life sciences.
• Is able to interact with team members with tact and diplomacy.
• Handles multiple projects and priorities with excellent time management skills (both project and self)
• Demonstrates proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc. in addition to general knowledge with shared work environments. Knowledge of Visio and/or MS Project a plus.

Minimum Years of Experience: BS / MS / PhD with a minimum of 2-3 years of project management experience in a scientific discipline or the drug discovery / development industry. Advanced degree (e.g. PhD or MS plus MBA) preferred.

Level will be commensurate with 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: 13318BR