Associate Manager CMC Project Management

Rensselaer, New York, US
Sep 02, 2018
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: The Associate Manager uses program management knowledge within the drug development industry to plan and lead the progress of assigned CMC projects/programs of moderate scope and complexity, as established by defined milestones and objectives. May be responsible for a small group of direct reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Provides support and training for Program Management IT systems including workshops, one-on-one guidance, and troubleshooting.

• Promotes knowledge sharing across IOPS by supporting the development and implementation of business processes.

• Shares information/experiences (Lessons Learned) across communities of practice, business units and networks on innovative approaches in knowledge sharing.

• Utilizes program management best practices to ensure programs meet scope, budget, and timeline while ensuring quality.

• Works with team to develop and obtain buy-in for integrated CMC strategy.

• Translates broad scope and ambiguous requests into actionable steps for the team; uses technical expertise to influence and translate information to non-technical audiences.

• Serves as primary point of contact between cross-functional areas to facilitate the advancement of programs; "connects the dots" across the organization.

• Leads a program team with shared resources in a matrix style organization; capable of mentoring and managing team members through influence rather than direct authority; ensures delegation to appropriate team members based on expertise.

• Ensures workload is prioritized and equitably allocated among direct reports.

• Facilitates and leads communication between global functional areas and corporate partners, including presentations for management and joint collaboration meetings. Consistently maintains professionalism in communication, e.g. maintaining composure under pressure and managing up.

• Proactively and respectfully identifies and resolves individual and team performance issues.

• Proactively anticipates and identifies potential program risk - works with team to mitigate as appropriate.

• Develops tools and mechanisms for monitoring progress and drives effective out of the box problem solving with cross-functional teams and area managers.

• Leads 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 Projects and priorities with exceptional organizational and time management skills.

• Ability to maintain integrity and honesty at all times.

• Continuously drive to improve processes for improved performance.

• Lead through ambiguity and translate into actionable steps.
Education and Experience:

• Requires a BA/BS in any physical or Biological Science with a minimum of 8 years of industry related experience, at least 3 years of which must be related program management experience in a GMP environment; alternatively 7 years of industry experience with 1 year project management experience in industry with MA/MS or Ph.D.

• Experience with MS Project or similar project management tools required.

• PMP certification or MBA a plus.

• Experience with supporting the implementation or development of timeline management systems desirable.

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.

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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.