Temp - Sr. Manager Therapeutic Area Project Manager

Tarrytown, New York, US
Sep 26, 2018
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
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 TAPM provides project management leadership for the cross functional CDRA teams (eg: PVRM, Regulatory, Medical Monitoring, Clinical and Program Finance, Clinical Operations, etc.). Manages therapeutic areas clinical projects by overseeing the initiating, planning, execution, and closeout of the clinical development plans for clinical programs. Facilitates strategic planning for operational plans with CDRA and external partners as appropriate.

Job Duties:

• Works closely with the Therapeutic Area Project Manager (TAPM) team and Clinical Trial Management (CTM) team to ensure clinical study deliverables support clinical program goals and project execution

• Works closely with TAPMs to facilitate quarterly and annual resource forecasting across all CDRA functional areas

• Works closely with TAPMs for timeline and cost estimates development for clinical program lifecycle management

• Assess and monitor the variance from plan across CDRA functional areas to determine any impact on the clinical development plan (CDP)

• Works closely with TAPMs to drive Clinical Study Concept (CSC) completion
o Works with Clinical Finance, Medical Director, CTM Operations to create an estimate for CSCs as well as Blue Sheet Budgets (BSB) from Protocols
o Work with Medical Director and CTM Operations to create a timeline estimate for CSCs as well as vetted timelines at the time of CSC approval

• Works closely with TAPMs to coordinate risk analysis and contingency planning for clinical programs

• May facilitate Clinical Development Sub-Team (CDST) comprised of cross functional team representatives from CDRA, including but not limited to Clinical Sciences (early and late phase), Medical Writing, Clinical Trial Management, Biostatistics, Data Management, and Regulatory Affairs

• May provide clinical program updates to management on an as needed basis

• Serves as clinical project management liaison on collaboration teams and/or with external partners

• Lead and participate in the debrief and lessons learned exercises

• Initiates and participates in strategic initiatives within the CDRA organization

• Contributes to the creating and revision of functional Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Guideline documents


• Very good interpersonal & leadership skills

• Ability to provide guidance to teams aligned with clinical development plans

• Understands new trends in a competitive landscape and therapeutic areas to understand the organizational strategy

• Provides a comprehensive industry perspective for project management execution

• Excellent analytical skills with a data driven approach to planning, executing, and problem solving

• Effective communication skills to all levels of the organization

• Proactive and self-disciplined, ability to meet deadlines, effective use of time, and prioritization

• Good influencing and negotiation skills

• Proficient in creating and maintaining clinical program budgets and timelines

• Exceptional project management, cross-functional team leadership, and organizational skills

• Ability to build successful and effective teams and collaborations internally as well as with external partners

• Line management experience with demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills

• An understanding of of GCP and ICH

• Preferred: Masters or doctoral level (PhD, PharmD, MD, MBA); undergraduate technical/scientific degree

• 5+ years relevant FDA regulated industry experience preferably with drug development; at least ten of which are in project management

• Preferred Project Management Professional (PMP)®

• Preferred NIH certification on the Protection of Human Research Subjects

Key Team Membership (including but not limited to):
CTM Team(s)
Vendor Governance Committee(s)
Clinical Operations Review Meeting(s)
Development Team(s)
Clinical Compliance Meeting(s)
Strategy Review Meeting(s)

Cross Functional Interfaces (including but not limited to):
Interface with key clinical and regulatory functional area leads
Medical Director(s)
Clinical Finance
Clinical Trial Management
Medical Writing

Advanced degree preferred and minimum of 15+ years relevant industry 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.

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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.