Associate Director, Clinical Drug Supply Operations

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Mar 25, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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 position is responsible for driving the strategy, optimization and execution of business processes and analytics capabilities for the Clinical Drug Supply & Logistics department. This position plays a key role in translating planning excellence into operational outcomes, while leveraging data driven insights, and driving a culture of continual improvement and responsiveness. Incumbent will be responsible for ensuring strategic alignment of all operational and improvement activity in the CLO organization while providing value-added analytical insights and business-critical reporting to meet the needs-and support the goals-of the CLO team.

Job Duties:


• Manages and oversees strategic and operational Drug Supply activities; driving standardization, analytics and continuous improvement.

• Leads a team providing Cold Chain Management and Global Logistics planning & execution, ensuring compliant shipment and delivery to investigator sites.

• Ensures seamless Inventory visibility including management of expiry & returns processes.

• Ensures team is in continual state of inspection readiness with robust documentation workflow and archival.

• Ensures appropriate documentation of IP supply activities is provided to clinical trial teams for the Trial Master File.

• Defines needs and develops data analytics and capabilities that enable data driven insights on the worldwide clinical supply chain, collaborating with partner Clinical Drug Supply & Logistics Teams and the wider Regeneron Supply Organization (e.g. Industrial Operations).

• In collaboration with Business Operations, create and manage reporting metrics and determine how best to provide visibility to operations performance via report creation, insights and analyzing system dashboards

• Develop reporting that drives continuous improvement against key performance measures. This will be accomplished by analyzing operational data to inform performance improvement opportunities with an emphasis on understanding key operational performance indicators and the impact they have on supply delivery

• Facilitate root cause analysis and appropriate continual improvement methodologies such as process mapping and kaizen events to drive improvements tied to strategic imperatives

• Ensure integrity and accuracy of data within the CLO team and flowing through from our business partners

• Leads processes to identify and define process improvement and simplification opportunities that enable more agile operations enhanced strategic insights and analytics

• Leads initiatives across the CLO organization to identify data, process and system limitations

• Liaison with IT regarding system current and future systems capabilities

• Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.


Strong Leadership Skills:
Must be able to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization, including senior management;
Analytical problem solving experience;
Must be able to develop and present varied and unique ideas;
Effective stakeholder management, influence and negotiation skills;
Proven Functional and Line Management skills;
Financial acumen in creating and managing budgets;
Ability to build successful collaborations with internal and external partners; Must possess strong communication skills; verbal, written, and presentation; Must have broad knowledge and cross-functional understanding of clinical trial methodology;
Working knowledge of GCP and ICH

Success factors:
Executive Presence
Organizational & Political Savvy
Dealing with ambiguity & paradox
Stakeholder management
Strategic Thinking
Critical Thinking
Integrity and Trust
Directing & Leading Others
Process Management
Innovation Management

Managerial Courage
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.

Bachelor's degree (advanced degree preferred) and at least 10 years of relevant experience in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry, with 5 years line management 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.
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