Associate Director, Field Force Effectiveness-Sleepy Hollow, NY

Sleepy Hollow, NY
Jun 12, 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.


This position offers the opportunity to partner and collaborate with many of the functions integral to the commercialization of EYLEA® (aflibercept) Injection. Reporting to the National Business Director EYLEA, this job requires working with sales leadership, the field sales teams, sales training, marketing, sales analytics, market research, HR, legal, and compliance to continuously improve sales force effectiveness.


• Partner with the EYLEA brand team to set operational strategy in alignment with brand strategy

• Coordinate and execute tactical plans to drive the commercial success of EYLEA

• Ensure cross-functional communication and alignment with Marketing, Access and Reimbursement, Trade, Medical and National Accounts

• Collaborate with the Director of Incentive Compensation and Rewards to design, implement, and track IC plans for EYLEA

• Collaborate with the National Business Director to establish and monitor agreed metrics for the Ophthalmology field teams and ensure regular distribution to the field leadership and the field teams

• Ensure timely and accurate distribution of EYLEA sales reports to Sr. Leadership, field leadership and Medical Specialists as appropriate

• Partner with Commercial Training on Plan of Action Meetings, Train the Trainer Meetings, Career Development, Selling Models, training curriculum, etc.

• Partner with Commercial Operations to plan and execute conventions, displays, exhibits, and sponsorships in support of commercial products

• Work with Finance to ensure field force budgets are properly aligned with field initiatives and reports generated to monitor adherence to budgets

• Partner with CRM system administrator to development and maintain tools to allow the MSs, RDs, and home office to gauge promotional effectiveness

• Act as a communication liaison between the home office, field teams, and customers

• Manage the overall strategic and operations calendar, interact with the NBD's direct reports, organize staff meetings and business reviews


The Associate Director, Field Force Effectiveness must possess the expertise to interpret and draw business insights from data analysis to formulate recommendations and execute action plans. Demonstrate cross-functional coordination to execute product initiatives. Other critical success factors include:

• Confidence and ability to influence senior executives in support of key initiatives

• Proactively and independently prioritize requests and business needs

• Ability to facilitate cross-functional collaboration (e.g. Finance, Marketing, Sales Analytics, HR, Compliance, Legal, etc.)

• Strong organization/ coordination capabilities and excellent written and oral communication skills

• Ability to develop and leverage internal network to facilitate the execution of business requirements

Job Experience and Education:

• Bachelor's Degree minimum; MBA preferred

• Seven or more years of progressive pharmaceutical industry experience with a strong preference for field management and home office experience

• Knowledge of Part B biologics marketplace

• Product launch experience preferred

• Travel as required; 25 - 30%

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.