Administrative Coordinator II, Regeneron Genetics Center

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Jul 10, 2019
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, whose goals are to apply large scale human genetics to identify new drug targets and to guide the development of therapeutics programs and precision medicine. Building upon Regeneron's strengths in mouse genetics and genetics-driven drug discovery and development, the RGC specializes in ultra-high-throughput exome sequencing, large scale informatics and data analysis encompassing genomics and electronic health records, and translating genetic discoveries into new biology and drug discovery opportunities. The RGC leverages multiple approaches including large population based studies, Mendelian genetics and family based studies, founder population genetics, and large-scale disease focused projects and has developed a network of over 50 collaborations with research organizations around the world. Including some of the largest sequencing studies in the world, such as the DiscovEHR study in collaboration with Geisinger Health System, and an initiative to sequence 500,000 participants with the UK Biobank, the RGC has built one of the largest human genetics databases, including sequence data from over several hundred thousand participants and rapidly growing. Our interests encompass a breadth of different areas across all therapeutic areas and the RGC is highly integrated into all facets of research and development at Regeneron. Program goals include target discovery, indication discovery, and patient-disease stratification. Objectives include advancing basic science around the world through public sharing of discoveries, providing clinically-valuable insights to physicians and providers of collaborating health-care systems, improving patient outcomes, and identifying novel targets for drug development.

Provides advanced administrative support and coordination with a focus on continuous improvement for processes and guidance. Anticipates the needs of leaders and teams in order to manage and problem solve all logistics with a larger scope and greater impact if scheduling conflicts occur. Consistently exercises considerable judgment and initiative with the ability to influence stakeholders and understands key relationships.


• Proactive in managing calendars for leaders using thorough understanding of department and leadership priorities. Ability to anticipate the needs of leaders and teams in order to manage and problem solve all logistics with a larger scope and greater impact if scheduling conflicts occur.

• Fully responsible for logistics and execution of onsite meetings and events. Anticipate and make recommendations for catering for meetings scheduled over meal periods. Greets and escorts guests, if applicable.

• Acts as the contact for offsite meetings and events. Responsible for collaborating with Strategic Sourcing and Procurement to manage and negotiate contracts within the approved budget limit.

• Reconciles expense reports for Executive Directors and above in the department.

• Knowledgeable of complex domestic and international travel including air, hotel, train, etc. Assists guests with travel, where applicable.

• Implements a highly organized and efficient administrative workflow. Identifies, develops and/or supports administrative process improvements. Independently executes solutions to issues and is focused on continuous improvement.

• Proactive in monitoring purchase order requests and may gather expense requests. May submit requisitions and coordinate tracking of departmental deadlines.

• Demonstrated organizational knowledge and ability to understand department and leader priorities while potentially supporting groups with increasingly complex responsibilities.

• Actively manages department contact lists, files and documents. Manages and updates content on department's shared drive and sites.

• Demonstrates a basic understanding of company policies, procedures, resources and where to find them and acts as a key point of contact for the department.

• Any other ad hoc administrative assignments

Associates or BA preferred; 5+ years administrative experience with a 2+ years of pharma/ biotech industry experience desirable

• Highly independent and shows advanced judgment and problem-solving skills. Comfortable leading projects. Ability to coordinate team members cross-functionally.

• Highly collaborative within the department(s) of support as well as being sought out by peers cross-functionally. Skillful written and verbal communication skills are essential; ability to interact across all levels of employees and management while maintaining confidentiality.

• Demonstrated organizational knowledge and ability to understand department and leader priorities while potentially supporting groups with increasingly complex responsibilities.

• Advanced knowledge and proficiency in MS Office, SharePoint, Concur, and Skype with the ability to assist with more advanced troubleshooting. May be responsible for training new employees on internal systems.

• Is a quick learner, can cope and make good decisions despite change and ambiguity; skillfully handles risk and uncertainty with composure and shifts gears with ease.

• Works comfortably with all levels in the organization including senior managers. Understands how senior leaders think and what they expect.

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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