Associate Director, CDx Precision Medicine

Tarrytown, NY
Aug 21, 2019
Required Education
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 Associate Director, Precision Medicine will work closely with Sr. Director, Precision Medicine, the companion diagnostics team and key cross-functional stakeholders to deliver Companion Diagnostics (CDx) at Regeneron. The successful candidate will have CDx experience and be able to support vendor selection, contracting, management to implement and ensure appropriate CDx timelines are met. Further, the successful candidate will be a strong leader with excellent communication and collaborative skills and work well in a team based environment.


• Support implementation and execution of Regeneron CDx strategy in collaboration with key stakeholders.

• Manage companion diagnostic partnerships to ensure that the clinical study, IVD sponsor and laboratory timelines are coordinated.

• Responsible for contract oversight and management of key milestones internally and with CDx partners.

• Provide laboratory vendor support, by providing clear communication, tracking of timelines and proactively ensuring quality and program success.

• Prepare agendas, manage relevant meetings, and document the key decisions and action items. Be able to guide meetings and action items both from a day-to-day and strategic perspective. Proactively identify and mitigate risks.

• Build and maintain positive partner relationships.

• Communicate clearly internally updates and risks for CDx programs.

• Provide testing site implementation and oversight for CDx programs from contracting to sample logistics to data delivery.

• Oversee operational aspects of CDx clinical trial implementation, manage timelines and communicate effectively both externally and internally.

• Have relevant knowledge of the regulatory requirements surrounding CDx (from study set up to PMA filing).

• Be knowledgeable of industry trends, new technologies and global regulations surrounding CDx.

• Have effective project management skill-sets.

• Possess strong leadership tendencies, be able to proactively identify problems, determine resolutions, set priorities, direct projects and work cross-functionally to manage expectations.

• Demonstrate strong leadership and possess high level of emotional intelligence and effectively work collaboratively with vendors and internally at Regeneron to ensure program success.


Ph.D., or equivalent experience. Advanced degree strongly preferred.
Minimum 8 years pharmaceutical or diagnostics industry experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential, experience in cross- functional teams and the ability to present complex strategies successfully.
Must have experience in execution of clinical trials, sample logistics and data reporting.
Must have at least 6 years of central laboratory management either internally managing within a central lab or management of outsourced laboratory work.


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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