Senior Project Specialist-Drug Product

Rensselaer, NY, United States
Jan 13, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The mission of our Drug Product Project Management team is to lead drug product lifecycle management by successfully leading projects that support tech transfer, novel technology, and process improvements. As a Project Specialist on this team, you will lead well defined Drug Product (DP) sub-projects to support the overall portfolios managed by the Drug Product Project Managers. Additionally, you may also support, plan and coordinate operational tasks under the guidance of a Project Manager. If you enjoy inspiring change on a variety of projects, this role could be for you.

As a Project Specialist, a typical day might include the following:
  • Functioning as a project lead on at least one well defined Drug Product sub-project.
  • Maintaining and executing DP-PM project plans, timelines, agendas, resourcing requirements, rolling summaries, base lining and other tools to facilitate planning and coordination of deliverables for each assigned DP Project.
  • Utilizing basic project management techniques to develop and maintain planning tools (Spreadsheets, MS Project etc.) in support of projects in order to facilitate standardization and coordination across functional areas.
  • Developing working relationships with department leaders, line managers and individuals within each functional group utilizing open communication skills.
  • Implementing tools used by the DP Project team(s). you would be directly responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of planning files as well as project update reports for all assigned projects.
  • Developing and maintaining the organizational structure of shared databases.
  • Traveling up to 10%.
This job might be for you if you:
  • Are passionate about leading projects and prioritizing using strong organizational, communication and time management skills
  • Have a knack for identifying and implementing solutions to improve information sharing processes.
  • Enjoy reviewing documents and would be excited to participate in compiling information for regulatory filings.
  • Are skilled at planning and tracking project activities.
  • Enjoy facilitating meetings with internal and external partner teams (technical transfer, validation, new product launch, etc.).
  • Have demonstrated strengths with strong interpersonal, cross-cultural, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Exhibit a degree of ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness in a sometimes evolving and ambiguous environment.
  • Are adept at fostering a productive team environment to one common project objective.
  • Take a proactive stance on resolution of project related issues with tact, diplomacy and composure.
  • Exhibit confidence and a high emotional IQ.
  • Are proficient in sophisticated techniques with relevant software: MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.

To be considered for the Senior Project Specialist-Drug Product position, you must have a BA/BS, preferably in a physical or biological science or engineering, and 5 years project management-related experience. We would also consider applicants with a Master's degree and 4+ years of equivalent experience or an Associate degree and equivalent experience. Applicants with a BA/BS and at least 2 years of relevant experience may be considered for a Project Specialist-Drug Product role. Experience in pharmaceutical or medical device industry in manufacturing, technical, or quality related roles is desirable. PMP certification or MBA is a plus.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

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