Sr. Project Associate, Research Program Management (RGC-RPM)

Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
May 29, 2021
Science/R&D, Genetics
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking a Senior Project Associate to join our RGC Research Program Management team to use their scientific expertise, and program management knowledge and experience to proactively plan, coordinate, and lead cross-functional aspects of the Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC) Therapeutics Area Genetics (TAG) Team.

In this role, a typical day may include:

  • Independently leads and facilitates collaborations between cross-functional teams to ensure effective, accurate, and timely communications for RGC and TAG projects.
  • Tailor communications based on the audience, distill sophisticated information and identify the most pertinent key information.
  • Provide genetics collaborations summaries and general guidelines to support presentations to senior management and key partners

Team Management:
  • Build cross-functional teams and leads project deliverables in a matrix organization.
  • Use relevant working knowledge and experience to devise templates, working and best practices, and tracking tools.

Planning, Tracking & Project Reporting:
  • Utilize relevant technical knowledge to plan, track and execute on a large portfolio of genetics projects to support novel target discovery.
  • Lead RGC and scientific teams to make go/no-go decisions on new genetics projects.
  • Maintain knowledge of data and achievements, as well as serve as a key contact for genetics collaborations and projects.
  • Process Implementation & Improvement:
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous learning and process improvement by defining, detailing, and assessing best practices, program procedures and tools.
  • Define and document best practices and procedures by performing analyses and preparing recommendations.
  • Problem Solving:
  • Identify potential issues and implement mitigation strategies for general problem solving within Research Program Management or the RGC.

This role may be for you if you:
  • Have experience gaining cooperation from others and efficiently leading cross-functional discussions with internal and external partners.
  • Are comfortable with regularly engaging and advising a broad range of research scientists, as well as senior management.
  • Can identify scientific and resource interdependencies, potential bottlenecks, and opportunities for alignment.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interact with team members with tact and diplomacy.

To be considered for this role you must have a Bachelor's or Master's degree and 5 years of relevant experience or a PhD in a relevant biological area. Relevant experience is considered in-depth knowledge of program management techniques and concepts. We are looking for someone who has a strong instinct to act, is organized, self-motivated and able to lead teams through collaborative engagement. This role will serve as the key point of contact for TAG projects. Proficiency in relevant software such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
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!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.