Director, Business Development

Tarrytown, New York
Sep 23, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

The Director, Business Development will be responsible for leading business development projects within the key therapeutic areas for Immunology & Inflammation, Infectious Disease, and Metabolism. This position is highly collaborative and will encompass the full scope of our programs including: sourcing and evaluating new technologies and drug candidates for potential in-licensing transactions, developing and executing strategic plans and partnering opportunities that are aimed at maximizing the value of Regeneron’s portfolio and executing research collaboration agreements.

A typical day might include the following:

  • Sourcing: Responsible for sourcing partnering opportunities from the external landscape through attendance of industry partnering conferences, scientific & medical meetings, and review of scientific literature and databases.

  • Sourcing: Initiating contact with potential partners and fostering ongoing relationships as a primary representative of Regeneron.  

  • Evaluation: Leading teams to evaluate scientific and strategic aspects of partnering opportunities.

  • Evaluation: Developing and delivering presentations to communicate recommendations based on the team’s evaluation to support decision making from colleagues and Regeneron's Leadership. 

  • Execution: Negotiating and executing CDA, MTA/evaluation agreements, and licensing /collaboration agreements to support scientific evaluation and providing recommendations to Senior Management. 

  • Execution: Lead or co-lead internal deal teams including members from finance, legal and alliance management around term sheets and definitive agreements.

  • Strategy: Leading cross-functional teams to support development of strategic plans and recommendations for strategic initiatives related to the I&I, ID, and Metabolism therapeutic areas and related technology platforms.  

This role may be for you if you have:

  • Strong Business Development team leadership and project management skills with an ability to deliver high quality results on multiple projects in a time sensitive environment

  • Excellent verbal communication skills with an ability to influence senior level stakeholders within and outside Regeneron.  

  • Sophisticated understanding of the key areas of science and technology that are most relevant to Regeneron’s R&D efforts, including an ability to communicate effectively with members of the Regeneron R&D organization in the course of evaluating business development transactions. 

  • Strategic problem solving acumen with a sophisticated understanding of the business and strategic issues facing Regeneron and the broader biopharmaceutical industry.

  • Strong financial modeling skills and an understanding of financial concepts

  • The ability to effectively lead negotiations and execution of confidentiality and material transfer agreements and licensing/ collaboration agreements.

To be considered for this role you must possess, an advanced graduate degree (PhD, MD) in science or medicine, ideally in fields related to immunology, infectious disease and/or metabolism. 5+ years of work experience in a strategic and business-oriented function within the biopharmaceutical industry, academia, consulting, investment banking, and public/private investing.  Prior experience with negotiations and transactions is strongly preferred.

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.