Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships - Genetics

Tarrytown, New York
Nov 22, 2021
Science/R&D, Genetics
Pharm Country
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

This role will have primary responsibilities in supporting the Strategic Partnerships & Business Operations team at the Regeneron Genetics Center (RGC) in business development and operations projects in support of the group’s scientific mission. The scope of responsibilities for this role will be focused on managing a defined portfolio of potential collaborations in targeted therapeutic areas, facilitating early stage discussions, due diligence and agreement negotiations with primarily academic and not for profit partners. There will be regular interactions with senior management, scientific project teams/committees, internal business/legal personnel and third-party external collaborators. We are looking for a self-starter with excellent communication skills and an analytical approach who can handle ambiguity and thrives in a dynamic environment.

A typical day might include the following:

  • Facilitating key in-licensing activities including search/evaluation, due diligence, negotiation/execution including collaborations/licenses data transfer, results sharing and confidentiality agreements with academic and health system partners.

  • Sourcing biotech/pharma partners and negotiating pre-competitive consortia projects.

  • Partnering closely with internal legal, intellectual property and privacy teams to negotiate and implement appropriate legal agreements to support research and development goals.

  • Partnering with finance to identify, conduct and/or coordinate business/financial analysis to support the transaction process.

This role might be for you if:

  • You have a passion for science and patient impact

  • You have curiosity and desire to learn

  • You can navigate ambiguity in a fast-pace environment and prioritize based on business/group/external context

  • You have strong organizational, interpersonal and project management skills

  • You are a strong collaborator with clear and effective communication skills across all types of group settings

To be considered for this opportunity you must possess a PhD and minimum of 4 years of proven experience in technology transfer, strategic consulting, and /or business development. MBA is an asset but not a requirement. Collaborating with a variety of partners and crafting clear & succinct presentations. We need someone who has a scientific understanding of genetics, target discovery, and analytics. Previous work within an environment that required flexibility and continuous multi-tasking with an ability to operate with a results-oriented approach.

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.