Director, Development Program Management
Using extensive program management knowledge and experience in the drug development industry, the Director, Development Program Management (DPM) provides operational leadership, direction and support to a team, program or project of moderate to large scope, [within a given Therapeutic Area] as well as to the DPM department as a whole. The Director carries out the strategic direction of a program from preclinical through commercialization by driving the development and implementation of integrated project/program plans, goals, budgets, and timelines. This role is responsible for the successful operation of activities of major significance to the organization.
In this role, a typical day might include the following:
- Partnering with the Strategic Program Lead to provide operational leadership of program(s) and supports development and execution of overall program strategy by facilitating cross-functional Strategic Development Team.
- Independently assessing and proactively addressing the needs of the program from pre-IND through commercialization; making operational decisions to support requirements for success.
- Strengthening and leading strong performing teams.
- Driving team alignment in creation of integrated project/program plans, timelines and budgets and ensuring efficient delivery of plans.
- Directing annual program goal setting in alignment with Regeneron’s overall goals and monitoring progress against these goals.
- Championing potential program risks and ensures contingency plans are in place.
- Acting as a key liaison between Regeneron and our strategic alliance partners and collaborators (where applicable).
- Preparing, providing input, and/or managing the process involving major presentations for collaboration meetings effecting key business decisions.
- Being responsible for facilitating and driving decision making in support of the joint strategic objectives of the program.
- Having business ownership of existing project management planning systems and tools and understands how systems and tools can help drive the business; Applying significant experience to contribute to ongoing improvements.
- Ensuring effective, accurate, and timely scientific/technical program-related communication to the team and Sr. Management.
- Proactively identifying new processes and implement viable innovative solutions to cross-program, cross-functional, department or organizational issues, driving alignment with impacted collaborators; Championing process improvement initiatives and ensuring they meet the business needs.
- Acting as a leader by sharing best practices; coaching, influencing, and mentoring junior PMs and team members.
- Ability to travel up to 25%
You understand and empower others and build effective teams by actively promoting constructive interactions among team members in order to address difficult situations.
You are a recognized leader who can identify, critically analyze, and plan for interdependencies, risks, and issues with an awareness of the impacts to program and portfolio.
You are adept at tailoring communications based on audience, effectively framing and communicating nuanced context for collaborators and capturing rationale for decisions.
You can resolve and navigate conflict or problems with tact, diplomacy and composure.
You can balance multiple projects and priorities with outstanding organizational and time management skills in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment
To be considered for this opportunity, you must have a BS or MS degree with at least 12 years of relevant broad project/program management experience required, preferably in the pharmaceutical or related industry.
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