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Director, Site Contracts

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Tarrytown, New York
Start date
May 20, 2023

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Manufacturing & Production, Facilities & Site
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type

Job Details

A Remote work situation will be considered as long as the candidate can work on-site 1 week per month. This week on-site would be for 3 days. This is the minimum requirement for a remote situation.

The Director, Site Contracts is responsible for leadership of a team of Site Contracts Leads and the day-to-day management of vendors for outsourced site budget and contract negotiations. You will interact with senior level management, external vendors, collaboration partners, and clinical study personnel.

In this role, a typical day might include:

  • Think strategically about Regeneron’s ideal approaches to conducting site contracting and drive solutions, while ensuring compliance

  • Help develop and implement a new site contracting operational support model, which includes a combination of in-house v. outsourced contracting

  • Partner with colleagues in the Law Department and other stakeholder groups, as needed, to continuously enhance the operational model and prioritize assignments across assigned therapeutic areas

  • Maintain key site contracting metrics for vendors and direct reports, ensure that internal systems are updated in a timely, accurate, and complete manner, and maintain an overview of contract statuses and issues, in order to proactively communicate progress, risks, issues or changes that may impact quality, timelines and/or budget 

  • Act as point of contact for clinical study escalations

  • Provide innovative and flexible operational solutions and options to the cross functional and study teams and proactively creates and implements risk mitigation strategies

  • Identify and recommend changes to practices and policies, including initiating and participating in strategic projects, initiatives, and continuous improvement projects 

This role might be for you if can:

  • Act as the single point of accountability for ensuring that team is meeting performance and efficiency standards and performing in a manger that is consistent with Regeneron’s values

  • Responsible for ensuring the delivery of high quality, compliant, effective, and timely work product; line management responsibilities include work assignments, performance management, staff recruitment, professional development, coaching, mentoring, ongoing training and compliance, and study support/oversight.

  • Ensure that vendors and staff are conducting issue resolution of moderate to high complexity

  • Establish team goals that will increase knowledge and skill level (delegate tasks accordingly, commensurate with skill level)

  • Accountable for ensuring consistency of process and approaches across studies  

  • Helps drive decision making and integrates all operational considerations for studies to ensure that contract finalization goals are attainable prior to implementation

  • Directly accountable for the day-to-day management of vendor counterparts, in partnership with CTM, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement, Study Optimization, and Vendor Management colleagues

  • Handle site contracting related escalations effectively and efficiently

  • Train the vendors on our templates, tools, and site contracting processes

  • Assist with resource forecasting and resource allocation

  • May require up to 25% of travel 

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following:

  • Ability to mitigate and drive solutions regarding investigator site budget and contract negotiation challenges

  • Ability to identify and implement best practices and contribute to continuous improvement 

  • Strong management and coaching experience

  • Comfortable leading cross functional teams 

  • Ability to effectively spearhead ongoing process improvements (including cross-stakeholder, strategic initiatives)

  • Ability to provide strategic direction and guidance for assigned book of work

  • Analytical skills with a data driven approach to planning, executing, and problem solving

  • Ability to influence and negotiate

  • Budget management experience

  • Strong project management, cross-functional team leadership and organizational skills

  • Proven vendor management experience

  • Line management experience with demonstrated mentoring and coaching skills

  • Extensive experience in global clinical trial operations

  • Minimum of 10 years of direct experience with global, Phase I-IV clinical site agreement and budget negotiations at a biopharmaceutical company or CRO required, including significant U.S. site negotiation experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of direct line management experience

  • J.D. or MBA 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 comprehensive benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and equity awards, annual bonuses, and paid time off for eligible 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 parental 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.

The salary ranges provided are shown in accordance with U.S. law and apply to U.S. based positions, where the hired candidate will be located in the U.S. If you are outside the U.S, please speak with your recruiter about salaries and benefits in your location.

Salary Range (annually)

$172,500.00 - $287,500.00


Regeneron is a leading biotechnology company that invents life-transforming medicines for people with serious diseases. Founded and led for 30 years by physician-scientists, our unique ability to repeatedly and consistently translate science into medicine has led to seven FDA-approved treatments and numerous product candidates in development, all of which were homegrown in our laboratories. Our medicines and pipeline are designed to help patients with eye disease, allergic and inflammatory diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, pain and rare diseases.
Regeneron is accelerating and improving the traditional drug development process through our proprietary VelociSuite® technologies, such as VelocImmune® which produces optimized fully-human antibodies, and ambitious research initiatives such as the Regeneron Genetics Center, which is conducting one of the largest genetics sequencing efforts in the world.

Stock Symbol: REGN

Stock Exchange: NASDAQ

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