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Vice President Medical Communications

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Sleepy Hollow, New York
Start date
Apr 10, 2024

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We are seeking a highly skilled and dynamic individual to join our Medical Affairs organization as the VP, Medial Communications reporting to the SVP, Head of Medical Affairs. In this global role, you will be responsible for leading and overseeing the direction and execution of Publications, Scientific Communications & Digital Engagement activities and Medical Information services globally.

In this senior role you will interact with Senior Executives and provide day to day people leadership to a growing team of MDs, PharmDs and PhDs. As a key member of the Medical Affairs Leadership Team (MALT), you will play a crucial role in growing Medical Affairs capabilities as a powerful and effective communicator of Regenerons science by continuously redefining and optimizing how Medical Affairs understands, prioritizes and engages with our external stakeholders globally, further establishing Regeneron Medical Affairs as a trusted scientific partner within and outside of Regeneron and as a credible go-to resource for medical and scientific information.

A typical day in this position might look like:

  • Lead and develop Scientific Communications & Digital Engagement, Medical Information and Publications teams to ensure consistent cross-functional partnerships across the Global Medical Franchises.
  • Direct development and execution of Integrated Medical Communication plans (IMCPs) through close collaboration with cross-functional teams (including Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Regulatory Affairs, Commercial), to ensure alignment and integration of medical communication integral plans of the Medical Impact Plans enabling scientific engagement and effective targeted education and data driven interventions to achieve measurable improvements in patient outcomes.
  • Define key leading and lagging indicators of successful implementation of IMCPs.
  • Develop and implement disruptive strategies to leverage available data while ensuring scientific rigor, credibility, and consistent quality in our communications and ensuring compliance with both Regeneron and pharmaceutical industry regulatory & compliance guidance and adherence to good publication practices across all levels of leadership.
  • Ensure successful expansion of Medical Information Services globally and incorporate digital innovation and automation to increase efficiency and customer centricity.
  • Lead and manage the Publications team, driving the development, review, and timely publication of high-quality publications such as scientific manuscripts, abstracts, posters, presentations, and digital enhancements.
  • Develop and implement strategies for Scientific Communications & Digital Enhancement, including the utilization of digital platforms, social media, and other innovative channels to enhance scientific exchange and engagement.
  • Establish omnichannel engagement as key part of the new medical affairs operating model, including standing up of the Mediverse, the Regeneron Medical Affairs portal.
  • Work in partnership with Sr. Leaders across Regeneron, such as the Clinical Development Unit SVPs, Global Programs Heads, Legal/ Compliance, Corporate Affairs and with Alliance Partners.
  • Provide strategic guidance and mentorship to team members, fostering their professional development and promoting a collaborative and innovative work environmen

This role might be for you if:

  • Ensures optimal professional relations with external stakeholders i.e., physicians and all other HCP, experts who serve as external resource and advisers to Regeneron.
  • Adequately resource the Medical Communications team as the portfolio grows and matures.
  • Keeps major stakeholders (Head of Medical Affairs, Heads of Global Development, Head of Commercial) and others in senior management updated on important medical communications and medical affairs developments and outcomes.
  • Works very closely with Global Medical Franchise leads in all areas as appropriate.
  • Serves as principal spokesperson for the Regeneron Medical Affairs function on highly significant matters pertaining to Medical Affairs.
  • Makes connections among previously unrelated scientific ideas.
  • Deals with scientific concepts and complexity comfortably
  • Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions.
  • Advanced (Graduate) University degree in scientific discipline (e.g., PhD, PharmD, MD) required.
  • At least 20+ years experience working in the biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry; preferably within Medical Affairs and with US and International experience.
  • 10+ years of leadership experience in Medical Affairs, ideally with success in positions of increasing responsibility involving influence and interaction with cross-functional teams, departments, and key stakeholders.
  • Experience in medical, legal, regulatory promotional/non-promotional review requirements and evaluating risks related to non-promotional activities.
  • Experience in developing strategies based on benchmarking and stakeholder insights.

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)

$300,000.00 - $500,000.00


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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