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Associate Director, Clinical Project Planning

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Tarrytown, New York
Start date
May 15, 2024

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The Associate Director, Program and Project Planning will be integral in driving a planning culture within the Global Development organization and ensuring data quality. They will be working closely with other project planners and project managers in capturing, analyzing, managing and reporting project and portfolio level activities. This Associate Director will serve as a subject matter expert in planning and the use of the PPM software and tools. They will support the training of planners and project managers, and lead development of training materials, and support continuous improvement efforts. The Associate Director will work closely with the Director. Program and Portfolio Operations to extract the full value of PPM systems and applications to support high quality project planning aligning with Development Program Management (DPM), Clinical Trial Management (CTM), Resource Management (RM), Global Development Solutions (GDS) and other key stakeholders in Development as appropriate.

In a typical day, you will:

  • Manage planning and scheduling (team deliverables and timelines) using project managment software such as MicroSoft Project (MSP) and associated project tools according to established best practices
  • Develop standard framwork, templates, and guidelines to support consistent and effective planning across projects
  • Ensure project data are accurately reported in PM databases and team sites and is understood by the team members
  • Ensure clear and transparent communication, including attending team meetings, of timelines and key deliverables with functional team members via available reporting tools
  • Provide timeline analysis to highlight scheduling conflicts and gaps and monitors progress against them; proactively alerts PMs when there are deviation risks to the approved plan
  • Participate in the development of risk assessments, risk mitigation plans and communication of these risks
  • Develop and drive strategic planning capabilities, including identifying user requirements, training needs, use cases and needed functionality related to forecasting, scenario analyses and timeline risk management
  • Leads cross-functional efforts to drive a planning capability, including building or enhancing templates, business processes, metrics, visualizations and training documentation

This job may be for you if you have:

  • Experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry with a good understanding of drug development activities in context of project teams to develop plans; understands how a team can deliver objectives within time, cost and quality requirements
  • Strong customer focus, working cross-functionally in a matrix organization to provide planning and scheduling services to multiple stakeholder groups.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to effectively communicate, influence and build relationships with a broad spectrum of audiences at all organizational levels
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; speaks clearly and responds well to questions, especially non-technical audiences; demonstrates good presentation skills, including to senior leadership
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, amidst ambiguity
  • Experience with business process management and change management, operating with a strategic mindset
  • Experience in managing, coaching and developing talent
  • IT proficiency with MS software or equivalent to create, manage and analyze project schedules and timelines is a must; experience with scheduling methodologies is a plus
  • Experience with project management collaboration tools, analytics and visual reporting applications (e.g. MS Office Suite, advanced SharePoint/Excel/PowerPoint c

To be considered:

A Bachelor's degree is required with 10+ years of related, progressive pharmaceutical industry experience. Must have experience with Clinical Project Planning Software (Planisware, Primavera, MS Project, Project-Online, etc).

Experience in project planning and project

scheduling required. A minimum of 5 years experience in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, or similar industry (e.g., medical devices).

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first step towards living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides comprehensive benefits, which often include (depending on location) health and wellness programs, fitness centers, 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. The Company will also provide reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities or chronic illnesses of an otherwise qualified applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of the Company's business.

For roles in which the hired candidate will be working in the U.S., the salary ranges provided are shown in accordance with U.S. law and apply to U.S.-based positions. For roles which will be based in Japan and/or Canada, the salary ranges are shown in accordance with the applicable local law and currency. If you are outside the U.S, Japan or Canada, please speak with your recruiter about salaries and benefits in your location.

Please note that certain background checks will form part of the recruitment process. Background checks will be conducted in accordance with the law of the country where the position is based, including the type of background checks conducted. The purpose of carrying out such checks is for Regeneron to verify certain information regarding a candidate prior to the commencement of employment such as identity, right to work, educational qualifications etc.

Salary Range (annually)

$151,800.00 - $247,800.00


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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