Research Program Manager (PM) - External Collaborations


: $192,290.00 - $192,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

We are searching for a Research Program Manager (RPM) to join our team and be responsible for aligning and driving research operations for one of Regeneron's major external research and development collaborations. You will be tasked with managing internal cross-functional teams, and external research activities, to support the overall strategic direction, as well as creating and managing long term scientific milestones and goals. This highly visible role will manage joint scientific relationships and teams, including our Joint Steering Committee that consist of Senior Scientific Leadership from both organizations. Having a scientific background and prior experience in drug discovery/development or program management will aid the RPM's success in this role.


Teams: Builds cross-functional teams and manages internal/external collaboration deliverables in a matrix organization. Drives the project / program's evolution from initiation of new collaborations to their completion, within timeline, quality and budgetary constraints.

Planning and Tracking: Facilitates the development of internal/external collaborative project / program plans relevant to the team deliverables and ensures alignment across internal functional areas. Supports annual goal setting sessions to develop project / program level goals that contribute to the overall goals for Regeneron and for monitoring progress against these goals. Facilitates contingency and risk mitigation planning.

Collaborations: The RPM will be a key contact that manages internal/external collaboration project / program interactions, operations, and deliverables between Regeneron and our corporate partners, including the coordination of activities for establishing research plans, status reports, data summaries or presentations for collaboration meetings, budget approvals, etc.

Communication: Requires the ability to gain cooperation of others and effectively facilitates cross-functional meetings/discussions. Ensures effective, accurate and timely communication across functional areas within the project / program, serving as a primary point of contact for management within and outside the team regarding progress on project / program goals. Works with the team leaders to identify and resolve individual and team performance issues.

Process Improvement: Identifies opportunities for standardization of processes and best practices and recommends a plan for implementation.

Problem Solving: Proactively identifies issues and provides general guidance on resolving project / program challenges by developing solutions to meet productivity and quality goals and objectives.
Nature and Scope

Works independently with general / limited guidance from a supervisor or team leader.

Works cross-functionally in a matrix organization and supports the high-level research operation plans.

Regularly interacts with Sr. Management and/or executive level personnel on matters concerning several functional areas; Exercises good judgment and exerts influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the project / program.

Represents the department in relevant internal / external committees.


Experience, knowledge and a track record in program management in the drug development / pharmaceutical industry in a matrix environment.

Core competencies: Requires excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to effectively interact with all levels both within and outside the company in order to establish credibility with professionals on the project teams. Understands and listens to team members and fosters a productive team environment. Encourages constructive interactions among team members in order to address difficult situations. Resolves and negotiates conflicts or problems with tact, diplomacy and composure. Handles multiple projects and priorities with exceptional organizational and time management skills.

Proficient in advanced techniques with relevant software: MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc. in addition to experience working within shared work environments.
Typically reports to Associate Director / Director or above
Education and Experience
BS / MS with a minimum of 5 years of relevant progressive project / program management experience in the drug development / pharmaceutical industry. Advanced degree (eg. PhD, MS plus MBA) preferred.

Please submit a cover letter explaining your interest in this position. Thanks!

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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