Director/Senior Director, Strategic Alliances
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. The Director/Senior Director, Strategic Alliances reports directly to the Vice President, Strategic Alliances and will be based in Tarrytown, NY. The Director/Senior Director, Strategic Alliances is expected to provide the leadership, intellectual impetus, and strategic direction to achieve Regeneron's goals for its significant collaborations. The ideal candidate is highly analytical, with a scientific background or related experience and can combine science and business strategy to develop substantial agreements., * Responsible for aligning discovery, development, manufacturing and commercialization activities for the collaboration programs. * Lead strategic discussions pertaining to partnership matters and potential collaboration amendments. * Participate as an active member of business development deal teams as collaborations are structured, negotiated and executed. * Represent Regeneron's interests and provide a single-point of communication for seeking internal and external consensus to ensure collaboration objectives are met all while maintaining a collaborative working relationship both with internal stakeholders and alliance committees. * Identify, address and resolve any issues related to collaboration activities to keep the portfolio progressing and timelines on track. * Work closely with the legal and finance groups on collaboration matters, provide guidance regarding the letter and spirit of collaboration agreements to internal teams. * Graduate degree in a science-related field is required (PhD/MD/MBA/JD). * Minimum of 10 years with increasing responsibility in the healthcare or biotech industry * Sophisticated business acumen and understanding of all key areas of the drug development process: discovery, development, manufacturing and commercialization. * Superior negotiation skills that drive successful partnerships; candidates should demonstrate a strong track record of sourcing, structuring, negotiating and implementing complex licenses and collaboration agreements. (Please provide deal sheet.) * Experience with managing multiple projects with the ability to deliver high quality results in a fast paced, time sensitive environment. * Effective team player and excellent communicator with an ability to interact with and influence senior level stakeholders both inside and outside Regeneron. * Ability to work successfully within a dynamic, fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. * Demonstrate energy, drive, passion, creativity and commitment. * The ideal candidate will have a polished, executive presence and a proactive, hands-on approach that upholds the company core values and highest ethical standards.