Executive Director, Pain / Neuroscience - Strategic Program Direction

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Oct 18, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Executive Search
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, pain, and infectious diseases.

Summary: This role will be responsible for driving pain/neurology antibody program(s) forward from the lead selection through BLA application. This role will co-lead strategic project teams with the assigned clinical lead. This role has a broad impact, and interacts with almost all areas within the company, including research, non-clinical, clinical, medical safety, development, program management, regulatory, commercial, and industrial operations (manufacturing) to devise development strategies for an antibody program and ensure its execution.


+ Deep knowledge of the pain/neurology therapeutic area is required such that interaction and contribution across the spectrum of Discovery through late stage development is achieved.

+ Identify and align all of the key stakeholders across REGN (and partners, as needed) and ensure they are engaged and included as part of program development strategies

+ Provide sound strategy guidance for program and therapeutic area development strategies inclusive of research, clinical, regulatory, supply (includes toxicology, clinical and commercial materials) and commercial needs

+ Ensure that scientific rigor and innovation continues to be integrated into and drives our program development strategies

+ Drive broader cross functional perspective in the creation of program development strategies: scientific rationale, operational feasibility, budget, timeline, and an understanding of the competitive and commercial landscape

+ Adeptly translate development program strategies / recommendations and concepts between the teams and senior management

+ Represent Regeneron at joint development committee(s)


+ Ph.D. , M.D. Pharm. D. with 15+ years experience

+ Must possess strong analytical abilities and be a critical thinker who can present to and hold their own with senior management

+ Must be able to deeply and rigorously interpret clinical and preclinical data

+ Ability to design development strategies with the team and convey and implement those strategies.

+ Ability to anticipate and identify risks and develop appropriate mitigation strategies

+ Ability to work effectively with partners and multiple stakeholders - both internal and external

Background in areas/roles could include:

Clinical Development

Clinical Pharmacology


Translational Medicine

Therapeutic Area Head

Program Leadership/Management

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.

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