Sanofi Group Head of Human Resources, MS & Immunology – Sanofi Genzyme, Specialty Care in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Sanofi Genzyme, the specialty care business unit of Sanofi, focuses on rare diseases, multiple sclerosis, oncology, and immunology. We help people with debilitating and complex conditions that are often difficult to diagnose and treat. Our approach is shaped by our experience developing highly specialized treatments and forging close relationships with physician and patient communities. We are dedicated to discovering and advancing new therapies, providing hope to patients and their families around the world. Learn more at www.sanofigenzyme.com at http://www.sanofigenzyme.com/ . Sanofi, a global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients' needs. Sanofi is organized into five global business units: Diabetes and Cardiovascular, General Medicines and Emerging Markets, Sanofi Genzyme, Sanofi Pasteur and Consumer Healthcare.

This strategic global role is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts reporting to the Global Head of Human Resources for Sanofi Genzyme and will support members of the Sanofi Genzyme Executive Leadership team.

Purpose of the Role:

Provide business thought partnership and act as a sparring partner to a core group of senior executives. Ensure that the overall business strategy and business functional requirements are translated into effective HR programs and services that meet the strategic and operational needs of a dynamic and growing global business in a highly competitive specialty care landscape. Provide laser focus in the areas of culture as well as talent development and leadership development.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Understand business strategy and plans; interpret and activate the HR support required to deliver those plans; working through shared services organizations

  • Coaching and development of senior leaders within key areas of the business

  • Responsible for building key relationships with senior leaders within client organizations and exercising independent judgment and decision making

  • Ensure that we attract the required strategic talent to key leadership roles and facilitate and accelerate an active talent management program globally, including the on boarding and professional development of those individuals.

  • Actively engage in leadership development and succession planning, and ensure that high potential talent is enabled and fast tracked within sanofi

  • Provide strategic HR guidance to the HR community supporting key segments of the Global Business Unit and educate them on the evolving needs of the business so that they can deliver in manner that is most business impactful

  • Ensure appropriate mechanisms are in place to support an engaged and inclusive culture, and employee relations environment across the organization

  • Work in collaboration with HR leadership colleagues globally to facilitate the dissemination of best practice and agreed programs across the business

  • Engage and contribute as an active member of both the Human Resources and Business Unit leadership teams.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree; strong preference for advanced business training

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in HR roles of successive responsibility with at least 3 years in a key leadership capacity with a focus on business partnering at the highest levels in an organization and talent development

  • Well rounded experience in leadership development, compensation, employee relations culture transformation and change management, including principles and methodologies

  • Progressive experience in a biotech or biopharma organization highly desired.

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Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life

Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life