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Sanofi Group Head of Medical US Immunology in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Position Overview:

The Medical Head US Immunology serves as a member of the Sanofi Genzyme North America Medical Affairs Leadership Team and leads the creation and execution of world class Medical plans to deliver on the medical brand strategy, collaborating closely with Global Medical teams, Research and Development, Drug Safety, Sales & Marketing, Regulatory and our Alliance partner to successfully support the brand.

Location: Cambridge, MA

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide inspirational Leadership and focus to the US Medical Affairs Immunology team to assure delivery of the US Immunology Medical Affairs priorities, enhance an organizational culture which enables and fosters teamwork, cultivate team engagement and performance by attracting, developing and retaining talents.

  • Lead the US Medical Immunology Stakeholder Engagement strategy.

  • Represent US Immunology Medical Affairs and Sanofi Genzyme to key external audiences including HCPs, key thought leaders, medical associations, and other key organizations.

  • Develop and maintain key opinion leader relationships representing both the franchise and the broader Healthcare community as a whole.

  • Oversee Insights gathering from all healthcare stakeholders (e.g. KOLs, payers, and competent authorities).

  • Lead Data Generation in complement to the data generated by the clinical development plan and Global medical. This data is either needed in support of local market access, or to generate leads for further management of the Product Life Cycle (PLC)

  • Collaborate with the health economic teams and Medical Managed Care team to address questions and opportunities.

  • Ensure proper and appropriate Data Disseminating strategy on our US Immunology product portfolio within the broader framework of comprehensive value propositions for all the stakeholders in the healthcare arena.

  • Oversee implementation of training and education events for internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ensure team Compliance with external and internal guidelines and standard operating procedures by a thorough understanding of FDA, OIG, HIPAA and other ethical guidelines relevant to the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Ensure appropriate review and approval of medical and scientific content of Regulatory, Safety, Scientific Affairs, Medical Affairs and Commercial outputs.

  • Lead, plan, and provide medical expertise for all the US Immunology Medical brand related programs.

  • Assess risks and identify issues, conflicts or gaps across the brand and portfolio and provide guidance and solutions.

  • Implement measurable policies regarding customer and product medical education within the team to assure a high level of customer satisfaction and compliance.

  • Oversee the management of the franchise medical budget. Integrate and influence the key partners and programs to accomplish the US Immunology Medical Affairs priorities.

  • Collaborate with other therapeutic areas to leverage the US Immunology Medical Affairs expertise and programs as appropriate.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in a scientific discipline (e.g. MD, PhD, PharmD).

  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in Medical Affairs, including minimum of 7 years’ experience leading a medical function.

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience leading high performing teams with proven track record of effectively developing talents.

  • Must possess ethical standards of the highest level and have the knowledge and ability to comply with all relevant ethical, regulatory, and legal standards.

  • Strong track record in developing and executing medical strategies in key markets.

  • Proven track record of building and maintaining a KOL network in key market.

  • Must have experience of working across and building effective partnerships between various departments in a global context.

  • Extensive experience and an excellent track record in dealing with safety issues is required.

  • Must have experience of working within a complex and international company and must be able to work in a matrix environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced training certification in Dermatology or Pulmonology.

  • Experience in Medical Affairs Dermatology/ Pulmonary Therapeutic area.

  • Has an entrepreneurial vision with strong execution of that vision.

  • Outstanding interpersonal communication, negotiation and networking skills.

  • Has critical thinking and problem-solving mindset.

  • Excellent at planning, project, time, budget and resource / portfolio allocation.

  • Must be fluent in English and possess superb written and verbal communication skills.

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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