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Sanofi Group Consumer & Market Insights (CMI) Senior Manager - Consumer Health Care in Bridgewater, New Jersey

POSITION OVERVIEW

Job Summary

The CMI Senior Manager is a key advisor and business partner to brand marketing teams. He or she is responsible for designing and executing research, synthesizing data sources, research outputs and market trends into best in-class insight and recommending action to support business strategies and decision making.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure people (consumers, shoppers and experts) are at the heart of everything we do. Infuse “people-centricity” and champion the external view across our businesses. Drive “people centricity” in the day to day.

  • Collaborate with brand marketing and cross-functional partners to create a learning plan / research roadmap that identifies and addresses key knowledge gaps and business opportunities.

  • Ensure the research roadmap and budget align to key priorities for global and local and across innovation, communications, and foresight.

  • Lead the development, execution and delivery of custom research studies (qualitative and quantitative) including research design, supplier selection, questionnaire development, analysis, and share-out. Manage research projects to ensure delivery on time, cost effectiveness and quality.

  • Coordinate learning plans with global and consult or lead market research initiatives to drive the successful launch of Rx to OTC switches.

  • Collaborate with Precision Marketing and Media Teams to inform consumer, shopper, and expert advance targets.

  • Ensure custom segmentation insight is woven throughout creative development and innovation initiatives.

  • Own a comprehensive understanding of the business environment including competitive brands and products, macroeconomic, social and demographic factors and trends.

  • Generate forward looking and predictive views of trends by understanding drivers of consumer behavior, articulate clear and compelling requirements for business action.

  • Develop frameworks & research approaches to monitor brand health and performance.

  • Connect the dots across multiple sources of data and information to generate insight and make meaningful recommendations that drive competitive advantage and growth.

  • Local to global: share & reapply best work, be an ambassador for the local consumers, shoppers and experts and enable global teams to develop winning brands & innovation.

  • Local to global: Enable best use / harmonization of resources (eg. operating model, budget) between global & local CMI.

  • Collaborates with analytics team on measurement findings and indicated actions.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required, MBA preferred

  • 10+ years of professional experience with relevant consumer insight background

  • Experience in OTC and with Rx to OTC switch

  • Obsessed with building iconic and people-centric brand experiences

  • Strong passion and empathy for consumer, shoppers & experts

  • Strategic, decisive, and inspiring leader as well as a visionary thinker

  • High bias for action, driving strategic outcomes through influence, collaboration & organizational savviness

  • Proficient in best-in-class digital insights tools / practices and can successfully deploy in matrixed organization

  • Visible change agent with an entrepreneurial spirit and proven success in establishing progressive and advanced capabilities

  • Experience with informing multiple types of projects, including: positioning, brand architecture, creative / messaging development and evaluation, segmentation, innovation development and segmentation, shopper research, path to purchase, etc.

  • Ability to be strategic and see the big picture

  • Team player, extraordinarily collaborative and inclusive

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills to influence senior leaders in a fast-moving environment

  • Exemplary storytelling skills and business acumen to simplify large and complex data into compelling recommendations

Proven Track Record

  • Exceptional leadership – skills to envision, engage, enable, and execute

  • Autonomy, strong presence & inspirational ability

  • Strategic, integrative and analytical thinking

  • Strong collaboration and influence skills up-down-across organizations and cultures / geographies

  • Credibility and influence with senior stakeholders

  • Successfully executing complex projects from design to completion

  • Management of market research and intelligence agencies

  • Strong flexibility to adapt to constantly changing business environment

  • Consistent high performance and delivery

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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