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Sanofi Group Head of Digestive Health in Bridgewater, New Jersey

Head of Category - Digestive Health

Job Responsibilities

  • Member of US CHC Leadership Team to help drive company culture, strengthen values, and assist with further alignment of the US Consumer Healthcare business with the global Sanofi business model.

  • Strategic leadership for category, ensuring aligned Where to Play and How to Win choices based on deep consumer insight to drive sustainable sales growth and profitability, managing resource allocation across portfolio of brands.

  • Strong partnering with Global Category Team (based in France or Germany) and cross functional partners within the US. Requires frequent communication and collaboration

  • Partner closely with US Sales team to develop winning plans at our top retailer; represent the brands in periodic meetings with key retail customer leadership

  • Guide team to create integrated consumer connections based on consumer journey and marketing mix analysis that connects with right consumer, at right moment, through the right channel, with the right message to drive growth.

  • Management of brand architecture and caretaker of brand equity in line with Global Brand Definition (where relevant)

  • Establishment of US innovation strategy for the portfolio and each respective brand

  • Oversee P&L management, forecasting, and inventory planning

  • Lead people development directly for Category Team and indirectly across US Marketing team through talent acquisition, training and adoption of Sanofi marketing excellence approaches, performance management, and on-going career and succession planning

  • Help accelerate transition to agile, digitally savvy marketing team to meet current and future challenges

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Post-bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (e.g., Masters, MBA or equivalent), Area of specialization: MBA

  • 15+ years of experience

  • Significant experience in brand marketing, especially in OTC or FMCG

  • Leadership – skills to envision, engage, enable, and execute

  • Cooperate transversally: collaboration and influence skills up-down-across organizations and cultures/geographies

  • Act for change – embrace change and innovation and initiate new & improved ways of working.

  • Develop people – takes responsibility for oneself and others in anticipation of future business needs.

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal

  • Strategic, integrative, and analytical thinking

  • Autonomy and ability to balance long-term strategic priorities with short-term business needs

  • Creativity and problem-solving

  • Flexibility to adapt to constantly changing business environment

  • Digitally Savvy

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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