About the Job

We are an innovative global healthcare company with one purpose: to chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. We’re also a company where you can flourish and grow your career, with countless opportunities to explore, make connections with people, and stretch the limits of what you thought was possible. Ready to get started?

Head of Pharmacoepidemiology Vaccines, Patient Safety Pharmacovigilance (PSPV), provides scientific and strategic leadership in epidemiology to demonstrate vaccines safety. The Head is accountable for defining the overall strategy, the design and method, and the execution/operation of post-approval safety studies (PASS) and the delivery of the results to characterize the risks of vaccines required by regulatory authorities, to inform Benefit – Risk evaluation, and to support internal decision making.


  • Lead a Pharmacoepidemiology Vaccines Team and mentor team personnel: professional and career development, state-of-the-art Pharmacoepidemiology methodologies and practices, epidemiology designs and methods for safety monitoring of post-marketing and investigational products.

  • Develop the overall strategy of the PASS, lead the design and the execution/operation of PASS.

  • Deliver PASS results to characterize the risks of vaccines required by regulatory authorities.

  • Lead the design and conduct of other epidemiologic studies (non-PASS) to inform benefit – risk evaluation and to support internal decision making.

Basic Requirements

  • PhD degree in epidemiology or MD degree with an advanced degree (Master’s or doctorate level) in Epidemiology or other public health – related fields (or equivalent).

  • Minimum 15 years relevant experience in epidemiological research and at least 10 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry.

  • Demonstrated abilities to lead pharmacoepidemiology activities in pharmaceutical industry, including direct interaction with key regulatory and public health agencies and experience in both post-marketing and clinical development activities.

  • Excellent understanding of regulatory guidelines (such as ICH, CIOMS, FDA, EMA) on post-authorization safety studies.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills including team motivation, team management, ability to problem-solve and innovate, take initiative, and meet challenges.

Why Choose Us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally.

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave.

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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