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Sanofi Group Personal Care Portfolio Lead in Bridgewater, New Jersey

Position Title

Portfolio Lead, Personal Care

Job overview

Are you ready to take four leading classic brands to the next level? We are looking for a passionate brand builder and business leader to continue the momentum on one of largest categories in Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, Personal Care. This role reports to the Category Head and General Manager of Personal Care, and is responsible for the day-to-day business management and strategic planning of the $500M+ Personal Care Portfolio, including Gold Bond Skincare, Cortizone-10 Anti-Itch cream, ACT oral care, and Selsun Blue medicated hair care.

Job Summary:

  • Strategic leadership for brand, ensuring aligned Where to Play and How to Win choices based on deep consumer insight and data analysis to drive sustainable sales growth and profitability in line with the Global Category Strategy.

  • Strong partnering with cross-functional and agency partners. Requires frequent communication and collaboration.

  • Create integrated consumer campaigns including precision marketing based on consumer journey and marketing mix analysis that connect with right consumer, at right moment, through the right channel, with the right message.

  • Key Liaison for Global import and export of Personal Care

  • Strategic lead for Personal Care Sustainability Implementation

  • Oversee P&L management, forecasting, and inventory planning, ensuring solid sales forecasts are in place for Personal Care.

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

  • Work with Pipeline Strategy Lead to ensure alignment of innovation roadmap with the brand strategy.

  • Effective developer and coach of 5 direct reports.

  • A key stakeholder and influence to a broader Personal Care cross-functional team and the external organization, Personal Care Products Council.

Job Requirements & Qualifications:

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

  • Minimum of 10-12 years of consumer-packaged goods experience. Relevant experience in brand marketing for OTC or HBA a plus.

  • 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 one’s self and others in anticipation of future business needs.

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communication skills, 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

The successful candidate will be required to sign and execute a restricted covenant upon hire.

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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