Sanofi Group Associate Director, Program Management, Cambridge, MA in Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Associate Director of Project Management is responsible for the development and delivery of business process improvement and technical system implementation projects within the Sanofi Genzyme Global Business Operations Program Management Office (PMO). The PMO works on projects that address known business issues or that drive enhancements through better leverage of existing systems to reduce complexity across Sanofi Genzyme. The position will support our key Business Operations objectives and execute projects that ensure our employees and processes have maximized efficiencies. This position will interact with senior leadership and subject matter experts to develop solutions that improve process performance by increasing efficiency and ensuring a best in class team. This includes managing projects from end-to-end including system enhancements, process assessments, requirements gathering, designing enhancements, communication and training. The responsibilities will also include collaboration and partnership with the business units, training and change management teams as well as our ITS organization.
The primary responsibilities include the following:
Project Management (development of project plans, status meetings, project reporting, etc.) across various projects within Business Operations. This includes projects impacting our sales representatives, speakers, customers, patients, etc.
Documentation of current state and future state business processes
Development of recommendations jointly with the business units, ITS and senior leadership
Preparation and presentation to management of findings and implementation plans
Proactively identify opportunities and best practices across business processes and technology solutions
Coordinating or developing and executing communication and training strategies
Coordination of cross-functional teams (marketing, sales, ITS)
Drive continuous improvement to the business processes and systems across Sanofi Genyzme
7+ years of experience working with cross-functional teams
Project Management expertise required
Excellent in Microsoft Office PowerPoint and Excel
Willingness to travel up to 10% of time
7+ years managing projects
Experience leading teams
Superior organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication at all levels of the organization
Ability to influence, collaborate and deliver solutions in highly complex, matrix environment
Experience budgeting, planning and executing on key objectives with a cross-functional scope
Strong analytical capabilities and familiarity investigating complex data sets
Flexible, able to adapt to changing business priorities
Extreme attention to detail and capable of asking insightful questions
Ability to multitask and deliver results within timelines
Strong interpersonal skills; customer-service oriented
Must be able to work well independently as well as part of a broader team
Strong sense of urgency, personal commitment and ownership over work
System Implementation experience a plus
Commercial Operations experience a plus
Consulting experience a plus
PMP Certified a plus (Project Management Professional Certification)
MBA a plus
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