About the job

Our Team:

At Global Medical Immunology, we support Sanofi's commitment to scientific research by developing first-in-class treatments and a pipeline of new medicines for chronic diseases.

Our goal is to lead in patient and scientific knowledge to enhance clinical care. We curate patient and scientific evidence and partner with commercial, regulatory, R&D, market access, and external affairs teams to develop therapeutic solutions that address the highest unmet needs.

Within the Global Medical Immunology team, we are proud to support Sanofi’s unrelenting commitment to scientific exploration and to work on a first-in-class treatment and robust pipeline of potential new medicines for chronic dermatologic, respiratory, and gastrointestinal diseases.

Main Responsibilities:

The Global Medical Immunology Pipeline Associate Director, Gastroenterology, reports to the Global Medical Head of Immunology and works under the direction of the Global Respiratory and Gastroenterology Global Medical Lead

This role will closely collaborate with cross-functional teams, develop, and execute asset medical plans, support lifecycle management activities, and integrate evidence-generation planning.

This role also drives stakeholder engagement and data generation, ensuring excellence in medical launch readiness. The role will bring in-depth knowledge of clinical studies, ensuring that medical plans and strategies are underpinned by robust scientific evidence and tailored to meet the needs of patients.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Significant immunology and/or Gastroenterology experience required.

  • Support the Global Medical Lead in the development and execution of an integrated gastroenterology portfolio medical strategy.

  • Support the expanded utilization and enhancement of Immunolab in Gastroenterology TA.

  • Participate in the Immunology Pipeline integrated evidence generation strategy definition, planning, and execution worldwide.

  • Interface with key internal stakeholders across multiple teams to help foster the development and understanding of the evolving treatment landscapes of Gastroenterology pipeline assets in development.

  • Support the medical lead in collaboration with cross-functional partners on medical strategy to ensure comprehensive thorough scientific and clinical evaluation of new therapies in Gastroenterology.

  • Support the cross-functional teams for the development of medical education, and emerging leaders’ program.

  • Implement a strong partnership with local cross-functional team, global & regional medical for appropriate communications strategy and KOL development.

  • Build professional working relationships with Global, Region and key markets.

  • Support evidence generation efforts including design and conduct of real-world evidence studies including observational, prospective, and claims database studies, and knowledge of study analyses plans.

  • Support in the design and execution of phase 3b and phase IV clinical studies, including informing clinical development plans and study designs to ensure differentiating and relevant outcomes are included addressing current and future needs.

  • Work effectively within the established corporate and industry compliance guidelines

  • Support advisory boards, outreach meetings at key institutions, and in interactions with KOLs.

About you


  • Advanced degree in a scientific discipline (M.D., PhD or PharmD)


  • Significant immunology, and/or gastroenterology experience highly preferred

  • Experience in pipeline, clinical development and/or medical affairs on a global or regional level including design of clinical and observational studies required.

  • 3+ years of experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry or equivalent Immunology related experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a matrixed environment.

  • Experience working collaboratively and cross-functionally with medical, global brand teams, market research, sales, managed markets, sales operations, business development, regulatory, research & development, manufacturing, finance and legal and to effectively collaborate with regional and/or affiliate medical to ensure regional activities are executed in alignment with global medical strategy and ensuring the insights and needs from them are known and properly addressed.

Skills and behaviors:

  • Strategic thinking demonstrated commitment to innovation.

  • High aspiration to play an entrepreneurial role, cultivate innovative thinking, showing passion, compassion, and agility.

  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and project management skills.

  • Ability to take initiative and solve complex and challenging problems.

  • Ability to lead in an ambiguous environment across different functions and company cultures.

  • Analytic and synthetic capacity with the ability to understand and simplify.

  • Excellent communication skills (particularly both written and oral)

  • Ability to manage competing priorities and projects, as well as expectations.

  • Comfortable operating in a consensus building role but also able to make specific recommendations and decisions, and drive implementation.

  • Ability to chart a path and get from strategy to execution, successfully and quickly, amidst ambiguity and change.

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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