Sanofi Group Global Scientific Communications Cross-Registry Lead- Cambridge, Massachusetts in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Global Scientific Communications cross-Registry Lead will oversee the assessment of Regional requests for publishing results from data analysis across Sanofi Genzyme Rare Disease (RD) registries in the areas of Gaucher, Pompe, Fabry and Mucopolysaccharidosis Type I (MPS I) diseases. The role involves fostering a close partnership with the global registries epidemiology and programming teams and global/regional/local medical directors for the evaluation and approval of submitted data analysis requests with the purpose of publishing in the form of abstract submissions to scientific congresses or manuscript submissions to scientific/medical journals. Execution of the final publication strategy including abstract submissions to medical and scientific congresses, developing the resulting posters and/or slide decks, and managing manuscripts development and submissions will be driven by medical teams at the regional/local level in close collaboration with internal and external authors involved in these publications.

This role also pertains to the harmonization of good publication practices and company guidelines for the development of manuscripts and regulatory reports across Sanofi Genzyme Rare Disease registries to improve current processes, tracking tools and training of registry teams globally. A key element of this function will require working closely with cross-functional teams and internal stakeholders from multiple regions and countries to a) help define and implement common practices for interactions with Registry Board of Advisors and academic experts serving as authors on company-sponsored scientific publications and, b) improve education on publication processes and compliance requirements.

The ideal candidate will have experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry, with a strong background in publication planning, guidelines and regulations concerning good publication practices and medical affairs procedures.

This role will report to the head of the RD Scientific Communications group within Global Medical Affairs (GMA) and the successful candidate will work with Global Registry teams across Sanofi lysosomal storage disorders (LSD) therapy areas. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a passionate, high profile, high-impact Medical Affairs team, and work in a highly dynamic and collaborative setting. The position is based in Cambridge, MA.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Global Registry teams to advice on prioritization, review and approval of regional and country level requests for publishing data analyses across RD registries.

  • Partner with regional and local medical teams to provide guidance on their execution plan for registry publications, including abstracts and manuscripts intended for submission to local congresses and scientific/medical journals, respectively.

  • Ensure that final analyses included in regional publications are strategically aligned with scientific communication platforms and those statements and conclusions are accurate, balanced, and supported by appropriate data.

  • Serve as expert resource assisting regional teams with training/communication of up-to-date overall publication policies, compliance requirements for publication planning and review cycles using company approved electronic tools (Data Vision and MATRIX)

  • Help plan and participate in International and Regional Registry Ad Board meetings and present on ongoing registry publications and/or publication guidelines as needed

  • Work with cross functional Registry and GMA teams to harmonize publication guidelines and processes governing compliant implementation of Global registry publications.

  • Drive strategy and execution of Global publications and medical communication projects related to cross-registry topics (registry awareness campaigns, congress presentations on registry programs, registry annual reports, etc.)

  • In collaboration with Head of RD Scientific Communication, drive the strategy for development and publishing of annual regulatory reports.

  • Partner with Scientific Communications training lead to ensure global registry teams are trained on company publication guidelines and processes

  • Engage external investigators and RD experts when appropriate, as authors for publication development and advisors for medical education initiatives

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to interpret and critique scientific and medical literature with respect to scientific and business implications. Familiarity with observational studies and knowledge of registry programs are desired

  • Exemplary customer facing skills and ability to collaborate with external and internal Key Opinion Leaders on data dissemination strategies in a credible and responsive manner

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal; comfortable and experienced in making presentations

  • Ability to think strategically and translate to tangible action plans

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment, to work independently on projects and demonstrated ability to prioritize while managing several assignments simultaneously

  • Knowledge of industry guidelines pertaining to data dissemination (e.g., CONSORT, ICMJE, GPPs) and interactions with health care providers (e.g., PhRMA Code, AdvaMed guidelines)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (Advance degree, Pharm.D, Ph.D preferable)

  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience managing publication planning within biotechnology, pharmaceutical industry or healthcare organization

  • Knowledge of rare Diseases therapeutic area desired

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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Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

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Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life