Sanofi Group Manager, Global Publications Lead, Sanofi Genzyme Emerging Markets, Cambridge, MA/Paris, France in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Responsibilities/Department Description:

The Manager, Global Publications Lead for Sanofi Genzyme Emerging Markets will help develop the strategy and medical, clinical and scientific data dissemination tactics for several therapeutic areas (Rare Diseases, Oncology and Multiple Sclerosis). Such external communications will include abstracts for medical and scientific congresses, the resulting posters and slide decks, and manuscripts (primary and secondary).

This role will report to the Director of Global Publications, in Sanofi Genzyme Emerging Markets. Tactical implementation will involve collaboration with external authors. The Senior Manager will also help in the planning and execution of global scientific communication points and global publication strategic and tactical plans, as well as global medical congresses. The Senior Manager will help with the execution of these plans, and regular updates to the plans. In addition to authors, the job will require working closely with cross-functional teams and internal stakeholders from multiple regions and countries. An element of this role will be to motivate, drive and encourage collaborating coauthors and internal resources towards successful publications. All abstracts, posters, decks and manuscripts must conform to high ethical standards and industry guidelines (e.g., ICMJE and GPPs), as well as Sanofi policies and procedures.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a passionate, high profile, high-impact Global Medical Affairs team, and work in a highly dynamic and collaborative setting.

Domestic and international travel will be required (up to approx. 10%)

The position is based in Cambridge, MA

Major Responsibilities:

  • Help in the development of the yearly global publications plan for assigned product(s). Contribute to the development of (and updates to) the global congress plans.

  • Participate in the development of updates to publications-related internal guidance and resource documents.

  • Help manage appropriate tracking and execution of the publications tactical plan for assigned product(s). Contribute to the preparation of high quality abstracts, posters, slide decks and manuscripts according to established timelines and procedures, and on budget

  • Work with external vendors/service providers, including the Medical agency(ies) of record, in assisting with publications planning and execution

  • Help manage external and internal resources (Sanofi contributors/reviewers, meeting planners and Medical agency) in the development of tactics and event planning to meet objectives in a cost-efficient and timely manner, effectively using project management skills to track and coordinate activities

  • Develop and maintain expertise in several therapeutic areas, plus literature regarding overall treatment options, and Sanofi product data

  • Manage the associated budgets for, publications development and data dissemination from company-sponsored studied and post-hoc analyses

  • Identify and engage external experts when appropriate, as authors for publication and abstract development

  • Ensure that key data, strategically aligned scientific communication points, elements from other internal guidance and resource documents are included appropriately in publications, and that statements and conclusions are accurate, balanced and supported by appropriate data

  • Participate in relevant cross-functional teams and task forces to represent the Global Medical Communications and Content Development team as needed. Make presentations to colleagues and senior management as needed

  • Contribute as requested to the development/editing of other important medical communications, which might include briefing documents, written communications, Frequently Asked Question documents, etc.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience and demonstrated skill in the analysis, communication and presentation of complex scientific and medical data

  • 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)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, and verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment, and also work independently on projects. History of timely tactical execution

  • A track record of prior medical and/or scientific publications or related experience

  • Demonstrated ability to manage several projects simultaneously

  • Experience writing abstracts, posters and manuscripts

  • Ability to work well with scientific colleague

  • Ability to think strategically and translate to tangible and actionable plans

Qualifications:

  • Advanced scientific or clinical degree in the life sciences (e.g., Ph.D., Pharm.D., M.S.)

  • 3+ years’ experience in scientific communication or related role or completion of an appropriate post graduate fellowship

  • Knowledge of and expertise in the fields of Oncology, RD and MS preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

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.

Sanofi, Empowering Life