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Sanofi Group Senior Manager, Human Resources Business Partner-Commercial Sales and Marketing in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Reporting to the Head of Human Resources Sanofi Genzyme - Specialty Care and based in Cambridge, the Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP) position will partner with Commercial Field Teams providing a full range of HR services to US-based client groups and will act as a key driver of the people strategy.

The HRBP will build and sustain relationships with these dynamic client groups, to effectively influence analysis and decision-making in the areas of leadership, talent management & development, succession planning, change management, workforce planning, organization development & design, performance management, employee engagement, and to collaborate with the US and global HR team members as well as with the HR Center of Expertise to diagnose, develop and deliver solutions to support the client groups.

As part of the Sanofi Genzyme - Specialty Care, the HRBP will develop and deliver solutions to support his/her client groups and collaborate, as needed, with the other US and global HR team members and Sanofi HR Centers of Expertise. The person in this role should have strong business acumen and operational excellence focus with a proven ability to align business needs with HR solutions and support to move the business forward in a dynamic environment.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as an HR partner, change agent, and implementation advisor in order to support the leaders and managers in translating the business strategy into an executable People agenda as well as translating the vision into sustainable new behaviors

  • Guide and influence leaders to align manager and employee capabilities to the mid-to-long-term business needs and to drive significant cultural change and employee engagement

  • Provide thought leadership and guidance to managers on all organizational design and organization development matters (e.g. reorganizations, building organization capability, strategic workforce planning, etc.)

  • Coach and advise the managers on the effectiveness of their leadership teams, various strategic business matters, talent topics, and general HR issues

Sanofi US is only considering candidates who are currently legally eligible to work in the U.S. Company-paid relocation benefits may be provided for this position.

The person in this role should have strong business acumen with proven ability to align business needs with HR solutions to move the business forward in a dynamic environment and must be able to embody and effectively demonstrate the Sanofi Play to win behavioral competencies of Stretch, Act for Patients & Customers, Take action and One Sanofi - acting for change, and cooperating transversally. The HRBP must be able to relate well to all levels of the organization, demonstrate interpersonal awareness to effectively build and sustain strong client partnerships with trust and credibility, and will have a demonstrated track record of effective influencing and coaching, teamwork, organizational design, and restructuring, and leadership skills. The role requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of drive and urgency, balancing multiple priorities simultaneously. An excellent reasoning and problem-solving and conflict resolution skills, as well as effective project management skills and organization and communication skills, are required.

Qualifications :

  • The position requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of five years of Human Resources or relevant business experience or a Master's degree with a minimum of three years of progressive Human Resources experience or relevant business experience.

  • Solid working knowledge of core areas of HR including Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, and Compensation is required

  • Experience providing client support to a Sales or Marketing business is highly preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills is required

  • Experience working in Biopharmaceutical or related industry is preferred

  • PHR or SPHR certification

  • Experience working in a global mid-size to a large company in a highly matrixed environment

  • HR systems (Workday) and Excel experience is preferred

  • This position may require up to 20% overall business travel

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.

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. #GD-SA; #LI-SA

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.