Sanofi Group Sr. Director Thought Leader Liaisons, RA in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Sanofi , a global and diversified healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients' needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platform Rheumatology: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, rare diseases, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and animal health. Sanofi is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: SAN) and in New York (NYSE: SNY).

National Senior Thought Leader Liaison Director, US Rheumatology

(Head, Thought Leader Liaison, US Rheumatology)

The National Senior Thought Leader Liaison Director, US Rheumatology

reports to the North America Commercial Lead for Rheumatology (Rheumatology Business Unit Head).

The Thought Leader Liaison role is a field based position focused on working closely with Key Opinion Leaders at Rheumatology Centers across the country ensuring cross-functional resources are deployed appropriately to meet customer and patient needs. This role works closely with field and home office-based colleagues in Marketing, Medical, Sales, Patient and Provider Services, and other functions. The Head, TLL role is responsible for leading the Sanofi Genzyme national TLL team to exceed MBO’s for the US Rheumatology franchise. This role is based in Cambridge, MA.

Description of the position

Missions and objectives

  • Provide leadership, continue to build the positive culture, and develop the team are of high importance

  • Develops a team that builds effective relationships with Key Opinion Leaders and RHEUMATOLOGY Centers; acts as a “quarterback” for the Sanofi Genzyme team field and home office team in the account

  • Leads a high performance team of TLLs to help the Sanofi Genzyme Rheumatology franchise to achieve business and corporate objectives within the organization.

  • Collaborates with the Rheumatology brand and franchise marketing team Rheumatology to develop and deliver marketing Rheumatology programs aligned with brand strategies.

  • Strategically assesses and identifies national critical analytics information required to ensure achievement of goals.

  • Drives compliant collaboration at a zone and regional level between TLLs and other cross-functional colleagues (sales, patient and provider services, medical, etc) to optimize Sanofi Genzyme’s ability to meet patient needs and deliver business results.

  • Collaborates with leaders of other Sanofi Genzyme commercial and medical field teams to align strategic direction and ensure effective execution of strategies

  • Collaborate with market access on “low see” or “no see” Rheumatologists

  • Sits on the US RHEUMATOLOGY leadership team; works with other functional heads and under the leadership of the business unit head to develop and execute the Rheumatology franchise strategy

  • Create a compliant environment which challenges, motivates and develops team members to reach optimal performance and potential.

  • Clearly defines the TLL role; evolves responsibilities to meet changing business needs

  • Sets clear objectives, coaches and mentors first line managers and individual contributors; assesses performance and skill level to develop future leaders within the Rheumatology organization.

  • Provides strategic customer insights to the commercial team to develop and grow the Rheumatology franchise.

  • Manages the TLL budget and takes a disciplined approach to investment.

  • 50% - 70% travel required

  • Must achieve and maintain compliance with all applicable regulatory, legal, and operational rules and procedures, and require the same of his / her team

Basic Qualifications

  • The ability to lead, nurture a positive culture and develop people

  • A minimum of 12 years’ experience in relevant biopharmaceutical/healthcare roles Bachelor’s degree

  • Documented success in pharmaceutical / biotech leadership with a proven track record of delivering exceptional results.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute strategies and tactics, aligning with cross-functional stakeholders

  • Strong familiarity with regulatory and compliance policies that apply to commercial operations

  • Must be an energetic, driven, dynamic leader who builds relationships internally and externally

  • Excellent strategic thinking, analytical, communication and leadership skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree

  • Rheumatology experience

  • Previous experience in TLL (or similar) roles

  • Previous experience in marketing or other non-field-based functions; demonstrated ability to successfully navigate internal promotional review committee processes and procedures

  • Previous field leadership experience

Genzyme Corporation (a Sanofi company) 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