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Sanofi Group CMC Project Leader Genomic Medicine - Framingham/Waltham in Framingham, Massachusetts

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategy development, planning and timely implementation for all CMC related functions for gene/cell therapy programs from early phase clinical development through commercial launch

  • Lead an integrated CMC team of drug substance/drug product manufacturing, quality, regulatory, and supply chain subject matter experts.

  • Participate as a core team member on the Global Project Team contributing to the program strategy by representing CMC

  • Provide consolidated recommendations to the Global Project Team and execute the appropriate actions within CMC to achieve project goals

  • Define the Quality Target Product Profile (QTPP) according to TPP

  • Responsible for quality of CMC contributions to pre-clinical, clinical and validation (DS/DP), and CMC elements for regulatory submissions and consultations

  • Evaluate CMC risks and appropriately escalate to Senior Management (e.g. Sponsor & Global Management as needed) and Global Project Team (Project Direction) and proactively provides mitigation plans

  • Alert decision makers and stakeholders to risks that can impact critical program timelines. In case of scientific/technical issues, coordinate corrective measures across functions in cooperation with local department heads & global functions as needed.

  • Responsible for implementation of CMC deliverables within budget considering external and internal costs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in biotechnology, pharmaceutical engineering or natural sciences or related discipline with a minimum of 14 years of relevant experience or PhD with minimum of 10 years of relevant experience

  • Experience in biologics development

  • CMC regulatory experience in IND filing

  • Experience in leading international, cross-functional project teams

  • Expertise in project management and risk assessment

  • Demonstrated strong leadership experience and excellent communication skills

  • Ability to work in a matrix organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree

  • Experience in the field of gene/cell therapy or vaccines

  • Working knowledge in one or more of the following areas: molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, cell culture manufacturing, purification process development, and Bioanalytics

  • Experience in BLA submission

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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