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Sanofi Group Global Medical Lead M/F in Gentilly, Louisiana

Le contenu du poste est libellé en anglais car il nécessite de nombreuses interactions avec nos filiales à l’international, l'anglais étant la langue de travail.


Soliqua Global Medical Lead (GML) is a Global strategic leading partner, who leads key internal and external medical projects, by integrating scientific, clinical, and business priorities of Soliqua. The Soliqua GML must have experience and a proven track record of success in the pharmaceutical industry, with a strong background in global medical affairs. This experience should include capabilities in clinical trials development from study design proposals to protocol development and provide medical support in the overall study execution. She/he must also feel comfortable with data mining activities and skills on publication development. She/He must also develop strong working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure a smooth deployment of the overall medical strategy for which medical communication and training skills are required. She/he should have knowledge of all areas of product lifecycle management from pre-clinical development through post-approval marketing.

Soliqua GML is a medical expert, with the responsibility of all global medical activities related to Incretins with focus on Soliqua. She/He should be an expert on Soliqua data on top of knowledge and understanding of Diabetes medical landscape.

The mission of Soliqua GML will be to develop and execute the medical strategy to support the overall brand plan focusing on key markets as defined by the Play to win strategy.

She/He reports directly to the Medical Head of Global Incretins, within the Global GenMed Medical Franchise.


  • Be recognized internally and externally as the Global medical expert on Soliqua

  • Lead data generation activities

  • Clinical trials, from data gaps identification to study design, protocol development until supervision of study execution

  • Real word evidence studies (Prospective observational or from pre-existing databases)

  • Indirect comparisons from pre-existing published data

  • Lead Data mining committee for Soliqua

  • Lead publication and Q&A development for each new study

  • Lead internal communication and deployment of new data generated

  • Contribute to the external communication of Soliqua data when appropriate and medically relevant

  • Close collaboration with key countries to support overall medical planning and execution to ensure a transversal alignment with the global strategy

  • Contribute to the Medical plan building and execution within the medical team and in coordination with the Global Brand team as well as execution as requested per own level of responsibilities


Knowledge & Skills & Abilities

Fulfilment of these purposes requires the following soft skills

  • Leadership and empowerment: leading role in providing a strong medical contribution to the elaboration of the data generation strategy

  • Operational excellence: ensure operational excellence, compliance & scientific/ethics-based risk management, in full respect of all Sanofi internal processes, systems & activities

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills with comfort and experience in presentations

  • A team player, with capacity to build strong relationships and to collaborate successfully with internal and external key stakeholders

  • Decisive and organized with an ability to prioritize

  • The highest personal integrity: committed to ethics and scientific standards

Preferred background

  • Minimum of 7 to 10 years of experience in Pharmaceutical industry

  • Must have a strong scientific background, board certified MD qualification (medical specialty in Diabetes ideal)

  • Experience working in global medical affairs and in clinical development required

  • Good understanding of Health Authorities (main guidelines of HTA bodies and Health Agencies) and Healthcare and Pharmaceutical environment (Regulatory, Market Access) a good plus

  • Working knowledge of epidemiology, biostatistics, health economics/policy, ideal

  • Experience in successfully developing peer-reviewed publications

  • Experience working within an international company, with a transversal organizational environment and the ability to operate in a matrix, team-oriented structure. International and cross-cultural experience is highly valued

  • Experience working in project management mode, demonstrated track record in building and maintaining a network of internal experts, experience in working across and building effective partnerships

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