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Sanofi Group Transversal Project Manager in La Jolla, California

Position Overview:

This position will manage transversal projects for the North American R&D Hub. This position is accountable and responsible for ensuring that Hub projects are completed on time, in budget and following Sanofi policies. This position will be responsible for measuring the success of each project and ensuring that project priorities are communicated to all relevant stakeholders.

The position reports into the Site Operations Head, Synthorx.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring the timely execution of Synthorx projects including key stakeholder communication.

  • Ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget.

  • Work transversally within the Synthorx Platform and Sanofi‚Äôs Global LMR organization to facilitate the global mandates for Good Research Practices(GRP) by supporting managers, researchers and project teams in the therapeutic areas and core platforms who are performing studies from pre M0 to post M2. This includes:

  • Working as the lead to onboard/off board team members on systems (Actime, Optime, Benchling, etc.) and to administer and log Lab Notebooks and other Quality Documents.

  • Prepare Quality documents Business Technical Documents (BTD)s, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Standards related to lab notebooks, specific pharmacology reports, etc. for document management system (i.e. Veeva Vault), meeting formatting needs and following documentation guidelines.

  • Facilitate annual and monthly budget reviews with site project teams and management.

  • Support Synthorx team contract and PO management and Lab Manager inventory tracking.

  • Support the P2P activity with training, continuous improvement, and network support. Route local documents for signature and ensure timely vendor onboarding.

  • Support site Health, Safety and Environmental projects and enforcement.

  • Run the weekly contracts meeting to support the Synthorx continuity of business.

  • Assist Synthorx operations team in implementing new global initiatives and mandates as they roll out.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Project Management-related experience.

  • 5+ years working in a scientific, pharmaceutical, or healthcare setting.

  • 5+ years of experience working with accounting/financial or ERP systems.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Project Management, Finance, Business or a related field with minimum of 10years or a Masters degree with minimum of 8 years related experience.

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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