Sanofi Group U.S. Solid Tumor & Supportive Care Oncology TLL - West in Los Angeles, California

The Thought Leader Liaison (TLL), U.S. Solid Tumor and Supportive Care Oncology role is a field-based, marketing role (non-sales focused) position, working closely with Prostate Cancer and Rising Uric Acid U.S Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) to ensure cross-functional commercial resources are made available as appropriate. This TLL will be responsible for the WESTERN U.S. Primary areas of focus include but are not limited to KOL engagement, speaker bureau operations and content, executive encounters management, advocacy development, and liaising with marketing. All TLL interactions are always within label, and consistent with commercial compliance, legal and regulatory guidelines.

The TLL will work closely, and within approved SOPs, with the other field professionals, including but not limited to RBDs (Regional Business Director), ABMs (Area Business Manager) and MSLs; in addition to home office based colleagues in Marketing, Medical Affairs, Sales, and Market Access. The behaviors that are critical for success are collaboration, communication, planning, relationship building, and the ability to execute tactical initiatives and provide timely feedback. TLLs will report to the Head of Solid Tumor and Supportive Care Oncology Marketing.

JOB RESPONSIBILTIES: The TLL job responsibilities are focused primarily on four key areas.

KOL Engagement

  • Aligning with cross functional teammates, orchestrate resources with the top 10%-15% of KOLs, as assigned by the Head of Solid Tumor and Supportive Care Oncology Marketing

  • Identify, profile, cultivate and maintain long-term relationships with KOLs within the oncology community

  • Conduct substantial business on-label conversations focused on topics; such as product, disease state, and company, at appropriate venues, in and outside the office setting

  • Execute unique, on-label, and approved KOL programming (e.g. disease state and product) as directed by leadership

  • Compliantly collaborate and communicate with the field team on each assigned KOL, to ensure strategic and tactical cohesiveness

  • Serve as single point of contact to resolve KOL issues when directed, by the Head of Solid Tumor and Supportive Care Oncology Marketing

  • Execute a customer centric needs based approach with targeted KOLs

Executive Encounters Management

  • Plan and execute KOL engagements and executive encounters at local, regional and national conferences, POAs, field visits, and other venues as directed, in a complaint manner

  • Act as a liaison between KOLs and home office cross-functional teams

KOL Advocate Development

  • Assist with on-label KOL development, including identification and/or training/coaching of promotional speakers with approved slide decks and materials

Marketing, including Speaker Bureau Operations and Content

  • Work with targeted KOLs to obtain feedback on new and existing brand-related marketing strategies/materials (all materials and programs a TLL will request feedback will be approved by legal, compliance and regulatory)

  • Provide feedback to commercial leadership on various topics as requested

  • Provide advisory board participant recommendations, and attend advisory board where needed, appropriate, and approved

  • Assist in the execution of speaker contracting when requested, including but not limited to completion of BR annual planning form and annual budget plan, recommendations and nominations, tiering, debarring, FMV, and contract execution

  • Compliantly train speakers on approved promotional slide decks, and assist with completion of annual compliance training

  • Assist with new content creation and existing content updates and annual renewals

  • Manage monthly reporting on Speaker Program KPIs and field force performance

  • Serve as the single point of contact for high volume speaker logistic / scheduling and working cross functionally to ensure appropriate communication

  • Lead planning, execution and pull-through of GPO in-practice programs

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Oncology experience

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • A minimum of five years of work experience in one or more of the following: field sales, product marketing, or medical / clinical experience in the same or related therapeutic area within the pharmaceutical / biotech industry

  • Ability to assemble and lead cross-functional teams toward a shared vision of success

  • Ability to present ideas effectively to individuals or groups, targeting presentation to the needs of the audience

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong project management experience, including superior analytical and planning skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to execute against strategic and tactical plans under tight timelines

  • Ability to travel to meetings/trainings/programs as necessary

  • Valid driver's license

  • Must reside within the geographic area of the assigned territory, or within a reasonable distance as determined by the Head of Solid Tumor and Supportive Care Oncology Marketing

  • 60% - 80% travel likely; could be less based on geography

  • Must work within product label, and regulatory, legal and compliance guidelines

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in related field

  • Launch experience preferred

  • Marketing experience preferred

  • Infusion product experience a plus

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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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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