Sanofi Group Medical Director – Rare Disease in Mississauga, Ontario

About Genzyme, a Sanofi Company

Sanofi Genzyme has pioneered the development and delivery of transformative therapies for patients affected by rare and debilitating diseases for over 30 years. We accomplish our goals through world-class research and with the compassion and commitment of our employees. With a focus on rare diseases and multiple sclerosis, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of the patients and families we serve. That goal guides and inspires us every day. Sanofi Genzyme’s portfolio of transformative therapies, which are marketed in countries around the world, represents groundbreaking and life-saving advances in medicine. As a Sanofi company, Sanofi Genzyme benefits from the reach and resources of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, with a shared commitment to improving the lives of patients. Learn more at www.sanofigenzyme.com .

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.

Job Overview

The Medical Director (Head Medical Affairs) is accountable for defining the strategic alignment and execution of medical affairs activities related to investigator and expert outreach, investigator sponsored trials, company sponsored non-registration trials, publication planning, Continuous Medical Education, grants, etc.

Main Responsibilities

  • Cultivate current and future experts relationships in academic and clinical medicine at regional and national levels.

  • Ensure the dedicated medical team provides medical support, education and guidance to commercial, marketing and sales teams and provide medical support to promotional and legal review committees as needed.

  • Represente Sanofi Genzyme at related medical meetings, conferences, advisory boards, outreach meetings at key institutions, and in interactions with thought leaders.

  • Manage and work with Medical Advisors and the Medical Scientific Liaison teams to provide updated clinical data in response to unsolicited Healthcare Practitioners and provide relevant strategic disease state education.

  • Serve as the medical representative on the TA Canadian Leadership Team and as the Canadian representative on the North American TA Medical Affairs Leadership Team.

  • Maintain proactive and broad relationships with key contacts in the Canadian healthcare environment (eg KOLs, clinics, related groups) as part of a co-ordinated stakeholder plan in order to secure involvement in stakeholder discussions.

  • Support the medical review of suspected adverse reaction reports associated with prescription medicines in conjunction with the Pharmacovigilance (PV) function, enabling PV to report appropriately to the regulatory agencies and Corporate PV so that prevailing legal and Corporate requirements are met.

  • Maintain knowledge of TA market place, stay current on leading edge products development efforts and provide perspective to the business on the treatment landscape.

  • Support and conform to Company safety rules and procedures to ensure a safe and healthy working environment.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctor of Medicine, Pharmacy Degree or PhD

  • 10 years pharmaceutical industry experience including managing medical activities: clinical trials, medical affairs, compliance and external engagement, etc.

  • Trained Medical Practitioner; board certified/eligible

  • Experience of setting, balancing and managing a budget to target

  • Ability to lead, manage and develop teams

  • Detailed knowledge of Food & Drug Act regulations and guidelines, industry codes of practice/standards and standard operating procedures

  • Knowledge of the structure and management of the Canadian health system

  • Principles and practice of medical affairs including clinical trial design, management, analysis and reporting

  • Knowledge of different therapeutic areas

  • Solid relationships with key opinion leaders

  • Excellent command of English both written and oral and good IT skills; French language is an asset

Sanofi is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to a ttract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Thank you in advance for your interest.

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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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

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