Global Innovation Brand Lead

  • Location: Bridgewater, NJ

  • Remote Work: Hybrid

  • Travel Expected: About 1 week every 2months

  • Job Type: Full Time

About the Job

At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare , we have one overarching mission - to work passionately, challenging ourselves and our industry every day, to build a healthier future by helping people, help themselves, bringing “Health in Your Hands”.

Our teams are building trusted & loved brands that connect with hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide, enabling better self-care for individuals and communities, while also contributing to a healthier planet. To fulfill this mission, we are embarking our consumers, our customers, healthcare professionals, and our employees in this journey because this is what will make us become the “Best Fast-Moving Consumer Healthcare (FMCH) Company In & For the World”.

We strive to act as a force for good by integrating sustainability along our business and employees’ mission and operate responsibly from both a social and environmental point of view.

To achieve this, we need strong talent who will help us shape the future of our Consumer Healthcare business and challenge our industry. At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we aspire to create a work environment where people can thrive, grow, and be at their best every day. Our priority is working with integrity to improve the health and well-being of people and communities where we operate, working towards making a positive impact in the world.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Identify brand growth opportunities and work with cross-functional teams at a local and global level, as well as external agencies to deliver scalable, winning innovation that drives revenue, profit and share at a pace.

  • Facilitate internal ideas generation with cross functional teams to develop new product ideas and create winning concepts to maintain a continuous flow of insights and ideas to strengthen our base and fuel innovation.

  • Be accountable for the successful pipeline delivery through the business gate cycle and commercial targets.

  • Identify portfolio simplification and optimization opportunities in cross collaboration with M&S and D2V (Design-to-Value) teams.

  • Identify renovation, commercial innovation, and sustainability initiatives to drive brand growth and expansion.

  • Responsible for the brand innovation budget allocation among the projects, ensure transparency of spend against meaningful initiatives and trade-offs, valuing projects for financial scale, accuracy, and probability of success.

  • Own NPD projects from concept to launch; seeking out the optimized solution of product, pack and execution working closely with a cross-functional team (Science Hub, Finance, M&S, Legal, Procurement, etc.).

  • Define launch plans in coordination with the Brand Team and Zone Brand Leads and post-launch evaluation with actionable insights to build learnings into future plans.

  • Own and build the business cases through the gate process in cooperation with Finance and aligned with the innovation thresholds.

  • Guarantee compliance with Sustainability KPIs.

About You:

  • Graduate degree in marketing, management degree (preferable)

  • 10+ years successful experience within a leading FMCG or another brand-led organization.

  • Experience working in global or regional role

  • Experience in brand innovation and brand-building roles

  • Specialized knowledge/others

  • Strong bias for action, a high degree of personal accountability and an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Track record of working cross-functionally and leading projects

  • Strong analytical skills, comfortable digging under the surface to uncover insights, reach logical conclusions and recommend actions back to the business in a compelling way.

  • Fluent English

Pursue Progress, Discover Extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

Watch our ALL IN video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkpDBZ-CJKw&t=67s) and check out our Diversity Equity and Inclusion actions at sanofi.com (https://www.sanofi.com/en/our-responsibility/equality-and-inclusiveness) !

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