Innovation Portfolio Analyst

Location: Bridgewater, NJ

Remote Work: Yes

Job Type: Full time

About the Job

At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we have one shared mission – we work passionately, every day, to ‘serve healthier, fuller lives’ now and for the generations to come.

In order to do so, 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.

Everything we do is centered around people’s interests – our consumers, our customers, healthcare professionals, and our employees – across the world.

We are building loved brands that serve 1bn consumers worldwide, through our key platforms: Allergy, Physical & Mental Wellness, Pain, Digestive Wellness and Cough, Cold & Flu.

We aspire to become the best Fast Moving Consumer Health (FMCH) company In & For the world and we aim to build a work environment where people can thrive, grow, enjoy and be at their best.

Our Team

The CXA Analytics is a global and fast-growing team with seasoned leaders in business intelligence and advanced analytics. Its purpose is to foster a culture of data-driven decisions and bring the outside-in with access to unique and rich-data on market sales including competitors and consumer choices. Our mission is to empower decision makers to make the right strategic choices and the optimal marketing resource allocation as well as execution. This achieved by building powerful and timely visualizations of market & share developments, quantifying sales drivers uplift & ROI and using unlimited power of algorithm to generate optimal allocation scenario, as well as by anticipating future sales with predictive modelling to anticipate future sales.

Main Responsibilities

The role of Global CXA Innovation Portfolio Analyst is an exciting opportunity to influence CHC strategic choices by providing insights about our innovation pipeline and integrating a robust forecast across the organization. This role implies:

  • Strategic Influence: Play a pivotal role in guiding CHC's strategic choices by delivering key insights from our innovation pipeline.

  • Pipeline Management: Oversee and analyze the CHC Innovation Pipeline, identifying trends, opportunities, and providing actionable insights to Global and Regional Innovation Committees.

  • Forecasting and Alignment : Collaborate with Finance, Sales, and Supply teams to deliver robust and consistent innovation forecasts, aligning them with organizational objectives.

  • Portfolio Optimization : Drive portfolio optimization, focusing on maximizing opportunities and scaling "Bigger and Bolder" innovation projects.

  • Process and Compliance : Work closely with the Innovation Forecast lead to ensure all key innovations comply with organizational standards and that systems accurately reflect outputs

  • Innovation Assessment : Conduct monthly reviews of innovation launch success, deriving insights to inform future strategies.

  • Cloud Visualization Management: Improve and manage cloud visualization tools to enhance organizational access to portfolio insights.

  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Partner with internal and external data science teams to refine data-driven decision-making processes.

  • Support and Integration : Assist project managers and financial teams in gathering and interpreting data on past launches and performance metrics.

  • Innovation Processes & Frameworks: Develop innovation frameworks and processes in close partnership with Global Head of Innovation and Portfolio Manager.

This role will report directly to the CXA global advanced analytics Lead.

About You

  • Experience : 4+ years’ experience in portfolio management or alternatively 4+ years’ working with Innovation projects from design to launch. 3+ years working with senior leadership and effectively synthesizing information with strong emphasis in call-to-action. 4+ years’ experience with ETL from Excel databases and financial P&L statements. Experience working with IPSOS innovation forecast models is a plus.

  • Soft skills : Demonstrated leadership, business ownership, influence & storytelling, collaboration & agile, technical & business fluency, data-driven culture, rigor. Commitment to fostering a data-driven culture, emphasizing accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Technical skills : Experience in Project Management skills including how to plan, execute and oversee innovation projects efficiently. Familiarity with internal innovation pipeline tools is a plus. Experience in data analysis and interpretation, particularly in synthesizing complex information into actionable insights. Proficiency in Office Suite and Power BI.

  • Education : Bachelor’s degree in a business/marketing or quantitative discipline (e.g., market research, economics, statistics, data science, finance) is preferred. Master’s degree in business/marketing or a quantitative discipline with strong analytics applications is a plus.

  • Languages : English, French is a plus

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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At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.