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Sanofi Group Deputy Director, Analytics - Vaccine in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania

Deputy Director, Analytics

Summary of purpose/major responsibilities

The primary objectives of this position are to lead cross functional projects, provide assistance to Director of Analytics by helping to guide analysts on project work, and create analytics to help improve the strategy and tactics of the marketing & sales organization.

Key accountabilities

(1) Develop and oversee cross functional projects (25%)

(a) Develop Analytics projects that have significant impact on ComOps ability and are driven by key business questions to make timely decisions. Projects will include interaction with a wide range of audiences (Senior Management, Marketing & Field Management).

(b) In addition to analytical projects, position will also manage projects related to sales force/marketing resource optimization and market research.

(c) Support the Director of Analytics on major cross-functional project through duties such as coordination of committees, vendor management, and determination of analytical methodology. All projects will ensure that the company objectives are achieved.

(2) Propose and develop strategic analysis (25%)

(a) Utilize multiple tools to align with the company’s revenue goals and objectives determined by senior management.

(b) Partner closely with Analytics, Reporting, and IS Teams to ensure data/reporting required for analysis is delivered to key customers (e.g. Product Marketing, Sales, Senior Management) in a timely and accurate manner.

(c) Partner with customers, M&S Ops, and IS teams to ensure dashboards, strategic reports/analysis, and ad hoc information is delivered efficiently and timely to support business needs.

(d) Ensure accuracy of analysis by developing and adhering to QC/validation procedures to achieve the highest level of accuracy and quality standards. Contribute to team validation efforts.

(3) Lead key projects and mentor analysts (20%)

(4) Work closely with key customers to assess business needs (15%)

(a) Partner with Product Marketing, Sales, Senior Management on a range of projects.

(5) Identify industry best practices (15%)



  • 4 – 6 years of experience relating to the fields of analytics, marketing, Market Mix modeling, sales force effectiveness or digital analytics

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Analytics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering

  • Master’s degree preferred in one of the above subjects or Business

  • Requires strong analytical skills and a working knowledge of sales force and marketing analytics.

  • Experience leading large cross functional projects a plus

  • Experience in healthcare industry, pharmaceuticals, or vaccines is preferred, especially in working with imperfect data sets.

  • Interpersonal skills - In depth knowledge

  • Communication skill - In-depth knowledge

  • Writing skills - In depth knowledge

  • PC Application Software - In depth knowledge

  • Advanced Analytic Techniques- In-depth knowledge

  • Project management – In depth knowledge

  • Organizational skills – In depth knowledge

Software skills desired:

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Visio)

  • SAS-Enterprise Miner or comparable

  • MicroStrategy


  • Must possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Conceptual understanding of analytical techniques such as regression, decision trees, and neural networks.

  • Excellent management of customer expectations, listening, negotiating, and multi-tasking skills.

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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