Sanofi Group US Medical Strategy Manager - Swiftwater, PA in Swiftwater, Pennsylvania
Role & Responsibilities:
Support the Medical Directors and the Medical Operations and Excellence Head to establish, implement, and execute on strategic objectives, operational and project budget planning and reviews, as well as coordination and project management of transversal projects, whether franchise/product-team specific or across teams. Within the Franchise assignment, specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provide project management in the development of integrated medical plans (iMAP) and integrated evidence generation plans in close collaboration with US Medical Directors, in collaboration with the appropriate Commercial team.
Drive the alignment and timely development of plans, the execution of the activities and projects, and tracking of progress and/or metrics.
Franchise/Brand external facing activities
Provide support in the execution of Medical Franchise activities and evaluate the need for new activities in alignment with US Franchise Medical team priorities
Coordinate the implementation of activities with US Medical Directors, SP teams, and external stakeholders
Follow-up on the activities until completion, proactively highlight potential issues to the Medical Directors and support them in addressing the issues.
Evaluate the impacts and results of the Medical initiatives (KPIs)
Medical Operational Excellence
Provide support to Franchise Medical Directors in conceptualization and execution of meetings (e.g., cross-functional meetings and franchise medical meetings) as needed
Ensure action item follow-up after the key meetings
Support activities and tracking in alignment with Medical strategic plans
KPI follow up/ Dashboard of activities and plans in the Franchise
Contribute to/or lead special transversal projects in the region or in collaboration with Global Medical initiatives (e.g., MEDx, digital transformation, Unified Voices) and responsibilities as assigned by the Medical Operations and Excellence Head
Events & Projects Organization and Management
Organize external facing medical activities (eg advisory boards and scientific meetings) in close collaboration with the Medical Directors
Provide strategic direction to the project manager/lead and administrative staff
Communicate effectively with the Medical Directors and local teams
Communicate with external HCPs for events and activities
Draft the agenda and slides with the SP teams, chairs, and speakers
Coordinate with the local teams for participation of SP members to the meetings
Prepare/review the meeting reports with the SP teams and chairs
Contact the external agency for logistical aspects: venue, travel, transfers, meals
Work closely with the contract manager to draft contracts and agreements for the Medical Directors and execute the validation process
Manage all required documentation related to compliance and interaction with the SP members; ensure compliance with the process for external expert engagement.
Financial operations (Budget and Resource)
Work closely with the Medical Operations and Excellence Head in generating annual budgets and Medical spending reports.
Support the budget planning and execution for the franchise, monitor budgets, and escalate any issues
Monitor within the Franchise allocation of budgets and resources as per emerging business needs.
Liaise with Global Medical Operations team regarding alignment with global priorities.
Contribute to the preparation of regional submission for finance cycles for regional team and coordinate with country medical heads for local submissions
Medical team members (US and Canada)
Regional - Other departments and functions of Sanofi Pasteur (e.g., Marketing, RA, Finance, Public Affairs, New Products)
Global – SP HQ Lyon and SP Regional Canada Functions (e.g. Medical, Marketing, R&D, Regulatory, Franchise)
Medical Information and Training Governance
Legal and Compliance
Key External Stakeholders:
Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) and Healthcare Providers
Bachelor’s Degree is required, advanced degrees preferred.
Knowledge/experience and/or degree in infectious disease field, vaccine field and/or healthcare
1+ year experience in Pharmaceutical Industry
Fluent in English
Occasional travel within North America is required
Vaccines experience is an advantage
Project management experience in Medical Affairs desirable
Competencies the successful candidate will possess:
Strategic mindset with focus on execution
Ability to synthesize information and translate it into actionable intelligence
Ability to navigate in a matrix environment and to cooperate transversally
Business and Market access acumen
Event management for Medical activities
Strong ability to build and maintain networks with internally and key external stakeholders
Strong communication, influencing & negotiation skills
Self-motivated, flexible and ability to establish credibility
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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