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Sanofi Group Junior Buyer, Events & Medical Operations - VIE Contract (W/M) in Toronto, Ontario

iMove, the Sanofi VIE Program, is available to citizens of the European Economic Area (EU + Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland) aged between 18 and 28.

PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

PLEASE NOTE that applications that are only submitted in French cannot be considered by our non-French speaking partners at Sanofi worldwide. Therefore, only applications that are submitted in English will be considered. Please make sure to apply with your personal email address.

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and is embedded in our Core Values. We respect the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences. 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 employees, patients and customers.

We are looking for: Junior Buyer, Events & Medical Operations - VIE Contract (W/M)

Target start date: 01/01/2022

Junior Buyer, Events & Medical Operations:

  • Implement the global procurement strategies to manage optimally the Medical & Commercial function spends as appropriate when related to Events and Medical Communications

  • Project management across procurement categories to deliver on time sourcing

  • Maintain knowledge of strategic suppliers and support tools allowing appropriate oversights

  • Early engage and connect to improve communication and delivery and overall customer experience

  • Support procurement awareness across communities of stakeholders (e.g. by providing training on procurement processes and strategy)

  • Be a main contact for North American operations for Medical Communication sourcing for internal stakeholders and key major suppliers

  • Ensure sourcing process is aligned with procurement category strategy

  • Complete and monitor all finance, business, operations and legal requirements as related to procurement

  • Support the most strategic negotiations for M&S (Modelling and Simulation) procurement topics as well as any major supplier issues, represent procurement on key governances as assigned ensuring active participation

  • Ensure source to Pay (end to end) processes continually improve and provide needs to other Business Transformation functions and procurement domains

Key “MUST HAVE” competencies, skills & experiences

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Purchasing, Procurement, Management or another related field

Experience :

  • Previous healthcare industry experience including experience in Procurement or Pharma experience is desired

  • Demonstrated project management capabilities/experience

  • Good understanding of finance, business, operations, and legal aspects

  • Knowledge and understanding of the drug development and marketing processes would be a plus

IT tools:

  • Proficiency with MS Office Package

Language:

  • Fluent English

Soft skills:

  • Effective, high-level communicator, good organizational skills, excellent presentation skills

  • Strong and proven negotiation skills

  • Ability to drive cost savings, process, and time efficiency outcomes

  • Ethics, integrity, and clarity

  • Flexible, receptive, resourceful, creative, and results oriented

  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills

  • Capability to work under pressure

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.

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