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.
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: Research Project Manager - VIE Contract (W/M)
Target start date: 01/02/2024
Coordination of projects:
He/She contributes to Research team organization & governance
He/She follows business processes to ensure the effectiveness of the Global organization
He/She coordinates preclinical and human/clinical testing activities, ensuring appropriate communication within the project team to ensure deliverables are ready on time & with appropriate level of quality
He/She drives and assesses the project team progress using innovative PM methodologies & ways of working (i.e. Mind mapping, collective intelligence and agile methodologies)
He/She owns the Scrum process as a Scrum Master (i.e. facilitates Scrum events, coaches the team & Product Owner) contributing to acceleration & efficiency of projects & functions
He/She manages internal & joint meetings with external partners (as appropriate) seeking alignment with all stakeholders
He/she interacts with key Global Project team members and R&D Global/functional PMs to ensure coordination of planning & optimum deliverables
Planning & Budget:
He/She elaborates & maintains high quality project plans on timelines and resources for GAD&GI activities (across-platforms, Departments & Functions) with integrated risk management (i.e. creates detailed operational project plans, analyzes and monitors the project timelines, the impact of risks including mitigation, and resources assessments)
He/She analyzes the project plan and timelines along the product value chain and ensures optimal critical path in order to achieve tactical objectives in preclinical development and clinical testing
He/She develops scenarios from project need phase, elaborates first timelines estimate and up to the end of the project provides recommendation for optimization
He/She ensures accurate implementation & update of Research activities in R&D planning tool by close communication with the Functional Planner & Global PM to guarantee consistency between the project plan and the operational plan
He/She coordinates and consolidates FTEs budget, during R&D yearly budget exercises in close relationship with the Functional planners to support Research Leads & Platform Heads in the resource evaluation
Reporting & Communication:
He/She ensures meeting objectives are reached (agenda defined), playing time keeper role and facilitating the discussions
He/She leads Research project team/sub-team meetings, prepares meeting minutes, elaborates action plan and follow-up on actions
He/She is in charge of implementing and maintaining digital tools to ensure communication/ information sharing
He/She supports internal & external communication by providing advice in format, to ensure quality of messages & overall visibility (i.e. slide deck to committees, monthly reports)
He/She assures proactively regular consolidated updates/reporting to all project stakeholders about activities which are on critical path (i.e. for regulatory submission, Gate entry, clinical trial FVFS)
He/She provides facilitation in continuous improvements and/or transversal initiatives for the Research functions
Experience in Project Management within research environment
Knowledgeable in Scrum/Agile methodologies
Fluent English (written and spoken)
Excellent cross-functional & organizational skills
Strong Inter-personal communication skills
Work in a fast-paced, highly dynamic setting for a global organization
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.