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Sanofi Group RTMED, Operational Planning & Capacity Manager in Waltham, Massachusetts

Research-TMED - Operational Planning and Capacity Management (R-TMED OPCM)

Job purpose and Responsibilities:

As part of Project Management, the primary purpose of the R-TMED OPCM is to build and customize the operational R&D projects plans of the Research-TMED activities with their timelines, resources and costs reflecting the operational reality and aligned with the overall project plan and strategy.

Research-TMED activity scope covers the following departments of Research platform: Translational Sciences (TS), Translational In Vivo Model (TIM), Pre-Clinical Safety (PCS) and Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) in addition to the Translational Medicine and Early Development (TMED) Development Department and Data & Data Sciences.

Evolving in an international team and environment, the R-TMED OPCM is supporting the Project Teams and Operational Departments both at a Global and Local levels:

  • single accountable person for the accuracy of the plan entered and regularly updated in the RDPM planning tool (timelines, resources, costs).

  • providing workload and capacity analyses and reporting to support the R&D Teams and Managers in the R-TMED Functions.

In that context, the R-TMED OPCM will conduct in Sanofi site of Waltham (US) some missions such as:

  • Project management of some compounds in Life Cycle Management, Research and progressively after training in Development phase

  • Perform capacity analysis

  • Contribute to the communication and reporting with Project teams and the operational Departments

The OPCM will report to the head of R-TMED OPCM with many local interactions with the OPCM located in US (BW and WA) and networking with the rest of the team spread in France and Germany.

Key interfaces:

  • Project OPCMs

  • Local DMPK/Pre-Clinical Safety and TMED BCB/PKDM/Project Dept. Operations and Project Team members

  • Deep connection with other Project Team Members / CSO and CMC OPCMs / Planning Project Managers for the projects he/she will be in charge of

  • The whole community of R-TMED OPCMs working on all types of molecule and modalities located in Frankfurt, Paris, Montpellier, Bridgewater and Boston area

Education & Experience:

  • Pharmacist / Engineer / MS / MBA in Chemistry/Biology

  • Few years in Pharmaceutical Development / Pre-Clinical or Clinical areas


  • Analytical, synthesis and reporting skills

  • Excellent organizational skills, rigor, striving for results, ability for solutions proposal, pragmatic and enthusiastic

  • Ability to work in a team and manage cross-functional projects

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ease of use of IT tools

  • Good level in English

  • Knowledge of Pharmaceutical Development and Pre-Clinical Safety

  • Notions in planning, in project management and in finance would be a plus

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