Sanofi Group Performance Specialist, Westborough, MA in Westborough, Massachusetts

Job overview

The Performance Specialist (PS) applies Human Performance Improvement (HPI) approaches to identify and develop solutions that target the root cause of performance gaps.


  • Analyzes requests for learning to ensure learning will solve the identified gaps in performance and recommends solutions to achieve targeted performance.

  • Provides expert support to business units by conducting assessments, identifying gaps and providing customized direction and guidance.

  • Analyzes data, key indicators and metrics to identify Human Performance (HP) trends and applies a systems thinking approach to provide guidance on business initiatives to improve human performance.

  • Solicits feedback and performing analysis of available data to evaluate the effectiveness of programs and initiatives.

  • Provides recommendations for appropriate learning, procedural and/or organizational interventions to address Human and Organizational Performance deficiencies.

  • Provides on-going HP training to business units. Partners and coordinates with Learning & Development and business unit training functions to ensure consistent and timely delivery of training products including the development of new training and resources as needed.

  • Proactively recommends Human Performance Improvement (HPI) program enhancements to incorporate best-in-class approaches. Serves as an internal and external advocate and champion for HP as well as organizational values and culture.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Analytics or Human Performance Improvement or similar field of study.

  • 3+ years experience leading stakeholders to define and analyze current and future state performance-enabling capabilities and translating them into holistic performance solutions that include learning and development, procedural and organizational changes, and change management needs.

  • Proven ability to partner and create and sustain professional relationships at all levels in the organization.

  • Proven ability to design, lead and influence change, to “think outside the box” and innovate new ways of developing and delivering solutions.

  • Strong analytical, consultative and diagnostic skills and ability to make sound, data-based business decisions; utilizes data to solve problems of varying complexity.

  • Ability to work as part of a well-integrated, global team and collaborate across functional, organizational, and geographic boundaries.

Special Working Conditions

Potential of up to 10% travel to locations within network and possess a valid passport.

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and competencies:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient in using MS Office applications with key strengths in PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint

  • Change Management, Coaching, Competency Management, Evaluating Learning Impact, Knowledge Management,Performance Improvement/Gap Analysis, and Project Management

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.



At Sanofi diversity and inclusion are foundational to how we operate and are embedded in our Core Values. We respect the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that 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.

Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life