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Data Expansion Lead - All Gender



Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, August 5, 2023

Data Expansion Lead - All Gender

  • Location: Spain, Hungary and United Kingdom
  • Limited travel expected
  • 50% Remote working
  • Job type: Permanent


Our Team

At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare (CHC), we have one shared mission - we work passionately, every day, to ‘serve healthier, fuller lives’ now and for the generations to come. Our marketing philosophy is driven by this purpose and everything we do is centered around people’s interest –, our customers, healthcare professionals, and our employees – across the world.

We are building brands that serve 1bn consumers worldwide, through our key platforms: Allergy, Physical & Mental Wellness, Pain, Digestive Wellness and Cough, Cold & Flu. In order to do this better than anybody else, we aspire to become the most consumer-centric Fast Moving Consumer Healthcare Business. We want to be market shapers and achieve category leadership in the categories that we play in - delivered through strong global-local partnership. We are a people first business, placing consumers at the heart of everything we do through uncovering and activating deep consumer and shopper insights, for example.

As a top 3 global CHC player, we want to raise the bar in terms of our strategic and operational capabilities to enable sustainable, above-market growth. To achieve this, we need strong talents that will help us shape the future of CHC while sharing our core values of courage, teamwork, respect, and integrity.

Main responsibilities

As part of the Real Word Evidence and Behavioural Science Team, the Data Expansion Lead will be responsible for ensuring our current and emerging data needs for Sanofi CHC team can be met through data licensing, third-party vendors, academic collaborations, and strategic partnerships. You will help develop the strategy for accessing real-world data and clinical capability to meet the strategic Sanofi CHC objectives. You will also be managing the Real world and clinical data governance model and process to increase transparency and access of data appropriately within Sanofi CHC.

The Data Expansion Lead will work closely with the Data manager, Analytics, Engagement leads, Behavioural Science, Digital, IT, procurement, and other project leaders to grow the data-driven culture within Sanofi CHC by coordinating data assessment and evaluation activities between internal teams and external vendors and recommend solutions. Your business analytical expertise combined with your deep understanding of patient data capabilities will make you a valuable member of this team.

  • Lead the effort to identify and communicate gaps within the current internal patient-level data assets and external relationships
  • Create and maintain a comprehensive view of data assets in key regions by
  • Scoping data acquisition strategy and roadmap to ensure access to appropriate data according to the business need
  • Identifying vendors and partners that can access non-commercial data sets on behalf of Sanofi CHC
  • Directly engaging and building relationships with new data providers and clinical capabilities
  • Assessing data assets quality and fitness
  • Driving acquisition of new data assets, including all administrative and operational aspects
  • Integrate emerging data sources into key initiatives within Real world Evidence function and more broadly at Sanofi CHC as appropriate
  • Direct activities of internal and external team members involved in supporting data assessment and evaluation
  • Ensure compliance with policy and SOPs
  • Provide strategic input to the vision and development of a world class data capability
  • Improve and maintain the data governance model and process as new data and new risks emerge
  • Provide and revoke the data access appropriately, ensure traceability and compliance with data usage policies
  • Provide trainings to certify data requestors/users if required
  • Overseeing data and study tracking in the standalone platform



  • Experience in managing or analyzing patient data from biomedical/patient health data/real world data/clinical data/novel data streams
  • Experience in managing operational aspects and negotiation with data

Soft skills

  • Push to go beyond the level we have operated until now: constantly challenge the status quo focusing on the priorities that will deliver the best outcomes and letting go what won’t: be intolerant to mediocracy, believe we can and must do better and aim at higher but never at the expenses of our values and judgment
  • Put the interest of the organization ahead of own of those of his/her team: consider both short and long-term impact of decisions; puts collective and global goals above individual or local goals; share resources and capabilities with those with the greatest need and impact; enable decision making at appropriate level
  • Act in the interest of our patients and customers: actively engage with customers to know their current and future needs; brings an external perspective into decisions
  • Take action and do not wait to be told what to do: take smart and informed best bets with the information at hand and anticipate the consequences of her/his actions; use personal judgement and others’ advice to make bold and impactful decisions which move us forward
  • Role model our 4 values: teamwork, integrity, respect, courage

Technical skills

  • Creative construction, negotiation and mobilization of multi-stakeholder partnerships and commercial arrangements
  • Technical knowledge in related competencies including modalities, sources, and applications of patient-level data from clinical and real-world settings
  • Cross-functional knowledge of pharmaceutical lifecycle, especially R&D and new product planning and resultant analytic needs (applications, methods, tools)
  • Knowledge of compliance, privacy, and safety pertinent to real-world data analytics
  • Expert communication skills
  • Ability to understand business needs
  • Ability to analyze complex issues to develop relevant and realistic plans, programs, and recommendations
  • Ability to multi-task, takes initiatives and prioritize effectively
  • Ability to work cross functionally, ability to be flexible and adapt effectively to a variety of individuals
  • Positive team player who demonstrates collaboration and teamwork with internal and
  • External stakeholders at all levels within the organization
  • Readily adapt to new environment, technologies, and processes
  • Ability to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events
  • Computer programming skills in Python/Pyspark, R, SQL
  • Ability to learn new programming techniques and data structures quickly and effectively
  • Knowledge of compliance, privacy, and safety pertinent to real-world data analytics
  • Ability to organize large amounts of data
  • Ability to translate complex problems clearly and in nontechnical terms
  • Readily adapt to new environment, technologies, and processes
  • Ability to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events
  • Teamwork and collaboration skills


  • An advanced educational degree (Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD) and 5 years of experience in the life science or healthcare field


  • Fluent spoken and written English

Play to Win Behaviours:

  • Stretch
  • Take action
  • Act for patients & customers
  • Think Sanofi first

Pursue Progress. Discover Extraordinary.

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

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