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Enterprise Architect Corporate Functions - All genders



Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Friday, December 8, 2023

Job title: Enterprise Architect Corporate Functions - All genders

  • Location : Barcelona

  • Job type: Permanent Full time

About the job

At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we have one shared mission – we work passionately, every day, to ‘serve healthier, fuller lives’ now and for the generations to come.

In order to do so, we strive to act as a force for good by integrating sustainability along our business and employees’ mission and operate responsibly from both a social and environmental point of view.

Everything we do is centered around people’s interests – our consumers, our customers, healthcare professionals, and our employees – across the world.

We are building loved brands that serve 1bn consumers worldwide, through our key platforms: Allergy, Physical & Mental Wellness, Pain, Digestive Wellness and Cough, Cold & Flu.

We aspire to become the best Fast Moving Consumer Health (FMCH) company In & For the world and we aim to build a work environment where people can thrive, grow, enjoy and be at their best.

Our Team

Our team is engaged in designing and delivering Digital Tech Services for all CHC worldwide.

We deliver our solutions in a highly competitive market answering FMCH needs and sometimes supporting highly regulated environments (GxP, SoX and other regional and local regulations).

Our team operates in an international context, serving all markets in most of the countries around the world.

Main responsibilities

Reporting solid line to the Head of Enterprise Architecture (Digital Consumer Healthcare), this position is a senior leadership role to develop the architecture landscape for Corporate Functions as well as their integration with the rest of the CHC ecosystem. Levering existing technologies or bringing new enabling technologies, optimizing costs, and simplifying these products & services.

  • She/He is responsible to establish a solid Architecture Landscape contributing to the roadmap defined by the Functional units and maximizing reusability of the Core Systems.

  • Products, services or processes involved can be (but not limited to & evolving dynamically):

    • Cloud hosting (AWS, Azure)

    • Integration platforms (TIBCO TCI and Informatica Cloud) and APIs

    • HR Solutions, Finance Planning and Consolidation, Treasury, SAP, ...

  • Build and develop technical plans to enhance and scale our infrastructure, repeatedly for our clients and partners.

  • Contribute to effective working relationships in a global matrix organization to deliver a coherent and positive environment.

  • Promote and develop software quality by implementing a test-driven approach.

  • Manage and upskill a growing global team of solution architects.

  • Develop an architecture community of practice with regular tech and functional sessions and promote a culture of edge technology and innovation.

  • Contribute to the overall data model design and management for CHC and ensure data consistency (data model avoiding data duplication across CHC eco-system)

Businesses scope: The Enterprise Architect will actively support CHC Business units Corporate Functions & transversal ERP (SAP S4/HANA) while he/she must engage and support the proper integration with Commercial, Science, Manufacturing & Supply chain, Data). The product & services will have to be designed to meet expected targets in term of performance, stability, and cost effectiveness.

About you

The Enterprise Architect should be a strategic thinker, and educated in most technologies, especially around: Cloud, DevOps & Agile, Big Data, Integration & API and ERP or Enterprise Solutions like Workday or other HR Solutions, Payroll, or Finance Management systems. Also, up to date with new technology trends like AR/VR, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and others.

She/He will build a collaborative network with his peers inside Sanofi Digital organization to ensure common usage & understanding of technologies, products & services, especially for services shared between Sanofi & CHC. He/she will support all CHC Digital units transversally.

Required knowledge and/or experience.

  • 10+ years of experience in positions related to Architecture of Digital solutions or Integration Technologies across Enterprise Solutions.

  • Advanced and large technological skillset and a demonstrated history.

  • Knowledge & appetite for new technological trends

  • Excellent knowledge related to integration frameworks, use cases, integration design patterns and data engineering best practices.

  • Knowledge of new digital technologies and associated cyber practices for Cloud, Infra-by-code, IaaS/SaaS/PaaS services, OT/IoT, factory 4.0, DevSecOps, etc.

  • Experience on regulated sector is a plus.

  • Knowledge on industrial and enterprise systems specially HR Systems and Finance.

  • Program management skills and demonstrated history in directly managing transformative programs for wide organizations.

  • Experience working on Agile with Scrum or SaFE teams.

Required Leadership Competencies

  • Strategic Thinking - ability to evaluate relevant areas of operation, formulate objectives and set priorities in a contextually relevant way, and develop plans consistent with long-term organizational interests.

  • Strong ability to communicate, explain & educate beyond the technologies.

  • Business Acumen – Ability to effectively use economics, financial, market, stakeholder, and industry-specific indicators to determine best technology trends for CHC.

  • Judgement- The ability to draw logical conclusions based on acquired information and analytical rigor in problem-solving, the ability to make effective decisions even when information is ambiguous or incomplete.

  • Change Leadership - The ability to demonstrate support and drive for innovation and organizational transformation.

  • Personal Leadership - Personal leadership translates into courage, choice, and commitment through the pursuit of excellence, trust, and accountability. Ability to put patient, stakeholder, and organizational interests above personal interests.

  • Drive -Takes the lead and initiates activities with a high degree of passion and commitment as well as the drive, desire and need to achieve challenging goals, to improve performance or to meet personal standards of excellence.

  • Being pragmatic and not “technology for technology” oriented

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.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

Watch our ALL IN video and check out our Diversity Equity and Inclusion actions at!

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.