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Seoul, South Korea
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024

Zone Medical Lead

  • Location: Korea
  • Job type: Permanent, full time

About Us:

At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we have one overarching mission - to work passionately, challenging ourselves and our industry every day, to build a healthier future by helping people, help themselves, bringing “Health in Your Hands”.

Our teams are building trusted & loved brands that connect with hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide, enabling better self-care for individuals and communities, while also contributing to a healthier planet. To fulfill this mission, we are embarking our consumers, our customers, healthcare professionals, and our employees in this journey because this is what will make us become the “Best Fast-Moving Consumer Healthcare (FMCH) Company In & For the World”.

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.

To achieve this, we need strong talent who will help us shape the future of our Consumer Healthcare business and challenge our industry. At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we aspire to create a work environment where people can thrive, grow, and be at their best every day. Our priority is working with integrity to improve the health and well-being of people and communities where we operate, working towards making a positive impact in the world.

JOB PURPOSE

The Zone Medical Lead is a Senior management role that drives and co-ordinates the Zone brand relevant medical activities namely setting up & championing a Medical Strategic plan, owning HCP relevant engagements, setting up differentiated & superiority claims assessments, supports Key Switch and Digital priorities. They will evaluate and define a brand approach for science value creation across county teams relating to their brands ensuring clear priorities are defined, in alignment with Zone Science Hub Head, Zone Brand Lead & Key cross functional stakeholders.

The Zone Medical lead will:

  • Lead and implement Medical Affairs Strategies for Allegra/Telfast (Global brand), and Cenovis (Local brand) responsible brands to support the overall brand and business goals.
  • Evaluate & define a brand approach for medical value creation across teams, ensuring clear priorities are defined at a local level to support the activation plans.
  • Unmet medical needs analysis and recommendations
  • Lead and support the evidence generation/claims projects for the brands they are responsible for including but not limited to RWE, clinical studies and non-interventional studies.
  • Lead and co-ordinate the medical events, HCP/consumer education activities in the Zone & Locally in the Vietnam.
  • Optimize on cross-functional support within the organization, ensuring effective medical strategies.
  • Support in developing and implementing value-added processes, best practices and tools to increase efficiency and contribute to the operational excellence of Medical Affairs.
  • Foster an environment/culture of learning and sharing of best practice within the team.
  • Develop a high performing team by developing capabilities and competencies across key functions across the Zone.
  • Foster an environment/culture of learning and sharing of best practice within the team.

KEY RESULTS/ACCOUNTABILITIES

The Zone Medical Lead will:

Medical Strategy Plan:

  • Own the zone brand medical strategy.
  • Evaluate & define a brand medical value creation across key markets, ensuring clear priorities are defined at a local level.
  • Actively shape the regional or local business direction through input into the zone or local CHC Leadership Team
  • Promote scientific innovation opportunities across our portfolio through proactive cross-functional working of team members in contributing to global strategic medical brand plans or developing local product strategic medical brand plans that align with brand direction
  • Openly exchange with internal & external stakeholders to build on innovative concepts
  • Ensure appropriate representation & collaboration within Extended Global Brand Medical Teams
  • Drive delivery of medical commitments at a local level by clearly defining the desired outcome(s) from prioritized activities defined in medical strategies, and define operational milestones to deliver on these medical commitments
  • Key activities include – developing insights / anticipating trends, identified & executing on science inspired innovation opportunities (claim enhancement, product development, life cycle management, medical evaluation of BD opportunities, local switch opportunities), scientific endorsement & stakeholder management, risk mitigation.
  • Ensure CHC Medical governance is implemented and ensure company/industry standards are maintained at all times
  • Build a fast acting, collaborative & innovative CHC Medical Affairs culture
  • Co-ordinate for innovative and inclusive medical events (ISPs, Ad boards, patient educations activities) across zone.
  • Co-ordinate with global KOLs for international speaker events for arranging activities across zone.
  • Support in developing effective HCP interactions in Medical events through digital activity dashboard
  • Promote scientific innovation opportunities across our portfolio through proactive cross-functional working of team members in contributing to global strategic medical brand plans or developing local product strategic medical brand plans that align with brand direction
  • Support in developing and implementing value-added processes, best practices and tools to increase efficiency and contribute to the operational excellence of Medical Affairs across zones.
  • Foster an environment/culture of learning and sharing of best practice within the team.

Innovation

  • Provide scientific intelligence and support evaluation of new products for the allocated brands across zone.
  • Support global local collaboration for effective innovation plan as per business needs.
  • Support product optimization strategies as per business goals.

Evidence Generation/ Claims

  • Support in identifying needs and opportunities of clinical studies (regional, local) in expertise according to strategy.
  • Support local/regional teams for study approval process by collaborating with local & global SRC.
  • Support the development of real-world data and analytics capabilities and utilization, and lead in applying advanced methodologies and tools to generate novel insights and actions.
  • Ensure the processing of the clinical data of the medical projects and support in the elaboration and/or the evaluation of their publication.
  • Own the execution of RWE studies for Cenovis and execute for Allegra; effectively communicate the findings and study results to internal stakeholders.
  • Lead and coordinate with countries for efficient claims generation ecosystem across zone.

Lead and Co-ordinate Medical information activities across the Zone.

  • Support local MI teams for analyzing the need for new standard response documents, as well as the usage and trends of existing standard response documents and unique responses.
  • Coordinate with local teams for pertinent information for documentation of inquiries and triages adverse drug events and product complaints to respective department(s) to comply with regulatory guidelines.
  • Support for maintaining compliance with all applicable policies and procedures by ensuring all plans and activities for Medical Information are implemented within industry practices and the highest ethical standards.

Manage budget and portfolio management across your Zone brands.

  • Manage medical budget for brands.
  • Management of budget for clinical trials, scientific dissemination, advisory board meetings, claims project and science projects.

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Regional and Zone Hub Head, Global Medical & Evidence Generation, Innovation teams, Other key stakeholders

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • Medical Doctor or Pharmacist with minimum 5 years' experience.

Required knowledge and/or experience

  • Extensive experience in medical including management roles, and experience in a global function, more than one region or key country with minimum of 5 or more years' experience
  • Excellent understanding of the consumer healthcare and pharmaceutical industry, drug development environment, and R&D processes and objectives
  • Knowledge of the local Consumer Health environment (regulatory, regional Industry Associations, Public & Government affairs) would be an advantage
  • Expert knowledge of consumer healthcare regulations and requirements, Health Authorities regulations and ability to evaluate impact of those regulations within the drug development environment and to lead discussions of the requirements and its impacts within submission teams
  • Demonstrated success in partnering and influencing across a matrix environment with exceptional executive communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the Sanofi systems and tools would be an advantage

Language skills

  • Fluent spoken and written English and Korean

Cultural traits / P2W Behavior

  • 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 don't 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

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
  • Business Acumen – Ability to effectively use economic, financial, market, stakeholder, and industry-specific indicators to fully understand and improve business results
  • 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
  • Team Leadership – Ability to build cohesive, high-performance teams that take accountability and achieve required results
  • Interpersonal relationships - treating others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect.
  • 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
  • Learning Agility – Ability to navigate first time/unfamiliar situations effectively by extrapolating from other areas of expertise and knowledge. Ability to continuously improve and develop self

Interested? Apply today!

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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, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, ability or gender identity.

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