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Regulatory Science and Policy Associate - VIE Contract



Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Monday, May 13, 2024

Regulatory Science and Policy Associate - VIE Contract

  • Location: Spain, Barcelona
  • Target start date: 01/09/2024

iMove, the Sanofi VIE Program, is available to citizens of the European Economic Area (EU + Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland) aged between 18 and 28.

PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

PLEASE NOTE that applications that are only submitted in French cannot be considered by our non-French speaking partners at Sanofi worldwide. Therefore, only applications that are submitted in English will be considered. Please make sure to apply with your personal email address.

About the job

The role will be critical in forwarding the mission of the RSP function and delivering Global Regulatory Affairs (GRA) goals of Sanofi as a Strategic partners of the agencies & influencing leader in the industry.

Are you ready to shape the future of medicine? The race is on to speed up drug discovery and development to find answers for patients and their families. Your skills could be critical in helping our teams accelerate progress. Join our Team as Regulatory Science and Policy Associate and you’ll develop early-career talent and skills in the area of Regulatory Science & Policy within the wider GRA function.

Main responsibilities:

  • Analyze and synthesize emerging health authority policies and trade association activities in nominated priority areas to keep management abreast on macro trends that could impact Sanofi business.
  • Drive effective and efficient collaborative efforts on regulatory science and policy matters across Sanofi teams and functions and proactively develop strategies to address future issues on priority meetings.
  • Facilitate and coordinate comments on certain regulatory legislative initiatives and guidelines via SOV.
  • Deliver tools and materials (e.g. position papers, talking points, scientific publications) on assigned EU policy topics that help ensure Sanofi positions and advocacy strategies for priority policy topics for the EU region are head and acted on externally.
  • Represent Sanofi on a Trade Association (EFPIA/EUCOPE) working group providing positioning into industry-wide activities.
  • Support RSP (Regulatory, Science and Policy) EU team in delivering Policy priorities defined for EU including ongoing activities relating to the revision of the General Pharmaceutical Legislation.
  • Support coordination of GRA external engagement activities in events/conferences (DIA, TOPRA, RAPS).

About you


  • Previous experience in Regulatory field would be an asset.

Soft and Technical skills:

  • Self-starting and self-motivating team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical and quality mindset with the ability to see the big picture without losing track of details.
  • Empathic and adaptive personality.
  • Excellent writing, presenting and negotiation skills.


  • Master's Degree in Pharmacy, Health Sciences, Life Sciences, Regulatory Policy, or similar.


  • Proficient in English

Why choose us?
iMove is a unique program tailored for European youth interested in challenging themselves with meaningful assignments across the globe. At Sanofi we have a strong ambition to invest in young talents who will drive the success of Sanofi tomorrow.

Sanofi’s Work Abroad Program, iMove, offers jobs-assignments with actual responsibilities and a perspective to grow. We provide those opportunities in various functions such as: marketing, finance, regulatory, supply chain, clinical trials, production, etc. and in more than 40 countries. Sanofi unites people who are passionate about solving healthcare needs across the world. Joining our iMove Work Abroad Program is a unique opportunity to make a difference through your work.


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.

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