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Head Vaccines India Biostatistical Sciences



Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Job title: Head Vaccines India Biostatistical Sciences team

  • Location: Hyderabad

About the job

Our Hubs are a crucial part of how we innovate, improving performance across every Sanofi department and providing a springboard for the amazing work we do. Build a career and you can be part of transforming our business while helping to change millions of lives.

Ready? As Head Vaccines India Biostatistical Sciences within our Hyderabad Hub, you’ll be responsible for building and developing a performing team, delivering biostatistics and programming activities throughout the R&D value chain (Pre-Clinical, Clinical, Translational, CMC) with our Vaccines Global Biostatistical Sciences team.

We are an innovative global healthcare company that helps the world stay ahead of infectious diseases by delivering more than 500 million vaccine doses a year. Across different countries, our talented teams are exploring new technologies to protect people and promote healthy communities. We chase the miracles of science every single day, pursuing progress to make a real impact on millions of patients around the world.

Main responsibilities:

  • Define team priorities and goals in line with Global Biostatistical Sciences leadership team towards Vaccines Global Vaccines Unit ambition;

  • Manage recruitment, onboarding and development plan for the Vaccines India Biostatistical Sciences team.

  • Define training plans and coordinate the continuous trainings for staff in alignment with both Statistical & Programming Hub Heads and Vaccines Global Biostatistical Sciences onboarding program.

  • Direct/oversee statistical support of the team according to allocated activities:

    • Responsible for site resource planning in alignment with Vaccines Global Biostatistical Sciences team;

    • Create a productive work environment; Ensure team compliance with SOPs and function standards; Promote teamwork, quality, operational efficiency, and innovation.

    • Plan and track project activities, timelines, and resource use; Provide justification for planned resource needs.

  • Conduct performance review, ensure individual development plans and assist in problem solving and corrective measures.

  • Represent Vaccines biostatistics and statistical programming to participate Hub management meetings and lead key cross function initiatives. Represent the Indian Hub at the Global Vaccines Biostatistical Sciences leadership team.

  • Support Hub Head on transversal activities within and across Hubs, interfacing with other teams (e.g., Pharma Biostatistics, Pharma Programming, Vaccines data management,) to enhance the synergy; participate cross-function working groups for process development and optimization)

About you

  • Experience: Experience in Biostatistics and Programming, including at least 5 years in Vaccines (trial designs, endpoints, statistical methods, …)

  • Experience in leading people

  • Demonstrate experience in clinical development. Experience in non-clinical biostatistics (eg, preclinical, CMC and/or assay statistical technical validation) would be a clear add-on.

  • Demonstrate programming experience in both SAS and R.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of CDISC (SDTM/ADaM/SEND)

  • Soft Skills & Technical Skills: Excellent understanding of design of experiments, conduct, analysis and submissions processes, including knowledge of interfaces and interdependencies with other functions.

  • Excellent understanding of people development (both technical and leadership)

  • Strong projects management skills

  • Clear ability to organize multiple work assignments to a team and establish priorities

  • Understand and able to contribute to resourcing strategy implementation, developing capacities and capabilities

  • Eager to learn and explore new territories

  • Education: PhD degree in Statistics (preferred), Mathematics or related health sciences or equivalent experience

  • Languages: English: fluent oral and written

Why choose us?

  • From providing protection against disease at every stage of life to protecting humanity against emerging epidemics, vaccines help create and maintain healthy communities that keep life moving forward. With a clear and strong ambition to deliver a robust Vaccines portfolio, we aim to create an environment that

  • Brings the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team

  • Provides opportunities for people to learn, gain experience and share knowledge

  • Is obsessed by leveraging your expertise in bringing data to life at the heart of decision making

  • Values teamwork and collaboration, taking care of each other, rowing all in the same direction to the finish line

  • Nurtures diversity and inclusion, complementing each other.

  • Seeks constantly opportunities to re-invent ourselves

This role is critical to our team’s success and offers exposure to a broad range of activities within Biostatisics and Programming and a broad range of stakeholders.

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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