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Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024

NA Vaccines, Head of Business & Technology Modernization

About the job

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.

Strategic Context:

North America, Vaccines business must prioritize successful modernization this year without delay. We’re continuing the momentum of our best-in-class Beyfortus launch to reach blockbuster potential in 2024, as well as enriching our portfolio with NUVAXOVID starting with the 2025 COVID season. Our leading flu franchise is a core asset together with our mainline portfolio.

Our ambition is to grow by ~25% to become a $4 billion business by 2025, with launches every 2 years in the near-term horizon. Now, while we shall rely on the strength of our portfolio, we must become a best-in-class commercial organization to fully deliver our growth potential. Time is of the essence to modernize our business processes & technologies:

  • Our go-to-market transformation is progressing at pace: clinic sales and marketing teams are well advanced, other key departments are progressing as well as we want to be holistic in our effort.

  • In terms of processes and the way we work, we still have room for improvement in selected core areas including collaboration between field teams, and how we approach our marketing strategy as a portfolio

  • In terms of technology and digital advancement, there's a clear case and willingness to invest, however the team and roadmap need to be re-enforced.

Putting together process, organization, way we work and digital overhaul holistically is our immediate next step in modernization. Today is a critical moment that could make or break our progress.

About the Job:

  • Build a Vaccines Business & Technology Modernization function -- leading and owning a merged “transformation” role and “strategic operations” role – to be in place by end of summer.

  • Technology and business modernization, our next ‘big thing’ in our transformation journey

  • Strong business leader to be the voice & owner of our effort, working together with digital and GTMC (commercial operations), translating business needs into clear, prioritized requirements and monitoring execution.

  • Prioritizing quarterly solution releases serving business needs with tangible impact (not limited to milestones or infrastructure) so employees and customer see the difference (approach successfully used with mRNA CoE) in digital, processes and/or ways-of-working.

In terms of roadmap:

  • There is a large initial effort to lead to frame the needs, the strategy, the execution roadmap and execution for at least the next 24 months.

  • Business needs and solution landscape keep evolving at fast pace and continuously expanding (Incl. genAI / digital projects.

  • E-commerce business for North America (cross GBU), beyond the scoping and set-up phase, shall become a full P&L requiring clear business accountability – (workshop planned with McKinsey by mid May).

  • Gather business needs holistically for NA vaccines; Build over strategy (incl. prioritization & expected outcome); ensure delivery.

  • Ability to better serve our large health system customers who represent over 40% of our total revenue.

About you

  • You have strong commercial experience and expertise in either heavily utilizing or providing commercial capabilities, ideally in the pharmaceutical, vaccines, or healthcare industry

  • You have a deep understanding of the market dynamics – ideally in the US, customer segmentation and competitive strategies in the pharmaceutical, vaccines, or healthcare industry

  • You have an outstanding and inspiring leadership style with a demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a diverse team

  • You have a strong track record in building effective working relationships in cross-functional teams as well as strong ability to manage key stakeholder relationships

  • You have a strong expertise and innovative spirit in technology trends/solutions, understanding cross GBU and functional with organizational savvy, and willingness to jointly push boundaries of efficiency and scale

Why Choose Us?

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

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally.

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave.

Pursue Progress. Discover Extraordinary.

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. You can be one of those people. Chasing change, embracing new ideas and exploring all the opportunities we have to offer. Let’s pursue progress. And let’s discover extraordinary together.

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 sanofi.com!

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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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!