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Global R&D Science Platform lead

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Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Global R&D Science Platform lead

Neuilly-sur-Seine or Bridgewater

About the job

At Sanofi, we’re committed to providing the next-gen healthcare that patients and customers need. It’s about harnessing data insights and leveraging AI responsibly to search deeper and solve sooner than ever before. Join our Global R&D Leadership team as Global R&D Science Platform lead​ and you can help make it happen. Your job? Translate new approaches learnt in the process of building strategic science & technology into new capabilities for R&D. You play a key role in shaping the science, technology and capability strategy (governed at SHLT) for Sanofi CHC brand & brand agnostic medium-long term science & technology.

At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we build trusted and loved brands that connect with hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide. Our mission is to enable better self-care for individuals and communities, while also contributing to a healthier planet. 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 people who can shape the future of our business and help us on our journey to becoming the best fast-moving consumer healthcare company in and for the world.

Main responsibilities:

  • Build a cross-Sanofi CHC emerging science & technology roadmap focused on the Medium to Long-Term; defining science & technology via identification, partnering and de-risking early-stage relevant science & technology from across the globe targeted at defined key focus areas

  • Define deep science program for the specific Science Platform focused on delivering a roadmap of science & technologies (across Galenic, devices, behaviour change programs etc), developing & delivering scientific building blocks and specific partnerships focused around our key business growth territories

  • Build a broad partnership ecosystem ensuring Sanofi CHC has access to; and can leverage the best emerging science and technology, translating these into scaleable solutions in key growth areas for our brands and regions

  • Be responsible for delivery of a platform strategy for their specific Science Platform, defining the strategy & executing on this to consumer relevant/business relevant opportunity spaces

  • Be responsible to build the appropriate governance and Advisory boards (where relevant) to progress the platform

  • Identify and deliver common science technology platforms across Global Brands and Regions

  • Define a common science strategy to enable execution based on consumer unmet needs & brand purpose

  • Identify white space opportunities for quick new science & technology integration into existing brands

  • Be expected to have a strong external network to bring in a broad range of external science opportunities to build a platform approach and to work closely with external technology scouts to direct them to opportunities for our platforms and be expected to build their credibility externally to be seen as an expert in the platform field

About you

  • Degree in Science with Masters or Higher degree (Ph.D.) or relevant Academic qualification is desirable

  • Strong experience in leading scientific programs and turning them into tangible deliverables

  • Ideally, experience in a Global position

  • Knowledge and affinity for pipeline data (financial, timing/milestones, and value propositions) and disease state data

  • Ability to have a strong voice and coordinate thought leaders & Key opinion leaders to drive big bets

  • Ability to partner and influence across a matrix environment with strong communication skills

  • Ability to apply a variety of analytical techniques to derive insights from a set of objective and subjective data inputs

  • Strong leadership, business acumen & good interpersonal relationships

  • Fluent spoken and written English

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.

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

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!