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Program Manager - P1 Reduction

Company: Sanofi
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Sanofi is a global pharmaceuticals and biologics company headquartered in Paris, France, and a leader in the research and development, manufacturing, and marketing of pharmaceutical drugs principally in the prescription market. The firm also develops well known over-the-counter medication. The company covers seven major therapeutic areas: cardiovascular, central nervous system, diabetes, internal medicine, oncology, thrombosis and vaccines. It is the world's largest producer of vaccines.Sanofi has recently embarked on a vast and ambitious digital transformation program. A first step to this transformation was bringing all IT, Digital and Data functions under a Global Chief Digital Officer reporting to Sanofi's CEO. The new Digital organization is implementing a 3-year strategy that will drive business growth, operating income and cost efficiency from enterprise wide agile digital transformation.The digital roadmap will facilitate the acceleration of R&D drug discovery, intelligent supply chain, manufacturing digital factory of the future and commercial performance, bringing better drugs and vaccines to patients faster, to improve health and save lives.It is our aspiration to be a leader in biopharmaceuticals, driven by world-class digital technology, to improve people's lives everywhere. We put our colleagues on the highest value work, where they can best build their industry leading technical and business expertise in digital technology. We make Sanofi a great place to work with Digital capabilities. We leverage the best and brightest leaders and technical talent to build systems, reengineer business processes, generate value and drive competitive advantage.Candidate ProfileThe Program Lead - P1 Reduction is a role requiring project management leadership to drive organizational focus and timely deliverables of the Critical P1 Reduction Technology Task Force.The Program Lead - P1 Reduction is a key leader of the CIO Digital Technology organization, to help develop and implement strategies aimed at managing projects and impl--mentation timeline and manage intelligent project controls that deliver directly to the Operation Excellence metrics. The ideal candidate's experience includes the ability to mentor, develop methods and procedures as well as build a high performance matrixed organization.It is expected that the candidate will lead across the senior leadership of the Sanofi Digital Organization as well as Corporate Functions, Industrial Affairs manufacturing, supply chain and business stakeholders to review, manage and drive critical projects under the Critical Task Force Program.Role DescriptionSanofi has a need for a strong leader with network, program mgmt. and transversal ability to collaborate and bring together a matrixed team across the enterprise to:

  • Drive down the number of critical P1 incidents 50% year over year
  • Identify and put a plan of mitigation of the causes of P1s
  • Drive ITIL and ITSM best industry practices to reduce change management issues
  • Lead problem management prioritization and root cause analysis trends to solve business impacting problems
  • Collaborate with Program Leadership to deploy agile methods for critical task force projects
  • Assemble an accurate Change Management Database (CMDB) by working across the enterprise and across manufacturing sites.
  • Direct Project leaders and designers in efficiently obtaining downtime windows, performing upgrades, and running validation scripts.
  • Lead the effort to assemble an ITSM database of all network devices and their current OS levels new threats and prioritize efforts against the highest risk network devices in obsolescence.
  • Create and manage project plans, dependencies, issues, and risk mitigation.
  • Build relationships across the enterprise and communicate clearly to address issues and deliver objectives.Areas of Expertise
    • Out Sourcing & Supplier Relationship - holding vendors to operational SLAs
    • Complex Project Management & Planning
    • Customer/Stakeholder Management
    • Process Improvement & Optimisation
    • Strategic Planning & Implementation
    • Network Procurement & Deployment
    • Team Development & Leadership
    • Asset Management & Counselling
    • Network Risk Assessment Qualifications
      • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Engineering or related field preferred.
      • Project Management Certification, current or in the past.
      • ITIL Processes / ITSM knowledge and practical application.
      • Ability to translate technical and business requirements for real world change working across the company and with vendors.
      • Demonstrated experience in the management and/or design principles and implementation and operations for global networks spanning multi national corporations.
      • Detailed understanding of sourcing, contracts and vendor relations, with international presence and impact and integration to infrastructure and network operations.
      • Solid understanding of compliance requirements, SLAs and agreements.
      • Strong analytics skills with equal ability to organize and present findings to all levels of leadership
      • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional groups
      • Minimum of 15 years' experience in network and operations management. At least 10 years in leading large scale complex programs and operations and efforts
      • Quick learner who thrives on co-creating with others and building high performance teams.As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.Fully vaccinated, according to the CDC, an individual is considered to be "fully vaccinated" fourteen (14) days after receiving (a) the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or (b) the single dose of the J&J vaccine. Fully vaccinated, for new Sanofi employees, is to be fully vaccinated 14 DAYS PRIOR TO START DATE.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.#GD-SA
        #LI-SAAt Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

Keywords: Sanofi, Cambridge , Program Manager - P1 Reduction, Executive , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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