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Global Medical Head Neurology

Company: Sanofi-Aventis Belgium S.A.
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Our TeamIn order to pursue Sanofi's purpose of "Chasing the miracles of science to improve people's lives", Specialty Care Medical Affairs have a vision to be the leaders in patient and scientific knowledge and insights to improve clinical care. We do this by generating and curating the most critical patient and scientific evidence and by being highly credible partners shaping scientific exchange and engagement. We serve as key strategic partners for commercial, regulatory, R&D, market access and external affairs to develop and launch first in class and best in class therapeutic solutions that address highest unmet needs.Main responsibilitiesThe Head of Global Medical Neurology leads the global Medical Neurology strategy and its implementation partnering closely with R&D teams to optimize development efforts, evidence generation and dissemination as well as collaborating with Commercial teams to optimize launch and enable patient access.Detailed responsibilities include

  • Provide inspirational and purpose-driven leadership to the Medical Neurology teams worldwide to assure delivery of key franchise strategies and corporate priorities and enhance the Sanofi Play to Win culture, enable and foster teamwork, engagement and performance by attracting, developing and retaining talents.
  • Lead Strategic Insights, Integrated Evidence Generation Planning (IEGP) and scientific communication for both clinical development projects and post-launch products and drive excellence in scientific engagement with key external stakeholders (HCPs, Patients, Payors and Regulators) in relevant therapy areas.
  • Drive best in class Global to Local model ensuring strategic alignment and adequate resourcing plans in the key markets to support new launches, efficient ways of working and synergistic partnership between Global and local Medical teams. Supervise the implementation and execution of the medical affairs activities across a broad range of markets including but not limited to US and Europe
  • As a member of the Senior Medical Leadership Team (SMLT), actively contribute to role model Play to Win leadership behaviors and Medical transformation efforts to build leadership in driving the value of Medical within the organization.Experience
    • Deep expertise in neurological science and clinical practice. A respected figure in neurological medical-scientific networks.
    • Significant leadership and management experience in Medical Affairs from pre-launch to Life Cycle management, including evidence generation and scientific communication
    • Strong & global multi-dimensional understanding, including business acumen of neurology therapeutic area (development, access, commercial) across key established markets including US
    • Broad drug development experience with robust knowledge of regulatory, market access and reimbursement requirements. Ability to co-develop and monitor Phase 3b /4 studies
    • Experience in leading a product development through registration and launch, as well as experience in driving Medical post-launch activities
    • Experience in leading innovation in medical-scientific insights, evidence and/ or engagement efforts at a global or multi-country level (e.g. through digital/ real-world data/ omnichannel solutions)
    • Significant line and matrix management experience, including strong transversal collaboration with key functions such as Research, Clinical Development, Commercial, Health Economics and Value and Access and Product Management functionsSoft skills
      • Strategic thinking: ability to disrupt status quo with innovation while remaining pragmatic and focused on priorities. When under pressure, ability to bring others along to explain how strategic ideas fit into the larger context, and approach challenges thoroughly with a broad view, considering different potential outcomes. Be organizationally astute and know how to manage politics with integrity.
      • Result orientation: driven to develop and execute optimal strategy meeting corporate objectives, while creating pragmatic solutions. Comfortable with ambiguity and ability to adapt with agility, take calculated risks and anticipate potential issues.
      • People Leadership: ability to lead through influence, inspire teams, engage and leverage everyone's strengths while being highly self-aware. Set high standards and expectations, communicates proactively, collaborative and approachable and ability to provide meaningful feedback, coaching and support.
      • Relationships and Influence: ability to empower and recognize others to create powerful relationships and networks. Effective stakeholder management, politically astute and role model teamwork and collaboration
      • Highest ethical, regulatory and scientific standardsTechnical skills
        • Education: MD degreeor PhD in relevant field(s)
        • Languages: Fluent in EnglishSanofi 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.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.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.#GD-SG#LI-GZAt 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-Aventis Belgium S.A., Cambridge , Global Medical Head Neurology, Healthcare , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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