Sanofi Group Manager, Global MS Market Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The Manager, Market Research Global MS Market Research will support the market research needs of the Global MS franchise. This position will primarily support the Global MS commercial team under the direction of the Global MS Market Research Lead, but will organizationally report to the Head, Sanofi Genzyme Market Research. It will be based in Cambridge, MA.

The purpose of this position is to help provide customer insights to the commercial teams through the analysis and execution of market research and other data that will help drive key strategic and tactical decisions. This position will assist in the execution and communication of the market research plan, and conduct analysis to support franchise planning.

Under the direction and guidance of the Global MS Market Research Lead, assist with the planning and execution of the market research effort and manage supporting analyses and questions from the commercial team.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Help define appropriate methodology for market research projects, and coordinate review and selection of market research agencies / data sources consistent with procurement policies.

  • Coordinate review of all research materials (discussion guides and screeners, surveys etc.) to ensure validity of research. Provide input as necessary to marketing and agencies in development of materials for testing.

  • Manage fielding to ensure proper execution. Attend field research as necessary to ensure quality and smooth execution, and develop direct knowledge of findings.

  • Integrate findings from additional data sources (including other primary research, secondary data, syndicated reports, competitive intelligence, etc.) in interpreting results to provide proper context for findings.

  • Prepare results presentations to address specific audiences and applications and clearly communicate findings to all relevant stakeholders. Translate findings to actionable recommendations.

  • Provide brand planning assistance through contributing supporting analysis for major documents and presentations, and day to day ad hoc question support.

  • Help support and maintain efforts to communicate research results such as share point sites and summary / review presentations.

  • Comply with corporate, legal and regulatory requirements, and strictly adhere to relevant policies and SOPsPROFILE AND EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years of relevant pharmaceutical industry experience, including prior experience with market research and analysis

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to analyse data from market research and other sources.

  • General knowledge of common primary marketing research methodologies, data analysis and statistics.

  • Experience effectively collaborating within a matrix environment and with colleagues across functions and geographies.

  • Results-oriented creative thinker who is viewed by clients as a collaborative business partner.

  • Demonstrates ability to maintain objectivity and a willingness to express a perspective. Upholds high standards of ethical and intellectual integrity.

  • Excellent communication skills with a well-developed ability to communicate efficiently and productively both verbally and in writing.

  • Experience in project management and managing multiple demands from multiple internal customers.

  • Relevant market experience in MS or specialty markets.

  • Knowledge and experience with pharmaceutical data sources (e.g., prescription and sales data, patient claims data, promotional audits)

Genzyme Corporation (a Sanofi company) 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.

Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patients' needs, engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and Sanofi Genzyme.

At Sanofi, our ambition is to be an integrated global healthcare company, focused on patients’ needs. Much more than just a leading pharmaceutical company, Sanofi is committed to transforming scientific innovations into solutions and services that protect health, enhance life, and respond to the needs of the 7 billion people in the world. We trust our ambition to guide and inspire us as we work to create a future with optimal health and wellness for everyone.

Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patients' needs, engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and Sanofi Genzyme.