Sanofi Group Medical Director, Global Medical Affairs, Rheumatology in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Medical Director, Global Medical Affairs, Rheumatology

Key Responsibilities:

· Develop and ensure execution of the Global Medical Affairs Strategy in line with the Brand Strategy supporting development and preparation of the launch for an anti-interleukin 6 therapy in the field of rheumatoid diseases in partnership with Regeneron.

· Provide strategic inputs for the development of the global brand and medical affairs plans by being the center of scientific expertise

· Develop and implement a strong working relationship with experts in the field, academics and professionals and/or patient associations (prior knowledge of and established relationships with key opinion leaders in the field of rheumatoid diseases is considered to be an asset)

· Organize ad boards or roundtables during major congresses to build product awareness for anti-IL-6 in rheumatoid diseases and gain strategic insights for marketing and development strategy

· Prepare and implement a publication plan to support the development of the anti-interleukin 6 in rheumatoid diseases according to the brand strategy and key messages defined

· Provide expertise for and support global training programs on rheumatology diseases, treatment paradigms and company data

· Lead the development and alignment of product life cycle management strategy and tactics to define and prioritize future clinical trials for investment; provide leadership to oversee the execution of the lifecycle management studies.

· Ensure the scientific integrity of sponsored and supported research, information, and relationships with healthcare providers and patient advocacy groups

· Ensure a patient-centric approach to development of medical strategy both for product and device development as well as possible services which can enhance the value proposition of the product

· Provide relevant feedback to commercial and market access teams to ensure optimal pricing and reimbursement strategy, and inclusion of relevant endpoints in clinical trials

· Coordinate the network of affiliate Medical Directors through regular contacts and meetings

· In addition this individual will also:

· Lead KOL relationship management.

· Ensure that medical guidance is provided to marketing and sales teams.

· Provide expertise and ensure alignment of medical affairs with clinical development and commercial activities.

· Represent the Sanofi Genzyme Immunology business unit at medical meetings, advisory boards, outreach meetings at key institutions, and in interactions with KOLs.

· Interact with other Sanofi business units to optimize coordination and collaboration around areas of overlapping interests.

· Travel regularly, both internationally and domestically as necessary.

Basic Qualifications :

· Board Certified MD.

· Qualification in Immunology and/or Rheumatology

· 10+ years of experience in pharmaceutical medical affairs and/or clinical development.

· Experience in both clinical research and patient care.

· Preferred Qualifications :

· Experience in leading global projects.

· Global product launch experience

· Experience in working with alliance partners and third party organizations

· Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

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.