Sanofi Group Global Senior Product Manager, Dupilumab NP/Respiratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Sanofi Genzyme focuses on developing specialty treatments for debilitating diseases that are often difficult to diagnose and treat, providing hope to patients and their families.

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.

Job Description:

The Global Senior Product Manager, NP/Respiratory will be responsible for the development and execution of global marketing initiatives to support the commercialization of DUPIXENT (dupilumab) for the treatment of Nasal Polyps (NP)/ Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps (CRSwNP), and will also support global marketing initiatives in other Dupixent respiratory indications, including asthma and COPD. The position requires a highly motivated individual who is able to work independently, with a strong execution focus and a global mindset.

SUMMARY:

The DUPIXENT Global Respiratory Marketing team is focused on changing the lives of patients suffering with uncontrolled persistent asthma, NP/CRSwNP and COPD. Nasal Polyps are benign masses arising from Type 2 inflammation of the mucous membrane characterized by nasal obstruction, loss of smell (anosmia, a hallmark of CRSwNP) nasal discharge & facial pain. The launch of DUPIXENT in NP/CRSwNP will represent a breakthrough innovation for these patients.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the global development and implementation of the marketing tactics, and initiatives, ensuring that all key NP/CRSwNP launches are executed to optimize long term brand success of DUPIXENT.

  • Work closely with the affiliates to co-create key promotional materials that support the launch of DUPIXENT NP/CRSwNP in markets.

  • Address key insights and proactively identify customer needs in order to establish DUPIXENT NP/CRSwNP as standard of care.

  • Ensure that the Dupixent NP/CRSwNP brand strategy is aligned to support the overall Dupixent franchise strategy, in particular the Dupixent asthma brand strategy.

  • Develop and implement multichannel approaches to amplify the DUPIXENT NP/CRSwNP experience, including digital strategy.

  • Communicate closely with Marketing Operations and with agency partners.

  • Work closely with Marketing Operations to manage brand team interactions with the Review Committee for implementation of tactics.

  • Effectively manage budget, work-plans and projects to support effective execution.

  • Ensure alignment with the partner company (Regeneron) on topics related to budget and strategy development

  • As part of overall respiratory brand team, support Dupixent asthma and Dupixent COPD global marketing initiatives, on an ad hoc basis

KEY CONTACTS:

Within the company

  • Marketing, Market research, Integrated care

  • Medical affairs

  • Market access

  • R&D

  • Finance/planning/budgeting

  • Competitive intelligence

  • Affiliates Marketing Director / product managers

Outside the company

  • Regeneron (alliance partner)

  • Opinion leaders, professional associations / patients associations / organizations

  • External agencies

COMPETENCIES / SKILLS

  • Team leadership and teamwork ability within and outside of the company as indicated by a track record of effectively leading significant, performance-focused teams without necessarily having direct hierarchical responsibility over them; manage by influence rather than authority; Natural inclination for teamwork and ability to contribute constructively to discussions beyond the strict scope of responsibility

  • Strategic thinking and experience in developing strategies with a clear business and customer orientation, including patient centricity

  • Ability to work in a complex matrix organization & Influencing/ interpersonal / communication skills: ability to build and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of external and diverse internal stakeholders. A truly global outlook and a good level of cultural sensitivity and awareness will be important.

  • Innovative problem-solving: able to take creative approaches to problem solving and challenge the status quo where needed

PROFILE:

  • Performance Orientation - Sets new and stretch goals for self or team, and achieves beyond what is expected; exploits opportunities to exceed goals

  • Team Leadership - Actively engages the team to develop plans and resolve issues through collaborative problem solving, gains commitment

  • Transversal Collaboration - Builds informal networks internally and externally and views them as part of the value creation process

  • Strategic Awareness - Articulates evolving priorities for the business within 3-5 year horizon and incorporates understanding of other relevant industries

  • Change Leadership - Sets clear targets in line with a larger change effort to focus people on accomplishing the change; engages others internally and externally by making the case for change and explaining their role

  • Organizational Development - Sets development direction and goals for improvement in current organization

  • Customer Focus - Understands how the customer perceives their own business relative to competition, understands the customer’s organization, culture, and how things get done

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree, MBA or other advanced degree preferred

  • 5 or more years of pharmaceutical commercial experience

  • Demonstrated success working in a matrixed environment

  • Launch experience preferred but not required

  • NP/CRSwNP therapy area and ENT/allergist customer category experience preferred

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.

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Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

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Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life