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Sanofi Group Head of Global Mktg – Asthma in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Sanofi Genzyme, the specialty care business unit of Sanofi, focuses on rare diseases, multiple sclerosis, oncology, and immunology. We help people with debilitating and complex conditions that are often difficult to diagnose and treat. Our approach is shaped by our experience developing highly specialized treatments and forging close relationships with physician and patient communities. We are dedicated to discovering and advancing new therapies, providing hope to patients and their families around the world.

Job Title: - Head of Global Mktg – Asthma

Primary Location: United States- Cambridge, Massachusetts

Position Summary :

The opportunity is to join the dynamic asthma franchise, a key growth driver within the Sanofi organization. This will mean being entrepreneurial, thinking big, working together as a team, differentiating from our competitors and focusing on science to address the unmet needs of patients that are suffering around the world. Our ambition is to accelerate growth in transforming the treatment of diseases driven by Type 2 inflammation by driving earlier biologic treatment, to improve outcomes.

The role’s primary responsibility will be to lead the development and execution of innovative brand marketing strategies and tactics that will differentiate our product, to create a best-in-class experience for all stakeholders. The Head of Global Asthma Marketing will also collaborate to ensure that the marketing strategy is consistent across respiratory indications (both asthma & CRSwNP), to support and strengthen the overall franchise.

The Head of Global Mktg – Asthma will lead a team of marketing professionals covering HCP marketing and patient marketing.

This position is based in Cambridge, MA and will report to Global Brand Lead - Respiratory

Role Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the successful development and execution of the global asthma marketing strategy, to support ongoing worldwide country launches

  • Differentiate from competition and support development of high-impact, global patient-focused strategy and tactical initiatives to drive a best-in-class brand experience for all asthma customers

  • Solicit ongoing input from priority countries/regions, and provide clear direction on local country asthma implementation

  • Engage external asthma stakeholders to ensure strategy includes customer insights

  • Co-develop the asthma brand strategy in partnership with cross-functional colleagues, to ensure aligned objectives and tactical implementation across the broader team

  • Work collaboratively with alliance partner (Regeneron) on asthma strategy development

  • Monitor and support asthma country launch readiness and launch performance

  • Ensure consistency across all respiratory indications, with focus on alignment of the asthma and CRSwNP marketing strategies, to support and strengthen the overall franchise

  • Manage annual budgets, ensuring strategic allocation of funds and monthly tracking

  • Manage advertising agency partner and other vendors to ensure execution towards objectives

  • Attract, develop, and retain talent to foster a best in class global asthma marketing team

Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences, marketing or business required

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in product/brand management, sales management and/or strategic marketing

  • Experience in international marketing (non-U.S.) within a complex, global commercial pharmaceutical or biotechnology organization

  • Strong Global HCP marketing background with expertise in execution across all channels

  • In-depth understanding of the respiratory market, and external expert network

  • Product launch experience in specialty care/biologics

  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional groups, made up of the following: Marketing, Sales, R&D, Medical Affairs, Market Research, Finance, Forecasting, etc.

  • Comfortable leading in a matrix environment without direct authority

  • Line management/team leadership experience

  • Proven ability to work across different countries and different cultures

  • Experience managing an advertising agency and related budgets

Preferred Qualifications

  • Second degree, e.g. MBA, PhD, M.Sc.

  • Experience working in an alliance, with validated history of partnering and influencing

Professional Skills

  • Passionate, confident and comfortable in team environment

  • Excellent interpersonal, and communication skills.

  • Demonstrated analytical skills, strategic thinking and prioritization capacity

  • Ability to process complex information, then simplify and communicate it effectively with others

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and anticipate customer needs (internal and/or external)

  • Proven ability to cooperate transversally and lead in an ambiguous environment across different functions and company cultures

  • Strong organizational and project management capabilities

Behavioral competencies

  • Performance orientation and ability to work and deliver along agreed timelines

  • High level of Interpersonal and communication skills

  • Team oriented

  • Readiness to travel (up to 35% of time)

Membership of the following teams

  • Participate on Global Respiratory Leadership team to input into overall therapy area strategy

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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