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Sanofi Group Manager – Promotional Event Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Manager – Promotional Event Management

Description:

The Manager - Promotional Programs will be a member of the Sanofi Genzyme Promotional Event Management team, a department of Business Operations.

This position will be responsible for partnering with brand marketing and sales leadership teams in the development and execution of promotional programs (speaker events and displays and exhibits). This position is heavily focused on customer service and a willingness to work with cross-functional and cross Sanofi Genzyme Therapeutic areas. The cross-functional teams include marketing, vendors, field sales leadership, IS, home office, corporate compliance and alliance companies. This position will play a key role in ensuring Sanofi Genzyme represents a best in-class promotional programs process for all customers.

The Primary Mission of the PEM team is as follows:

  • Provide support and drive the annual processes of speaker contract on-boarding and Veeva events go live for the following year.

  • Work closely with the Sanofi Genzyme therapeutic areas across the annual life cycle of promotional events

  • Budget planning

  • Speaker nomination and contracting

  • Speaker and Sanofi Genzyme field employee training

  • Reporting and analysis

  • Provide support for the promotional programs system including knowledge of the key integration points and dependencies including HR data, transparency, customer master, finance, etc.

  • Collaborate with marketing and sales leads and the logistics vendor to create innovative programming and process and cost efficiencies

  • Develop the metrics and reporting environments with Commercial Operations colleagues for sales and marketing

  • Collaborate with business operations, and business integrity colleagues when necessary

  • Be a subject matter expert in all things related to Promotional Events including but not limited to

  • Promotional Event management systems (e.g. Veeva/Salesforce.com, reporting platforms etc.…)

  • Company policies and procedures

  • Event and speaker portal electronic systems

  • Speaker contracting and on-boarding

  • Speaker and Sanofi-Genzyme field training

  • Field manager support, development and sharing of best practices

The PEM Manager reports to the Director – Promotional Event Management. The primary responsibilities this position include the following:

  • Own, build and nurture strong business partnerships and trust primarily with promotional event brand marketers and field sales leaders and:

  • The logistics vendor account team

  • Brand attorney(s) and compliance officers

  • E-Buy lead

  • Drive project execution (content refreshes, field sale re-alignments, reporting refreshes, the overall brand and field sales training calendar on an ongoing basis)

  • Principal point of contact for alliance colleagues and lead in determining effective and compliant cross-alliance processes

  • Working with the PEM Director, serve as an account level contact with HealthSTAR’s account leads

  • Collaborate closely with other PEM Managers on the timely and accurate reporting and response to monitoring, transparency and sunshine act reporting.

  • Key point person in developing and facilitating the execution of brand SOW’s in collaboration with HealthSTAR

  • Developing and delivering the Bi-annual Business Review Meetings

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3+ years of experience working with cross-functional teams or other relevant experience.

  • Proven ability and experience in influencing without authority

  • Demonstrable experience collaborating effectively in a commercial pharmaceutical or equivalent organization

  • Superior organizational skills

  • Demonstrable excellence in verbal and written communication at all levels of the organization

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Salesforce.com, Veeva, QlikSense or the equivalence

  • Strong analytical capabilities and familiarity investigating complex data sets

  • Flexible, able to adapt to changing business priorities

  • Attention to detail and capable of asking insightful questions

  • Ability to multitask and deliver results within timelines

  • Strong interpersonal skills; and ability to train and coach others

  • Must be able to work well independently as well as part of a broader team

  • Strong sense of urgency, personal commitment and ownership over work

Preferred

  • Direct experience working with Sales and marketing in a pharma or Biotech

  • Conversant with Veeva and QlikSense

  • Demonstrable Project Management success

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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