Sanofi Group Risk Management Consultant, Bridgewater, NJ in Bridgewater, New Jersey

Risk Management Consultant

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As a Risk Management Consultant within the organization, you are eager to continuously learn new parts of the Sanofi business, and explore new ways of working to challenge the status quo . As a member of the Americas Hub, you will be working on different project teams in a highly multi-cultural department .

The Sanofi Internal Audit & Risk Management Bridgewater Hub (approx. 20 people) is part of the Sanofi Internal Audit & Risk Management Department which reports to the CEO and the Audit Committee. The Sanofi Internal Audit & Risk Management Department relies on 3 hubs (in the USA, France and Singapore) and 2 expertise (Forensic and IS). To know more about the role click here at http://mysanofi.sanofi.com/sites/Audit/Lists/Videos/Roshni_EN.mp4 .

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If you are self-driven; this is an amazing opportunity to “get the big picture” as you will learn about all the different activities of Sanofi, the pharmaceutical industry, and business environments. As you will be more inquisitive, persuasive, and proficient in change management, you will be able to recognize and adapt to the different thinking and learning styles or cultural profiles.

Beyond the job, the solidarity you will demonstrate during each assignment will help you entering a family that will be with you even after your years within the department.

Your objective will be to be promoted to a senior risk management consultant positon (“Manager” grade, level 3.1) . This will occur when you have acquired enough knowledge within the department and you have the necessary management skills to Team Lead assignments. It can be assumed that this promotion could occur approximatively after 1.5 years as a successful risk management consultant.

As a senior risk management consultant you will be team leader on some projects, leading a team of 2 to 6 people, and you will directly interact with Country Chairs and CFOs .

Joining Sanofi Internal Audit & Risk Management is a great opportunity for you to accelerate and broaden your career perspectives , as it is a training ground for future executives . After the senior risk management consultant role you can either:

  • be promoted to the Management Team (Director grade) within Sanofi Internal Audit & Risk Management

  • Or, move to a broad spectrum of positions including Sales, Marketing, Market Access, Finance, Business Development, Supply Chain, Procurement, Medical, Human Resources, PMO or chief of staff, etc. To know more, click on the following examples: Frederic Jumel at https://www.linkedin.com/in/frederic-jumel-4a00a527/ ; Julie Carnis at https://www.linkedin.com/in/julie-carnis-3a08052a/ ; John Pulvar at https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-pulvar-7192a828/ ; Lorrie Halenar at https://www.linkedin.com/in/lori-halenar-4a6a2545/ ; Nicolas Giel; Mathieu Edelman at https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthieu-edelman-31b9505/ .

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Every 7 weeks you will conduct a new project within one of Sanofi’s activities, in North or South America, and within a changing project team. Each project has a specific scope and purpose. Contrary to most of our peers, we do not conduct SOX or compliance with standards audits. During our recent assignments we have helped improve the project management, fine tune the new company organization, foster coordination between market access and sales, challenge management of Patient Support Programs, enhance governance around digital initiatives, increase procurement business partnering, strengthen talent management, rally stakeholders on workforce planning, or better manage disruption with HCP and Payers.

Your contribution will grow from project to project and you will receive feedback for each project to help you develop.

Preparation:

  • You will have to go from a general project purpose to a detailed identification of priorities, assumptions to be ascertained and ways to reach relevant conclusions. To do so you need to; review priorities, performance, understand the business model, the competitive, and regulatory environments, physical and financial flows, identify patterns within data, reviewing usual area for improvement identified elsewhere in the world, benchmarking versus internal or external best practices.

​Fieldwork:

  • You will have to develop a deep knowledge of the actual local process and identify areas for improvement to better manage the associated risks. This will require asking the relevant questions to several individuals involved in the process, to dig into data, to identify trends and vouching documents to spot inconsistencies and complete the relevant testing strategy. Since time available will be limited, you will have constantly manage your priorities and manage short timelines.

  • When you have identified areas for improvement you will have to debrief the process owner, convince her/ him and work with her/ him on how to concretely improve the process.

  • During all the different phases you will be exchanging with the team leader who will help you developing the most relevant and reliable approach. Your work will also have to be properly documented so that it can be reviewed to ensure reliability and relevancy since one of our value proposition is to provide reliable conclusions.

Wrap-up:

  • You will have to write your recommendations, straight to the point, short and easy to understand for individuals not familiar with the process who will receive the report. You will also have to follow-up on the action plan committed by the audited organization.

Besides, the assignments you will be assigned a Center of Expertise (medical, sales, marketing, manufacturing, finance, etc.). For this area you will train your colleague, share your knowledge and good practices. You will also interact with the Senior Leaders of the function for the US and LATAM to increase awareness and drive changes to better manage risks.

When you have acquired enough knowledge within the department and you have the necessary management skills you will have the opportunity to be promoted as a senior risk management consultant and you will team lead some projects. In this role, you will have to:

  • organize the team work, make the final proposal for risks to be covered and the associated strategy to cover those risks

  • guide the team members, supervise their work to ensure it meets the initial objective, provide feedback to each team member to help their development

  • build partnering relationships with management, debrief them, propose recommendations and agree on action plans with them, follow-up on action plan implementation

  • provide on-going insights on the assignments to the supervisor of the project (either the Hub Head or the Deputy)

  • depending on the project and the team you may have also have to cover your own area of risks

  • build the report with the team, develop the different presentations

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Education / work experience requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Masters preferred

  • At least 2 years of working experience

  • Experience in pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotech is preferred but not required

  • Audit / Consulting experience is preferred but not required

  • International exposure and/or experience would be appreciated

  • Fluent English. Ability to work in Spanish and/ or Portuguese would be appreciated.

This role will require extensive travel within the US, to Latin America, and occasionally elsewhere in the world for 3 weeks in a row. This role is a training ground for future executives, and allows to learn the different activities of Sanofi, to acquire the different aspects of the work including management of projects and teams, and to pass the knowledge to new comers. You will be coached and receive all the necessary trainings to succeed and develop yourself.

The role (grade L2-2) is based in Bridgewater, NJ, reporting into, Deputy Head Internal Audit & Risk Management Bridgewater Hub.

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.

Sanofi, Empowering Life

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