Sanofi Group Director, Strategy & Operational Effectiveness, US Oncology in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Director of Strategy and Operational Effectiveness, US Oncology BU

Job Summary:

The Director of Strategy and Operational Effectiveness supports the Head of Oncology and Transplant, North America, and will be responsible for monitoring and implementing the BU’s priorities while ensuring the BU runs efficiently and interacts effectively with all stakeholders.

The Director of Strategy and Operational Effectiveness will provide strategic and operational support in line with the BU’s overall business objectives. This role will involve cross functional collaboration with Sales and Marketing, Market Research, Value & Access, Finance, Medical Affairs, Business Operations, and Business Development.

The Director of Strategy and Operational Effectiveness will be responsible for overseeing the strategic business planning process, analyzing and identifying opportunities and associated strategies for growth, evaluating external business development opportunities, and identifying areas to improve overall BU effectiveness.

Work Leadership or Supervisor:

· This position will report to the Head of Oncology and Transplant, North America

· Location: Cambridge, MA

Key Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Oversee the strategic business planning and budget process for the BU

  • Budget/F1 / F2, 3YFF/Strategic plan

  • Coordinate with brand leads and finance to put together overall story of our business over time

  • Highlight key trends & issues and summarize BU level performance

  • Analyze BU performance and identify opportunities and associated strategies for growth

  • Analyze, track, communicate and present productivity progress via quantitative key performance indicators in order to accelerate revenue and profit growth. Assist in analysis and decision support of overall BU budget attainment

  • Work with leadership to define strategy and tactics to achieve BU business objectives

  • Organize and facilitate deep dive acceleration plans

  • Leverage market research, competitive intelligence and data analytics to assist with commercial assessments and due diligence efforts for business development activities

  • Support head of sales through various operational elements

  • Coordinate analytic exercises in partnership with Business Operations

  • Support pull-through of compliance related topics

  • Provide operational and project management support to BU Head

  • Represent the BU Head in meetings, events or any instances necessary, and speak on behalf of the BU Head

  • Prepare or ensure preparation of presentations and documents requested by the BU Head for internal and external meetings and events

  • Serve as lead for all compliance related deliverables on behalf of the BU. Work with brand leads and sales leadership to ensure teams are aware with Sanofi Genzyme compliance procedures, changes and follow-up.

  • Assist in budget management of franchise level activities (e.g. sponsorships, congresses)

  • Manage monthly leadership team meetings in conjunction with BU Head

  • Lead key cross brand projects as determined by the business. Leverage key functional relationships to scope, coordinate and deliver on project requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • MBA or other advanced degree is preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in commercial operations: sales, marketing, sales analytics, product/project management, and / or corporate finance is preferred

  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills are required

  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional groups, made up of the following: Marketing, Sales, R&D, Medical Affairs, Market Research, Finance, Forecasting, etc. is preferred

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Strong project management expertise

  • Experience in Oncology preferred, familiarity with Specialty Care market dynamics required

  • Self-directedness in ambiguous environments

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.

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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