Sanofi Group Sr. Product Manager, Cerezyme in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Sr. Product Manager, Cerezyme®

Job description

The Sr. Product Manager, Cerezyme® will lead the global commercial planning and execution around Cerezyme®, the world’s leading therapy for Gaucher disease. This position will drive the implementation of strategy and execution of core global programs for Cerezyme®.

This position reports to the Global Leader for the Gaucher Portfolio (Sr. Director). This position must collaborate thoroughly and strongly with the Sr. Product Manager, Cerdelga®.

The role will be highly cross-functional, will require close interaction with regions and key countries, and involve leveraging synergies through a strong collaboration with all Rare Diseases teams.

Main Responsibilities:

 Global Cerezyme® strategy and programs:

o Contributor to the Gaucher Portfolio Brand planning, specifically on Cerezyme® analyses and programs

o Responsible for coordinating cross-functional teams (including but not limited to Medical Affairs, Regulatory, Legal, Competitive and Business intelligence, Value and Market Access, LCM, Regions representatives) to execute Cerezyme® programs and support the markets

o Support the Global Gaucher Leader in guiding market research planning and execution, and competitive response planning. Provide guidance to Competitive and Business Intelligence Heads, providing guidance on key intelligence questions and topics

o Lead Global Taskforces for global Cerezyme® Core Projects

o Represent Cerezyme® interests and provide global commercial input in the Global Gaucher Brand team

o Manage Cerezyme® promotional budget, vendors, timelines, deliverables

o Manage content updates for global Cerezyme® training platform. Assure deployment of training for new hires / new team members

 Promotional platform:

o Contribute to the development and future evolution of Global Cerezyme® Brand Book (Cerezyme® core messaging, branding and creative campaign)

o Design and execute select Cerezyme® promotional tactics, as defined in the Global Gaucher Brand Plan

o Manage the Cerezyme®-related content in the Gaucher intranet hub

o Overseeing Cerezyme® Brand presence at global congresses

 Commercial strategy execution:

o Responsible for Cerezyme®-specific leadership in competitive response taskforce

o Responsible for coordinating internal communication to and fro countries in competitive trends and other Cerezyme®-related topics

o Support the global Gaucher initiatives to accelerate patient diagnosis in Gaucher Disease

o Ensure regional and local pull-through of Cerezyme® Brand strategy and promotional platform

o Identify and communicate market drivers & barriers, and best practices

o Assist regions and countries in problem-solving and addressing local challenges to Cerezyme®

o Assist regions and countries in responding to Cerezyme® competitor dynamics

o Responsible for developing and coordinating internal communications and activities

 Travel up to approximately 20%, typically international.

Basic Qualifications:

Must thrive working in a fast-paced, multi-cultural, fast-changing environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.

Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills and listening skills, ability to develop important relationships with multinational stakeholders, good conflict management and negotiation skills, ability to analyze complex issues to develop relevant and realistic plans, programs and recommendations.

Demonstrated ability to translate strategy into action; excellent analytical skills and an ability to communicate complex issues in a simple way and to orchestrate plans to resolve issues and mitigate risks.

 BA/BS degree, scientific background preferred

 Excellent PowerPoint and Excel skills

 5+ years marketing experience in the biotech, pharmaceutical and / or medical device industries

 Ability to travel up to 20% of the time, including some weekends; and hold valid international passport

Preferred qualifications:

 Excellent analytical and strategic thinking

 Excellent interpersonal skills, communication, and presentation skills (written and oral) and listening skills

 Demonstrated success working collaboratively across functions, cultures and countries

 Ability to chart a path and get from strategy to execution amidst ambiguity and change

 Strong project management skills and the ability to juggle numerous issues at the same time

 Ability to work with, motivate, and manage agency partners

 Natural inclination toward action; results-oriented and motivated self-starter

 Ability to build positive working relationships, both with regional and country-based stakeholders

 Global commercial experience and Rare Diseases experience preferred

 Previous affiliate experience

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. #LI-GZ #GD-SG

Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patients' needs, engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and Sanofi Genzyme.

At Sanofi, our ambition is to be an integrated global healthcare company, focused on patients’ needs. Much more than just a leading pharmaceutical company, Sanofi is committed to transforming scientific innovations into solutions and services that protect health, enhance life, and respond to the needs of the 7 billion people in the world. We trust our ambition to guide and inspire us as we work to create a future with optimal health and wellness for everyone.

Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patients' needs, engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and Sanofi Genzyme.