Sanofi Group Director of Training-Rare Blood Disorders, Cambridge, MA in Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • Director, Commercial Training – Rare Blood Disorder Sanofi Genzyme is seeking a Director, Commercial Training responsible for the design and execution of a strategic and tactical learning program supporting the Rare Blood Disorder Business Unit. This Director of Commercial Training will support a learning program to reinforce the competencies and enhance capabilities required to drive brand objectives established by Commercial Leadership, including new hire curricula, new product launch planning, account planning, selling skills and manager coaching and effectiveness. The role requires a high level of collaboration with Sales leadership, Brand teams, Medical, Legal, and Compliance. A proactive approach is necessary to refine and build learning resources.Candidates must enjoy working in a fast-paced, innovative environment. Excellent interpersonal skills, conflict management and negotiation experience, 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 Responsibilities

  • Work with brand team and sales leadership to establish training objectives and initiatives that translate strategy into actionable, goal-oriented behavior by Commercial Field Teams.

  • Proactively assess knowledge gaps within field teams and in collaboration with appropriate colleagues, work to address gaps through training initiatives and programs.

  • Continuously evaluate and measure the effectiveness of current training programs and identify, as necessary, improvements that serve to sustain and improve comprehension, application and competence.

  • In collaboration with sales, marketing, regulatory, legal and compliance to implement and direct the development of training workshops to support National and Regional Sales Meetings.

  • Design new hire and advanced training phased learning across onboarding, home study curriculums, live training programs and National Sales Meetings.

  • Identify, develop and implement advanced learning programs focused on core Competencies, selling skills and account planning that serve to improve the effectiveness of field teams.

  • Maintain a practical and current knowledge of effective adult learning principles, immersion learning and training technologies and recommend appropriate updates to tactics as necessary.

  • Lead, mentor and develop a team of highly engaged training professionals.

  • Responsible for ensuring all training materials conform to appropriate regulatory, medical, and legal compliance guidance. QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required

  • Hematology or Rare Disease experience preferred

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience with at least 8 years in a leading pharmaceutical/biotech Sales and/or Sales Training roles

  • Experience with life sciences regulations and process

  • Proven leadership, analytical and communication skills required

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrixed environment

  • Ability to travel 20%

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