Associate Director, Global Franchise Operations

Sanofi Boston , MA 02298

Posted 2 weeks ago


Job Title: Associate Director, Global Franchise Operations, Rare Diseases


The Associate Director of Global Franchise Operations for Rare Diseases will develop and implement strategies and tactics in support of Genzyme's global Rare Diseases franchise in close coordination with other members of the global, regional and affiliate cross-functional Rare Diseases teams. This position is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the annual brand planning process for the Rare Diseases franchise globally across therapeutic areas

  • Plan and execute Sanofi Genzyme participation in key international Rare Diseases congresses

  • Plan and execute commercial best practice sharing forums with participation from global, regional and affiliate teams (including the Global Rare Disease Summit)

  • Support the development and implementation of a global KOL engagement planning and coordinate activities across global, regional, and affiliate teams to ensure strong strategic, operational, and organizational alignment

  • Develop unbranded Rare Diseases initiatives to support internal/external communications

  • Support Global Rare Diseases team communication channels and forums including the Rare Diseases Global SharePoints and regional/affiliate alignment calls

  • Coordinate the implementation of a Global Training Platform for Rare Diseases

  • Provide support in annual budgeting for Global Franchise Operations projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences, marketing or business required; advanced degree preferred

  • 8 years of relevant pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience in sales and marketing roles. Experience in Rare Diseases preferred

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, including some weekends and hold valid international passport

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Team player; able to collaborate successfully with colleagues in a cross-cultural and complex matrix environment

  • Excellent people and communication skills, ability to operate and influence in a diverse and complex matrix environment, and ability to build sustainable social relationships within the organization and with customers

  • Demonstrated excellence in project management and effectively managing multiple projects/priorities on-time and within budget

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills enabling effective communication at all levels of the organization

Reporting Lines:

  • The Associate Director of Global Franchise Operations, Rare Diseases will report with a straight line to the Global Head of Franchise Operations, Rare Diseases

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.



At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

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