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2023 Specialty Care Commercial MBA Summer Associate

date posted 12/07/2022
contract type Full time
job id R2660901
location Cambridge, Massachusetts

2023 Specialty Care Commercial MBA Summer Associate

Entity: Sanofi Genzyme

Location: Cambridge, MA

Duration: June-August 2022

Note: Candidates must be available 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday

Sanofi Genzyme is the specialty care global business unit of Sanofi, focused on rare diseases, rare blood disorders, neurology, immunology, and oncology. We help people with debilitating and complex conditions that are often difficult to diagnose and treat, and we’re dedicated to discovering and advancing new therapies, providing hope to patients and their families worldwide.

Sanofi is comprised of three core business units: Specialty Care, Vaccines and General Medicines. Consumer Healthcare is a standalone business unit. Around the world, more than 100,000 people at Sanofi are dedicated to making a difference in patients' daily lives, wherever they live, and enabling them to enjoy a healthier life.

Discover your future!

Specialty Care’s 2023 Commercial MBA Summer Associate Program offers exposure to a fast-paced and collaborative environment. Our MBA Summer Associates work side-by-side with biopharmaceutical leaders, providing an opportunity to make an impact in the lives of patients around the globe. One of the goals of this program is to feed a leadership pipeline of top talent for our Commercial Leadership Development Program (CLDP). The CLDP provides in-depth training over two years through commercially focused rotations across Sanofi Genzyme business units, with the opportunity to work with both US and Global teams. The CLDP launches your career to the next level through a targeted approach. 

About the job

Join us in one of the following commercially focused business units: Immunology, Multiple Sclerosis, Oncology, Rare Diseases or Rare Blood Disorders. Summer Project Responsibilities may include activities such as:

Global or US Marketing:

  • Lead or support development of brand strategy

  • Analyze and recommend customer segmentation; Develop or optimize brand messaging; Develop a creative campaign

  • Conduct market research and competitive intelligence projects

  • Execute marketing tactics, such as marketing communications materials, digital initiatives, stakeholder meetings and public relations activities

  • Lead commercial evaluation and planning of product development initiatives

  • Support product launch preparations

  • Support various analytical projects for promoted brands, new products for future launches, and business development projects.

  • Provide a deep assessment and understanding of where the current landscape of big data stands, from scientific methodologies to capabilities to the various corporations and what is relevant to rare diseases

Global or US Value and Access:

  • Support Global Pricing & Reimbursement activities for a therapeutic area or brand

  • Ranging from P&R global analyses to better prepare for future launches, to direct review of any summer pricing updates/requests that require evaluation of the business case in order to secure headquarters approval

  • Work with Value and Access leads to conduct strategic activities for an upcoming launch product

  • Conduct research necessary to understand the market access & pricing potential of BD – business development

New Product Planning

  • Prepare a business case including global revenue projections for a pre-clinical gene therapy program in a rare metabolic/liver targeted disease.

  • Complete a disease overview for an internal R&D compound candidate and/or conduct a commercial assessment for a BD or M&A opportunity.

About you

  • Current enrollment in an accredited MBA program and have completed the first year of study prior to joining our 2023 MBA Summer Associate program
  • Two years of prior work experience in a relevant industry: pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, finance, marketing, sales, healthcare consulting, investment banking, etc.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • Desire to serve patients, passion for the patient 
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonally savvy, ability to collaborate across boundaries
  • Solutions orientation, with an above-the-line mentality
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to package and present cohesive insights and learning
  • Demonstrated ability to take action, challenge the status quo and take smart risks
  • High ambition for learning and career growth

Pursue progress, discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people. 

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. 

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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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