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Scientific Communications Associate

date posted 11/24/2022
contract type Full time
job id R2669676
location Mississauga, Canada

Reference No. R2669676

Position Title: Scientific Communications Associate

Department: Medical Dupilumab Canada

Location: Mississauga

About Sanofi Specialty Care

Sanofi Specialty Care has pioneered the development and delivery of transformative therapies for patients affected by rare and debilitating diseases for over 30 years. We accomplish our goals through world-class research and with the compassion and commitment of our employees. With a focus on immunology, rare diseases/rare blood disorders, neurology/multiple sclerosis and oncology, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of the patients and families we serve. That goal guides and inspires us every day.  Sanofi Specialty Care’s portfolio of transformative therapies, which are marketed in countries around the world, represents groundbreaking and life-saving advances in medicine. As a Sanofi company, Sanofi Specialty Care benefits from the reach and resources of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, with a shared commitment to improving the lives of patients. Learn more athttps://www.sanofi.com/en/your-health/specialty-care.

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.

Position Summary :

The Scientific Communications Associate provides scientific support to the medical team on a variety of medical projects and will be an active member of the Dupixent medical affairs team and cross functional brand team.

The Scientific Communications Associate will assist in:

developing medical tools, execution of scientific communications (manuscripts, posters, congress planning), planning/logistics of advisory boards, planning/execution of educational programs, and advancement of other medical projects to support medical affairs team activities for the brand.

Key Responsibilities:

Patient Focus

  • Work closely with Medical Advisors to identify patients’ unmet medical needs and the evolution of the patient journey within relevant therapeutic areas.  

  • Support development of an optimal scientific communication platform to integrate the needs of patients and the business.

Market and Medical Environment

  • In collaboration with Medical Advisor, monitor the external landscape and identify new and changing trends in therapeutic area.

  • Gather and interpret customer insights and propose options to translate into medical strategy.

  • Serve as a scientific resource to internal customers and keep abreast of scientific literature/clinical data relating to therapeutic area

  • Support development/execution of medical advisory boards to capture customer insights.

  • Support Medical Advisors in the development of digital strategies and tactics for differentiating Sanofi Specialty Care from its competitors.

Stakeholders management


  • Supports implementation of various tactics from the Canadian Medical Plan>

  • Coordinates activities with the brand Medical Director, Medical Advisors, MSLs and cross functional partners.


  • Supports Medical Advisor in identifying and closing the care gaps related to the optimal use of Sanofi Specialty Care products through external partnerships within the healthcare system.

  • Attend/participate in National/regional and major related therapeutic area conferences as needed.

Key Requirements:

  • First Level University degree minimum, (MSc, PhD, PharmD, or MD an asset).

  • 1-2 years of Medical Affairs experience.

  • Strong knowledge of immunology therapeutic area.

  • Project management experience.

  • Results oriented.

  • Strategic agility.

  • Communication skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Scientific and business acumen.

  • Ability to critically appraise scientific data.

  • Facilitation skills.

  • Negotiation skills.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit.


  • Approximately 5-10% of the time with occasional weekend travel.


  • Written and spoken English and French a definite asset.

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Sanofi is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified applicants.  Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Thank you in advance for your interest.

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


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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