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AD/Identity Expert CHC - All Gender

date posted 09/06/2022
contract type Full time
job id R2656662
location Barcelona;

Le contenu du poste est libellé en anglais car il nécessite de nombreuses interactions avec nos filiales à l’international, l'anglais étant la langue de travail.  


Mission within the Digital Autonomy Program

  • The AD/Identity expert will initially steer the AD/Identity stream and drive closely execution of associated projects of the Digital Autonomy program


  • She/He will be responsible to ensure setup the proper plan to rollout the AD/Identity management solutions designed with the Solution Architects covering all technologic domains and her/his pears inside the broader Sanofi organization
  • In this context she/he will rely on the method and the experience feedback built and gained by Sanofi network teams with earlier similar operations 
  • She/He will be part the Digital autonomy Program team and partner with all Infrastructure teams and the Digital stakeholders to define the AD/Identity rollout strategy and coordinate the work done by support organizations relying on her/his skills
  • She/he will act as Product/Service Owner for CHC AD/Identity domains 
  • She/He will report to the Lead Infrastructure of CHC
  • When the hard decoupling becomes effective, the CHC AD/Identity Expert takes the effective responsibility of all AD/Identity solutions of the CHC company


Main responsibilities of AD/Identity Expert

  • Define, develop, and lead the AD/Identity evolutions in close relation with the Solution architects' team
  • Ensures proper compliance with Cyber Security and data protection European regulations (GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), LPM in France, Kritis in Germany, CSL (Country Safety Lead) in China) 
  • Develop reports to regularly communicate the effectiveness of the AD/Identity implementation, lifecycle, and operations to his Leadership
  • Drive organization wide strategy and implementation plans including but not limited to Privileged Access Management, Single Sign On and IAM governance 
  • Ensure the operational implementation of AD/Identity solutions
  • Collaborates with support structures, performs risk management, leads security patch management, detects, and removes vulnerabilities, performs vendor management for all CHC businesses 
  • Implement consistent AD/Identity monitoring and management solutions to deliver the expected service
  • Works in close relation with key stakeholders (Business, operational, legal, communication, etc.) 
  • Partners with all internal and external stakeholders (Business, Digital, Quality, Industrial, Regulators, etc.) and actively monitors security technology opportunities to create innovative and best-in-class AD/Identity services
  • Supplies Identity and access management advisory, solution architecture, and consulting to internal projects of varying size 
  • Identifies and resolves gaps in the business processes which may include security/authorization set-up, user documentation, data interface design, data migration and reconciliation 
  • Regularly educates and empowers Leadership Teams, Business stakeholders, operational teams on Identity management
  • Serve as a trusted adviser to the business stakeholders and understand their core business processes, business priorities which can be enhanced using IM solutions 


Desired Qualifications Technical background required

  • 5+ years of experience in AD/Identity rollout and operational support
  • Certifications are appreciated 
  • Good understanding of Information technologies, architecture, and main recognized AD/Identity solutions – Active Directory, Azure AD, AD Federation Services and Azure AD Connect, SSO (Single Sign On), SailPoint
  • A familiarity with the new digital technologies and associated practices for Cloud, Infra-by-code, IaaS/SaaS/PaaS services, OT/IoT, factory 4.0, DevSecOps, etc. 
  • Experience on a highly regulated sector 
  • Knowledge on industrial systems and architectures 

Soft skills required

  • Proven experience leading and developing high-performing Authentication and Identity solutions (local, global) 
  • Proven successes working in industry (manufacturing, science, commercial would be appreciated) 
  • Ability to provide innovative leadership and thinking to global and cross-functional teams 
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work in an international matrixed environment 
  • Proven capability to drive project teams

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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