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Oncology Senior Medical Program Manager, Lung Franchise

date posted 06/26/2022
contract type Full time
job id R2651542
location Cambridge, MA;Bridgewater, NJ;

Position Title: Oncology Senior Medical Program Manager (SPM), Lung Franchise

Position Description:

The SPM will support the business-related initiatives for the Oncology Lung franchise. This individual will work closely with his/her respective Medical Program Lead (MPL), Global Medical Directors (GMD), Medical Program Manager (MPM) and Lung Global Medical Team (GMT), both internally and with our collaborative Alliance partner (when applicable), to support the operational execution of Lifecycle management (LCM) related initiatives as well as various programs including launch deliverables depending on the LCM of the product. The individual in this role, while working in a matrix team of people and resources, provides strategic partnership with the Medical Program Lead and GMT to ensure alignment of key activities outlined in the Global Medical Plans.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide MPM support and leadership for the Lung Franchise in close partnership with the Oncology MPL

  • Partner with Lung GMD to operationalize GMT

  • Partner with respective GMD, Brand team and functional leads in the Global Medical Planning process (Plan generation, tracking, updating and translation into budget planning)

  • Provide PM support relative to LCM management including overall processes, timelines, budget and coordination thereof for the following:

    • Financial: Provide progressive updates for Medical teams and partner with both Lung GMT and Financial business partners/Controllers to facilitate financial exercises throughout the year

    • Medical Study Prioritization process and integrated Evidence Generation Plans (iEGP)

    • Company Sponsored studies (CSS): SRC approval coordination and central source in Medical for CSO communications and partnerships

    • Provide strategic oversight of Lung Externally Sponsored Research (ESR) program in close coordination with Oncology MPM from study application submission through approval in VisionTracker (VT) system

    • Co-own the SRC approval process for ESR studies in partnership with MPM

    • Partner with ESR Operations to provide budgetary oversight of studies through study completion

    • Partner with key functional stakeholders to capture all operational details of ISS, RWE, study data milestones, and budget specific to all studies defined in the Medical plan and iEGP

    • Compliance reporting for CSS

    • Optimize communication and decision-making by ensuring cross-functional representation at relevant team meetings as well as various Medical Affairs’ programs.

    • Support all operational activities to ensure work flow and processes are efficient and compliant with internal SOPs and external guidelines.

    • Manage portfolio & operational level activities via available digital tools

    • Build and maintain strong and collaborative partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. Serve as an advocate for the overall collaboration with our alliance partners (where applicable) and their objectives.

  • Provide PM support for various initiatives specific to Global Oncology Medical (GOM)

Role Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have background in biotech/pharmaceutical industries as well as direct experience in Project/Program Management; scientific background and Medical Affairs experience preferred

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) required, advanced degree in science preferred, MBA is a plus

  • At least 5+ years of project/program management or relevant experience in biotech/pharma or clinical/scientific environment

  • Ability to lead project and implement strategy into tactical plan

  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methodology

  • Ability to foster teamwork and collaboration coordinating cross-functional teams (matrix environment)

  • Ability to manage projects with minimum supervision from end to end

  • Ability to establish and provide frequent reporting dashboards with key metrics utilizing harmonized methodologies within our organization

  • Strong interpersonal and communication experience with the ability to effectively interface across all levels of the organization, strong organizational skills

  • Ability to multitask and maintain tight timelines and priorities in a highly professional and efficient manner

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software

Core Competencies:

  • Act for Change: embrace change and innovation to initiate new and improved ways of working.

  • Cooperate transversally: collaborate effectively with peers, stakeholders and partners across the organization, within and across GBUs, to positively impact business results.

  • Strategic Thinking & Decision Making: ability to think and plan broadly and long-term to inspire excellence in execution and timely decision making based on information available.

Location: Cambridge, MA; Bridgewater, NJ or Swiftwater, PA

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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