Sanofi / recrute

Medical Manager CHC


Leadership and Market Role

  • Ensure a clear medical strategy for CHC portfolio, including medical launch strategy for the pipeline assets and established products that aligns with medical vison and business.
  • Through integrated cross-functional launch anf planning processes, ensure the Medical CHC team is partnering effectively in the development of portfolio brand strategy and involving relevant parts of the organisation
  • Demonstrate medical leadership and is perceived as a role model in representing Sanofi core values
  • Ensure delivery of medical commitments at a local level by clearly defining the desired outcome(s) from prioritized activities defined in medical strategies, and define operational milestones to deliver on these medical commitments
  • Key activities include – developing insights / anticipating trends, identified & executing on science inspired innovation opportunities (claim enhancement, product development, life cycle management, medical evaluation of BD opportunities, local switch opportunities), scientific endorsement & stakeholder management, risk mitigation

Medical operations:

  • Responsible for overseeing the planning and the execution (tracking) of all trial and non-trial medical activities including approval processes, timing and resources
  • Ensure adherence to medical budget (jointly with finance)
  • Develop, harmonize and ensure implementation of medical governance principles and forums to develop and manage deliverables
  • Accountable for local medical affairs trial execution and tracking (including tracking of ISS) – (working with CSU/MR/BoS)
  • Identifies and act on medical affairs need for outsourcing, define and adhere to criteria for Vendor selection and management

Integrated Brand Planning

  • In partnership with the key stakeholders ensure common understanding of the integrated brand planning process and role expectations.
  • Define, implement and track Local market/MCO Medical planning process
  • Define quality output expectations for MA members in the creation of medical elements of brand plans.
  • Work within Medical CHC Africa Team to ensure sufficient resources are available across teams to deliver on priority brand commitments.

Stakeholder Management

  • Ensure a process for stakeholder management planning (KTL/KOL/SL) that align with brand priorities is in place and collaborate with medical leads to achieve results through this process.
  • Identify, expand and manage key relationships that can be partners in realising win-win outcome to shape healthcare.
  • Identify and maintain key internal relationships with regional and global medical and operational teams to inform and support activities being undertaken by the Local market/MCO zone.

Scientific exchange and communication

  • Develops scientific exchange and communication strategy and tactics leveraging global plans and tactics
  • Ensures timely execution of publication plans, medical education plans, scientific insight generations, stakeholder mapping and segmentation
  • Partners with global Scientific Exchange and Communication function to develop innovative engagement models and platforms, ensuring adoption of new models within the CHC
  • Develops strategies for country specific partnership models with Medical Societies, Patient Organizations and Centres of Excellence.
  • Ensure appropriate representation & collaboration within Extended Global Category Medical Teams


  • At all times ensure consistency with voluntary and compulsory codes of conduct, appropriate legislation and compliance with internal SOPs.
  • Working with Medical Excellence, promote awareness, understanding and alignment of activities to our compliance standards.

Transversal activities

  • Work transversally with the Sales, Marketing, Medical Communications & Programs teams to identify and deliver on innovative medical marketing programs and related initiatives.
  • Support and track digital innovation within Medical CHC Local market/MCO
  • Work transversally with various functions to support portfolio deliverables

Special Projects & Quality Activities

  • Participate in / coordinate special project assignments as determined by the Head of Medical Affairs
  • Ensure adherence to Pharmacovigilance training and reporting obligations.

Person Profile

Essential Skills And Experience And Essential Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience working in the pharmaceutical industry
  • 2-4 years’ experience in a Medical Marketing / Medical Affairs role
  • Leadership
  • Product and Therapeutic area knowledge
  • Excellent Presentation skills
  • Good Negotiation skills
  • Facilitation skills

Tertiary Qualifications In Life Sciences, Pharmacy Or Medicine

Desirable Skills and Experience and Desirable Qualifications

  • 2-4 years’ experience in a Management role
  • Operational experience
  • Knowledge of promotional materials

Systems and compliance validations flows.

  • Business acumen
  • Post graduate specialist qualifications in a medical; MSc (Pharmacology); BPharm; MBChB

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