Sanofi Group Clinical Research Senior Director, Early Development in Cambridge (U.S.), Massachusetts

Clinical Research Senior Director, Early Development


Sanofi, an integratedglobal healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeuticsolutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field ofhealthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovativedrugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the newGenzyme.

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Our extensive research and development efforts encompass a wide range oftherapeutic areas that are in line with public health issues, trends and themost pressing health needs.

Sanofi US, along with the other US affiliates, Genzyme, Sanofi Pasteur, Merialand Chattem, employs more than 17,000 people across the country.

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ClinicalLead Oncology


  • Playing a role among a group of physicians andscientists across the entire Oncology portfolio of compounds. This may include:

  • Leading a segment of the Clinical Program (resourceallocation, clinical plan, and timelines).

  • Integrating and interpreting clinical data acrossstudies, and contributing significantly to the formulation of recommendations forresponse to evolving clinical, regulatory, commercial data across functions.

  • Providing recognized scientific leadership in Oncology.

  • Offering technical leadership in Oncology to otherfunctions as well as Global Marketing Pharmacovigilance and the ClinicalResearch Unit.

  • Creating and communicating a vision for a ClinicalProgram that generates excitement and commitment for the Oncology therapeuticarea, the unique compound assigned to and its life cycle management.

  • Designing, implementing, and interpreting creativeclinical trials whose outcomes define usage of the drug and createopportunities for a commercially successful product.

  • Building a reputation that drives innovators to bringtheir ideas to Sanofi

  • Assist in making a clear case of the potential rewardsand inherent risks and major go/no go points for each compound.

  • Seeing beyond Oncology to see synergies in othertherapeutic areas and/or offer insights.

  • Developing and implementing worldwide clinical researchand development programs for therapeutic area including the strategic focus andlogistics.

  • Creating strategies to guide the development of acompound from discovery to development to regulatory agencies to businesslaunch and life cycle management.

  • Interfacingwith Global Marketing and the commercial organizations to maximize life cycleopportunities for products within her/his assigned area.



  • MD degree

  • Oncology fellowship or 5 years’ experience in Oncology

  • 3 years Industry experience or academic clinical research experience


  • Expertise in medicine, oncology and pharmaceutical medicine

  • Be a recognized clinical expert (with scientific /medical recognition) who has demonstrated ability to interact productively with and attract top external investigators

  • Prior significant responsibility for creating and driving a clinical plan

  • Demonstrated leadership of a team of clinical scientists and administrative staff in accomplishment of a timely & effective clinical plan

  • Demonstrated ability to drive project milestones and work with a global product team with key functional groups

  • Prior contribution to the successful development of compounds through phases of clinical research on a global basis

  • Prior contribution to the shaping of strategic direction for drug(s) within a therapeutic area

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in meeting applicable regulatory, quality and compliance standards

  • This position is based in Cambridge, MA

Job: Clinical Development

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Cambridge (U.S.)

Job Posting: Sep 22, 2016, 6:26:53 AM

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Regular