Sanofi Group Manager, Portfolio Analyst in Cambridge (U.S.), Massachusetts

Manager, Portfolio Analyst


Sanofi, a global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and Genzyme.

Sanofi US

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Headquartered in Bridgewater, NJ, Sanofi US is part of a leading global healthcare company dedicated to discovering, developing and distributing therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs.

Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and Genzyme.

Sanofi US employs approximately 17,000 people across the country all dedicated to protecting health, enhancing life and responding to the hopes and potential healthcare needs of seven billion people around the world.

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Job Responsibilities/Department Description:

  • Generate analysis and monitor R&D operational progress and performance

  • Work with the various disciplines within IPOM to improve the quality and standards of reported data throughout the PRC data sources

  • Contribute to the design of a multi-year Global R&D long range plan, including key deliverables, resourcing situation and the investments required to drive the portfolio

  • Work with the Finance, Strategy. and Global R&D functional teams to support the global planning and prioritization exercises (budget, LRP processes, portfolio review..)

  • Analyze and report the Quarterly Global R&D baseline plan including variances and impact assessment

  • Support the preparation of the quarterly baseline analysis

  • Analysis of plan, resource and cost data and preparation of the budget and LRP exercises

  • Analysis around Operational performance related to efficiency and productivity

  • Provide Standard internal management analysis at Project and Portfolio level

  • Participate to ad-hoc projects / initiatives in R&D related to portfolio management

Provide Support to the R&D Working Groups and Business Partners by:

  • Performing drug development program summary including plan, resource, cost and risk analysis, in preparation of the Working Groups meetings

  • Analyzing impact of Working Groups recommendations

  • Support the IPOM business partners (Platforms, Therapeutic areas, Hubs etc.) in evaluation of plan and resources trade-off options

Perform projects economic valuation:

  • Collect projects hypotheses and forecasts, and ensure consistency of data and alignment with defined project development plan.

  • Perform project valuations using the Corporate valuation model


Basic Qualifications:

Advanced Degree (MBA, PharmD, PhD) and 10 years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry, and with experience in R&D or Business

Preferred Qualifications:

High level of knowledge and understanding of drug development strategies and processes.

Risk analysis and management.

Analytical skills: ability to search, select, analyze and synthesize data and information from various domains.

Proven ability to identify critical issues and the potential solutions.

Ability to develop a global view on projects / therapeutic area from scientific/medical aspects to financial analysis.

Understanding of financial valuation methodologies and tools

Good knowledge and use of tools such as Excel, Think Cell, Power Point, Optime, Spotfire

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to interact and build strong relationships with project teams and support functions within R&D

Willingness to work as a team, in a global and matrix organization

Ability to challenge status quo and propose new ideas.


Job: R&D Program Management

Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Bridgewater

Job Posting: Oct 11, 2016, 2:33:52 PM

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Regular