Digital Science Programs And Project Lead

Hiring By - Biostaffic



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Job title: Digital Science Programs and Project Delivery Lead
  • Location: Barcelona, or India
  • % Remote working and % of travel expected: 2 days per week in office, with a minimum of 50% of time in office for a month
  • Job type: Permanent
About The Job
At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we have one shared mission – we work passionately, every day, to ‘serve healthier, fuller lives’ now and for the generations to come.
In order to do so, we strive to act as a force for good by integrating sustainability along our business and employees’ mission and operate responsibly from both a social and environmental point of view.
Everything we do is centered around people’s interests – our consumers, our customers, healthcare professionals, and our employees – across the world.
We are building loved brands that serve 1bn consumers worldwide, through our key platforms: Allergy, Physical & Mental Wellness, Pain, Digestive Wellness and Cough, Cold & Flu.
We aspire to become the best Fast Moving Consumer Health (FMCH) company In & For the world and we aim to build a work environment where people can thrive, grow, enjoy and be at their best.
Our Team:
As the CHC Health and Science Global function within the Digital Division, our mission is clear: we are dedicated to revolutionizing healthcare. We act as strategic partners, providing an organization-wide perspective while effectively utilizing available resources. Our primary focus is on enhancing information systems and refining core competencies in R&D, Regulatory, Sustainability & packaging,Medical, and Development, all to maximize value for our consumers. Our unwavering commitment to consumer-centric transformation is central to our mission, driving us to improve lives and instigate significant change. By seamlessly merging scientific expertise with consumer insights, we're reshaping our approach to research, development, and the delivery of science-driven solutions that positively impact global health. Our dedication to consumer-centric transformation empowers individuals to actively engage in their healthcare journey and fosters a culture of collaboration, co-creation, and the pursuit of ground-breaking scientific achievements through partnerships with consumers.
As the Digital Science Programs and Project Delivery Lead, you will spearhead the execution and delivery of cutting-edge digital programs and projects. The ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise in Pharmacy, Life Sciences, and R&D domains, focusing on digital solutions in areas such as Regulatory Science, Clinical Medical Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Sustainability, and other science-related project activities. This position demands more than just proficiency; it calls for a visionary with a strategic mindset, robust leadership skills, and a flair for effective collaboration with cross-functional teams. Your mission is to ensure the triumphant execution and delivery of Digital initiatives on a global scale, marking your contribution to the forefront of innovation in the organisation. Elevate your career, make a lasting impact, and be at the forefront of shaping the future of digital advancements in science and technology.
Success in this role hinges on your strategic mindset, robust leadership capabilities, and adept collaboration with cross-functional teams. Your enthusiasm, meticulous attention to detail, and unwavering dedication are vital elements that will drive the successful execution of digital initiatives.
Main responsibilities:
Ownership and Execution/ Outcomes:
  • Spearhead the planning, execution, and delivery of Pharma Healthcare Digital Science programs, ensuring alignment with business objectives and regulatory requirements.
  • Assess the impact of changes, scope adjustments, and risks on projects, working closely with divisional and senior management to gain agreement for effective resolution.
  • Specialized focus on digital Regulatory Science, Clinical Medical Affairs, PV (Pharmacovigilance), Sustainability, and other science-related project activities.
  • Demonstrate proficiency and visionary leadership with a strategic mindset, particularly in Science project management.
  • Lead cross-functional teams effectively, fostering collaboration for successful project outcomes in the Science landscape.
  • Ensure triumphant execution and delivery of digital initiatives on a global scale, with a specific emphasis on Science project management.
Program/project Management:
  • Provide project management expertise throughout the various project phases, including schedule development, risk identification and control, budget management, and change request handling.
  • Resolve program issues by collaborating with product managers, stakeholders, and digital science teams.
Stakeholder Management:
  • Interface with senior management (SHLT, DLT) on significant matters, coordinating activities across organizational units.
  • Effectively manage stakeholder relationships, including commercial, legal, and regulatory partners.
Strategy and Collaboration:
  • Liaise with commercial, legal, and regulatory partners to align on vision, outcomes, goals, roadmaps, and business case.
  • Draft comprehensive program plans and estimate program effort and resource requirements using standard estimating techniques provided by \Digital PMO and Science operations office.
  • Draft the creation of Digital Health and Science program plans, estimate program effort, resource requirements using standard estimating techniques and tools, and by working with appropriate staff to understand scope and effort.
  • Incorporate the voice of the customer into projects and programs; understand the user experience and the evolving needs and workflows of our customers in the digital age.
  • Provide support for Project Capital spending requests, including delivery estimates.
Innovation and Impact:
  • Contribute to the forefront of innovation within the organization, particularly in Sciences, and R&D domains, leveraging digital science solutions.
  • Elevate the organization’s digital advancements in science and technology through strategic and impactful leadership.
  • Communicate program status by preparing standard status reports and participating in departmental, program, and project status update meetings.
  • Serve as a role model by demonstrating a commitment to business priorities and high performance.
  • Communicate with the team, program, product leadership, and key stakeholders frequently and effectively.
About You
  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Computer Science, project management or another discipline relevant for the role or a related field. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and executing digital science programs within the pharmaceutical and Lifesciences/healthcare industry.
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies, digital science solutions, and regulatory requirements in the Pharma Healthcare, Pharmacy, Life Sciences, and R&D domains.
  • Minimum 8 years in the pharmaceutical industry and/or management consulting group focused on R&D, Clinical, Regulatory IT program/project management.
  • Previous experience in the development, deployment, and/or maintenance of R&D,Clinical, regulatory and/or medical systems (Planisware, ERP, CTMS, Veeva-RIM, Promomats,CRM etc)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the global drug development process to ensure cross-functional connections and operational data model are appropriately and effectively communicated across the organization.
  • Experience in Software Development Life Cycles including requirements/specifications development and/or user acceptance testing for computer systems in GXP environment.
  • Experience of working in agile, DevOPs, mobile and cloud technologies with SDLC for GxP SaaS applications is a must.
  • Experience navigating large organizations and an understanding of complex stakeholder relationships is a must..
  • Demonstrated ability to assess customer/client needs, creatively approach solutions, decide and influence appropriate courses of action.
  • Ability to define areas of potential value through user research, market research, and industry / technical understanding.
  • PMP and Agile certification Preferred.
Soft skills:
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution & problem-solving skills.
  • Strong appetite for learning and discovery.
  • Adaptable and open to change.
  • Team player, service oriented.
  • Ability to look at a set of needs across the business and identify key questions, themes, and potential for business impact.
  • Skilled messenger who can create compelling product and use case strategies and gain buy-in across teams and functions.
  • Mature communicator capable of ruthless prioritization, gracious compromise, and quick decision-making.
  • Leadership attitude, autonomy, and results driven.
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in information technology, Computer Science, Project Management, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Pursue progress, discover extraordinary
Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.
At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.
Watch our ALL IN video and check out our Diversity Equity and Inclusion actions at!
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.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Spain

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
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