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Global Medical Head Oncology



Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Monday, May 1, 2023

Global Medical Head Oncology

Cambridge, Massachusetts, Bridgewater, New Jersey


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Success Profile

Do you have what it takes for a successful career with Sanofi?

  • Courageous
  • Results-driven
  • Proactive
  • Problem-Solver
  • Leadership
  • Team player

Culture: Play to Win

  • Growth

  • Innovation

  • Efficiency

  • Collaboration


  • Health & Wellness

    Comprehensive coverage including medical, dental, vision, and health and wellness programs.

  • Financial

    Sanofi wants to ensure employees are equipped for financial health, Sanofi provides a competitive 401K Match program and Financial Wel-Being Tools and Programs.

  • Culture

    At Sanofi, we demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity through Culture groups and programs. There are many ways to make a difference and connect with other Sanofi employees: including ERG groups and 2 PAID days off to Volunteer.

  • Work/Life Balance

    Sanofi provides significant Work/Life benefits to help you excel beyond the workday. Including Workplace Flexibility through part‑time, remote work, flex‑time and job share options.


"At Sanofi, We are guided by a deep appreciation and understanding of what it means to live with a rare blood disorder, and we learn by listening to the community – patients, caregivers physicians, and other healthcare professionals."

Shannon Resetich US Head Rare Diseases & Blood Disorders

"Patients are at the center of all that we do at Sanofi. Our teams are focused on advancing transformational therapies that can address serious unmet needs for people living with rare blood disorders, and expanding global patient access to our medicines."

Mouhamed Gueye US Head Medical Rare Blood Disorders


Our Team / Function

In order to pursue Sanofi’s purpose of Chasing the miracles of science to improve people’s lives,Specialty Care Medical Affairs have a vision to be the leaders in patient and scientific knowledge and insights to improve clinical care. We do this by generating and curating the most critical patient and scientific evidence and by being highly credible partners shaping scientific exchange and engagement. We serve as key strategic partners for commercial, regulatory, R&D, market access and external affairsto develop and launch first in class and best in class therapeutic solutions that address highest unmet needs.

Main responsibilities

The Global Medical Head of Oncologyleads the Global Medical Oncology strategy and its implementation,partnering closely with R&D teams to optimize development efforts, evidence generationand dissemination as well as collaborating with Affiliates, Commercial, Market Access and Public Affairsteams to optimize launches and enable patient access.

Detailed responsibilities include

  • Provide inspirational and purpose-driven leadership to the Medical Oncology teams worldwide to assure delivery of key franchise strategies and corporate priorities and enhance the Sanofi Play to Win culture,enable and foster teamwork, engagement and performance by attracting, developing and retaining talents.

  • Lead Strategic Insights, Integrated Evidence Generation Planning (IEGP) and scientific communication for both clinical development projects and post-launch products and drive excellence in scientific engagement with key external stakeholders (HCPs, Patients, Payors and Regulators) in relevant therapy areas.

  • Drive best-in-class Global to Local model ensuring strategic alignment and adequate resourcing plans in the key markets to support new launches, efficient ways of working and synergistic partnership between Global and local Medical teams. Supervise the implementation and execution of the medical affairs activities across a broad range of markets including but not limited to US and Europe.

  • As a member of the Senior Medical Leadership Team (SMLT), actively contribute to role model Play to Win leadership behaviorsand Medicaltransformation efforts to build Best-in-Class leadership in driving the value of Medical within the organization.


  • Deep expertise in oncology science and clinical practice

  • Significant leadership and management experience in Medical Affairs from pre-launch to Life Cycle management, including evidencegeneration and scientific communication at global level

  • Strong & global multi-dimensional understanding, including business acumen of oncology therapeutic area (development, access, commercial) across key established markets including US

  • Broad drug development experience with robust knowledge of regulatory, market access and reimbursement requirements. Ability to co-develop and monitor Phase 3b /4 studies

  • Experience in leading a product development through registration and launch, as well as experience in driving Medical post-launch activities

  • Experience in leading innovation in medical-scientific insights, evidence and/ or engagement efforts at a global or multi-country level (e.g.through digital/ real-world data/ omnichannel solutions)

  • Significant line and matrix management experience, including strong transversal collaboration with key functions such as Research, Clinical Development, Commercial, Health Economics and Value and Access and Product Management functions

Leadership skills

  • Strategic thinking: ability to disrupt status quo with innovation while remaining pragmatic and focused on priorities. When under pressure, ability to bring others along to explain how strategic ideas fit into the larger context, and approach challenges thoroughly with a broad view, considering different potential outcomes. Be organizationally astute and know how to manage politics with integrity.

  • Result orientation: driven to develop and execute optimal strategy meeting corporate objectives, while creating pragmatic solutions. Comfortable with ambiguity and ability to adapt with agility, take calculated risks and anticipate potential issues.

  • People Leadership: ability to lead through influence, inspire teams, engage and leverage everyone’s strengths while being highly self-aware. Set high standards and expectations, communicates proactively, collaborative and approachable and ability to provide meaningful feedback, coaching and support.

  • Relationships and Influence: ability to empower and recognize others to create powerful relationships and networks. Effective stakeholder management, politically astute and role model for collaboration and teamwork

  • Highest ethical, regulatory and scientific standards

Technical skills:

  • Education: MD degreeor PhD in Oncology, immuno-oncology

  • Languages: Fluent in English

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.


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.


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