Director of Project Management – R&D Data and Computational Science


Reference No. R2720583

Place Title: Director of Challenge Administration – R&D Knowledge and Computational Science

Division: R&D Knowledge & Computational Sciences

Location: Downtown space of Toronto, Ontario

At Sanofi, we chase the miracles of science to enhance individuals’s lives. We imagine our cutting-edge science and manufacturing, fueled by knowledge and digital applied sciences, have the potential to rework the observe of medication, turning the unimaginable into attainable for thousands and thousands of individuals. 

As one among Canada’s main traders in life sciences, manufacturing and analysis and growth, we give attention to delivering new and higher methods to handle unmet medical wants. Our life-changing and lifesaving merchandise are grounded in science that Canadians can belief. They empower self-care, forestall and deal with ailments, and assist individuals dwell higher. 

Our imaginative and prescient for digital, knowledge analytics and AI 

Sanofi has embarked into an enormous and bold digital transformation program. A cornerstone of this roadmap is the acceleration of its knowledge transformation and of the adoption of synthetic intelligence (AI) and machine studying (ML) options. This has enabled us, to speed up R&D, enhance manufacturing and industrial efficiency, and convey novel medication and vaccines to sufferers sooner, all with a view to enhance well being and save lives. 

The Digital Workforce at Sanofi is a singular data-driven group. We pleasure ourselves on being knowledge obsessed and extremely centered on utilizing state-of-the-art processes together with international applied sciences to drive influence to our options. We measure our insights and merchandise primarily based on how they carry out throughout the globe and maintain ourselves to the very best regard as our options can influence thousands and thousands of lives. When tackling an issue, we don’t simply ask how we’ll create an answer, however how we’ll create an answer that reaches the world over with the very best societal end result. 

If you’re obsessed with bettering the well being and wellness of individuals throughout the globe utilizing Knowledge as your means, then it’s best to look no farther than the Digital Workforce right here at Sanofi. Be part of us on our journey in enabling Sanofi’s Digital Transformation by means of turning into an AI first group.

  • AI Manufacturing unit – Versatile Groups Working in Cross Purposeful Pods: Using digital and knowledge sources to develop AI merchandise, bringing knowledge administration, AI and product growth abilities to merchandise, applications and initiatives to create an agile, fulfilling and significant work surroundings. 
  • Main Edge Tech Stack: Expertise construct merchandise that will probably be deployed globally on a modern tech stack. 
  • World Class Mentorship and Coaching: Working with famend, revealed leaders and teachers in machine studying to additional develop your skillsets.

Who You Are:

You might be an skilled chief that has labored within the pharma / biotech business and managed software program growth initiatives centered on R&D. You’ve a powerful understanding of biology and an curiosity in utilizing superior computational strategies to drive new insights from organic knowledge. You’ve a ardour for engaged on the event of medication to enhance individuals’s life. You might be a superb communicator and may work with material specialists from our R&D enterprise and join them to our knowledge scientists and software program engineers in order that we will ship skilled grade options.

Place Abstract:

The Director of Program Administration is a member of the Sanofi R&D Knowledge and Computational Science group a part of Sanofi Digital Group and immediately stories to the Head of R&D Knowledge applications.

She/He leads a bunch that oversees main applications working intently with product homeowners, growth group, enterprise items and exterior contractors to arrange inside and exterior groups, distributors, sources in addition to the monetary facets of all initiatives throughout their life cycle.

Key Obligations:

  • Lead a group of mission managers, product proprietor and UI specialists to help all ML / AI applications inside the digital R&D group.
  • Work with the pinnacle of the R&D computational group to plan the key focus of the group, timelines, milestones, monetary targets, human sources and different strategic points.
  • Supervise the work of mission managers within the group to make sure that this system is continuing in accordance with plan or sooner. Assist strategically plan after which execute the answer. Be sure that all events concerned in every program are on the identical web page with respect to mission objectives, present standing and speedy and long-term plans.
  • Articulate the objectives and goals of the totally different program and influence to the enterprise.
  • Work with exterior companions and with the set of firms we’re collaborating with to make sure supply of merchandise and initiatives in accordance with plans.
  • Often report on applications/initiatives development to the pinnacle of the R&D Knowledge group and to different senior managers.
  • Collaborate with the vertical Area Companions and enterprise administration for the mission’s execution and monitoring of the continuing initiatives.
  • Present good and clear communication primarily based on requirements offered, adapting them to every mission.

Key Necessities:

  • A confirmed chief with expertise in pharma managing initiatives associated to software program growth or software program help for R&D.
  • Possess robust communication abilities and an expertise in enterprise administration and biology / biomedicine / healthcare.
  • Bachelor’s in biology / Bioengineering / Biomedicine / Computational Biology or associated space.
  • MBA / Enterprise diploma most popular.
  • 5+ years of working expertise in Biotech, pharma or associated industries.
  • Confirmed expertise as a Program Supervisor.
  • Capability to grasp enterprise wants.
  • Capability to grasp key capabilities inside the group.
  • Multi-tasking.
  • Thorough understanding of program/mission administration methods and strategies.
  • Wonderful Information of mission efficiency analysis and alter administration ideas.
  • Finances and monetary mission management
  • Sturdy verbal & written communication abilities in English.
  • Have to be a group participant and possess glorious communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Motion oriented with means to work shortly and effectively in a fast-moving surroundings.

Pursue Progress

Uncover Extraordinary

Higher is on the market. Higher drugs, higher outcomes, higher science. However progress doesn’t occur with out individuals – individuals from totally different backgrounds, in numerous areas, doing totally different roles, all united by one factor: a want to make miracles occur. So, let’s be these individuals.

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Sanofi is an equal alternative employer dedicated to variety and inclusion. Our aim is to draw, develop and retain extremely proficient staff from various backgrounds, permitting us to learn from all kinds of experiences and views. We welcome and encourage purposes from all certified candidates. Lodging for individuals with disabilities required throughout the recruitment course of can be found upon request.

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