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


Reference No. R2720583

Place Title: Director of Undertaking 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 remodel the observe of medication, turning the inconceivable into doable for thousands and thousands of individuals. 

As one in every of Canada’s main traders in life sciences, manufacturing and analysis and improvement, we concentrate on 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 reside higher. 

Our imaginative and prescient for digital, knowledge analytics and AI

Sanofi has embarked into an enormous and impressive 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 business efficiency, and produce novel medication and vaccines to sufferers quicker, all with a purpose to enhance well being and save lives. 

The Digital Crew at Sanofi is a novel data-driven group. We satisfaction ourselves on being knowledge obsessed and extremely targeted on utilizing cutting-edge processes together with world applied sciences to drive affect to our options. We measure our insights and merchandise based mostly on how they carry out throughout the globe and maintain ourselves to the best regard as our options can affect thousands and thousands of lives. When tackling an issue, we don’t simply ask how we are going to create an answer, however how we are going to create an answer that reaches internationally with the absolute best societal end result. 

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

  • AI Manufacturing facility – Versatile Groups Working in Cross Useful Pods: Using digital and knowledge assets to develop AI merchandise, bringing knowledge administration, AI and product improvement expertise to merchandise, packages and tasks to create an agile, fulfilling and significant work atmosphere. 
  • 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, printed 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 trade and managed software program improvement tasks targeted on R&D. You could have a robust understanding of biology and an curiosity in utilizing superior computational strategies to drive new insights from organic knowledge. You could have a ardour for engaged on the event of medicine to enhance individuals’s life. You might be a superb communicator and might 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 straight stories to the Head of R&D Knowledge packages.

She/He leads a bunch that oversees main packages working intently with product house owners, improvement group, enterprise items and exterior contractors to prepare inside and exterior groups, distributors, assets in addition to the monetary elements of all tasks throughout their life cycle.

Key Obligations:

  • Lead a group of undertaking managers, product proprietor and UI specialists to help all ML / AI packages inside the digital R&D group.
  • Work with the pinnacle of the R&D computational group to plan the main focus of the group, timelines, milestones, monetary targets, human assets and different strategic points.
  • Supervise the work of undertaking managers within the group to make sure that this system is continuing in response to plan or quicker. Assist strategically plan after which execute the answer. Be certain that all events concerned in every program are on the identical web page with respect to undertaking targets, present standing and quick and long-term plans.
  • Articulate the targets and targets of the totally different program and affect to the enterprise.
  • Work with exterior companions and with the set of corporations we’re collaborating with to make sure supply of merchandise and tasks in response to plans.
  • Frequently report on packages/tasks 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 undertaking’s execution and monitoring of the continuing tasks.
  • Present good and clear communication based mostly on requirements supplied, adapting them to every undertaking.

Key Necessities:

  • A confirmed chief with expertise in pharma managing tasks associated to software program improvement or software program help for R&D.
  • Possess sturdy communication expertise 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 well-liked.
  • 5+ years of working expertise in Biotech, pharma or associated industries.
  • Confirmed expertise as a Program Supervisor.
  • Capability to know enterprise wants.
  • Capability to know key capabilities inside the group.
  • Multi-tasking.
  • Thorough understanding of program/undertaking administration strategies and strategies.
  • Glorious Data of undertaking efficiency analysis and alter administration ideas.
  • Price range and monetary undertaking management
  • Sturdy verbal & written communication expertise in English.
  • Have to be a group participant and possess wonderful communication and interpersonal expertise.
  • Motion oriented with potential to work shortly and effectively in a fast-moving atmosphere.

Pursue Progress

Uncover Extraordinary

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

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

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