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


Reference No. R2720583

Place Title: Director of Undertaking Administration – R&D Information and Computational Science

Division: R&D Information & Computational Sciences

Location: Downtown space of Toronto, Ontario

At Sanofi, we chase the miracles of science to enhance individuals’s lives. We consider our cutting-edge science and manufacturing, fueled by information and digital applied sciences, have the potential to remodel the observe of drugs, turning the not possible into doable for thousands and thousands of individuals. 

As one in every of Canada’s main buyers in life sciences, manufacturing and analysis and improvement, we deal with delivering new and higher methods to deal with unmet medical wants. Our life-changing and lifesaving merchandise are grounded in science that Canadians can belief. They empower self-care, stop and deal with ailments, and assist individuals dwell higher. 

Our imaginative and prescient for digital, information analytics and AI

Sanofi has embarked into an unlimited and bold digital transformation program. A cornerstone of this roadmap is the acceleration of its information 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 convey novel medication and vaccines to sufferers quicker, all with a view to enhance well being and save lives. 

The Digital Workforce at Sanofi is a novel data-driven workforce. We pleasure ourselves on being information obsessed and extremely targeted on utilizing state-of-the-art processes together with world applied sciences to drive impression 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 impression 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 the world over with the very best societal end result. 

In case you are obsessed with enhancing the well being and wellness of individuals throughout the globe utilizing Information 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 via turning into an AI first group.

  • AI Manufacturing unit – Versatile Groups Working in Cross Useful Pods: Using digital and information sources to develop AI merchandise, bringing information administration, AI and product improvement expertise to merchandise, applications and tasks to create an agile, fulfilling and significant work setting. 
  • Main Edge Tech Stack: Expertise construct merchandise that can be deployed globally on a modern tech stack. 
  • World Class Mentorship and Coaching: Working with famend, revealed leaders and lecturers 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’ve a robust understanding of biology and an curiosity in utilizing superior computational strategies to drive new insights from organic information. You’ve a ardour for engaged on the event of medicine to enhance individuals’s life. You might be a superb communicator and might work with subject material specialists from our R&D enterprise and join them to our information 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 Information and Computational Science workforce a part of Sanofi Digital Group and immediately reviews to the Head of R&D Information applications.

She/He leads a gaggle that oversees main applications working intently with product house owners, improvement workforce, enterprise models and exterior contractors to prepare inside and exterior groups, distributors, sources in addition to the monetary facets of all tasks throughout their life cycle.

Key Duties:

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

Key Necessities:

  • A confirmed chief with expertise in pharma managing tasks associated to software program improvement or software program help for R&D.
  • Possess robust 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 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/venture administration strategies and strategies.
  • Glorious Information of venture efficiency analysis and alter administration ideas.
  • Funds and monetary venture management
  • Robust verbal & written communication expertise in English.
  • Should be a workforce participant and possess wonderful communication and interpersonal expertise.
  • Motion oriented with means to work shortly and effectively in a fast-moving setting.

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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 several places, 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 range and inclusion. Our objective is to draw, develop and retain extremely gifted workers 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 through the recruitment course of can be found upon request.

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