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Head, Global Clinical Franchise

Swiftwater, Pennsylvania, Bridgewater, New Jersey

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"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


We are seeking a highly motivated medical doctor  to join the Global Clinical Sciences team of Sanofi Pasteur.

The position of Head Global Clinical Franchise serves as the Department’s Research & Development Physician is expected to provide essential, knowledge & experienced-based translational, medical and scientific guidance to accomplish early and late product development and lifecycle management of vaccines.  In this role the Head Global Clinical Franchise he/she will  be responsible for the coordination and management of physician scientists within the Clinical Department, and will serve cross-functionally in a leadership capacity to ensure that key product ambitions, both business and scientific, are consistently accounted for in the clinical development plan

The incumbent will contribute to Clinical Development activities that span across all vaccine projects globally within the Franchise. The position is responsible for ensuring a timely and consistent approach to the development of candidate vaccines within a specific Franchise and across Franchises by ensuring disciplined and robust strategy definition across all clinical trials . The key stakeholders the role will interact will be Global Clinical Dev Strategy Experts, Sr Global Clinical Dev Strategy Experts, Translational Medicine Experts, Preclinical antigen Design and Global Immunology groups, Clinical Operations, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, and Global Medical Affairs and directly manage clinical development research staff involved in Phase I - IV trials.  He/she also serves as a primary contact with the FDA and other regulatory agencies, the medical community as well as potential funding agencies in regard to medical/clinical and scientific issues. In his/her activities the Head Global Clinical Franchise will also play an important ambassadorial role and will develop networks in order to forge key working relationships internally and externally.  This position will, at a high scientific strategic level, represent the Company within the scientific and medical research community through involvement in international scientific meetings and through professional publications.

The candidate will report to Global head of clinical development. This exciting role will afford candidates the opportunity to be intimately involved in clinical strategy, and all stages of operational clinical development. This position will report to Global head of clinical development. Sanofi US is only considering candidates who are currently legally eligible to work in the U.S. Company-paid relocation benefits are being provided for this position.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Preferred: M.D. with relevant experience or specialization in line with Sanofi Pasteur’s portfolio (Infectious Diseases / Preventive Vaccines), or PhD with a minimum of 10  years’ experience in Clinical Development of Vaccines (Infectious Diseases).

  • A background  in clinical immunology is welcome

  • Experience with working according to GCP/ICH guidelines

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, experience with leading and managing transversal teams

  • Ability to work in a diverse environment with different stakeholders

  • Considerable degree of autonomy

  • Ability to act for change, empower themselves and others.

  • Good command of oral and written 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. #GD-SP; #LI-SP

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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