Deputy Director, Clinical Immunology
Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, is a global company that provides more than one billion doses of vaccine each year, making it possible to immunize more than 500 million people across the globe. A world leader in the vaccine industry, Sanofi Pasteur offers the broadest range of vaccines protecting against 20 infectious diseases. The company's heritage, to create vaccines that protect life, dates back more than a century. Every day, the company invests more than one million Euros in research and development. Sanofi, an integrated global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the new Genzyme.
Position Title: Deputy Director Global Clinical Immunology
The Global Clinical Immunology (GCI) Project Representative manages the interactions between GCI and internal/external customers while ensuring relevant departmental deliverables are met. The Project Representative works closely with testing platform leaders in GCI and outside of GCI and study directors, program managers, study monitors, and statisticians in Clinical and Medical Affairs to ensure timely completion of serological testing needed to support licensure and registration submissions while taking into account overall project timelines and prioritization mandates. The GCI Project Representative will also provide clinical immunology expertise to Project and/or Clinical Teams. The GCI Project Representative may serve as a leader or member of working groups and project sub-teams and contributes to the GCI budgeting, capital expenditure, and facilities and testing processes. The position will also interact with KOLs and other external testing laboratories as well as with various health authorities such as CDE, PMDA, EMA, CBER, WHO etc. Lead efforts to develop laboratory testing in external laboratories, which may involve in technology improvements and transfers.
Education/Years Experience/Other Skills:
PhD or other doctoral degree in Biological Sciences with at least 3-5 years relevant industry experience. Focus in infectious disease area, preferably in vaccine related fields with immunology experience and expertise is a plus. Must know how to professionally move projects along a timetable and process driven map. As the position is based in China, candidate must be fluent in Chinese and English. Demonstrated experience with project management and expertise in a scientific area such as Bacteriology, Virology, Vaccinology, Immunology, Epidemiology, or Microbiology. Knowledge of relevant immunological and microbiological assay techniques is required.
Knowledge of clinical diagnostic, biomarker discovery, translational medicine/science, functional assays, cell based assays, and multiplex assays is a plus. An understanding of pharmaceutical/biological product development is expected; as well as an understanding of compliance areas such as GCLP, GCP, GLP, or GMP. Experience writing and reviewing regulatory documents such as IND, CTDs, clinical trial protocols, CSRs, and eBLA sections. Other skills that are important for the position include: strategic thinking, high commitment to customers, ability to cooperate transversally across multiple functions and cultures, to act for change while continually striving for targeted results. Must be able to demonstrate leadership skills, act as a role model to the team and promote good communication and teamwork within the scientific team.
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