CHC - China Innovation Project at Sanofi Sanofi

Job Purpose

Drives the pipeline development to contribute to sales growth along the innovation ambition. Leads and delivers external and internal initiatives to fuel the innovation ambition.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead cross functional, international internal/ external Project Team
  • Fully accountable to deliver the Projects in Time, in Scope and in Budget
  • Owns and executes the project strategy based on and in alignment with the functional inputs
  • Responsible for project management of the entire program (Manages Scope, Schedules, Project Risk and related Mitigation Plans, Budget as well as Resources) ​
  • Facilitates Kick Off and Planning workshops as well as regular project team meetings to drive and track progress
  • Represents the project to governance for gate approvals, status updates, major project changes as well as escalation of decisions and issues
  • Structures team discussions and drives decision making within the team
  • Provides Project Reporting and KPIs as required
  • Conducts after action reviews and continues process improvements
  • Ensures efficiency of and compliance to the Global CHC Innovation Process and Governance at zone and country level

Key Relationships

Within the country
  • Cross functional project teams (Regulatory, Medical, IA, Supply Chain, Marketing, CMI, Market Access, Public Affairs, Finance, Legal, R&D NPD, Business Development)
  • Portfolio Management
  • Country Category Governance (Commercial & Science HuB Lead)
  • Country Governance (CISC)
  • With other innovation leads in the region
  • Apply and share best practices

Ideal Experience & Competencies

  • Experience in project management and innovation
  • Understanding of various functions related to innovation


  • Excellence communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical skills: possess the ability to proactively analyse problems, identify key issues, develop strategic and tactical solutions, and design metrics to measure business impact
  • Experience working with cross-functional groups based in different countries


  • 4-year university degree

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