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Digital Facility Operations Lead

Barcelona, Spain Permanent Date posted 05/07/2024
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Digital Facility Operations Lead

Location: Barcelona, Spain.

About the job

At Sanofi, we’re committed to providing the next-gen healthcare that patients and customers need. It’s about harnessing data insights and leveraging AI responsibly to search deeper and solve sooner than ever before. Join our Digital Tech - Operations Team as Facility Operations Management Lead and you can help make it happen. Your job? Oversee all Real Estate / Facility Management topics (new building creation, change in an existing building, …) and translate them into Digital activities you will execute in a project mode. The Digital Facility Operations Lead is a project manager, with strong expertise in local facility projects and a deep knowledge of associated Digital eco-system (infrastructures, workplace services, resident applications, BMS, security solutions, …).

At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we build trusted and loved brands that connect with hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide. Our mission is to enable better self-care for individuals and communities, while also contributing to a healthier planet. We strive to act as a force for good by integrating sustainability along our business and employees’ mission and operate responsibly from both a social and environmental point of view. To achieve this, we need people who can shape the future of our business and help us on our journey to becoming the best fast-moving consumer healthcare company in and for the world.

Main responsibilities 

Standards & inventory

  • The objectives include driving standardization, reusability, and streamlining approaches across Real Estate, Facility Management, and Security teams. Additionally, maintaining an accurate inventory of all CHC sites worldwide, developing a consistent execution “PlayBook” for facilities projects, and ensuring adherence to global standards while considering local infrastructure services patterns are key priorities.

Facility Project

  • With the support of external resources when required, execute local Facility projects in alignment with local/global Business and Digital teams

  • Supported by experts for execution, take the full Digital lead of these projects and act as as a unique point of contact to deliver all Digital aspects (infrastructure, workplace services, building application, resident application, corporate application, …) Ensure delivery on time, scope & budget and communicate regularly to Business stakeholder (steerco, management committees, …).

Quality & Compliance

  • Ensure proper compliance with Sanofi, CHC rules, policies, standards and applicable regulations (GxP, SOx, …) and consistency of our referential (i.e. ServiceNow CMDB) vs. the reality on sites

Communication, adoption & education

  • Partner with all internal and external stakeholders (Business, Digital, global/Regional, Quality, Industrial, etc.) to communicate roadmaps and anticipate efforts from their teams.

  • Create a close relationship with local infrastructure expert in our team to combine efforts on designing patterns and executing projects.

About you 


  • Multi-year experience in facility management projects for Digital activities. A recognized professional with various proven experiences in international context across global organization.

  • Experience and knowledge in facility eco-system (infrastructures, workplace services, building application, security application, resident applications, corporate application, …) and their specificities.

  • Strong understanding of Information Technologies (including cloud, network…), architecture, etc.

  • Strong project management skillset and ability to lead teams (technical or functional) with proven experience in managing them in an international & remote context.

Soft and technical skills:

  • Ability to provide innovative leadership and thinking to global and cross-functional teams. Curious, open-minded, « out of the box » thinking.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with ability to talk to Business and adapt “tech” language to this audience.

  • Fluent in English

Why choose us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally.

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave.

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