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Real-World Data Strategic Partnership Lead_All Genders

Østerbro, Denmark
Helsinki, Finland
Stockholm, Sweden
Permanent Date posted 09/07/2024
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Real World Data Strategic Partnership Lead – Nordics or close EU countries

About the job

Are you ready to shape the future of medicine? 

We are an innovative global healthcare company with a focus on immunology that extends to innovation in diabetes and transplant medicine. Across different countries, our talented teams are determined to deliver a best-in-class customer experience using the best of digital, artificial intelligence and personal know-how. With a focus on immunology that extends to innovation in diabetes and transplant medicines, we pursue progress to make a real impact on millions of patients around the world.

Your skills could be critical in helping our teams accelerate progress.

The team

Our Real-World Data & Evidence Science (RWD&ES) team is at the forefront of unlocking value from real-world data and translating data into insights and evidence to better understand patient needs, change the practice of medicine, inform regulatory and access decision-making and ultimately improve health outcomes.

Main responsibilities:

You will lead a strategic role responsible for serving as an end-to-end strategy and execution partner to solve business problems using real-world data. 

·Identify, evaluate, and source fit-for-purpose data, developing robust RWE (Real World Evidence) strategies and delivering timely RWE studies with strong impact for all our stakeholders.

·Serve as the face of Sanofi to the institutions and organizations we look to develop RWD strategic partnerships.

·Identify data needs based on short- and long-term business and research questions, portfolio, and brand priorities to identify opportunities for developing strategic partnerships and develop data strategy recommendations.  

·Scout for appropriate data sources liaising with healthcare institutions, networks, and other database owners.

·Develop and maintain relevant senior-level relationships.

·Be externally focused while working closely internally with the RWD&ES team, as well as with a range of cross-functional partners in medical, market access (including Health Economics and Outcomes Research), digital, commercial and others. 

·Negotiate and execute partnership agreements.

·Design and implement effective data access mechanisms and anticipate risks associated with partnerships, proactively develop plans and processes to mitigate potential challenges.  

·Manage alliance with ongoing partnerships. 

About you  


·Significant experience in RWE (Real World Evidence), HEOR or related functions preferably within the pharmaceutical or biotech sector. 

·Demonstrated experiences in leading end-to-end execution of strategic data partnership agreements with institutions or organizations, e.g. disease registries, hospital systems. 

·Experience working in multiple therapeutic areas – experience in Transplant, Type 1 and 2 Diabetes or cardiovascular is highly preferred. 

·Applied understanding in use of different types of health data for RWE generation

Soft and technical skills

·You have strategic and visionary thinking capabilities to shape, influence and articulate innovative evidence generation.

·You are effective in a global matrixed environment working cross-functionally as a strong team-player. 

·You are a self-starter who takes an entrepreneurial approach to solving problems.

·You have a growth mindset and are passionate about unleashing the power of real-world data with data science to improve health.  

·You are an excellent communicator with the ability to influence and negotiate positively and constructively. 


Master’s degree in a quantitative field (i.e. pharmaco-epidemiology,  biostatistics, computational science, RWE and outcomes research or related) in healthcare is required 


·Fluency in spoken and written business English mandatory 

·Proficiency or working knowledge of French or other European languages a plus.

Why choose us?

This role is critical to our team’s success and to bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.

You will be part to a team at the forefront of unlocking value from real-world data and translating data into insights and evidence to better understand patient needs, change the practice of medicine, inform regulatory and access decision-making and ultimately improve health outcomes. 

This is a newly created role that has high impact for our General Medicine portfolio (Transplant, Type 1 and 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular), with high senior management visibility and demonstrates a new core capability of the RWD&ES team. 

PursueProgress. Discover Extraordinary.

Progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. You can be one of those people. Chasing change, embracing new ideas and exploring all the opportunities we have to offer. Let’s pursue progress. And let’s discover extraordinary together.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

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