"Top Leadership Opportunity: Join as a Science & Regulatory Head in Mumbai!"

Job Posting: Science & Regulatory Head

Our Team:

At Sanofi CHC, we have one shared purpose – we work passionately, every day, to ‘serve healthier, fuller lives. Our marketing philosophy is driven by this purpose and everything we do is centered around people – our consumers, our customers, healthcare professionals, and our employees – across the world.

We are building brands that serve 1bn consumers worldwide, so that they can live healthier, fuller lives. In order to do this better than anybody else, we aspire to become the most consumer-centric Consumer Healthcare company. We want to be market shapers and achieve category leadership in the categories that we play in – delivered through strong global-local partnership. We are a people first business, placing consumers at the heart of everything we do through uncovering and activating deep consumer and shopper insights, for example.

As a top 3 global CHC player, we want to raise the bar in terms of our strategic and operational capabilities to enable sustainable, above-market growth. In order to achieve this, we need strong talents that will help us shape the future of CHC while sharing our core values of courage, teamwork, respect and integrity.

This position is

a senior leadership role, which will directly lead and manage the science teams for India CHC, assuring the integration and transversal work in-between all the functions that are part of the Science Team (Medical, Regulatory) and, reporting to the AMEA/China Regional Science Head.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop a high-performing team by developing capabilities and competencies, establishing objectives and development goals for the India Science team
  • Foster an environment/culture of learning, challenging mindset and sharing of best practice within the team
  • Develop and maintain an interactive working relationship with India and Global CHC business partners and ensure interfaces among SH, Country, regional and Global CHC SH Teams
  • Ensure the overall implementation of goals and strategies of the team and ensure the coordination of ways of working as part of the CHC science leadership team AMEA/China
  • Ensure claims development, execution, excellence in accordance to the process
  • Ensure best practices and appropriate review of claims, execution and advertising materials by Local teams
  • Set the strategic direction of the Science organization & allocate resources to prioritized opportunities
  • Maintain Oversight of:
    • Budget planning and review process
    • Coordination of input as required during the global brand plans strategy development process
    • Processes and Quality documents driving awareness and implementation of those quality documents at zone and country level
    • Drive operational efficiency planning and monitoring, including monitoring of activities and performance including submissions and respective KPIs
    • Lead the management of identified maintenance activities as required and ensure compliance of the marketed product portfolio
    • Ensure preparation of Local dossiers
    • Ensure labeling development and maintenance is in line with products overall strategies
    • Lead the shape of the India Regulatory environment through active contribution in India industry associations and in collaboration with Public & Government Affairs
    • Work closely with all science functions within Science hub to ensure compliance of all activities to company standards and local regulations

About You:


  • MS; Pharm D, MD, PhD or equivalent preferred


  • 7-10 years in Science (Medical, Regulatory), including leadership roles, and experience at country level

Technical skills:

  • Excellent understanding of the consumer healthcare and pharmaceutical industry, drug development environment, and R&D processes and objectives
  • Knowledge of the India CHC environment (regulatory, Indust. Associations, Public & Government affairs)
  • Expert knowledge of consumer healthcare regulations and requirements, HA regulations and ability to evaluate impact of those regulations within the drug development environment and to lead discussions of the requirements and its impacts within submission teams
  • Business acumen in understanding business and brand strategy and translate into science strategies and executional plans to drive business growth
  • Challenging mindset to drive the creativity for innovation, claims, science engagements and new product registration, and post marketed products support
  • Team collaboration
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment
  • Business acumen and customer orientation
  • High standards of integrity
  • Ability to develop strong networks and influence internal and external stakeholders


  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Additional language is a +

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