Vaccines - Transformation Leader M/F
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Fit4Future Vaccines is a multiyear strategic transformation program designed to significantly improve performance across the Vaccines industrial sites and support functions through a fast-paced implementation of the Sanofi Manufacturing System (SMS).

The program is comprised of rapid improvement initiatives that roll out in waves across sites and functions with the goal to establish Sanofi Pasteur as a leader in Vaccines production with externally benchmarked Top-Tier performance.

The purpose of this role is to ensure that the transforming site / function has the capabilities, focus and performance to deliver on its allocated savings in the scope of the Fit4Future program.

A Transformation Leader has multiple years of experience leading transformation initiatives through rigorous and disciplined transformation methodology, in complex industrial environment with proven records of impact.

  • He / She has proven experience in command of change management issues and methodologies at senior leadership level.
  • He / She is able / willing to lead a team of 10-15 Change Leaders and Booster Leaders across 2 to 3 boosters.

    A booster is an in-depth workshop lasting 3 to 4 months and transforming a specific function or plant area (Supply-Chain, Packaging, Quality ).

    During Fit4 waves of transformation in a given site / function, 2 to 3 boosters can be run in parallel. A booster will usually address an area of about 100 people.

    MAIN MISSIONS : Become the Ambassador of a new Performance culture and make the Change happen by leading a Change Team and engaging the Site / Function Leadership Team.


  • Accountable to kick-off and lead the on-going waves of transformation at the assigned site / function, and support its associated impact

  • Securing adequate staffing of Change Leaders & Booster Leaders to support the site transformation
  • Developing the right capability within the transformation teamsFollow-up on the capability building of the Booster & Change leadersIndividual coaching of Site / Function Leadership Teams, Booster & Change leaders
  • Ensuring robust review of the Performance of Booster Leaders & Change Leaders
  • Providing required training to Booster, Change leaders and management

  • Setting the ambitionLead the local transformation team in developing the RoadmapEnsure alignment of the Roadmap with the overall Fit4Future targetsBuild Management commitment to the targets
  • Designing & Planning the wavesSet the ambition for the different wavesEngage in initiatives and savings potentialKeep challenging the local transformation teamsKnow the waves’ impact and impact of the transformation plan to demonstrate commitmentFacilitate the design of improvement initiatives and the related implementation plan
  • ImplementingLead implementation of initiatives and monitoring impact on performanceContinuously check progress to planContinuously monitor the impact during implementationEnsure the cascade of the site / function change storyKeep challenging the local transformation teamsUnderstand & support the mitigation of the barriers and work with the Change Leaders and site / function leadership on removal of constraints and barriers that hinder progressMake sure key successes are celebratedFrequently Check-in with transformation leaders and Management LeadershipPush for cockpit accuracyLead weekly report-outsLead daily check-in / check-outsFocus on the So what?
  • Booster Methodology ownershipEnsure alignment with the booster methodologyEnsure consistency of practices across the Platform and broader Fit4Future networkEnsure that learnings are integrated in the methodology along the wavesSupport best practice sharing across the network

  • Managing relationship with Leadership Team & Mid-Management
  • Partnering with site or function Lean & Performance Manager
  • Dimension (e.g. Budget, number of people managed)

  • Manages a team of 10-15 change leaders
  • Able to mentor / coach a new TL
  • Depending on his / her capabilities a TL could be accountable to mentor the transformation across two Sites and / or Functions

    Education / Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years in Industrial Operations environment - 5 years’ experience in Vaccines / Biologics / Pharma
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Operations, Biology, Chemistry or other similar, relevant disciplines
  • Experienced in leading by influence in matrix driven project teams / organizations
  • Multiple years of experience leading transformation initiatives in an industrial environment with proven records of impact
  • Proven experience in command of change management issues and methodologies at senior leadership level
  • Technical skills & Competencies / Language

  • Familiar with common lean, project or quality methodologies (i.e. flow analysis, Six Sigma, Root Cause Problem Solving, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of change management techniques
  • Behavioural Competencies (LEAD and others)

  • Ability to lead change while achieving business goals and objectives, act for change - Challenge the status quo. Be persistent
  • Ability to develop people, coach and give feedback, empower people
  • Ability to learn and synthesize complex information quickly
  • Other

  • Travel required 50% -75% of the time based on needs
  • French speaking is a plus
  • At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers.

    We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

    As part of its diversity commitment, Sanofi is welcoming and integrating people with disabilities.

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