Alexander Mann Solutions (AMS) is the world’s leading provider of Talent Acquisition and Management Services. We deliver award-winning solutions to over 65 outsourcing clients and consulting services to hundreds more. Our Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) service acts as an extension of our clients’ recruitment team and provides professional interim and temporary resources.
On behalf of Sanofi, AMS are looking for a Communications Manager for a 6 month contract based in either Guildford or Oxford.
Sanofi is a global life sciences company committed to improving access to healthcare and supporting the people we serve throughout the continuum of care. From prevention to treatment, Sanofi transforms scientific innovation into healthcare solutions, in human vaccines, rare diseases, multiple sclerosis, oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, diabetes and cardiovascular solutions and consumer healthcare. More than 110,000 people at Sanofi are dedicated to make a difference on patients’ daily life, wherever they live and enable them to enjoy a healthier life.
Responsible for overseeing the development and management of communications programmes to support priorities of the Global Business Units and providing communications counsel to marketing and medical colleagues. Beyond the Global Business Units, additional responsibilities to include leading external communications programming to support Sanofi UK & Ireland business needs as directed by the Communications Director.
The role, supported by specialist communications agencies, and working closely with the relevant brand teams, is accountable for leading the development of effective communications strategy and initiatives that will generate impact for key therapy/product areas. Building on opportunities: to enhance the position of core/commercial brands, to shape and secure the potential of products within the portfolio; whilst developing and protecting the interests, and reputation of Sanofi brands and therapy areas in the UK and Ireland.
As a primary contact for UK media the role involves maintaining the media office function and leading on media contact programmes, working closely with the Communications Director. To achieve success it is critical that the Communications Manager:
* Leads development and execution of integrated (earned, shared, owned and paid channels) and highly measurable communications programming based on research and analytics
* Builds & maintains Sanofi reputation externally
* Works collaboratively with the Global Business Units (GBUs) to promote programmes externally
* Contribute to corporate reputation, executive visibility and internal communications programs
* Serve as a strategic communications advisor to the Global Business Units within Sanofi UK
1 New Product Launches
2 Crisis Management
Develops and protects the interests, image and reputation of Sanofi brands and related therapy areas by executing a media management programme which also differentiates Sanofi in the UK/IE market place.
Develops effective brand communications activity in partnership with the Global Business Units
Establishes effective relationships with the GBUs, and across the business to ensure that brand communications is integrated across functional and organisational boundaries.
Qualifications/ Key Requirements:
* Pharmaceutical/biotechnology/medical device industry experience
* External Comms Professional
* Involvement in New Product Launches
* Code Knowledge