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Eco-design Lead - All Genders

  • Gentilly (Val-de-Marne)

Job description

Le contenu du poste est libellé en anglais car il nécessite de nombreuses interactions avec nos filiales à l’international, l'anglais étant la langue de travail.


Our Team

At Sanofi, the dedication to improving people’s lives goes beyond innovations in healthcare. As a global organization, Sanofi also bears great responsibility in caring for the planet. Every day, Sanofi is minimizing the environmental impacts of its products and activities while strengthening its business resilience in the face of environmental changes.

Through the Planet Care program, Sanofi sets clear goals and is mobilizing employees, partners to join in taking action for the planet

·  Fight climate change: build the road to carbon neutrality by 2030 and net zero emissions by 2045 by engaging Sanofi towards the 1.5°C global warming trajectory
·  Limit our environmental footprint and aim for circular solutions by optimizing the use/reuse of resources and reducing impact of emissions
·  Improve environmental profile of products by delivering eco-innovative products considering and by fostering a sustainable use of medicines
·  Mobilize our people for environmental sustainability by promoting an environmentally conscious culture in the workplace
·  Engage our suppliers in our environmental ambitions by sourcing responsibly and leading by example

Main responsibilities

·  Achieve Sanofi’s Eco-design ambitions
·  Ensure all new products will follow an Eco-design approach by 2025
·  Ensure top marketed products will follow an Eco-design approach by 2030

·  Lead Eco-design activities
·  Execute Eco-design roadmap
·  Manage & execute LCA (Life cycle Assessment) for pharmaceutical products in collaboration with external LCA advisors and internal LCA projects stakeholders
·  Supervise & check quality of product LCA executed by external support
·  Coordinate execution of levers to reduce environmental footprint of our products
·  Engage externally within working groups or groups of interest (e.g. PEG, LCI, EFPIA, SMI, etc.)

·  Support digital roadmap
·  Support the development, implementation & upgrade of Eco-design tools
·  Play a proactive role to provide insights for innovative environmental digital solutions

·  Change Management
·  Manage and engage the key internal stakeholders (e.g. R&D, IA, GBUs, Marketing, Communication, CSR, Global Engineering, HSE) as well as the external stakeholders (e.g. eco-design expert communities, authorities, hospitals) and consultants. Provide support, awareness, and technical training to stakeholders
·  Ensure/engage internal stakeholders to develop actions plans following product LCAs results
·  Coordinate production of responsible, clear transparent product environmental claims, internal & external communication (videos, pools, etc.) in line with Global Business Units (GBU), CSR, Communication, aligned with global standards & guidelines (e.g. ISO Environmental Product Declarations)
·  Co-Build & coordinate Eco-design training session for internal employees’ environmental upskill and knowledge development
·  Leverage collective intelligence & coordinate global Eco-design communities to make sure they remain up to date in terms of best practices (regular upgrades, support when turnover of key SMEs, etc.)
·  Make sure all stakeholders (M&S, R&D and GBUs, related Eco-design teams, Circular Economy) are capable of achieving the Eco-design program
·  Raise alerts to his/her upper management & support his/her management to execute strategy & decisions to Global entities and sites and ensures appropriate mitigation with business resources, schedule of activities, etc.
·  Lead all activities necessary to facilitate compromise and decisions, ensures full engagement of manufacturing sites
·  Ensures requirements and solutions design meet a common business process, applicable internal and external quality standards

·  Actor of Planet Care
·  Support “Planet Care Impact”, “EcoPharmaco Stewardship” and “Environmental Remediation & Compliance and Risk” groups to reduce Sanofi environmental impact by integrating Eco-design principles into our product design and technology transfer processes



·  Must have: Product Eco-design execution, Life cycle assessment (LCA)
·  Nice to have: Pharmaceutical industry, Chemistry, Biologics

Hard skills

·  LCA softwares (e.g. SimaPro, Activity Browser, etc.)

Soft skills

·  Change and project management
·  Transformation
·  Recognized leadership
·  Able to easily cooperate in global environment transversally and to connect teams
·  Strategic thinking
·  Rigor in execution and strong reliability


·  Excellent English


Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But 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. So, let’s be those people.

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

Watch our ALL IN video and check out our Diversity Equity and Inclusion actions at !

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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