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Sanofi Group Senior Administrative Assistant in Cambridge, Massachusetts


The Senior Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing support to the Global Rare Blood Disorders franchise via leaders on the Global RBD Leadership Team. We are committed to breaking barriers through groundbreaking science with an aim to improve the health and lives of people with rare blood disorders.


Seasoned and exemplary 1:1 work style

  • Proactive and senior leader focused time management that occurs in real-time

  • Operates with a mindset that ‘the buck stops here’

  • Ability to organize and execute multiple priorities with a sense of urgency

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills

Strong emotional intelligence ability

  • Can intuit subtle office dynamics, and routinely exercises excellent judgement of situations that arise

  • Can interact comfortably with all individuals and is able to build their own network

  • Able to see the holistic and wide spectrum view of corporate business objectives

Demonstrates personal accountability

  • Maintains a confidential attitude and is able to work independently and with utmost discretion

  • Embodies moral courage

  • Conducts themselves with integrity and is engaged in their work

  • Promotes and ensures full adherence to the Code of Ethics and US Supplement as well as applicable federal and state law according to FDA guidelines

  • Remains available to provide backup support to other Senior Administrative Assistants during vacations, etc.

Provides outstanding administrative support

  • Travel arrangements – coordinate domestic and international travel needs

  • Calendar management – proactively manage Outlook calendars, resolving schedule conflicts, and prioritizing meetings

  • Expense reports – process expenses accurately and in a timely manner

  • Event coordination – arrange off-site meetings and events including venue, A/V, catering, etc.

  • Tracking invoices and purchase orders


  • High School Diploma or GED and 8+ year's administrative experience.

  • Proficiency in using technology including the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and others).


  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred or Secretarial Certificate.

  • Experience with SharePoint content administration.

  • Experience supporting senior-level business leaders in a pharma or biotech environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.High ethical standards, maintenance of confidentiality.

  • Flexibility with time, working across multiple time zones.


  • Act for Change - embrace change and innovation to initiate new and improved ways of working

  • Proactively seek and execute best practice administrative procedures in tandem with colleagues

  • Cooperate Transversally - collaborate effectively with peers, stakeholders and partners across the organization, within and across GBUs, to positively impact collaboration and efficiencies

  • Proven stakeholder management skills with senior leaders, including comfort with ambiguity

  • Strategic Thinking & Decision Making – ability to work independently and exercise excellent judgement of situations that arise

  • Highly honed research abilities and able to use them with minimal source information

  • Develop People/Self – willingness to continue to develop core administrative competencies over time

  • Aligns oneself with Sanofi Genzyme procedures and culture

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



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.