Sanofi Group Business Analyst in Mississauga, Ontario

Business Analyst


Position: Business Analyst

Reporting To: Head of Business Operations

Location: Mississauga

Education: University degree in Business, Finance, Statistics or Economics

Date: November 23, 2016

Sanofi Genzyme focuses on developing specialty treatments for debilitating diseases that are often difficult to diagnose and treat, providing hope to patients and their families.

Sanofi in Canada embraces diversity in the workplace and is committed to achieving employment equity. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome applications from women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Position Summary:

The Business Analyst is responsible for supporting the organization’s performance tracking and management system using and integrating multiple data sources including CRM, ERP, and vendor data. Reporting to the Head of Business Operations, the incumbent will work closely to support Sales Operations and Business Intelligence Corporate Leads.

The incumbent will leverage their experience and technical skills to support commercial planning, project enablement and analytics for the division. A key objective of this role is to provide actionable insight regarding the effectiveness of commercial initiatives and the performance of the commercial organization.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

Data Insights:

  • Responsible for development and on-time reporting of performance scorecards and relevant metrics

  • Evaluates financial alternatives, cost benefit analysis and business case preparation for business unit

  • Monitor, track, and analyze trends and perform ad-hoc analysis to identify strategic business opportunities to improve efficiency and performance

  • Liaising with finance staff to provide support for business planning and operations through development of budget estimates, variance analysis, performance measures, administrative reviews

  • Work with Business operations colleagues, product managers and finance teams to help assess vendor performance through analytical insights

Patient Support:

  • Provide input into the patient support programs, analyze vendor performance programs and work with the commercial teams to support long range program planning

  • Support inventory projections and analytics, including international supply coordination for travelling patients

Inventory, Sales and Product Forecasting:

  • Work with demand planners to ensure that corporate reporting and demand forecasting system is kept current

  • Work with product managers and provide insights on the completion of detailed market models

  • Work with product managers to establish accurate operational forecasts


  • Support the operations team on data reporting from the CRM master data tool


Education and Experience:

  • 1-3 years of business operations or analytics including:

  • Project management

  • Financial modeling and analytics

  • University degree in Business, Finance, Statistics or Economics

  • Excellent people and communication skills, ability to operate in a cross cultural and complex matrix environment, and ability to build consensus across functions

  • Analytical and forward thinker, results oriented, self-organized and self-starter

  • Familiarity in working with complex data sets

  • Strong customer-service skills and orientation

  • Hands on with an attention to detail and timelines

  • Must be able to work well independently as well as part of a broad team

  • Advanced computer skills including expert proficiency in Excel (macro, programming), and database management 

Thank you in advance for your interest.

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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Job: Finance

Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Mississauga

Job Posting: Nov 25, 2016, 12:00:00 AM

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Regular