Product Owner in Toronto, Ontario

Sanofi Group

Reference No. R2743810

Position Title: Product Owner

Department: AI Product Line

Location : Toronto, Ontario

At Sanofi, we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. We believe our cutting-edge science and manufacturing, fueled by data and digital technologies, have the potential to transform the practice of medicine, turning the impossible into possible for millions of people.

As one of Canada’s leading investors in life sciences, manufacturing and research and development, we focus on delivering new and better ways to address unmet medical needs. Our life-changing and lifesaving products are grounded in science that Canadians can trust. They empower self-care, prevent and treat diseases, and help people live better.

Our vision for digital, data analytics and AI

Sanofi has embarked into a vast and ambitious digital transformation program. A cornerstone of this roadmap is the acceleration of its data transformation and of the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) solutions. This has enabled us, to accelerate R&D, improve manufacturing and commercial performance, and bring novel drugs and vaccines to patients faster, all in order to improve health and save lives.

The Digital Team at Sanofi is a unique data-driven team. We pride ourselves on being data obsessed and highly focused on using state of the art processes along with global technologies to drive impact to our solutions. We measure our insights and products based on how they perform across the globe and hold ourselves to the highest regard as our solutions can impact millions of lives. When tackling a problem, we do not just ask how we will create a solution, but how we will create a solution that reaches across the world with the best possible societal outcome.

If you are passionate about improving the health and wellness of people across the globe using Data as your means, then you should look no farther than the Digital Team here at Sanofi. Join us on our journey in enabling Sanofi’s Digital Transformation through becoming an AI first organization.

  • AI Factory – Versatile Teams Operating in Cross Functional Pods: Utilizing digital and data resources to develop AI products, bringing data management, AI and product development skills to products, programs and projects to create an agile, fulfilling and meaningful work environment.

  • Leading Edge Tech Stack: Experience build products that will be deployed globally on a leading-edge tech stack.

  • World Class Mentorship and Training: Working with renowned, published ( leaders and academics in machine learning to further develop your skillsets.

Who You Are:

Sanofi has recently embarked on a digital transformation. This digital transformation is changing the way we interact with our customers, suppliers, colleagues, and other stakeholders. In this role, you get to transform how we interact with our suppliers, identify opportunities to deepen those relationships, reduce costs and drive efficiencies across the value chain, whilst leveraging the best of AI and data technologies

As a product manager within M&S Digital team in Sanofi you’ll be is responsible for creating experiences that delight our users. And build technology products that can be scaled across M&S. Technology Products are digital/data platforms, services, and frameworks, that provide solution teams with the capabilities they need to deliver digital/ data solutions to various needs with Manufacturing & Supply teams in Sanofi. These technology products include a modern data platform using best-in-class AI / GenAI models, along with digital capabilities in the domains of API, Events & micro-services.

If you are a technical product manager or a software engineer looking to transition to product management, this is the right role for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage build of cutting-edgeAI / Generative AI enabled products across the product lifecycle by working closely with both internal and external partners.

  • Engage with engineering and architecture teams across M&S Digital and M&S Business units at Sanofi to gather and prioritize product features.

  • Research and maintain expert knowledge on the data science, AI and how data is operated like a product in other large enterprises, and product offerings that would help to inform buy, build, partner decisioning.

  • Collaborate with Product Line Manager to define the data and digital products strategy and roadmap.

  • Deliver a product backlog with well-defined and prioritized product features with corresponding justification (the what and the why)

  • Collaborate with Product Line Manager to help in development of business cases to allocate required funding and time, with support from M&S Digital and M&S Business units.

  • Work with development teams by orchestrating their work through’ JIRA tickets and help manage development backlog and run agile associated ceremonies in the team with the help of other product owners in your pod.

  • Develop the core positioning and messaging for the data product.

  • Organize and lead product demos to users, brief them on the value and help train users.

  • Champion a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant field.

  • Absolutely essentially to possess problem-solving mindset, proven experience of thriving in uncertainty.

  • Proven ability to navigate and succeed in complex process-oriented organizations.

  • Strong understanding of AI technologies including supervised learning, unsupervised learning, generative AIand reinforcement learning.

  • Track record of deploying AI technologies to identified high priority business needs.

  • You have great attention to detail, you can remain focussed in light on a multitude of requests from executives, users, peers, managers, and developers..

Preferred Qualification:

  • 3 to 7 years of experience in high tech start-up or consulting

  • Track record in conducting user interviews, asking open ended questions, and uncovering the root cause of pains.

  • Track record of working with development teams to orchestrate their work through tools such as JIRA, Confluence and running ceremonies associated with Agile.

Pursue Progress

Discover Extraordinary

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.

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Sanofi is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. 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 and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Thank you in advance for your interest.

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Pursue progress , discover extraordinary

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, ability or gender identity.

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

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