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Information Specialist – VIE Contract

  • Sanofi
Gent, Belgium
  • Sanofi
Gent, Belgium

iMove, the Sanofi VIE Program, is available to citizens of the European Economic Area (EU + Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland) aged between 18 and 28.

Please note that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

Please note that applications that are only submitted in French cannot be considered by our non-French speaking partners at Sanofi worldwide. Therefore, only applications that are submitted in English will be considered. Please make sure to apply with your personal email address.


Looking to launch your career at the cutting edge of healthcare? Join Sanofi for a chance to develop with mentoring and guidance from inspirational leaders while helping to make an impact on the lives of countless people worldwide. As Information Specialist VIE in our Intellectual Property team you will analyze the fast-growing competitive landscape; perform a detailed analysis of the obtained market information and in-depth competitive intelligence knowledge on the antibody and single variable domain space.

Sanofi R&D Ghent is engaged in the development of Nanobody® therapeutics based on single variable domain fragments, which combine the advantages of conventional antibody drugs with some of the features of small-molecule drugs. Nanobody® single variable domains have potential uses in the treatment of a range of serious and life-threatening human diseases. Sanofi advances a portfolio of Nanobody® therapeutic programs in several major disease areas, including inflammation, hematology, immuno-oncology, and oncology.

We are an innovative global healthcare company that helps the world stay ahead of infectious diseases by delivering more than 500 million vaccine doses a year. Across different countries, our talented teams are exploring new technologies to protect people and promote healthy communities. We chase the miracles of science every single day, pursuing progress to make a real impact on millions of patients around the world.


  • Map global competitive landscapes using various market screening and search tools;

  • Analyze the competitive landscape of single variable domain technologies and other antibody modalities, gathering market information on new products and technologies;

  • Collaborate with Sanofi’s competitive intelligence, market search, analytic teams, and external search tool providers;

  • Monitor key competitors, analyze market information, and review competitor publications to gather specific product and technology data;

  • Update, report, present, and discuss analyses in interdisciplinary team meetings and with stakeholders;

  • Interact with Sanofi scientists, IP professionals, and internal stakeholders, contributing to data evaluation and strategic positioning;

  • Work with scientists and IP professionals to define roadmaps for new projects, IP filings, and enforcement;

  • Gain expertise in competitive intelligence, market screening, and search tools, applicable to antibody, single variable domain spaces, and other market segments.



  • Experience in detailed Competitive Intelligence analyses.

Soft and Technical skills

  • Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology;

  • Experience in detailed Competitive Intelligence analyses;

  • Outstanding analytical skills;

  • You are proactive and take initiative;

  • You easily obtain rapid and solid expertise in specific IT market screening and searching tools and databases (e.g. Cortellis, PatSnap);

  • You are proficient in English (written and oral);

  • You are a good communicator, coordinator, team player, and have good relational skills;

  • You are a motivated self-starter, who is keen to contribute to an interdisciplinary team in more ways than merely handling assigned projects;

  • You are flexible, creative and enthusiastic;

  • You have a thorough awareness of confidentiality matters and are discreet with confidential information.


  • Master’s degree in biology or biochemistry (Applied Biology, Molecular & Cell).


  • English is a must.


iMove is a unique program tailored for European youth interested in challenging themselves with meaningful assignments across the globe. At Sanofi we have a strong ambition to invest in young talents who will drive the success of Sanofi tomorrow.

Sanofi’s Work Abroad Program, iMove, offers jobs-assignments with actual responsibilities and a perspective to grow. We provide those opportunities in various functions such as: marketing, finance, regulatory, supply chain, clinical trials, production, etc. and in more than 40 countries. Sanofi unites people who are passionate about solving healthcare needs across the world. Joining our iMove Work Abroad Program is a unique opportunity to make a difference through your work.


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.

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