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Global Accessibility Adviser


Paris, France,FR

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The global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team lead Sanofi’s efforts to make an impact in the world through who we are, what we do, and the way we do it
We are a group of D&I, culture and experience professionals who recognize that the only way to really do this is to do it together and by being all in
We partner with local teams by setting global strategy and assisting them as they deliver with local context

Our D&I strategy has 3 pillars

Building representative Leadership, which means that our leaders and teams must reflect the vibrant diversity of the communities we serve
Creating a work environment where we can bring our best selves, which means a safe and inclusive space for employees to be themselves
Engaging with our diverse communities, which means better reflecting our patients in clinical trials, driving supplier diversity, and involving ourselves in community projects

Reports to Global D&I Director.

Paris based (Hybrid)/Europe.


Create and pilot an accessibility program across the organization. Partner with leadership and ERGs across the company to establish an accessibility framework that supports inclusion for all abilities from recruiting, to hiring, onboarding, design, the digital and physical environments, the employee experience, upskilling the organization, and that enhances our patient education on how to advocate for inclusion in their workplaces
Program/Portfolio management for the Accessibility program across the company
Accessibility roadmap planning/forecasting/budgeting. Manage accessibility resources, assistive technologies, etc., via (RFPs, SOWs), timelines, and risks
Recordkeeping, executive reporting, and stakeholder management
Subject Matter Expert for accessibility, provide enterprise-wide accessibility requirements/recommendations across a variety of solutions, not limited to websites, digital and print materials, native mobile apps, inclusive product/project design, hiring, and the physical environment
Foster strategic relationships with disability advocacy groups and specialized accessibility vendors
Cultivate an “accessibility mindset” from product/project inception by creating and upskilling respective teams on Accessibility Design reviews, frameworks/process flows in to provide accessibility requirements and implement accessibility validation during QA phase
Create and maintain accessibility scorecards
Facilitate accessibility approvals prior to product implementation
Create and deliver advocacy learning and training across the company, including train-the-trainers (TTTs) for deployment at scale
Own the assistive technologies product lines to meet diverse needs, including but not limited to Claro, Antidote, JAWS, NVDA, Dragon, VoiceOver, Talkback, captioning tools, ASL, etc
Accessibility Roadmap planning
Form strategic partnerships with key stakeholders across D&I, Product, IT, HR, Procurement, Gov. Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Learning & Development, Policy, Employee Experience, Customer Experience, Web Designers, Brand Teams, etc
Develop and execute internal and external communications plans and change management strategies to generate awareness about accessibility, inclusion, disability etiquette, share employee stories, and form allyship across the organization
Act as the global partner with the Ability+ ERG



Experience in managing large cross-country projects
Experience in stakeholder management and engagement
Proven track record of operationalizing largescale projects, ideally within an accessibility context
Ability to effectively use data to assist decision making and reporting on ROI
Strong communication and written skills and excellent relationship management skills with proven ability to gain credibility at all levels
Experience with IST, Learning and Communication functions
Strong presentation and engagement skills
Passion for diversity, equity and inclusion


Wcag 2. Guidelines (critical as we move towards 3.0)
CPWA (certified professional in web accessibility) or reading towards it


Experience in a specialist field of digital and physical accessibility
Workplace experience and/or HR/Learning
Working in a global multinational

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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