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An enthusiastic young man knowledgeable in health-care and business seeking a challenging job in a pharmaceutical firm in order to build an international career.



Computing skills :

Word, Excel, Power Point, Statview, Outlook, MS Project

Community life:

2001/2002President of Interpharma, student association in pharmaceutical industry, Tours

-Organisation of a lecture about generics (100 participants)

-Publication of a journal three times a year

-Pharmaceutical firms visits

Mars - Oct 2001Treasurer of Interpharma

2000/2001Vice-treasurer of Lafi Bala, non-profit student association with humanitarian aim, Tours

Inventory control for a pharmacy in Diaglé, Senegal.

Hobbies : Piano playing, ballroom dancing, hiking, astronomy, travelling in Europe, United States (California, New-York), Africa (Senegal) & Asia (Japan)


Rémy Defrance

"Ihad the chance having Sébastien for some years in my group. I enjoyed working with him on complex projects such as Investigator Initiated Trials. Sébastien is a dedicated, data oriented colleague with a team work orientation. He is a very pro-active and precise person. He is committed to obtaining results."

Cécile Girault

“Working as the Administrative Director of Fédération Francophone de Cancérologie Digestive, an academic French Association involved in digestive oncology, I had very positive experiences with in IIR collaborations with Sébastien Esnault as the responsible IIR Pfizer manager.”


Work experience

Jan 2006Jul 2008

Medical Project Manager

Pfizer & Alios Conseil, mandated by Pfizer

Ø  Setting up and operational follow-up about Investigator-Initiated Research Grants (IIRs) :

- Coordination between Medical Affairs, Marketing, Field-Force, Supply team, Legal, Regulatory Affairs and Pharmacovigilance.

- Planning for assigned IIRs from both strategic and day-to-day operational perspectives

- Identify issues

- Assist with securing approvals

- Responsibility for contracts and budget follow-up.

- Connection with external IIR sponsors (advice for setting-up and easier enrollment)

Ø  Internal & External actions in communication in order to increase Pfizer visibility in IIR field: newsletter and synthetic book distributed to Field-Force, meetings with Field-Force and Clinical Research Assistant, website for IIR submission.

Ø  Best practices with IIR management

Ø  Team management (trainees, IIR manager Associate, Junior IIR Manager)

Apr 2005Dec 2005

Internship in Neurology Medical Affairs


ØContribution to the launch of Lyrica®. Interface with the opinion leaders (participation in congresses, scientific committees) in order to anticipate the development of the product.

ØAssociate project manager: organization of a training session about triptans with 150 general practitioners (Budget: € 450,000 - Monaco).



Specialized Master

European School of Management ESCP-EAP

ØThesis title: The usefulness of a helpful diagnosis tool in order to set up marketing strategy to launch a product. DN4 tool application and development.

ØLearning basics of marketing, pharmaceutical marketing, marketing strategy, market research, advertising, communication skills.



Tours University, Pharmacy Faculty

ØThesis title: Interest of hematopoietic progenitor cell cultures for the characterization of essential thrombocythemia (Honors)

ØKarolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden (Sept.- Dec. 2003) - Research certificate in neurobiology.

Co-writing a scientific article on selective serotonine re-uptake inhibitors. The aim was to observe effects of these drugs on mice.

ØResearch certificate in biotechnologies (2000 - 2001)


Languages (German)
  German :           Good level, both written and spoken
Languages (Swedish)
Swedish :            Good level – Certificates obtained at Folkuniversitetet, Stockholm, Sweden and at Centre Culturel Suédois, Paris, France        
Languages (English)
English :            Fluent – TOEIC score : 785/990