R&D Project Manager - 製薬会社

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: Permanent
Salary ¥6000000.00 - ¥13000000.00 per annum
Specialization: Life Science (Medical Devices / Pharmaceutical / Chemical / Healthcare / Agriculture / Livestock)
Sub Specialization: Fundamental Research / Applied Research, Clinical Project Manager
Contact: Eureka Teramura
Reference: JO-2006-442135
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※Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and required fluent ~ native level Japanese.

[Company Description]

  • 世界100ヶ国以上で事業を展開する大企業
  • 神経、がん、免疫、感染症、循環器などの領域に重点を置いています

Drive the R&D project planning and execution in terms of timeline, budget, risk management

Ensure the project management in alignment with the established organizational objectives
■Project planning management

  • Manage to build the Japan development plan in collaboration with Japan and global development teams and other stakeholders
  • Lead the project team to obtain the endorsement from governance body in timely manner

■Timeline management

  • Develop an appropriate project timeline on the IT system taking into account the strategy and plan of the project
  • Provide the oversight of the project status through tracking milestones and flag up any critical delay for mitigation purposes

■Issue/risk management

  • Develop and maintain issue / risk management plans including solution plans
  • Upon being alerted of impending issue / risk, design a recovery plan
  • Facilitate Lessons & Learned exercise in the team at key stage gates

■Project Budget Management

  • Manage, review and challenge the project budget plan (single year budget plan & multiple years of the cost to launch)
  • Track the project related expense and manage updates when required
  • Generate project resource information using IT system

■Communication and collaboration

  • Facilitate and coordinate the core project planning discussion to make the team move toward project's goal
  • Collaborate with global organization such as global PMO (project management organization) proactively to proceed project from perspective of global and Japan interest


  • A bachelor degree; life sciences, engineering, or business management specialization is preferred
  • At least 3 years experience in project management and/or team leadership, functional line management in one or more of the Pharmaceutical R&D functions
  • Experience of managing or leading global or multi-country project
  • Ability to partner with people at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to respond flexibly to changing project priorities and work assignments.
  • Ability to influence and negotiate without specific authority.
  • Interpersonal skills and Change Agent - Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships, act as a change agent, and adapt to rapidly changing organizational and business issues
  • Strong analytical skills with high IT literacy in Excel, Power Points, other database
  • Experience to ensure the business complies with all legal legislations through compliance with the highest standards of pharmaceutical industry propriety
  • Experience to assure business compliance and control within the Health Care Compliance obligations, Sarbanes Oxley and other audit requirements
  • Strong English communication skills (R&D project managers work with global teams)

[Employment Type]
Full time

6M-13M yen
※Experiences and skills will be considered


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