Associate Director, Business Planning/事業企画部 - 製薬会社

Location: Tokyo
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: ¥9000000.00 - ¥17000000.00 (年収)
Specialization: Life Science (Medical Devices / Pharmaceutical / Chemical / Healthcare / Agriculture / Livestock),
Sub Specialization: Business Unit Manager / Director,
Contact: Haruko Yamajo
Reference: JO-2209-474159

・Applicants must have permission to work in Japan
・Applicants must be able to speak business level Japanese

☑Japanese global company ☑Listed company ☑English language required ☑Japanese language required ☑Remote ☑Flex time

Associate Director, Business Planning/事業企画部

[Company Description]
Japanese Multinational Pharmaceutical Company

The role is a critical part of Japan Oncology Business Unit (JOBU) strategy to drive innovation initiatives, to develop a corresponding mindset in the company and is responsible for launching and expanding JOBU Strategic Roadmap which also has the intent to drive an enhanced Go to Market Model and customer value proposition and operational excellence capabilities across the Region.
As a PMO member of the JOBU Leadership Team (JOLT), he/she helps to define the rhythm of the business, work across teams to gain alignment and develop and execute program plans across multiple stakeholders. To do this, he/she manages process improvements across numerous geographies, create certainty out of ambiguity and maintain a firm grasp over the operational and financial aspects of each program. Working with a large group of diverse stakeholders, he/she operates at a strategic level, while simultaneously being able to dive deep into the details of each program to drive results. He/she leads initiatives in a matrix-managed environment working closely with JOLT members, Head of Biz Planning & CoS and Global Oncology Team.
He/she also has a proven track record in taking on end-to-end strategic program ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced and dynamic business environment. Acting as PMO the role-holder has responsibility for the entire strategic roadmap, while specific pillars are managed by sponsors from relevant functions.

1. Lead and Drive cross functional/company-wide strategical projects as a PMO of JOBU
・ Responsibilities include leadership JOBU strategic project teams, in strategic direction and translating project strategies into efficiently executable plans; predicting and planning solutions to achieve successful operational execution; driving the team to achieve clarity on issues and focus on effective contingencies; interfacing with senior management and influencing decision-making, monitoring slippage and developing strategies to get back on plan and navigating through the internal governance for projects.
・ Establish a PMO framework that can oversee all project management activity, design and implement a suitably high standard methodology for success, and enable the strategic coordination of multiple major projects and initiatives with the right prioritization.
・ Monitor progress against all projects, providing timely and accurate information to enable JOLT/top management to have visibility and sufficient data to make decisions

2. Manage key stakeholders on behalf of JOBU head
・ Interface with management and ensure appropriate communication with internal governance. Collaborate with leaders across the organization and provide input and updates to the senior leaders in accordance with the overarching management office governance. Ensure that programs remain aligned to JOBU strategy and top down imperatives.
・ Be responsible for coordinating governance approvals for the key project deliverables and holds self and team members accountable to deliver on the agreed upon program objectives.
・ Interface JOBU's planning process (MYC/LBE/MRP) and KPI which is aligned with Global OBU, then support setting each department KPIs within JOBU based on their business challenges as well as strategical priorities
・ Support internal/external audit by providing the comprehensive information of JOBU's financial numbers and products

・ Bachelor's degree or above (MBA preferred)
・ Professional Accountancy Qualification, e.g. USCPA is plus

・ 3+ years of working experiences in financial analysis or other relevant works
・ 3+ years of working experiences in Pharmaceutical or Healthcare industries
・ Working experiences of business planning in Oncology area or Specialty Care area is plus

Knowledge and Skills
・ Analytical skills - ability to analyse a wide variety of data, including financial figures to make strategic decisions.
・ Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence, lead, negotiate and work effectively at all levels within a matrix and multi-cultural environment by embracing "Diversity and Inclusion".
・ Proven ability to concisely communicate key information and collaborate effectively with senior leaders.
・ Proven leadership and management capabilities- conceptual thinking and strategic problem-solving ability, self-awareness.
・ Innovative and creative - demonstrated ability to leverage insights to identify and evaluate creative ideas, focusing on those that will create sustainable competitive advantage
・ Project management skills - ability to organize cross-functional teams and complicated multi tasks

・ Japanese : Business level and above
・ English : Business level and above


[Working Hours]
Flex Time

9 - 17 million JPY
(Experiences and skills will be considered)


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Seniority Level: Director
Job Function: Accounting / Auditing, Health Care Provider, Strategy / Planning