Legal Manager - Pharmaceutical Company

勤務地 Tokyo, Japan
雇用形態 正社員
給与 ¥10000000.00 - ¥16000000.00 per annum
専門 法務・知財・コンプライアンス,
職種 コンプライアンス, 企業内法務,
お問合せ Nicolas Rumebe
参照 JO-2011-451652
about Nicolas Rumebe

Note: This position requires native level Japanese language and applicants must currently be located in Japan to be considered

[Company Description]
Global Biopharmaceutical Company

Position overview
This position will report to the Head of Legal Japan (APAC) and have the responsibility to handle day -to-day operations. Agility and willingness to learn about various subject matters (both from a legal and business perspective) are highly valued.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day advice and counsel to the various business functions across the company.
  • Draft and negotiate a range of contracts including non-disclosure, speaker, grant, vendor, consulting, ad board, clinical trial, manufacturing, research & development, academic research, call-center partnerships and/or other collaborations.
  • Interpret company policies and develop risk mitigation strategies relating to conducting clinical trials, funding for scientific research, data sharing, patient recruitment, anti-kickback rules, informed consent requirements and privacy protections.
  • Support Business Development with strategic transactions and initiatives by providing due diligence support, drafting, and reviewing term sheets and definitive agreements, as well as coordinating input from the appropriate stakeholders.
  • Ensure internal compliance and review regulations.
  • Participate in multifunctional committee reviews of press releases, promotional and medical materials, and publications in oversight of commercialization activities.
  • Proactively collaborate with IP counsel to advise on intellectual property due diligence in potential mergers, acquisitions, licenses, and other strategic initiatives that involve IP.
  • Assist in the drafting, updating, and implementation of internal company guidelines and training materials regarding contracting processes and ethics.
  • Communicate and work closely external legal firm.


  • 10+ years of experience practicing law in global pharmaceutical / Medical device industry including practices regarding Japanese Drug and Medical device act and Fair transaction guidelines.
  • Experience of launching pharmaceutical, biotech or medical device products in Japan.
  • Experience effectively developing and implementing strategy with outside counsel as appropriate.
  • Must have the ability to provide business-oriented solutions to complex problems.
  • Excellent ability to communicate oral/ writing, and to draft legal documents in both Japanese and English strongly preferred.

[Employment Type]
Full time



Social insurance

Full 2 holiday week system (Sat/Sun) national holidays
New year's holiday
Annual Leave

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