Medical Manager (Oncology) - 製薬会社

Contact: Yoshiko Kumakura
Reference: JO-2110-464601

※Applicants must have permission to work in Japan and required fluent ~ native level Japanese.

[Position] Medical Manager (Oncology)
[Location] 東京都
[Salary] 11〜16 million JPY ※Experiences and skills will be considered

[Company Description]

Provides medical expert advice to ensure proper development and promotion of new products. Develops medical product information and stays informed on scientific trends and competition. Maintains relationships with target opinion leaders and trains local teams in medical topics.


  • Act as Local Medical Affairs TA expert in one or more TAs

  • Support the Brand or launch teams/ Local TA leadership team in the development of TA, Launch and Brand strategies

  • Lead Medical Affairs activities in assigned territory along defined local Medical Launch / Brand strategies

  • Consolidate and communicate trends, market insights, and unmet needs identified in the field


  • Develop Medical material, review marketing material, trainings

  • Ensure scientific and clinical accuracy for specific product or brand

  • Receives adverse event reports and transmits such reports internally according to Company procedures

  • Ensures timely completion and up-to-date knowledge of Company policies / SOPs, and local laws and regulations

  • Maintains up-to-date GxP knowledge by following internal and external trainings

  • Conduct Local internal scientific training and ensure continuous Medical education of existing teams and new employees working in the Local TA

  • Develop Medical KTL development plans

  • Positively impact external perceptions and knowledge regarding company and company products

  • Maintain and demonstrate comprehensive and in-depth scientific TA knowledge when executing assigned tactics

  • Ensure operational excellence by sharing best practices

  • Map treatment landscape and medical environment for new indications/ programs

  • Provide support in the planning and tracking of the (TA-specific) medical budget


  • Lead/ support (depending on nature of study) Medical studies, assist to coordinate Local clinical projects and contribute to site selection for clinical projects

  • Lead Local publication process, publication dissemination and alignment with Local, Regional and Global publication plan

  • Act as a resource, liaison and facilitator for ISS and investigators that are aligned to the Medical Affairs strategy

  • Coordinate with ClinDev and ClinOps in providing field support for research studies and assist in the selection of clinical study sites

  • Assimilate, process and share medical information with stakeholders


  • Provide training to HCPs and support in realising Medical educational events

  • Interact with Local stakeholders in Medical community in TA

  • Identify and interact with influential members of the Medical community (HCPs/external experts) and other healthcare stakeholders (managed care organisations, government organisations, patient groups) within assigned territory and TA

  • Represent company at Medical Education events, programs, meetings and support patient advocacy related activities

  • Partner with external stakeholders to develop innovative solutions

  • Engage with internal colleagues (Medical Affairs department, Clinical Operations, Commercial colleagues as appropriate, etc.) in developing and delivering and participating in Medical or cross-functional initiatives


  • Advanced scientific degree (e.g., MSc, PharmD, PhD, DO, MD) required

  • Scientific and / or clinical training in oncology preferred

  • Other advanced degree (non-scientific) and/or business degree/training is advantageous

Work experience:

  • Clinical or clinical research experience specific to therapeutic area preferred, advanced degree advantageous

  • Substantial professional, clinical or research experience in a scientific or related field preferred

  • Previous medical affairs or related pharmaceutical experience preferred

  • Prior industry experience is advantageous

  • Knowledge of regulatory, commercial and clinical issues affecting industry preferred

  • Knowledge and experience of methodology of clinical research and Good Clinical Practice preferred

Skills and Competencies:

  • Native level in Japanese and business above in English

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Good presentation skills

  • Computer literacy

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Highly developed interpersonal and teamwork skills

  • Advanced scientific knowledge, relationship building and networking skills

  • Ensure compliance with global and local, external and internal regulations, standards, policies and SOPs

Please click "apply" if you are interested in the job.
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Further details about the company and position will be notified at a later date.
Reference: JO-2110-464601
Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level
Job Function: Health Care Provider