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Head of Oncology Medical Affairs/ Biopharma (Tokyo)


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Everything we do in Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.



As a vibrant science and technology company, we believe in science as a force for good. We make a positive difference on millions of people´s lives every day.




Position Title: Head of Oncology Medical Affairs
Location: Tokyo
Department: Oncology Medical Affairs
Report to: Head of Medical Japan (In Japan)
No. of direct reports: 5 (Team size: around 13)



• Lead Local Medical Affairs TA
• Collect, consolidate and communicate trends, market insights, and unmet needs identified in the field to Head of MA TA Region  
• Develop Local TA, Launch and Brand strategies


• Review Medical and marketing materials and ensure scientific and clinical accuracy
• Support the development of Medical marketing materials and trainings 
• Lead and conduct Local internal training and continuous Medical education 
• 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 
• Enforce Regional and Local standards in TA
• Responsible for tracking and steering performance of Local TA team along strategy 
• Support efficient resource allocation in TA
• Collect and share best practices in Local TA


Data generation and dissemination:
• Provide Local input into Global Development to support product development
• Lead/ support (depending on nature of study) Medical studies, assist to coordinate Local clinical projects and contribute to site selection for clinical projects  
• Act as a lead 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
• Support Local publication process
• Participate and support realization of key Medical and scientific conferences


Stakeholder engagement:
• Identify Local key TA stakeholders
• Interact with Local key TA stakeholders in Medical community (incl. external experts, local Medical scientific societies, patient groups, payors)  


Minimum education background: PhD must to have if not Medical Doctor. Medical Doctor degree and license in Japan preferred.
Scientific or clinical training in the relevant area is preferred.
Additional advanced degrees in non-scientific or business fields are advantageous.

Professional experience:
Pharmaceutical company experience is required.
Previous experience in Medical Affairs in oncology is required.
Clinical or research experience in a scientific or related field is desirable.
People management (as line manager) experience is required.

Job-specific competencies and skills:
Ensure compliance with global and local regulations, standards, policies, and SOPs.
Strong conflict resolution skills.
Excellent analytical skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.


Recruiting contact: Fang Liu

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
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Job Requisition ID:  272561
Location:  Tokyo
Career Level:  E - Professional (10+ years)
Working time model:  full-time

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