CMC Scientist / Biopharma

Location: Tokyo   Industry: Pharmaceutical   

English Ability: Fluent   Japanese Ability: Native   Position ID: 10094

- Leading overall chemical manufacturing & control (CMC) related activities for product development in Japan
- Achieve NDA (including sNDA) submission and approval on schedule in Japan through collaboration with global scientists
- Provide scientific/technical expertise to fulfill clinical development plan on schedule in Japan
- Make a scientific contribution for product life cycle management to enhance the values of products in Japan market
- Support due diligence review of external opportunities for in licensing of molecules and/or technologies in line with Company’s strategic goals

- Act as a key person to coordinate CMC and/or regulatory science issues between global and Japan so that appropriate solutions are provided
- Be responsible for preparation of AAF, QOS and module 3 for Japan NDA submission
- Be responsible for preparation of AAF and STED for device registration
- Be responsible for preparation of answers to CMC inquiries from PMDA
- Closely contact with global CMC/molecule leader so that the most updated CMC status/information is shared
- Assess regulatory compliance of materials and their specifications (API, excipients and product) in advance for initiating Japan project
- Provide key information of CMC regulatory guidelines to global counterpart so that appropriate CMC strategy is developed
- Collection and share scientific, technical-related and specialized information from inside and outside resources
- Identify critical scientific/technical issues well in advance to avoid or minimize the risk for development plan
- Develop and expand active communication link within Japan project team to initiative good collaboration
- Collaborate global business development regarding new licensing-in compounds on CMC area


Education / Language required:
- A degree (BS/MS/PhD) in a scientific field or equivalent/higher specialized knowledge
- English and Japanese fluency: good verbal and written skills mandatory

Professional Skills and Experience required:
- 5-7 years or more experiences for CMC NDA dossier preparation (CTD module 2, module 3) and supplemental NDA (partial change, CTD module 2 and 3)
- Good professional experiences in CMC activities (e.g. formulation development, analytical development, API and DP manufacturing etc.)
- Knowledge of ICH guidelines and GMP, especially requirements for regulatory submissions
- Familiar to global pharmaceutical product development processes
- Business knowledge
- Experience of leading global projects

Personal Skills and Competencies:
- Ability to work in a structured, reliable and customer centric manner, and to communicate effectively focusing on the key messages
- Be collaborative with all related functions/people
- Good personal organization, which can be shared with others
- Leadership - action guided by experiences
- Problem solving and decision skills
- Negotiating skill - logical approach
- Being assertive and able to work under pressure
- Creativity and innovativeness
- Must be familiar with it tools. Mandatory are word, excel and power point
- Other office applications as well as knowledge forecasting tools are an advantage

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