Medical Manager / Biopharma

Location: Tokyo   Industry: Pharmaceutical   

English Ability: Fluent   Japanese Ability: Native   Position ID: 10095

* Strategy and Collaboration:
- Supports the Medical Strategy, drives the Local Clinical Plan, facilitates the scientific discussions with investigators on ISTs conduct as well as following publication plan, and assists in site selection for CR&D clinical projects
- Contributes to strategic decisions regarding Company products where appropriate
- Acts as the local Medical product(s) lead, responsible for providing medical and scientific expertise and support to Commercial, interacting with relevant stake holders, and implementing the local Clinical Program
- Executes assigned tactics to fulfill Medical Affairs strategies in the field and to positively impact healthcare providers (HCP) perceptions and knowledge regarding Company, Company initiatives and associated products
- Provides support in the planning and tracking of the TA-specific medical budget
- Provides support to Commercial team activities by serving as a product expert (e.g., delivering training sessions)

* HCP Profiling:
- Identifies, profiles and cultivates collaborative relationships with KOLs as scientific peers and advocates
- Maintains KOL profiling and visitation records
- Nominates HCPs and provides justification for their consideration in various Medical and/or Company-sponsored activities (i.e. advisors, investigators, speakers, authors, etc.)

* HCP Interactions
- Engages with influential members of the medical community (KOLs) and other HCPs within an assigned territory and therapeutic area (TA) to deliver comprehensive scientific education on disease states, therapeutic options and research advances of strategic importance to the Company
- Communicates information to HCPs regarding Company-sponsored Medical initiatives and research opportunities (Medical programs, sponsorships, grants, etc.) and liaises with HCPs regarding these activities as per Local affiliate regulations
- Gathers and internally communicates relevant opinions, expert knowledge, competitive insights and research and development concepts from KOLs/HCP to advance and influence the strategic direction of the Medical Affairs department and Company

* Medical Education and Information
- Identifies, develops and implements local, regional and national medical programs to fulfill unmet medical educational needs, to advance research and disease state knowledge, and to ensure safe and appropriate use of Company therapeutics
- Provides training to HCPs (i.e. contracted speakers)
- Establishes and manages scientific/clinical relations with key customers, including HCPs, nurses, and patient support program nurses
Develops, together with the respective key customers (e.g., in Advisory Boards), tools that help care givers improve patient care
- Actively participates and represents Medical Affairs and the Company at medical educational events, programs, meetings and conventions; including medical exhibit booth staffing, congress scientific program coverage and reporting, internal medical meeting development and execution (e.g., Advisory Boards), gathering intelligence on competitors and critically observing Company-sponsored speakers, etc.
- Provides accurate, unbiased, balanced, and timely answers to requests for information about our products to healthcare professionals and decision makers
- Provides, upon request, information about products under development to health care professionals and decision makers
- Internal and External Training / Presentations
- Maintains and demonstrates comprehensive and in-depth scientific knowledge of an assigned TA, including disease states, research advances, approved treatment options and investigational therapies
- Accountable for internal training of existing team members and new employees working in the specific TA. Accountable for the continuous medical education of the team to ensure a high level of knowledge.
- Delivers external trainings / medical presentations to Managed Care organizations, government organizations, patient groups, support service etc., to ensure a high level of knowledge
- Develops and improves patient support services in collaboration with the home care provider

* Clinical Trials:
- Assists in the selection of clinical study sites for Company-sponsored clinical trials, in collaboration with R&D and GCO
- Works closely with the other relevant team members (both internal/external) to coordinate phase IV clinical projects in the field and facilitates the scientific discussions with investigators on of ISTs conduct as well as following publication plan and assist in site selection for R&D clinical projects
- Acts as a resource and liaison for internally communicating the scientific rationale for ISTs that are aligned to the Medical Affairs strategy

* Safety / Compliance:
- 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
- Acts as initiator of medical materials in the review and approval process; provides medical review and approval of medical and/or marketing (promotional) materials

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