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External Innovation Lead - Japan

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Published:   2020/08/10

Type

Full time

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Salary

¥ 16,000,000 Yearly ~ ¥ 18,000,000 negotiable

Education

Ph.D

Required language

English: Business advanced

Reason for hiring

New role

Location

Tokyo

Description

Our client is a well-established Top 30 global pharmaceutical company with key focus areas in immunology, CNS and hematology/specialty care. In Japan they are a small to mid-sized company, with headquarters in central Tokyo, within the Yamanote line. 

Accountabilities

  • Lead the proactive identification of Japan-based innovation opportunities (spanning discovery, pre-clinical, clinical and on-market assets restricted to Japan with potential for global registration) to support global TA and R&D strategies.
  • Lead the establishment, growth and maintenance of key, strategic collaboration and partnership opportunities with academic institutions, biotech and pharma companies in Japan to drive R&D innovation and help deliver on global strategies
  • Represent company at relevant Japanese scientific and medical conferences 
  • Keep abreast of and maintain awareness of cutting edge technology and R&D opportunities in the context of Therapeutic Areas to help support innovation in Japan and globally as required.
  • Monitor global competitive landscapes in areas of strategic interest to the company as required.