Mag 27, 2024



About the Role

Major Accountabilities:
The Lead, TA Medical or Associate, TA Medical is accountable for all of the below items with support from Head, TA Medical, Senior leads, TA Medical and/or Leads, TA Medical.
• Bring clarity to the medical strategy and the tactics in the therapeutic area by their own medical/scientific knowledge/interpretation/judgement and deep understanding of external voice/environment as medical/scientific/clinical research expert.
o Develop outcome-focusing TA Medical strategy aligned with TA strategy from both local and global points of view
o Act as “Medical lead” in the agile project
o Drive the actionable insight cycle by giving regular clear direction to MSLs on activities, messaging, targets, etc., and utilize collected insights to further refine the medical tactics
o Work with PMO to shape the project work breakdown structure for the TA and to identify/secure required resources and budget of the teams
o Input local needs into global strategy and collaborate with global teams on global project
o Develop omnichannel engagement (OCE) plan by conducting omnichannel data analysis in collaboration with OCE capability pool and Medical Science group
• Lead/execute the evidence generation strategy in the responsible therapeutic areas as a medical/scientific/clinical research expert through scientific publications and innovative medical solutions in close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
o Plan/lead/execute primary data collection (PDC) and secondary use data (SUD) studies including retrospective researches, prospective researches, biomarker researches, translational researches, database studies, etc. in collaboration with ME&E Dept.
o Plan/execute Integrated Evidence generation Plan (IEP) by leading cross functional team
• Provide training for the organization he/she belongs to by leveraging highly advanced medical/scientific/clinical research expertise in the therapeutic area.
• Work as Patient Engagement Liaison (PEL).

• Master’s degree or equivalent experiences. Advanced science degree (MD, PhD, PharmD, MPH etc) strongly preferred

• Japanese, Intermediary English
Experience/Professional requirement:
• At Least 3-year agile project management not in a software development but in a business context
• Preferred (not essential): Knowledge of healthcare industry
• 3-year experience corresponding to MSE/SciComm or Marketing/JPH/JPCH

• Agile Project Management
• Strategic and logical thinking skill
• Scientific hypothesis construction skill
• Communication skill with external specialists
• Research publication skill
• Deep knowledge of TA
• Ability to synthesize complex requirements into clear specifications
• Strong relationship management and natural collaborator
• Cost Management skills

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Senior Lead, TA Medical(General Medicines)

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