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Job ID : 1188878 Date Updated : September 22nd, 2021
Global Medical Device Company

Japan Head of Quality and Safety (Soseki)

Hiring Company Global Medical Device Company with Main HQ in US
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 15 million yen ~ 20 million yen

Work Style

Minimal Overtime Flex Time

Job Description

  • Manage 8-10 people
  • Lead and serve Quality Assurance team ensuring they meet the required quality and maintaining the GQP / QMS according to the business changes.
  • As a General Marketing Compliance Officer i), manage a Market Quality manager and support PharmacoVigilance manager required by a pharmaceuticals and medical device law in Japan.
  • Decide an action based on a report by a Quality manager and a PharmacoVigilance manager.
  • Instruct an action of the decision to a Quality manager, etc.
  • Manage tasks as a controller of wholesaler/distribution/import license for pharmaceuticals and poisonous/deleterious materials.
  • Implements and oversees the Quality Management System and its integrated programs within the respective region, such as quality systems training, internal audits, nonconformances,

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 10 years
Career Level Executive
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

  • Required Pharmacist license.  
  • 8-year experience in Quality organization in both medical device and pharmaceuticals fields.
  • Required minimum of  5 years experiencing coaching and developing direct reports.
  • Strong English business capability.
  • Experience in hosting audits.
  • Primary competencies: Kaizen leadership, Project management, People management, Focus on Quality, Integrity, Logical behavior, etc.

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 15 million yen ~ 20 million yen

Hiring Company Information

Company Type Small/Medium Company (300 employees or less) - International Company
Recruiter Company Information

Cornerstone Recruitment Japan K.K.

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Company Description


Cornerstone Recruitment Japan is focused on placing bilingual professionals in a wide range of market leading companies.

Focusing across all sectors, we leverages the network of our experienced consultants to provide both clients and candidates with high end service levels and most importantly results.
We are passionate about helping our clients in securing the best talent on the market, by introducing unique profiles who can give them the edge in an increasingly competitive recruitment market.
Established in 2019, in partnership with Cornerstone Global Partners and with investment from Morgan Stanley, Cornerstone Recruitment Japan strives to be the recruitment partner of choice for all Tokyo based clients and candidates.

Our Mission

The Cornerstone. As every building requires a cornerstone, we believe people are the cornerstone of every great company.
​Our recruitment experts are passionate about bringing together great people with great companies.

Our Business Sectors

  • Accounting & Finance
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  • Industrial
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  • Life Science
  • Supply Chain & Procurement
  • Marketing
  • Sales

Our Services

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Many clients choose to utilize our success based contingent recruitment service. We take the time to fully understand the job brief before presenting a tailored shortlist of 5 to 6 candidates from our expansive existing network. This service comes with no obligation to hire and our clients only pay a fee when the successful candidate joins.

  • Retained

Our retained service is particularly successful for clients with high profile/critical hiring needs, or niche searches that involve a significant amount of time unearthing candidates from outside our existing network. Clients who choose our retained service benefit from the introduction of exclusive headhunted candidates and top prioritization from the Cornerstone team.

  • Market Entry

With a wealth of experience in the Japan market, our consultants have successfully helped many clients enter the Japan market. We can help you secure that critical first hire, as well as providing a consultation service, to make sure that your business is well prepared for all the initial hurdles it will face.