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Job ID : 1357217 Date Updated : June 11th, 2024
Tier 1 US Pharma role - Great team

Senior Legal Manager - Global Pharmaceutical

Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 12 million yen ~ 14 million yen

Work Style

Flex Time

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to join a small, established team of lawyers, and deal with a broad variety of legal and compliance matters in one of the most prestigious pharmaceutical companies worldwide. You will work in English and Japanese and be part of a global legal function.

Healthcare sector experience would be great but not necessary, as full training will be given - more important is your ability and communication skills. A great opportunity to get started in healthcare legal!

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing legal support for business projects in new therapeutic areas
  • Contract drafting/negotiation
  • Ensuring compliance with necessary laws, regulations and practices
  • Handling various commercial transactions
  • Develop and enhance the company's compliance profile

For further details, please contact Ken directly, and in confidence, at ken@alberto-recruitment.com

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Fluent
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Post Grad Degree (PHD/MBA etc)
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

The required qualifications and experience for this role are as follows:

  • Bar qualified (Japan/US/UK) 
  • Experience (5+ years) with a law firm or in-house, with knowledge of transactions in the pharmaceutical sector an advantage but not a must
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Japanese


Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 12 million yen ~ 14 million yen
Salary Bonuses Bonuses paid on top of indicated salary.
Industry Pharmaceutical

Job Category

  • Legal, General Affairs and Public Relations > Legal, Compliance
  • Consulting and Certified Professions > Lawyer