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Job ID : 1422220 Date Updated : May 23rd, 2023

Medical Affairs Head

Hiring Company An American company that helps patients at all stages of cancer
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 20 million yen ~ Negotiable, based on experience

Job Description

  1. Create the Medical Affairs strategy to support current and planned diagnostics.
  2. Put the needs of patients first and adhere to all relevant ethical, regulatory, and compliance standards in the execution of daily work.
  3. Implement risk mitigation plans when needed. Ensure that clinical trials sponsored or supported by the company are conducted in accordance with applicable regulatory and compliance requirements.
  4. Lead and participate in company supported scientific and educational events such as advisory boards, disease expert round tables, scientific presentations at leading medical institutions and within the company, and educational events at relevant scientific congresses.
  5. Forecast and execute the Medical Affairs Department budget and financial reporting, including regular review to ensure that Department expenditures and deliverables are within plan.
  6. Manage a team that will include Medical Director(s) and/or Medical Science Liaisons, including hiring, training, coaching, individual goal setting and performance feedback.

General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 6 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Fluent
Minimum Japanese Level None
Minimum Education Level Post Grad Degree (PHD/MBA etc)
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

  • Medical Doctor or equivalent degree, board certified or board eligible in oncology or an oncology-related sub-specialty is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of the treatment of cancer patients, including the incorporation of biomarkers and precision diagnostics in clinical decision making. Clinical experience is preferred but not necessary.
  • Minimum 7 years of oncology clinical trial experience in the context of drug or diagnostics development or commensurate academic experience.
  • Proven ability to run a team of medical professionals.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and interpret the regulatory requirements under which medicines and/or medical devices are developed, reviewed, and supported in Japan.
  • Able to manage budgets, including long-term planning and actual performance within target.
  • Fluent in English

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards

Work Conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary 20 million yen ~ Negotiable, based on experience

Job Category

  • Medical, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare > Pharmacist, Doctor, Nurse
  • Medical, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare > R&D (Pharmaceutical)
  • Medical, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare > R&D (Medical Equipment, Devices)

Hiring Company Information

Company Type 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
  • Financial Services
  • Human Resources and Office Professionals
  • Industrial
  • Information Technology
  • Legal & compliance
  • Life Science
  • Supply Chain & Procurement
  • Marketing
  • Sales

Our Services

  • Contingency

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.