Senior Manager of Post Marketing Regulatory Affairs/ Biopharma (Tokyo)

Posted 21 Aug 2022

Tokyo, Tokyo - Japan

Req Id 254397


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


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Title: Senior Manager of Post Marketing Regulatory Affairs

Direct report: 1~2

Reporting to: Head of Global Regulatory Affairs Japan

Work Location: Tokyo


Key Accountabilities:

  • To lead post marketing RA Group in GRA Japan.
  • To lead PMRA activities (e.g. Health Authority action of CMC variation control (sNDA/minor change notification), Drug Master file, GMP inspection, revision of Japanese Package Insert and control of artwork, review of promotion material) properly and accurately as the life cycle management activity
  • To share the regulatory requirements related to PMRA activities in Japan with relevant departments for adjusting business properly/timely
  • Take responsibility to improve PMRA capabilities and to increase efficiency in our internal processes
  • People development (e.g. provide the chance of training and coaching to increase their skills and competencies)


Candidate Profile:

Education and work experiences:

  • Professional experience in Post marketing Regulatory Affairs (10 years and more ideally) in pharmaceutical company
  • Solid understanding of J-PI, promotion material review, GQP, CMC variation control (MUST TO HAVE) as the role of post marketing Regulatory Affairs
  • New product RA experience preffered.
  • Pharmacist (nice to have)
  • Experience and capability to manage a certain number of team member including staff development


Competencies and skills:

  • Good sense of balance in regulation, compliance, science and business-oriented thinking
  • Native level in Japanese and sufficient English level (speaking & writing English) to achieve communication/discussion with global team is required
  • Logical thinking
  • Good sensitivity of potential risk and risk management in business compliance and quality
  • Ability to work diligent in order to ensure required document quality
  • Leadership to execute cross-functional collaboration
  • Goal-oriented approach and willingness to take ownership


Recruiting contact: Fang Liu

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