Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 8000000 - 11000000 JPY
Job Function: Commercial Excellence/Route to Market
Reference: JO-180412-151733
Industry: Life Sciences & Healthcare
Sub-Industry: Pharmaceuticals

Company Overview

Prestigious European Pharmaceutical Company

Job Description

[Role Purpose]
Develop, implement operational plans which optimise profitability, market share and revenue growth for a brand (s) in the short and long term.

[Major Accountabilities]
Identify country-specific insights using market research, competitive intelligence, and understanding of disease areas.
 Understand the market dynamic specifically customer insights to ensure that the brand reflects unmet needs in local market
 Identify trends, opportunities and threats (worldwide and in key local markets) for product group and proposes corresponding measures.
 Contribute to the writing/input of global brand plan, product positioning, pricing strategy and marketing plans.
 Identify opportunities for life cycle management, e.g. indications, formulations, packaging.
 Contribute to stakeholder mapping and ensures inclusion of educational tools in product plans.
 Contribute to Market Access strategic and operational plans.
 Apply principles of evidence based medicine and simple budget impact models to identify market access impacts.
 Develop pricing options based on market trends and payor insights; assesses impacts to sales and profitability.
 Optimize channel/promotional mix for individual brand through appropriate resource allocation that meets brand objectives and customer needs.
 Lead the marketing team for customer initiatives (e.g. promotional tools, public relations, internal product related communications).
 Manage brand finance and budgets, including appropriate management of brand resources.
 Execute key expert development program.
 Manage effective agency partnerships.
 Act as brand champion to create focus and enthusiasm both internally and with external customers and agencies.
 Ensure V&B (value & behavior)

[Quality Accountability]
 Ensure adequate reporting of adverse events / technical complaint / compliance issue in accordance with company procedures
 100% timely delivery of all training requirements including compliance


 A University level (bachelors) degree; Marketing, Business Administration, Clinical Research, or related field.
 MBA a plus.
 Japanese: Fluent (mother tongue)
 English: Business level preferred
 Strong interpersonal skills at all levels within the organization both in Japanese and English.
Experience/Professional requirement:
 5-7 years of experience in field sales, related marketing services, brand management and/or medical activities.
 Communication skills with Key Drs
 Planning & creating promotional materials
 Business planning, analysis, management reporting skills
TA experience a plus

Additional Job Information

If interested, please contact RGF Hr consultant Madina Aitzhanova at:
T: +81-3-4400-2621 (D) +8180 4080 4777