GTM Strategy and Capability Development Manager

Location: Japan - Tokyo
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: 9000000 - 12000000 JPY
Job Function: HR - Learning & Development/Training
Reference: JO-180509-161800
Industry: Life Sciences & Healthcare
Sub-Industry: Pharmaceuticals

Company Overview

Top European Pharmaceutical Company

Job Description

1. Develop mid/long-term actions to drive transformation of company and associated projects to success;
- Monitor evolution of the pharmaceutical market in Japan and changes happening in government policy, regulatory and competitive landscape
- Together with Head of Strategy and planning, develop possible go to market strategic options to achieve sustainable growth of company
- Organize and manage a portfolio of initiatives to execute the identified strategies with consensus across Sr. Management team
- Act as meeting coordinator and secretariat of key management meetings and drive follow up and action planning in coordination with leadership team
- Establish solid collaboration across various division and department heads and be recognized as a value added team play

2. Lead capability development efforts across the organization and align key functions to defined training curriculum with monitoring and tracking;
- Manage the overall training grid across key functions within the company with training curriculum defined and agreed with local functional leaders
- Act as the representative of Japan on global training and capability building forums and bring best in class training content and delivery into Japan
- Demonstrate strong passion for employee development along with expertise in understanding of instructional design and coordinating training delivery with external vendors

3. Drive change management and communication topics across company team demonstrating progress of transformation.
- Coordinate execution of projects that drive measurement of voice of customer, voice of employee etc across the company
- Coordinate sharing of best practices within the company and with corporate stakeholders showing achievement vs targets
- Build strong collaboration within Strategy and team and drive cross-functional collaboration across key functions within the company


- Track record in successfully leading cross-functional projects, involving multiple stakeholders into successful outcomes, hands-on approach and independent thinker (consulting background preferable)
- Logical and strategic thinking, analytical skills with ability to bring project management tools into play for problem solving
- Excellent communication skills – easy to connect with stakeholders across Japan and globally as well as across various levels within the organization; able to build effective partnerships with multiple stakeholders at all levels across functions
- Exemplary presentation skills and ability to engage senior management in both English and Japanese
- Strong domain understanding of customer centric processes, digital channels and platforms with ability to connect with commercial and IT stakeholders
- Experience in driving training and capability building projects in large, complex organizations and leading change management initiatives

· Consulting firm experience (3-5 years)
· MBA preferable
· Experience in leading complex cross-functional projects and in working with senior management
· Experience in managing corporate learning programs desirable
· Pharmaceutical experience desirable

Additional Job Information

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