Manager of Post Marketing Regulatory Affairs/ Biopharma (Tokyo)

Posted 22 Sep 2023

Tokyo, Tokyo - Japan

Req Id 268334


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Position title:   Manager of Post Marketing Regulatory Affairs

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Department:    Global Regulatory Affairs Japan

Reporting to:   Lead of Post Marketing Regulatory Affairs

Direct report: 0


The Role / Key Accountabilities

  • Lead the preparation of regulatory documents to be submitted Japanese Health Authorities.
  • Negotiation with the regulatory authorities throughout face-to-face advice meeting, and the communication related the deliberations of PCA, GMP inspection and Japanese package insert revisions.
  • Evaluation and cross-functional collaboration for Artwork, promotional material, and CMC variation control, etc. in view of RA.
  • Support and supervise RA members.
  • Conduct RA functional training.
  • Contribute to improve quality and efficiency of any RA-related tasks, i.e., find issues, propose solution, act for improvement.
  • To evaluate/interpret any changes of regulatory requirements in Japan and to implement the RA activities properly/timely.
  • Review and provide regulatory input to promotion materials.


Who you are

Education and work experiences:

  • Life science related discipline, e.g., pharmacy, biochemistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, etc.
  • 10 or more years of experience in regulatory affairs
  • Have extensive and broad experience in regulatory affairs not only development but also post-marketing in pharmaceutical company.
  • Harmonization and Collaboration with global/local project team.
  • Expertise in the development and management of regulatory strategy under the Japanese regulations and works with global/local subject matter experts to prepare and lead regulatory submission documents.

Competencies and skills:

  • Sufficient knowledge, understanding and ability for creating development and post marketing/regulatory strategy taking various situation of each project and business impact into account.
  • Fully understand what needs to be considered at each stage of development/post marketing and when preparing documents to be submitted to regulatory authorities, and what approaches are available to deal with problems.
  • Good sense of balance in regulation, science and quality compliance.
  • Communication and negotiation skill to build cross-functional relationship.
  • Leadership and management skills in the functional and cross-functional team
  • Good sensitivity of potential risk and planning of its risk management.
  • Business-orienting thinking.
  • Sufficient English Level
  • Willingness and interest to take on the challenge of the following activities (preferable):
  • Develop regulatory strategy for the responsible project.
  • Develop submission plan and manage/coordinate preparation of regulatory documents, i.e., briefing document for PMDA consultation, CTN document, JNDA document CTD, etc.
  • Create Health Authorities (HAs) interaction plan and represent the Company in project-related interactions with HAs.
  • Review and provide regulatory input to all regulatory documents and authoring responsible parts of regulatory documents, e.g., CTD Module 1, consultation application form, briefing document, etc.


Recruiting contact: Fang Liu


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