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【ComEx】Marketing Academy & Launch Capability, Commercial Excellence, Manager(individual contributor)

Location Kita-ku, Ōsaka, Japan Job ID R-075532 Date posted 02/26/2020

【職務内容 / Job Description

Ensure success of all brands and overall triple-wins (Patients, Healthcare system, AstraZeneca) in our operating therapeutic areas, through the field of capability building.
Work closely with Marketing and the internal cross-functional team to ensure all AZKK’s launch products achieve rapid uptake, market share acquisition and efficient execution.
Own the launch excellence and the brand planning governance; proliferate the AZ frameworks and ways of thinking into the organization, boost the baseline commercial capabilities, and manage small and large projects in the organization.
Brand planning governance
  •  Own and manage the senior management gate review governance for all launch products
  •  Be the point-of-contact for the overview of specific launch products status and update senior management

Strategic framework and capability ownership
  •  Interface with the global commercial excellence team to customize and penetrate the AZ commercial frameworks; gain input through global train-the-trainer sessions
  •  Design and execute local capability build workshops to local commercial members

Launch products & special projects management
  •  Support launch brand teams to kick off and set up their processes starting two years prior to launch
  •  Provide pre-agreed strategic and project management support to brand teams
  •  Drive cross-functional collaboration
  •  Support alignment with global teams
  •  Engage as project managers in strategic projects in the organization

Change management
  •  Act as change agents within the organization to proliferate new ways of thinking and operating
  •  Evangelize, connect and engage various teams within the organization

Essential skills building
  •  Improve his/her own launch capability through trainings (external and internal) and OJT
  •  Improve his/her own scientific knowledge associated with assigned launch brands

【応募資格(経験、資格等)/ Qualification (Experience & Skill etc)

◆◆経験 / Experience◆◆

<必須 / Mandatory

  • >3 yrs. work experience in business consulting (or comparable experience in corporate strategy/finance in industry)

<歓迎 / Nice to have

  •  Pharmaceutical experience

◆◆資格 / License◆◆

<歓迎 / Nice to have

  • MBA

◆◆能力 / Skill-set◆◆


  •  Strategic thinking and problem solving
  •  Ability to manage medium to large sized projects
  •  Strong interpersonal skills and emotional resilience
  •  Advanced PC skills (PPT, Excel, Word, etc)

◆◆語学 / Languages◆◆

<必須 / Mandatory

  • Japanese: native level
  • English: Business level proficiency

◆◆勤務地 / Work Location◆◆

  • Osaka (Tokyo location also negotiable after initial period)

◆◆キャリアレベル / Career Level◆◆

  • E

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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