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【Commercial APAC】Regional Category Manager - Clinical Trials, Data and Technologies

Location Osaka, Ōsaka, Japan Kita-ku, Tokyo, Japan Job ID R-124106 Date posted 18/11/2021

職務内容 / Job Description

R&D units in APAC for holistic R&D services across all AZ therapy areas including Oncology and Bio Pharmaceuticals (Respiratory, CVRM and INA). The units have responsibility for the value chain from discovery through to late-stage development, enabling rapid acceleration of promising early-stage assets and life-cycle management programs. The new R&D structure is designed to help us build on this proud legacy of scientific contribution, and ensure we are positioned to continue to translate our innovative science into even more life-changing medicines for patients.

The main responsibilities of the role are to develop clear category strategy on clinical services outsourcing which can strongly support the R&D business in APAC and provide excellent supply solutions to speed up the new drug delivery with cost effectiveness. To deliver the strategy, this role needs to build up collaborative relationship with internal and external stakeholders including but not limited to business users, country procurement managers, OGPS, global R&D procurement team and suppliers.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Development of category strategy for R&D relevant types of services (mainly on CRO)
  • Oversees implementation of category strategy to ensure that the underpinning process improvement and procurement activities deliver the expected business value in accordance with the strategic plans
  • Maintain strategic partnership with key stakeholders- to ensure that Category Strategies are highly aligned to current and future Business need and that the supply base is capable of supporting these strategies.
  • Drive regional synergy across APAC markets
  • Ensure category strategy to provide holist risk management in the category
  • Work with Country Procurement Manager and GPS to drive supplier performance management

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

【経験 / Experience

<必須 / Mandatory

  • Solid experience in procurement function, especially has experience on in-direct category management
  • Experience in multinational companies or oversea markets
  • Experience in driving category strategies

【資格 / License

<必須 / Mandatory

  • Degree level or equivalent qualifications

【能力 / Skill-set

<必須 / Mandatory

  • Good strategic thinking
  • Strong communication skills and people influencing capabilities
  • Strong business acumen and negotiation skills

【語学 / Language

<必須 / Mandatory

  • 日本語 Japanese:母国語レベル (Or JLPT N1)
  • 英語 EnglishFluent in English

【キャリアレベル / Career Level

E

【勤務地 / Work Location

Osaka/Tokyo



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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