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【Medical】Director of AZSS Operations, AZSS Operations, Evidence & Observational Research, Medical, AZKK

Location Kita-ku, Ōsaka, Japan Job ID R-087075 Date posted 07/21/2020


Japan EOR, Head of AZSS operations is a leadership member of EOR and leading AZSS operations team that includes Evidence Delivery Leader(EDL) and Evidence Delivery Operation Specialist(EDOS), who has the ownership and accountability to ensure the effective delivery and management of entire AZSSs planned and delivered in Japan.

• Establish AZSS operations organization and ensure the sufficient RWE/Project Management capabilities and capacity
• Hold the ownership of the entire delivery of AZSS, and accountable for the study feasibility, progress, financial expense and the quality of the delivered evidence as per the agreed standards
• Accountable for planning and controlling the entire evidence plans and budgets to support EORD and TA heads, and managing the accurate inputs/updates to the business planning (RBU2/LRP/PB)
• Establish collaborative relationships with Local R&D, Medical, Marketing, Regional teams, Other Marketing Companies and Global MEOR to develop AstraZeneca’s approach to meet the evidence needs
• Hold the shared-responsibility in developing organization strategy and capabilities

Director of AZSS operations will report to EOR director.




• > 3years Clinical Project Leader experience
o Track records in successful planning and delivery of clinical programs with multiple trials for regulatory submissions
• Line management experience or track record in developing high performing people / team

• Clinical Project Leader/Study Leader experience
• Working both in R&D and Medical (>3 years each)
• Working experience outside Japan



• Master degree in a scientific discipline


• PhD  in a scientific discipline or MD or MPH
• Project management certification / MBA



• Clinical Study Delivery
• External Service Provider (i.e. CROs) Management
• Leadership & Communication
• Project Management
• Study Design, Statistics and Epidemiology
• Medical writing & Scientific Publication



• Successful experience working globally with track record achieving business goals



• Cross-functional Stakeholder management skill
• Deep understanding and ability in ensuring scientific robustness and quality of clinical trials/researches


• Proven engagement capabilities ensuring broader business impacts across boundaries

(キャリアレベル)Fレベル  *E may be applied depending on the experience/competencies

(勤務地)大阪  * Osaka is strongly desirable, Tokyo location may be considered for a very strong candidate

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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