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【R&D】 Medical Communications Scientist, R&D Science & Data Analytics Division

Location Osaka, Ōsaka, Japan Kita-ku, Tokyo, Japan Job ID R-138003 Date posted 12/05/2022

■ 職務内容 / Job Description

Medical Communication Scientist (MCS) is a role name in AZKK and is generally known as "medical writer". MCS is responsible for the authoring of clinical-regulatory documents and submission packages that communicate the evidence base of product knowledge in a credible, consistent and compliant way.
MCS leads the authoring of the clinical parts of documents such as CSR / IB / CTD / Regulatory defences, in line with the project communication strategy, and ensure quality and efficiency in delivery. MCS also contributes the authoring of the clinical parts of the briefing documents for PMDA consultations to improve communication quality of documents. MCS reviews other clinical documents with the purpose of facilitating the translation of Target Product Claims into a fully-supported proposed product label, and to improve communication quality of documents.


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

<必須 / Mandatory>

Experience in medical communications gained through working in the pharmaceuticals industry or a medical communications agency
Delivery of regulatory submissions including CTN, JNDA/sJNDA and response to PMDA/MHLW queries during review
A comprehensive knowledge of the drug development processes including key regulations/guidelines(e.g. GCP, ICH GLs), and knowledge on a “need to know basis” in relevant therapeutic area


<歓迎 / Nice to have>

Experience in leading a preparation of clinical regulatory documentation.
Experience in supporting documentation preparation across programme and strategy level
Experience in supervising internal communication and outsourced writing.


【資格 / License】
<必須 / Mandatory>

Bachelor’s Degree in Science or related discipline

【能力 / Skill-set】
<必須 / Mandatory>

žMedical writing skill
žLogical thinking/Presentation skill to express intention in an efficient way in Japanese & English
žInterpersonal and communication skills with team member or stakeholders
žFacilitation skill to lead an innovative solution in conflicting discussion

【語学 / Language】
<必須 / Mandatory>

英語 English: Business English (Achieve common understanding at the context level with customers)

日本語

【キャリアレベル / Career Level】
D or E


【勤務地 / Work Location】

Osaka or 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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