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Correlation Ventures

Medical Manager



Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024

Medical Manager

  • Location: Japan
  • 50% Remote working
  • Job type: Permanent

About the job

At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we have one overarching mission - to work passionately, challenging ourselves and our industry every day, to build a healthier future by helping people, help themselves, bringing “Health in Your Hands”.

Our teams are building trusted & loved brands that connect with hundreds of millions of consumers worldwide, enabling better self-care for individuals and communities, while also contributing to a healthier planet. To fulfill this mission, we are embarking our consumers, our customers, healthcare professionals, and our employees in this journey because this is what will make us become the “Best Fast-Moving Consumer Healthcare (FMCH) Company In & For the World”.

We strive to act as a force for good by integrating sustainability along our business and employees’ mission and operate responsibly from both a social and environmental point of view.

To achieve this, we need strong talent who will help us shape the future of our Consumer Healthcare business and challenge our industry. At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we aspire to create a work environment where people can thrive, grow, and be at their best every day. Our priority is working with integrity to improve the health and well-being of people and communities where we operate, working towards making a positive impact in the world.

Our Team:

Responsible for planning and executing medical activities (e.g., evidence generations, publications, medical claim creations, new product development and Health Authorities’ correspondences) and make sure timely and effective execution aligned to medical strategy that contributes to business. Reporting into Medical Team Head but s/he works with maximal autonomy under the supervision of Medical Team Head. S/he contributes to trade associations to shape the OTC and healthcare environment.

メディカル活動(エビデンスの生成、学術論文の投稿、メディカルクレイムの作成、新製品開発、規制当局対応など)の計画と実行を担当し、ビジネスに貢献するメディカル戦略に沿ったタイムリーで効果的な実行を確保する。Medical Team Headに直属するが、上長の監督下で最大限の自律性を持って業務を遂行する。OTC及びヘルスケアを取り巻く環境を整えるために業界団体に貢献する。

Main responsibilities:

Lead Medical Strategy

  • Drives creative ideas and lead to propose and create his / her responsible medical parts in Integrated Business and Brand Plan (IBBP) and execute as a representative leader in Medical
  • Actively engage local thought leaders in two-way scientific communication around new product developments / correspondences with Health Authorities, and post-marketing studies (both non-clinical and clinical)
  • Provide medical and technical input into medically accurate development of Brand promotional materials (e.g. medical claims) in close align with Marketing / Commercial
  • Work with cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams to facilitate the creation of medical strategies about products to answer medical requests from internal and external stakeholders
  • Leverage (unmet) medical needs in order to support lifecycle opportunities based on consumers’ needs on a rolling basis through the development cycle
  • 独創的な発想を駆使し、IBBP(Integrated Business and Brand Plan)において責任あるメディカル担当部分について提案・作成し、メディカルを代表するリーダーとして実行に移す
  • 新製品の開発/規制当局の対応、及び市販後研究(非臨床及び臨床)に関する双方向の科学的コミュニケーションに、地域でその分野を主導するThought Leadersを積極的に関与させる
  • マーケティング部門/コマーシャル部門と密接に連携し、ブランド販促資料の医学的に正確な開発(例:メディカルクレイム)について、医学的及び技術的インプットを行う
  • 部門横断的で学際的なチームと協力して、製品に関するメディカル戦略の作成を促進し、社内外の利害関係者からの医療要求に応える
  • 満たされていない医療ニーズを活用し、開発サイクルを通じて消費者のニーズに基づいてライフサイクルの機会をサポートする

Lead Post-Marketing Surveillance (PMS)

  • Liaise with key internal stakeholders to help develop, secure approval for and implement an independent post-marketing surveillance that have the potential to support products or that is required by the regulation
  • 主要な社内関係者と連携して、製品をサポートする可能性のある、または規制で義務付けられている独立した市販後調査の開発、承認の確保、及び実施を支援する

Lead Medical Communication / Publication and Exchange

  • Lead Publication strategy planning and its execution. Lead activities related article publications, presentations at congresses and symposia
  • Establish and maintain contact with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) with high level scientific and business communication skills
  • Organize and chair as a leader for Medical Advisory Boards
  • Develop and leverage medical/scientific insights through attendance at scientific meetings to further develop own knowledge base in line with business and medical strategy
  • Support Healthcare Professional engagement (HCPE) in Commercial
  • 論文投稿の戦略立案とその実行。関連論文の出版、学会・シンポジウムでの発表に関する活動をリードする
  • 高いレベルの科学的及びビジネスコミュニケーションスキルを持つキーオピニオンリーダー(KOL)との連絡を確立し、維持する
  • Medical Advisory Boardを組織し、議長を務める
  • 学術会議への出席を通じて医学的・科学的知見を開発・活用し、ビジネス・メディカル戦略に沿った独自の知識基盤をさらに発展させる
  • コマーシャル部門の医療従事者エンゲージメント(HCPE)のサポート

About you


  • Relevant experiences in R&D and /or Medical in pharmaceutical companies
  • Prior experience of clinical trials and / or PMS management and understanding of GCP
  • Prior experience in a global company setting (preferred)

Soft skills:

  • Act for Change
  • Cooperate Transversally
  • Strive for Results
  • Commitment to Customer
  • Think Strategically
  • Develop People

Technical skills:

  • Statistical & data interpretation: Analytical thinking and understanding of causation
  • Medical paper writing: Experience in writing of scientific medial papers (preferred)
  • Fluent in Japanese and business level English (reading/writing)
  • Focus on scientific exchange: Dedicated to serving HCP needs, feedback, establishes and maintains effective relationships
  • Enhance digitalization
  • Other skills - Approachability, interpersonal savvy


Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree, Pharm D, PhD or equivalent preferred) in Pharmacy, Chemistry or Life Sciences


The ideal candidate for this position must be fluent in both English and Japanese, as they will be required to communicate effectively in a business setting in Japan and with regional stakeholders and participate in global business interactions.

Pursue progress, discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

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