General Information

Job Advert Title: Associate Director, Science Intelligence & Solutions(Research Strategist)

Location: Tsukuba, Japan

Division: Discovery Accelerator

Employment Class: Permanent


【募集の背景 / Purpose & Scope】
Contribute to creating a cohesive strategy and key action plans with a shared vision in the division of DA, aligning with Corporate Strategic Plan. Cost and FTE analysis may be included in his/her job.
Implement and monitor the strategy to appropriately apply to the research activity in agile typed research organization in DA and identify high-level issues to deliver solutions.   
May take a lead in a task force in creation of strategy/key action plans, potentially cross-functionally.

【職務の内容 / Essential Job Responsibilities】
- Create/Propose strategy and implement for the scientific area in charge.
- Create/Propose strategy and implement for the division of Discovery Accelerator with other strategists. 
- Take a lead and/or follow of task force to create meaningful deliverables in a productive manner.  

【求める人物像 / Ideal Profile】
- Knowledge of drug discovery process in various modalities (small molecule, antibody). 
- The skill of drawing a convincing conclusion in a meeting even if there are conflicts among participants.
- Analytical and logical thinking, develop a discussion based on data. 

【応募要件 / Qualifications】
<必須 / Must>
- +10 years of experience of drug discovery in the industry
- Interpersonal skill for proactive communication with task force members or stakeholders without prejudice
- English and Japanese languages (speaking and writing)

<歓迎 / Want>
- Experience of strategy creation and strategic planning is a plus.
- Experience of leading a task force in a cross-functional manner is a plus.
- Taking PhD or MBA is highly positive

【勤務地 / Location】
茨城県つくば市 アステラス製薬 つくば研究センター
Tsukuba, Ibaraki

【勤務開始日 / Start Date】
Will be decided according to the candidate's flexibility

【契約期間 / Contract Duration】
Not limited to specified period

【試用期間 / Probation Period】
No probation period in principle

【給与 / Salary】
①Base salary: will be decided by the candidate's experience, skill and capability.
②When Discretionary Work System is applied: Discretionary work allowance will be paid.(50,000~100,000yen, based on the Grade)
③When Flextime System is applied: Overtime allowance will be paid for time worked in excess of prescribed working hours.

【昇給 / Salary Raise】
Once a year

【賞与 / Bonus】
Twice a year (July, December)

【諸手当 / Allowance】
裁量労働手当、住宅手当、通勤手当 等
Discretionary work allowance, Housing allowance, Commutation allowance, etc.

【勤務時間 / Working Hours】
Flex-time system or Discretionary Work System 

【休日 / Holidays】
Weekends(Sat and Sun), holidays, May 1st, summer vacation, New Year holidays

【休暇 / Vacation Leave】
年次有給休暇、育児休業制度、介護休業制度 等
Annual paid leave, childcare leave system, nursing care leave system, etc.

【福利厚生 / Welfare】
雇用保険、労災保険、厚生年金、健康保険、共済会制度、社宅制度、持株会制度、財形貯蓄制度 等
Employment Insurance, Industrial Accident Compensation Insurance, Welfare Pension Insurance, Health Insurance, Mutual Aid Association System, Company Housing System, Employee Shareholder Association System, Property Accumulation Savings System

【お問い合わせ / Contact】
アステラス製薬株式会社 採用担当 / Japan Recruiting team, Astellas Pharma Inc. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.