General Information

Job Advert Title: Senior Manager, Commercial Insights & Strategy JP

Location: Nihonbashi, Tokyo

Division: Commercial Capabilities

Employment Class: Permanent


【募集の背景 / Purpose & Scope】

Lead Japan-Commercial (JP-C) Commercial Insights (CI) activities for assigned oncology product(s), and provide forward-looking insights to advance understanding of the relevant markets, competitors, and customers with the aim of delivering major competitive advantage for Astellas products.

【職務の内容 / Essential Job Responsibilities

Serve as the primary strategic partner and point of accountability to JP-C leadership providing insights to drive business decisions and outcomes.

Delivery and execution of insights plans that are aligned with global counterparts and address JP-C specific strategic objectives, tactical requirements, and decision-making needs.

Develop deep understanding of the market landscape which includes market potential, market trends, unmet medical and patient needs, and competitors’ trend for each of the assigned products.

Provide assumptions and inputs to operate patient forecast models for strategic financial exercises.

Drive strong cross-functional stakeholder communication to promote brand-level knowledge sharing and integration of key learnings.

【Specific Physical or Environmental Requirements】

Business trip to US/UK offices

【求める人物像 / Ideal Profile】

Experience in strategy development, market research, business analytics, and strategic forecasting for oncology products.

Experience in identifying, evaluating, and translating primary and secondary data sources and analysis to provide unbiased, objective, in-depth understanding of the market, product performance, customers, and competitors and support franchise/product strategy.

Effective communication of complex messages, in writing and speech, to a broad range of stakeholders, including senior executives.

【応募要件 / Qualifications】

<必須 / Must

Minimum 5 years experience in the pharmaceutical/health care industry.

Experience in project management - managing multiple projects simultaneously, management of complex projects.

Understanding of the broad functions of a global pharmaceutical organization.

Deep understanding of business strategy, products, customers, and the industry.

Strong interpersonal, collaboration, and partnering skills with demonstrated ability to lead and work in a team-based, global environment.

Ability to influence decision-making and gain the respect, collaboration, and support of stakeholders without line authority.

• Language: Both native-level Japanese and business-level English(TOEIC730~)

<歓迎 / Want

Advanced degree (MBA/MS/Ph.D)

Undergraduate or advanced degree in math or science.

Strong, proven experience in qualitative and quantitative research methodologies.

【勤務地 / Location

東京都中央区 アステラス製薬 日本橋事業所 本社

Nihonbashi, Tokyo

【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

8:45~17:45(月~木)、8:4516:00(金)、企画業務型 裁量労働制



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.


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