Position Purpose

Leads a team of Medical and Scientific professionals in order to plan and execute medical strategies which consistently look ahead from the development to the marketing phase to optimize the value of Pfizer pain compounds for patients and for Pfizer. Understand the product profile and related science deeply, and encourages appropriate usage in compliance with Japanese regulations. The IM MA Pain TA Lead reports to country medical director, and has the pain portfolio office medical managers, and a customer facing Medical team as direct reports

Description of Primary Role & Responsibility

 Leadership in pain team management and talent development

 Identifying data gaps and generating evidence to fill the gaps

 Contribute to optimize products values by joining the development team from the clinical development stage, and planning to execute the consistent medical strategies from development to the marketing phase.

 Influence positively on the discussion related to the clinical studies and the products, understanding the product profile and the science related (mode of action, pre-clinical/clinical data, safety and efficacy profiles, etc.).

 Support in constructing the product strategies to optimize the product value from the scientific angle, understanding the development situations of competitive products and predicting the future medical needs.

 Plan the method of creating scientific evidences (IIR, Phase IV, Life Cycle Management, etc.), manage the timing and the plans including the investigational sites etc.

 Participate in correspondence with the regulatory authority, understanding medical needs of the products.

 Contribute the optimization of the product value, trying to create the scientific evidences in accordance with the marketing strategies and to revise it if necessary.

 Assume the responsibility on the science aspects for the use of existing data. (Domestic and global data summary, medical review etc.)

 Engage in the advisory board and the science related discussion.

 Conduct update/maintenance of Life-cycle Management from scientific point of view.

 Conduct medical reviews of promotional materials.

 Continuously enlighten both internal and external people about the promotion of proper use and the observance of compliance.

 Guide and educate subordinates in order to contribute to the optimization of the product values from the scientific point of views.

 Participate in the governance meetings as the BU Therapeutic Area Lead.

Desired Behavioral and Technical Skills

1. Leadership in team management

Management of office medical managers and MSRs to ensure scientific excellence in/externally and strategic collaboration cross-functionally

2. Behavioral Skills

Strategic thinking, logical mind, creativity/innovation, negotiation, decision making, cooperativeness, well-influence, coaching/training, operating organization

3. Technical Skills

Extensive knowledge and experiences in clinical development, commercial development and medical affairs. Understand compliance and relating various regulations.

Lead subordinates or teams to achieve goals.

4. Experience

At least 5 years experience in the pharmaceutical fields (medical or clinical development) or equivalent to that.

Management experience and launch experience preferred

5. Education/Certification

MD or PhD in the biomedical fields such as medicine, pharmacy, biology, biochemistry, etc. MD is preferable.

6. Language

Fluent in English – TOEIC 730 and over.

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.



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