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[Janssen] New Business Development Senior manager/Manager, Japan

  • Job Title [Janssen] New Business Development Senior manager/Manager, Japan
  • Function Strategy & Corporate Development
  • Sub Function Business Development
  • Location Chiyoda, Tokyo-To, Japan
  • Date Posted
  • Requisition Number 2306159083W
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As a New Business Development Senior manager/Manager in Japan, this role is responsible for evaluating the market potential of global/regional/local BD opportunities for Japan and identifying BD opportunities which contribute to the Japan business as well as the global/regional business.

This role will provide opportunities to collaborate with global/regional/local stakeholders, including senior management, to shape and influence the direction of Janssen’s future business.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead and conduct commercial assessments for BD opportunities in Japan including sales forecasting, OPEX, competitor analysis etc. 
  • Lead and conduct asset screening to identify new BD candidates
  • Obtain and present local market insight including epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and unmet medical needs for Japan
  • Collaborate with global/regional/local stakeholders including senior management for activities above


Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Business, Finance, Economics, Science, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience within the health care/ Pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • Experience working with commercial functions and R&D
  • Excellent working experience in commercial assessment including sales forecasting and asset screening and related analyses
  • Ability to understand clinical data and information about clinical development
  • Ability to understand information about finance including P&L
  • Excellent communication skills with global/regional/local stakeholders including senior management
  • Proficient in both English and Japanese
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and industry-related databases and web application
  • Flexibility to participate in teleconferences outside working hours due to time zone difference


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