Johnson & Johnson Careers

【Consumer】 Regulatory Affairs Associate Manager

Chiyoda, Japan
Regulatory Affairs

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905744709W

【Consumer】Regulatory Affairs Associate Manager (Senior Specialist)


Division:  Regulatory Affairs, Johnson & Johnson K.K. Consumer Company

Position Title: Associate Manager

Position Summary
  • Develop and flawlessly execute regulatory strategies to the Japan Consumer business.  This might include, but is not limited to new product development/introduction, life cycle management, due diligence, preparation of regulatory submissions to PMDA/Tokyo for registration of new products, ingredients, changes to marketed products;
  • Help develop and approve innovative claims for products;
  • Participate in key industry associations (JSMI, ACCJ, etc.), capture and share industry trends, represents JnJ’s position to shape regulatory environment for consumers’ health;
  • Liaise with Government Affairs and help develop and execute external engagement strategies.
  • OTC/ Quasi-drug/ Band Aid/Skin Health - portfolios assigned will be decided based on the background of candidate and business need
Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure timely and efficient registration for new products and product compliance for existing registrations. Prepare applications for registration of new products and variations to marketed products and rescheduling application, as required and maintain regulatory documentation and databases in line with J&J procedures.
  • Critically analyze and provide regulatory strategy for data packages and ingredients for regulatory compliance or new products and identify discrepancies in data presented and request additional data.
  • Assist in the development of labelling and develop product information in accordance with relevant regulations and codes.
  • Suggest and implement improvements to processes and procedures to make the department more efficient.
  • Build and maintain strong business partner relationships and attend Project Team meetings as required to ensure timely and accurate communication on projects. Provide cross functional support for other business areas as required.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with government officials, and industry associations through attendance at meetings, conferences and seminars, as appropriate, to ensure compliance with the regulations, information sharing and influence is optimized in relation to individual product portfolios.
  • Identify, review and disseminate information to relevant company personnel to ensure awareness and compliance with new regulations/codes and their subsequent amendments through the Regulatory Radar process.
  • Maintain adequate product knowledge to ensure prompt and professional responses to queries relating to company products. Review and provide Regulatory Affairs approval of advertising and promotional materials ensuring accuracy and compliance with codes of conduct. Include Medical Affairs when appropriate when developing new claims.
  • Work with Manager by means of performance review system to define own strengths, weaknesses and aspirations and to plan activities that will benefit own development and company’s objectives. Assist in training and development of junior staff in the department, when required.

The following personal attributes are essential:
  • Build strong Trust relationship with all relevant collaborators and key stakeholders
  • Demonstrate Agility to manage difficult situations and complex projects
  • Has strong sense of Ownership in her/his job position
  • Familiar with domestic and international regulations (OTC, quasi-drug, medical device, skin care)
  • Business-oriented and solutions-oriented mindset
  • Ability to effectively communicate both regulatory/technical (product science) requirements and input to business partners
  • Ability to succeed as an individual contributor but is also seen as a key team player with strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate to a wide variety of levels, cross-functional teams, and to make contribution in the achievement of common goals
  • Strong communication (oral & written), facilitation and presentation skills, in both Japanese and English
Degree/Professional Experience:
Degree of Pharmacy, Chemistry, Life science
As Associate Manager, at least 3-5 years experience in Regulatory Affairs
At least lower Business level English required (Speaking, reading, writing. TOEIC Score 700 or above)
Native or high business level is required 

PC skill:
Excel / Word / e-mail / PowerPoint

Primary Location
Johnson & Johnson K.K. (8235)
Job Function
Regulatory Affairs
Requisition ID