Johnson & Johnson Careers

【Janssen】 Medical Affairs, Oncology TA Leader (Director)

Chiyoda, Japan
Medical Affairs

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905768494W

Janssen Medical Affairs, Oncology TA Leader (Director)

•Responsible and accountable for Medical Affairs strategy of therapeutic area (TA) including compounds/product development/business plan.

•Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders including key opinion leaders to develop and implement the overall Medical Affairs strategy for new and developing products aligned with company brand strategy.

•Responsible for people management of TA departments.

•Responsible for ensuring that all Medical Affairs activities are compliant with Japan Legislation and HCC rules.


Developing TA strategy aligned with other critical functions/regions (R&D/BU/AP/GL)

Supervision of Medical Affairs Plan (MAP)

Provides input into early development through core membership of TASTe

Assigning members for product development teams (JCoT)
Provides input into brand strategy

Leading and supervising entire TA activities by providing clinical direction and strong leadership

Accountability and supervision of of MAP and monthly report by products

Accountable for execution of all TA activities

Collaborates with functional directors to improve the functional excellence and alignment

Develop close relationship with Thought Leaders in the TA (KOL Management)

Developing KOL management plan with MSL team in collaboration with R&D/BU

Maintains strong scientific collaborations with thought leaders within TAs to efficiently collect medical needs.

Leading members in TA departments

Accomplishing TA objectives by establishing plans and KPI measurements with functional directors.

Managing operational budget and allocating human resources upon Medical Affairs plan

Establishing good relationship with internal stakeholders (BU/R&D/AP; group level, individual issue or task oriented)

Developing professional capabilities for TA departments including TA knowledge, data generation capability, and leadership.

Managing TA budget and human resources

In collaboration with finance controller and alignment with AP/GL MAF

Support functional directors to develop our talents



The role involves extensive interactions with :

•Domestic and international KOLs in responsible therapeutic area.

•Regional leadership team

•Other local management board members

•Sales and Marketing leaders in JPKK

•R&D, PV, PMS and Regulatory Affairs leaders in JPKK

•All Medical Affairs leaders and members


•Work experience of 2-3 years as a people manager in MA, R&D, and MKT of pharmaceutical industry is preferred.

•Work experience of 3-5 years in Oncology TA is required.

•Deep understanding of local regulatory policy and industry’s code of practice related to drug registration, pharmaceutical promotion and clinical study is preferred.

•Understanding on operations and execution of clinical studies is preferred.

*MD or PhD required

1. Business level of Japanese and English communication

2. Interpersonal flexibility to effectively interact with a broad range of personnel in a cross-functional team environment.

3. Presentation skills and business acumen as a necessity

4. Demonstrated ability to analyze complex business situations and identify trends and creative business solutions.

5. Awareness of, and adherence to, Johnson & Johnson Credo values and International Health Care Business Integrity Guide

6. Possess GLP competencies as Senior Leaders

Primary Location
Janssen Pharmaceutical K.K. (7195)
Job Function
Medical Affairs
Requisition ID