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Brand Manager, Biologics (Saphnelo)

English: business
Japanese: fluent
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

Mission: Contribute to maintain sustainably competitive position of AZ in the industry, who can make continued investment on scientific innovation to help patients, by maximizing the value of AZ science through delivering benefits of science to as many patients as possible.


  • Develop brand/portfolio strategy for Benralizumab to solve issues to maximize the business with in depth understanding of the market/customer/product & portfolio through issue dentification/ structure/ analysis /hypothesis building processes with X-functional team members
  • Own his/her chunk to drive by themselves from planning, implementation to evaluation
  • Design/conduct primary/secondary research and analysis to understand the status quo, validate the strategic hypothesis, and evaluate actions to shape the strategy together with market researchers
  • Get endorsement from internal/external stakeholders on our strategy and implementation plans
  • Proactively facilitate communication with stakeholders including Sales dept and Key External Experts to achieve the business goal
  • Maximize the brand/portfolio value not just in Japan, but globally through close communication with Global team and other maketing countries


Mandatory Experience Requirements

  • 3< years Sales and/or Marketing experience in pharmaceutical industry
  • Marketing Experience in Rheumatology 
  • New product launch experience (especially in Sales and/or Marketing)

Nice to Have Experience

  • Business experience in Autoimmune, intractable disease area

Mandatory Skill-set

  • Going extra-mile mindset to deliver impactful deliverables
  • Going out of his/her comfort-zone to stretch themselves for development
  • Structured way of thinking with objective/fact based view point (Analytical capability is a plus)
  • Collaborative team worker
  • Tangible track record in the current position

Mandatory Language Requirements

  • Fluency in Japanese (native level)
  • Business level English to communicate with global team members and external stakeholders
  • English and Japanese proficiency will be confirmed during job interview

About the Company

We're transforming the future of healthcare by unlocking the power of what science can do for people, society and the planet.

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.