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Regulatory Affairs - New drug development, Senior Specialist

Business Development

Program Specialist


Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Job Description

The Position

The candidate will be a part of Regional Regulatory Affairs and affiliate Pharmacovigilance (RAaPV) organization and reporting into the Head of Japan Regulatory Affairs.


Primary Activities:

  • Develops new drug regulatory strategy for Japan from early Phase to Life Cycle Management (LCM) activities (i.e.: new indications, line extension, major efficacy variations aligned with regional priorities
  • Collaborates with commercial and local stakeholders to align regional regulatory strategy with country priorities.
  • Communicates program information with Country team to facilitate developing local regulatory strategy. Identifies the best possible regulatory strategy options in discussion with the countries for filing and pre-submission requirements/support needed from global teams.
  • Primary communicator with Regulatory Franchise and Global product strategy team members on key strategic issues (including updated guidelines/requirements) for Japan / regional countries and ensuring any updates are communicated in a timely manner.
  • Responsible as a point of contact to local Health Authority (PMDA)
  • Oversee external service providers.

This position needs communication and teamwork skill with responsible functions in local and global.

Our Regulatory Affairs team bring new medical advancements to the world by facilitating communications and procedures that allow swift, organized compliance partnering with regulatory agencies. We are on the leading-edge of healthcare breakthroughs that help provide new, reliable, and compliant medical products, practices and solutions to the world.

Other activities:

  • Be a SME for RA related system and/or procedures if required
  • Be a point of contact for RA/ORD related inquiry/communication from local HA and/or hospitals if required
  • Working in matrix environments including global teams

Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 15 years of pharmaceutical industry experiences including at least 3 years of directly related experience, OR
  • Master’s degree and 10 years of pharmaceutical industry experiences including 3 years of directly related experience.
  • Thorough, knowledge of regulations pertaining to new drug registration and risk/ safety standards is a pre-requisite.
  • New Drug Strategy leadership is expected to have strong leadership, communication, decision making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Japanese: Native level, English: Business level

Secondary Job Description

Who We Are:

Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women’s Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions. Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from candidates with a diverse background. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our applicants.

If you require reasonable accommodation(s) in completing an application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please email us at

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Annualized Salary Range

Annualized Salary Range (Global)

Annualized Salary Range (Canada)

Please Note: Pay ranges are specific to local market and therefore vary from country to country.

Employee Status:



No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

Travel Requirements: Organon employees must be able to satisfy all applicable travel and credentialing requirements, including associated vaccination prerequisites

Flexible Work Arrangements:


Valid Driving License:

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Requisition ID:R523566