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Associate Director, Medical Advisor/MSL


Medical Director


Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Job Description


We are looking for an expert for women's health (fertility, contraception, dysmenorrhea) who can create a medical strategy and also build a relationship with Key Decision Makers (KDMs) as Medical Advisor / MSL.

Organon, here for her health

Organon is a global healthcare company that we believe in a better and healthier every day for every woman! It is our North Star and we formed on 2nd June 2021 through a spinoff from Merck (known as MSD outside of the U.S. and Canada) with a mission to deliver every woman impactful medicine and solution for a healthier every day.

We are here for her health.

Organon Vision, Mission & values

Our mission is to deliver impactful medicines and solutions for a healthier every day. We build upon our strong foundation of more than 60 medicines and solutions across a range of areas. And we bring these important therapies around the world, with an international footprint that serves people in more than 140 markets.The diversity of our business provides a sustainable engine of growth so we can continue to invest in and advance new medicines and solutions for women that are so urgently needed.

Our values are the foundation of our culture:

  • Be real
  • We all belong
  • Bring your fire
  • Own it
  • Rise together
  • Keep Moving
  • And above all else, we will act with integrity.

Our focus

Women's Health:

  • Women's health needs continue to change throughout life. Our goal is to design our portfolio to help address her needs, our goal is to create a better and healthier every day, for every woman. We invest in innovations to support women’s well-being, fueled by our leading contraceptives and fertility business.

Established Medicines:

  • Our established brands include well-known products across a range of therapeutic areas like respiratory, cardiovascular, dermatology, central nervous system disease and more.


  • Based on our unwavering sense of responsibility to provide additional patients choices, we aim to expand our biosimilar business in Japan by utilizing the experience and foundation we have cultivated globally.

Position Purpose

The Medical Advisor/MSL reports into a Country Medical Lead. As a role provides medical support, engages with Scientific Leaders (SLs) / Key Decision Makers (KDMs), and drives scientific initiatives.

Additionally, Medical Advisor role holds primary responsibility within the country for the development and execution of the Medical Affairs Plans in Women’s Health areas under the guidance and supervision of the Country Medical Lead.

Primary Responsibilities

Scientific Leadership

  • Communicate scientific therapy needs credibly, appropriately, and effectively across a variety of internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • Build trust with the external scientific community via peer-to-peer scientific exchange, research and educational collaborations, interactions with scientific societies and health organizations, publications, etc.
  • Provide therapeutic/functional training to assigned teams and affiliate functions.
  • Develop and help execute country medical educational programs and symposia.
  • Lead country Advisory Boards and Expert Input Forums in line with strategy.
  • Participate in and contribute significantly to professional organizations, academic or regulatory working teams.
  • Lead executes country medical educational programs and symposia.

Medical Strategy and Therapy Leadership

  • Translate Global Medical Strategies into research, data analysis, scientific communication, educational, and other tactics and solutions that improve patient outcomes and enhance access in the country.
  • Ensure effective communication and collaboration between field and Medical through providing scientific and medical support to the Commercial team.
  • Evaluate accuracy of promotional materials.
  • Provide Medical Affairs therapeutic area support through engaging with SLs/KDMs, driving scientific initiatives and supporting the field force.
  • Collect, analyze, and communicate actionable insights at the country level.
  • Provide scientific inputs for digital initiatives.
  • Successfully collaborate, provide scientific inputs, and lead resolution of Regulatory queries/issues.
  • Support execution of and quickly adapt tactical plans to business realities in country.
  • Act with ethics and integrity; Provide non-promotional, balanced, reliable and scientific information.
  • Support with therapy training content for Sales team.
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking, specifically related to asset value proposition, and clinical and value evidence.
  • Support creation of Medical Affairs Plans along with the TA and Country Medical Leads.

Qualification, Skills & Experience

Required :

  • Minimum three years’ Medical Science Liaison experience at a pharmaceutical company (women's health area is preferred)
  • Communication skills (verbal, written, presentations (Japanese and English)) and interpersonal skills with the ability to work in cross-functional teams.

Preferred :

  • Medical degree, PhD in health sciences, Pharm D or equivalent.
  • Clinical and/or research experience in therapeutic area of interest.
  • Experience of relevant pharmaceutical industry guidelines (MA Code of Conduct), regulatory / reimbursement framework / clinical research guidelines.
  • Demonstrate analytical skills and a solid understanding of research methodology.
  • Ability to travel extensively (up to 60% of working week).

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)

Employee Status:



No relocation

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

Flexible Work Arrangements:


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Requisition ID:R518022