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, Ōsaka, Japan
Job reference: R-040846
Posted date: Dec. 13, 2018


Manager of ESR operations is a leadership member of EOR and leading ESR operations team that includes Evidence Delivery Operation Specialist(EDOS), who has the ownership and accountability to ensure the effective delivery and management of entire ESRs planned and delivered in Japan

• Establish ESR operations organization and ensure the sufficient RWE/Project Management capabilities and capacity
• Hold the ownership of the entire ESR operations and the accountability for delivering ESR contracts/amendments, tracking ESR progress (time/cost/quality), providing operational project management expertise to drive the effective ESR delivery as per the agreed evidence plans
• Accountable for planning and controlling the entire evidence plans and budgets to support EORD and TA heads, and managing the accurate inputs/updates to the business planning (RBU2/LRP/PB)
• Manage Contribution review, approval, contracting and payments including the management of relevant systems,  tools and vendors
• Establish collaborative relationships with Local R&D, Medical, Marketing, Regional teams, Other Marketing Companies and Global MEOR to develop AstraZeneca’s approach to meet the evidence needs
• Hold the shared-responsibility in developing organization strategy and capabilities

Manager of ESR operations will report to EOR director.

※旧Ops Managerのポジションとなります。ESRのEDOSのマネージャーの役割となります。




• > 3years Clinical development experience as CRAs or equivalent and track record of successful study delivery
• Successful line management experience OR track record in developing high performing people / team
• Experience working with CROs for clinical studies

• Clinical Project Leader/Study Leader experience
• Working both in R&D and Medical (>3 years each)
• Line management experience
• Working experience outside Japan



• Bachelor or master degree in a scientific discipline


• PhD  in a scientific discipline or MD or MPH
• Project management certification



• Leadership & Communication
• Clinical Study Delivery
• Project Management
• External Service Provider (i.e. CROs) Management

• Study Design, Statistics and Epidemiology
• Medical writing & Scientific Publication



• Practical English communication skill at AZ speaking level 6/TOEIC > 800


• Demonstrated English communication skills in Global Team or outside Japan



• Cross-functional Stakeholder management skill


• Proven engagement capabilities ensuring broader business impacts across boundaries

(キャリアレベル)Eレベル (D:D can be applied depending on the experience/competencies)

(勤務地)大阪  or   東京

     * Osaka is strongly desirable, Tokyo location may be considered for a very strong candidate

【Medical】Manager of ESR Operations,ESR Operations,Evidence & Observational Research, Medical
Clinical Development

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