Head of Clinical

日本 外資系企業 外資系企業
  • Executive Leadership Opportunity at Top 5 Global CRO
  • High Level Responsibility for all Clinical Operations Activities


  • Leading global CRO with growing presence in Japan


  • Provides overall strategy and direction of clinical trials, processes and procedures.
  • Acts as Scientific Director / consultant as required by the needs of the projects.
  • Acts as a primary senior-level contact for customers.
  • Participates in customer proposals, Request for Information (RFIs), presentations,
    proposal defenses and Steering Committees.
  • Provides scientific/regulatory oversight and project/therapeutic training to project
  • Interacts and collaborates with the Medical Writing department in the preparation of
    clinical development plans, protocols, investigator brochures, and medical/clinical
    reports, as required.
  • Responsible for coordinating the acquisition of necessary medical/scientific input from
    outside experts/consultants/advisors.
  • Represents the Company by attending industry meetings, speaking engagements,
    participating in booth exhibitions, etc., and by publishing scientific or industry related
    articles in industry journals.
  • Participates in the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs),
    medical/scientific tools, training, staffing requirements, etc.
  • Interacts with senior management and contributes scientific/medical input to other
    departments, as appropriate.
  • Ensures quality standards are set and maintained over all areas of responsibility.
  • Other tasks and duties as determined appropriate by Executive Management.


  • Fluent English and Japanese
  • Communication - Strong presentation skills.
  • Problem solving - Strong problem solving skills.
  • Leadership - Ability to work through others to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics, monitoring/managing performance and providing feedback.
  • Experience productively partnering cross functionally and with customers to advance work effectively and efficiently.
  • Leadership - Ability to make decisions, bringing clarity to disparate information to inform actions and drive results.
  • Organisation - Planning, time management and prioritization skills Ability to organize resources needed to accomplish tasks, set objectives and provide clear direction to others.
  • Experience planning activities in advance and taking account of possible changing circumstances.
  • Prioritization - Ability to handle conflicting priorities.
  • Prioritization - Ability to work strategically to realize project goals, identifying and developing positive and compelling visions for the successful delivery of the project.
  • Quality - Attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Quality - Results-oriented approach to work delivery and output.
  • Demonstrated learning agility and openness to learning and keeping own knowledge and skill set current and evolving.
  • IT Skills - Good software and computer skills, including MS Office applications including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Collaboration - Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.
  • Excellent customer management skills and demonstrated ability to understand customer needs Effective mentoring and training skills, fostering learning and knowledge sharing with colleagues.
  • Cross-collaboration - Ability to work across geographies displaying high awareness and understanding of cultural differences Good understanding of other functions and their inter-relationship with Project Leadership.
  • Finances - Good understanding of project financials including experience managing, contractual obligations and implications.


  • Executive leadership opportunity at a major global CRO
Ed Marsden
+813 6832 8981


Ed Marsden
+813 6832 8981