Senior Manager Global Medical Affairs

Job Locations US-NJ-Princeton
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Participates in all medical affairs activities associated with the development and commercialization of new products, including bringing commercial input to the clinical team and clinical input to the commercial team. Assists with the public dissemination of information and data, including product labeling and promotional materials. Experience in the cardio-renal therapeutic area is a plus but not required.

  • Develops, produces, and organizes manuscripts, presentations, international symposiums, and posters.
  • Interacts with experts in the field to obtain feedback on products
  • Provides input into the creation of marketing materials and ensures data is accurately and effectively communicated.
  • Provides input into regulatory documents.
  • Provides support and expertise to global medical affairs teams
  • Provides input on feasibility of the product during pre-clinical and clinical studies.
  • Proactively acts as a liaison between the commercial group and the clinical development organization.
  • Participates in the evaluation of potential licensing candidates.

Travel 25 – 40% (global)



  • Understanding of cardio-renal therapeutic area, commercialization strategy, regulatory issues, and the pharmaceutical industry in general. 
  • Strong scientific background and knowledge of the pre clinical and clinical trial study development.
  • Requires an understanding of the company's products, commercialization strategy, the competition, and the pharmaceutical industry in general. 
  • Maintains a current awareness of new drug developments in targeted therapeutic areas.
  • Solid statistical knowledge with a demonstrated ability to interpret study findings and communicate appropriately.


  • Ability to interpret scientific data and calculate potential commercial value and financial impact. 
  • Skilled in influencing people
  • Strong computer skills with demonstrated experience in working with the Microsoft suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Demonstrated experience working with secondary data sources.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate (written information and presentations) with internal and external parties.

Master’s degree with significant relevant pharmaceutical industry experience.  MD, PhD, PharmD preferred with at least 2 years of relevant experience (industry or academic).  


Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: “Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide.” Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.

In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of mental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a “big venture” company at heart, applying a youthful spirit of creativity in everything it does.

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 45,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion (€ 9.9 billion) in 2016.

All Otsuka stories start by taking the road less travelled. Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at


Disclaimer: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary. Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.


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