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Project Manager, Global Launch Excellence & Lifecycle Management (GLE&LCM)(Global Supply Chain)

Job ID 1603049 Date posted02/16/2017 Location Ōsaka, Japan; Zurich, Switzerland;


-Lead cross-functional regional supply and launch teams (SLT) through supply planning, launch planning and execution of new products

-Participate in and contribute to global product team (GSCM) and to portfolio projects for achievement of goals and milestones

-Ensure rollout of Takeda global best practices for launch excellence


-Responsible for Supply Chain implementation planning for Product Launches.

-Lead the SLT - Supply and Launch Team, to develop, track/monitor the progress of “Supply Chain Implementation Plan”.

-Communicate with Commercial/Market as primary contact person during Launch.

-Responsible for initial launches and subsequent market expansion, providing support to market during LCM activities such as MA changes or re-submissions

-Participate in GSCM team (Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing team) where e.g. the mid to long term Global Commercial Supply Chain strategy is developed.


Global Launch Excellence & Lifecycle Management (GLE&LCM), Global Supply Chain

[Employment Category]

Regional and International work.

Employee Benefits

Allowances: Commutation, Housing, Overtime Work etc. 

Working Hours: Headquaters (Osaka/ Tokyo) 9:00-17:30,

Production Sites (Osaka/ Yamaguchi) 8:00-16:45,

Research Site (Kanagawa) 9:00-17:45 

Holidays: Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays, May Day,

Year-End Holidays etc. (approx. 123 days in a year) 

Paid Leaves: Annual Paid Leave, Special Paid Leave, Refresh Leave,

Maternity Leave, Childcare Leave, Family Nursing Leave, Philanthropy Leave


[Education, Experience and Skills]

- BS or MS degree in Pharmacy/Engineering or Sciences

- 6+ years work experience from Pharm industry in Supply Chain, Manufacturing

  and/or CMC development (Regulatory or QA experience is an advantage)

- 3+ years experience in cross functional Project/Product Management

- 6+ years experience from working in an international organization

- Intermediate/Advanced skill in collaboration (managing stakeholders)

- Fluency in English, written, spoken and understanding

- Fluency in Japanese