Posted to MedZilla on 9/18/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Singapore-, Manager, Medical Information, Asia Pacific, India and China SR0040424-MZ



  • Develop and communicate appropriate, quality and timely responses to requests for medical information in the APAC region, India and China.
  • Develop and implement medical information support materials.
  • Report potential adverse events and product issues to appropriate teams.
  • Support management of medical information providers.
  • Support regional Medical function activities as directed by Regional Head, Medical Information as required.


  • Develop and communicate appropriate, quality and timely responses to Medical Information requests.
  • Support management of medical information providers.
  • Implement novel channels for dissemination of medical information.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • A medical or scientific degree is required.
  • 8-10 years of related work experience.
  • >4 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry is required, preferably within a matrix structure.
  • >2 years of experience within medical affairs, clinical research or PV/safety roles (e.g. Medical Information, Medical Communications, Pharmacovigilance/Safety).
  • Experience leading teams is preferred.
  • Experience managing vendors and complex projects is required.
  • Good knowledge of Medical Information best practices, legal and regulatory requirements, Codes of Practice, Standard Operating Practices and guidelines.
  • Availability to travel approximately 10% of time.
  • Availability to participate in early or late meetings/teleconferences.

  • Fluency in Korean or Mandarin is a strong plus.

Notice to Employment / Recruitment Agents:

Employment / Recruitment agents may only submit candidates for vacancies only if they have written authorization to do so from Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda s Talent Acquisition department. Any agency candidate submission may only be submitted to positions opened to the agency through the specific Agency Portal. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a fully executed contract in place between the Employment / Recruitment agents and Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda and only if the candidate is submitted via the Agency Portal. Candidates submitted or presented by Employment / Recruitment Agents without a fully executed contract or submitted through this site shall not be deemed to form part of any Engagement for which the Agency may claim remuneration.

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