Company: Kyowa Kirin International plc
Closing Date: 21 Dec 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
As a Global Product Lead in Bone Metabolism you will ensure the success of the global launch as well as product lifecycle management and geographic expansion for a new rare disease X-linked Hypophosphatemia product.
Global Product Lead, Bone Metabolism
Galashiels (Commuting distance to Edinburgh)
Open Dates: 21 November – 21 December 2016
Kyowa Kirin International plc. (KKI) is in an exceptional period of growth that will further accelerate as we take our innovative new orphan drug products to market. These products will join an expanding, successful product portfolio, focusing on cancer supportive care, oncology and bone therapeutic areas.
As a Global Product Lead in Bone Metabolism you will ensure the success of the global launch as well as product lifecycle management and geographic expansion for a new rare disease X-linked Hypophosphatemia product. You’ll be impacting the here and now as well as the long-term product pipeline. You will work with a broad range of stakeholders including affiliate businesses, international functions, our headquarters in Tokyo and external partner organisations. This is a very senior and strategic role which has many moving parts to coordinate and manage.
In order to be successful in this position you will have medical or very high level scientific knowledge of mineral metabolism, renal disease and related fields. You’ll have experience working in Pharma in a global project management and strategy capacity. You’ll have had exposure to the US, EU and Asian Pharma markets. With excellent English skills you’ll be able to provide clear leadership and derive the best out of dispersed and diverse groups. With a both a strategic mind-set as well as a strong desire to be productive, you’ll be organised so as to handle many activities simultaneously.
Kyowa Kirin International plc is the Western Commercial business for KHK, a leading biopharmaceutical company with an impressive and enviable pipeline.Headquartered near Edinburgh in the Borders of Scotland, we at Kyowa Kirin actively promote products in 13 countries and have plans for additional expansion.
We are still relatively small, thus unencumbered and dynamic in our approach which may not be offered in larger organisations. We are however growing rapidly with 200 talented individuals joining us within the last 18 months, taking us to approximately 600 employees so critical mass is indeed evident.
We value people who get results and who do so quickly and accurately. If your passion and drive echoes this, this could be the role you’ve been waiting for and you couldn’t be joining us at a better time.
Commensurate to the role, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package including private medical insurance, life assurance and income protection and have the opportunity to travel globally.
Kyowa Kirin International is an equal opportunities employer.
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