Coordinator Global Medical Communications

Astellas Pharma

Astellas Canada – Coordinator, World Medical Communications

At Astellas, we attempt to turn into a cutting-edge, value-driven life science innovator. This implies working on the forefront of healthcare change to show revolutionary science into VALUE for sufferers.

What units us aside is our give attention to sufferers, our pioneering innovation, our collaborative tradition, and the eagerness of our proficient individuals.

Making a constructive impression on sufferers’ lives is the aim behind every little thing we do. At Astellas, we’re relentless in our pursuit of scientific progress and in tackling unmet medical wants, demonstrated by our legacy in oncology, overactive bladder and transplant and our spectacular pipeline in girls’s well being, blindness and regeneration, genetic regulation, immuno-oncology, mitochondria and focused protein degradation.

About Us:

We’re a world pharmaceutical firm headquartered in Japan, with a workforce of greater than 14,000 managing operations in roughly 70 nations around the globe. We’re within the High 30 international biopharma firm primarily based on international revenues and are predicted to be one of many High 10 Most cancers Drug Makers of 2024 by Fierce Pharma.

In Canada, we’re rising to fulfill the thrilling alternatives realized by our legacy manufacturers and wealthy pipeline of revolutionary therapies.

We’re on the lookout for candidates who will thrive in our entrepreneurial and empowering setting the place expertise and management flourish. Do your values align with our Astellas Approach – affected person focus, possession, outcomes, openness and integrity? Then we’d love to listen to from you.

From the primary day in position, everybody at Astellas has a duty for making a brighter future for sufferers around the globe. We nurture distinctive relationships with our staff to permit them to thrive, foster innovation, and ship distinctive enterprise outcomes. We work to create a tradition the place our individuals really feel empowered to pursue courageous concepts and bold outcomes, to have the boldness to be accountable for the next commonplace of efficiency and embody a aggressive and solutions-oriented mindset.

Our experience, science and know-how make us a pharma firm. Our open and various tradition is what makes us uniquely Astellas.

Astellas Pharma Canada (APCA) is at the moment looking for a Coordinator, Medical Communications Excellence reporting to Senior Director, Medical Communications Excellence.


The Coordinator, Medical Communications Excellence will help day-to-day enterprise operational actions for Medical Affairs colleagues in international Medical Communications positioned in a number of areas. The duties will embrace actions associated however not restricted to Enterprise Operations Help for World Medical Communications, Contracting & Buying, and Monetary Planning help.

Important Job Duties

Enterprise Operations Help

  • Course of Contract & Buying requests for World Medical Communications colleagues worldwide
  • Handle cost standing of all Buy Orders and Invoices throughout World Medical Communications
  • Liaise with enterprise operations, sourcing, suppliers, contracting and authorized as wanted, serving as World Medical Communications major Level of Contact for enterprise operations associated actions
  • Hold the worldwide Medical Communications workforce knowledgeable of deadlines and adjustments from above groups
  • Answerable for advert hoc enterprise operations tasks together with however not restricted to: sharing of finest practices, improvement of templates, course of mapping and different associated tasks

Monetary Planning Help

  • Liaise with Finance workforce as major Level of Contact for World Medical Communications
  • Replace finances trackers (e.g., Anaplan), help finances forecasting actions by offering monetary overviews


  • Help compliance associated processes, together with however not restricted to submitting requests through the Interplay Approval System
  • Embed Compliance Tradition throughout all areas of the enterprise making certain Integrity in Motion is actively utilized in all initiatives
  • Guarantee adherence to Astellas insurance policies referring to Ethics and Compliance requirements


  • Different operational advert hoc duties as could also be moderately required by the enterprise

Quantitative Dimensions:

  • Buy orders/bills for all World Medical Communications non-study ways (~1,000 ways/yr)
  • Month-to-month and quarterly monetary reporting (~30 M USD yearly)

Organizational Context:

  • The place experiences to the Sr. Director, Medical Communications Excellence
  • Collaborates carefully with Medical Communications Management Crew and all ranges inside their respective groups, exterior distributors, suppliers and consultants, skilled and/or regulatory our bodies, Ethics & Compliance, Finance

Required {Qualifications}

  • Bachelor’s Diploma
  • 2+ years of expertise and proficiency working with monetary instruments and/or administration programs (eg, My Purchase, My Contracts, Anaplan, Echo, Interplay Approval System)
  • Robust written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Potential to work independently in addition to in a workforce setting and underneath administration.
  • Demonstrated capability to develop and preserve efficient collaboration relationships with workforce members and inner/exterior companions.
  • Potential to prioritize and manage a high-volume workflow and observe a mission by way of to completion, making certain consideration to element and highest stage of accuracy inside required timeframe.
  • Expertise working with each inner and exterior prospects and enterprise companions.
  • Data and/or expertise working with teams with various cultural backgrounds and studying kinds.
  • Demonstrated dedication to reaching outcomes by way of work efforts and talent to drive to desired purpose completion.
  • Intermediate to Superior competency and expertise with a wide range of laptop functions, together with Microsoft Suite, MS Venture, SharePoint, MyBuy, MyContract, Anaplan, Echo, Interplay Approval System.

Most well-liked {Qualifications}

  • Expertise collaborating with educated people from inside and out of doors the departments, in addition to associates globally
  • Potential to self-motivate and drive for robust outcomes.
  • Understanding of economic/authorized/regulatory/compliance necessities and pointers with respect to medical communication actions inside the pharmaceutical business
  • Expertise working throughout a number of cultures and nations/areas

Further Data

Astellas Pharma Canada welcomes and encourages functions from individuals with disabilities. Lodging can be found on request for candidates participating in all elements of the hiring course of.

Astellas Pharma Canada requires full Vaccination towards COVID-19 as a situation of employment. Affordable lodging to this coverage could also be granted for a legitimate lodging request underneath human rights laws.

No phone inquiries, in-person functions, or companies please. Whereas we recognize all functions, solely candidates into account will probably be contacted.

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Class Medical Communications

Astellas is dedicated to equality of alternative in all elements of employment.

EOE together with Incapacity/Protected Veterans

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