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Business Development Manager Pharma (m/f/d)

Asahi Kasei Pharma is a Japanese pharmaceutical company dedicated to research, development and commercializing innovative products for unmet medical needs in the areas of musculoskeletal disorders, including pain management, autoimmune diseases, critical care and rare diseases. We operate our businesses in the Health Care Business Unit of the Asahi Kasei Group in accordance with the mission "To sincerely care for each individual life and solve their unmet medical needs with a wealth of ideas and solid science.".

For our newly established European Pharma Division in our new European Headquarter in Düsseldorf we are looking for a:

Business Development Manager Pharma (m/f/d)

Asahi Kasei Pharma (AKP) has been pursuing an in-licensing initiative to strengthen and expand its pipelines from pre-clinical to late clinical stage. In the course of the in-licensing activity, AKP is searching innovative assets of pharmaceuticals and medical devices in its focus therapeutic areas.


Your Tasks

  • Serve as a first point of contact to leverage our in-licensing initiative in the entire European region
  • Explore and identify potential partners whose assets fit to the needs of AKP
  • Connect to potential partners to obtain the necessary project information for evaluation
  • Establish personal relationships between partners in Europe and our headquarter in Japan

Your Profile

  • You are a motivated individual with around 5 years of experience in a similar position
  • You have a strong network within the pharma, medical device, biopharma or biotech industry
  • You have a good understanding of drug discovery and clinical development
  • A good know-how regarding EMA and FDA regulations is preferred
  • A good understanding of the Japanese business culture is helpful, but not necessarily required

Our Offer

You will become part of an international and growing team which is successfully exploring the European market. Based on this we offer you an exciting working place that provides a lot of opportunities to grow within the company. You will enjoy working in a friendly, young and diversified team which is part of a very strong and well-established global enterprise. In addition to that we obviously do also offer you a quite competitive and attractive compensation package.


Please send your application with a CV via the link below. We are looking forward to hear from you!
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Asahi Kasei is a Japanese technology group with a broad variety of materials and solutions that enrich our modern life, ranging from performance plastics, synthetic rubber, packaging products, performance coating materials, membranes and systems, to electronic components. With a total venue of 17.6 billion Euro we are an innovation-driven company and aiming at fulfilling our Group Slogan of "Creating for Tomorrow" by leveraging our diversity of businesses and human resources.