Bilingual (Japanese) Strategy Planning Manager
Company: Sysmex America Inc
Posted on: May 16, 2020
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Headquartered in Kobe, Japan, Sysmex is located in Lincolnshire,
Illinois. Renowned worldwide for the very finest in quality,
innovative diagnostic equipment and information-management systems,
we apply science to enhance the quality of life on a global scale.
Our agile, resourceful team is committed to realizing critical
breakthroughs in laboratory diagnostics, information technology,
workflow analysis and life sciences for the clinical
...to build a promising future.
We currently have an opportunity for a Strategic Planning Manager.
The Strategic Planning Manager will be a critical member of the
corporate strategy planning and will be responsible for leading
development of Sysmex R&D Center Americas Inc. s overall
strategic roadmap, driving critical initiatives across the company
and facilitating strategic prioritization processes that focus the
organization on the most strategic and impactful initiatives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. With oversight of the management team of R&D Center
Americas, the manager, Corporate Strategy Planning will lead
corporate strategy planning of whole RDCA, crystallize a direction
based on corporate strategy, and plan/promote concrete activities
by supporting President.
2. Conduct complex analysis of external/internal environmental data
(market trend, competitor analysis and Sysmex Group's business and
technology, etc.) to lead portfolio management, market
understanding and corporate strategic planning by utilizing
external resources (consulting companies or research companies,
etc.), through hearing to external intellectual and applying
3. Develop countermeasure strategy to changing partner or
4. Report to the Management team of R&D Center Americas about
the outcomes of responsible activities (e.g. corporate strategy
planning, industry environment research, project
5. Support project planning/management of various projects which
are promoted by R&D division and Strategic Planning Division in
achieving project objectives.
6. Track and report on strategy execution by working with R&D
division and Strategic Planning Division and report to the
management team of R&D Center Americas.
7. Develop and maintain strong relationships with Sysmex group's
Strategic/Sales/Marketing/Finance/R&D (PPM) departments and
provide a value-added support role in their strategic planning
process and activities.
8. Creating high-quality presentations / deliverables for internal
and external relevant parties.
9. Other duties as requested.
Travel Percentage: Up to 40%
* Ph.D. degree in sciences, biology, engineering, or other
technical or scientific area or equivalent training highly
desirable. Minimum 7 years experience of R&D or innovation
management in healthcare industry and academia.
* IVD knowledge preferable.
* Experience in networking, project management, KOL management,
market research, technology evaluation, academic collaboration.
Solid oral and written communications skills, presentation and
influencing skills, and the ability to deal directly with
professional and managerial level customers.
Fluency in English and Japanese required.
Third language ability a plus.
Ability to use Microsoft Office suite of software: PowerPoint,
Excel, Word, Internet Explorer.
Ability to make technology recommendations based on well-balanced
science, medical and business rationale.
Ability to solve complex problems by bringing together the right
people into a structured process.
Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of
Sysmex is proud to be an EEO/Affirmative Action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and
will not be discriminated against on the basis of sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin,
disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic
protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform
pre-employment substance abuse testing..
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