Product Manager, Medical Device Development Division

Project Manager Others

About the company
Established in 2017, this company aims to create a new lifestyle by utilizing both AI and brain science. The company is developing a service that allows for early detection and prevention of dementia. Dementia is currently known as an incurable disease. Hence, the company wants to contribute to helping people find and detect the disease at its early stages and help prevent it through the use of machine learning. They have an ongoing partnership with one of the largest research labs in Japan to gather thousands of brain images and are dedicated to developing new technology.
Corporate Culture
This company values communication between members. They want all employees to be close and open to board members so that they can freely discuss and propose ideas. There are top-ranked medical researchers, designers, and a foreign engineer currently working at the company. Many of the employees also have Doctorate degrees and have a high understanding of the conducted research and the development of cutting-edge technologies. Therefore, members can experience diversity and learn from fellow members with different backgrounds and expertise.
There are remote work and flex time systems at this company. They hold once-a-month meetings with the whole team. They also hold daily meetings to discuss daily tasks and weekly meetings to review what everyone has done during the week. In addition, employees are urged to participate in conferences and highly encouraged to write research papers and academic articles for publishing and submission.
Global Aspects
  • Already foreign employee(s) working
  • Actively pursuing diversity at the work place
PR Aspects
They are working with one of the largest research labs in Japan.
Other details
  • Flex time system
  • Values clearly defined
  • You can work from home
  • No dress code
  • Visa support
  • Flexible seating
As a product product manager for next generation and medical devices of a medical AI venture (large funding has been raised), you will lead the planning, development and operation of the business mainly related to medical device programs (SaMD) in the area of brain science. You will also work with a diverse group of members, including researchers/engineers/designers/customers service, to define requirements and promote functional development. This is a position where you will take ownership and responsibility for the entire product development process, including new and existing products, and lead product development.

SaMD...Software as Medical Device
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a leading pharmaceutical company.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global pharmaceutical company.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global pharmaceutical company.
Coordinate and resolve issues with internal and external stakeholders.
Coordinate and resolve issues with internal and external stakeholders.
As the front-runner of the "Brain Healthcare" service, which will be at the center of the aging society, you will be involved in product planning and functional studies at an exciting stage of accelerated growth, and you will be able to feel the reactions of customers and the market up close. You will also be able to create a new market through your products.
You will be able to feel the satisfaction of planning products that improve the quality of life in an aging society.
You will be able to work closely with the management team, business development members, and R&D members, so you will be able to experience and propose business issues and R&D studies.
You will be able to experience the 0→1 phase of medical device program development.
You will be able to gain knowledge and experience in various areas such as business strategy, product strategy, and regulatory strategy in the medical field.

Business Key Words ]
Dementia / Medical / Healthcare / AI / Medical device development / Medical institution / Product planning / Product planning

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
Experience in project management
Experience in overseeing and coordinating related departments within the company (device development, clinical development, quality assurance/control, regulatory affairs, sales/marketing, etc.)
External relations skills
Skill to communicate well and smoothly with external experts, and to promote and manage the progress of projects such as device development and business development of products and services.
Experience in at least one of the following areas
Experience with regulatory applications and insurance listing for medical devices
Experience in negotiating with regulatory authorities such as PMDA, MHLW, etc. and third-party certification bodies
Experience in marketing strategy planning and business feasibility study (including market research by using research companies and consultants)
Japanese Level
  • Business / Fluent
Experience in project management across an organization
Knowledge and understanding of software development, including agile development
Ideal candidate

Logical: Able to speak in a straightforward and logical manner.
Straightforwardness: Able to talk to anyone without embellishing oneself, and able to accept both good and bad things.
Curiosity and ambition: Be interested in and learn about things other than your own work (especially in the area of research).
Curiosity and ambition: willingness to learn and be curious about things other than your own work (especially in the area of research) ・Experience: willingness to test your skills in the area of medical AI
The ability to build optimal relationships through dialogue with internal teams as well as external stakeholders.
If you are passionate about solving social issues and take pleasure in solving difficult problems
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
  • Yes
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Saturday
  • Golden Week
  • National Holiday
  • Sunday
  • Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance (労災保険)
  • Health Insurance (健康保険)
  • Unemployment Insurance (雇用保険)
  • Welfare Pension Insurance (厚生年金保険)
Remote Work
  • Temporary remote work (During Covid-19)