Reporting into the Associate Director, Corporate Communications, the Manager, Internal Communications will manage the development and execution of internal communications initiatives that support business objectives across OAPI and OPDC organization.
Key responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
Develop content highlighting Otsukas innovation and leadership (Corporate) as well as our Mental Health / Nephrology / Digital Medicine (Brand specific) organizations for appropriate settings. e.g. website, articles, flatscreens, print, etc.
Liaison with corporate communications / public relations teammates to pull through external and social media content internally.
Manage the development and execution of programs that promote employee engagement and culture, and build alignment and support for organizations vision, strategies and priorities
Support development and maintenance of communications guidelines / templates / processes / procedures
Manage PRC review and approval process for corporate communications
Build and maintain collaborative relationships with department heads/leads to ensure alignment with communications projects and consistency of messaging.
Bachelors degree required. Degree focus preferably with a concentration in communications or related discipline
Minimum 7 years experience in communications or related field with experience in internal and/or external communications is required.
Experience in healthcare/biotech/pharmaceutical industry is preferred
Experience working with an advertising agency is preferred
Experience with Project Management software tools is preferred
Experience working with cross-functional teams in a matrix environment
Ability to manage multiple issues and projects
Strong interpersonal skills, excelling written and verbal communications
Up to 10% travel is required based upon business needs.
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide. Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.
In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of mental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a big venture company at heart, applying creativity in everything it does.
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 50,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion ( 9.9 billion) in 2016.
All Otsuka stories start by taking the road less travelled. Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at www.otsuka.co.jp/en . Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at www.otsuka-us.com .
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.
Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.
At Otsuka, our people are passionate about developing and delivering original products as part of a global holistic commitment to better health and well-being. We have two core businesses dedicated to achieving our goals: a pharmaceutical business and a nutraceutical business. The pharmaceutical business develops and markets products for the diagnosis and treatment of disease in the following areas: central nervous system, oncology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology and cardiovascular. The nutraceutical business is dedicated to maintaining and improving health through the use of foods and beverages that provide extra health benefits in addition to their basic nutritional value. Since the beginning, nearly 100 years ago, the Otsuka family sought to develop products that stood out from the crowd, by traveling down the paths of discovery where others were less likely to tread.
We believe our culture and our people are the differentiators that empower us to produce breakthrough results. This is what makes us a big venture company that takes risks and focuses on unmet medical needs in order to develop new and better therapeutic compounds. We harness the extraordinary cr...eative and innovative abilities of our people to solve problems differently, and to persevere until they find answers. We are in this for the long-haul. Otsuka is a highly ethical company. We adhere to the highest standards in how we develop and deliver our products, and in how we treat our most valuable assets: Otsuka-people. We encourage them to follow their dreams, as turning dreams into reality is at the core of everything we do. It paves the way ahead to achieve our shared purpose: impacting on human health to help people live better lives.