At Eisai, we regularly have opportunities in a number of functional disciplines, working within and across UK and European teams. Our people represent a wide range of nationalities and cultures, a diversity that we actively promote in all of our businesses.

Reasons to make Eisai your next Career Move

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  1. European Knowledge Centre
    Eisai's £100M development at the heart of the pharmaceutical and bio-science cluster, in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK is now operational. The European Knowledge Centre (EKC) includes the Company's European headquarters, discovery research laboratories, clinical development group and manufacturing facility as well as the UK operating Company. Work on the site commenced in 2007 and the 230,000 square foot campus will initially accommodate over 500 staff, with the potential to expand to 1,000+.
  2. Exciting Drug Pipeline
    We have one of the best drug pipelines around. This includes new discoveries (an increasing number in late stage development), acquired molecules and further development of licensed products. Areas of clinical development cover the range of neurodegenerative diseases in CNS, Oncology and Critical Care/Internal Medicines.
  3. Fantastic people to work with
    This comment and many others like it have come from people who have joined Eisai - it often only takes a few weeks or, in some cases, a few days! The Eisai culture is very friendly, supportive and collaborative, with great energy and enthusiasm to succeed and to help you succeed.
  4. Career Development
    Whether it is for your new role, development for your future or Continuing Professional Development, you will benefit from well funded, willing support at Eisai to help you undertake your learning and get to where you want be.
  5. Scope for Personal Growth
    Eisai thrives on teamwork, enthusiastically delivered by committed and motivated individuals. Part of this comes from the wider scope of responsibility, objectives and learning potential Eisai staff enjoy. Your new Eisai role will not be as narrowly defined as in some companies.
  6. What's going on?
    The Human Health Care (hhc) ethos at Eisai informs and drives our communication and our relationships both internally and externally. We have regular All Employee Update meetings, themed Company Training Days, company-wide social events and more.
  7. Opportunities
    There are many opportunities at Eisai for a number of functional disciplines to get involved with UK, European and Global teams. Our employees represent a diverse range of nationalities and cultures and we actively seek to promote this in all our businesses.
  8. Benefits
    Alongside competitive salaries and generous annual bonus targets, we provide cover for healthcare, dental care, disability and life assurance. The optional stakeholder pension has a 5% employee contribution and 10% from the company. Your holiday entitlement will receive a very good uplift in the third and fifth years of your career. In addition, our “Equate” flexible benefits scheme enables you to adjust proportions of your benefits package, such as holidays and pension, so your chosen benefits more closely match your wishes.

Current Vacancies

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Manager, Regulatory Affairs, Neuroscience and General Medicine

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Permanent
Department:Neuroscience
Report to Position:Sr. Director, GRA Neuroscience TA Head
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:8th September 14
Summary:

This individual will provide the EU regulatory strategy, manage the submisisons (especially EU clinical trial applications), and lifecycle management of both development and marketed products for Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, and/or insomnia disorders and will work closely with the global regulatory lead (GRL) for these products.

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Application Deadline: 6th October 14

Contractor- Statistical Programmer, Modelling & Simulation

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Permanent
Department:Biostatistics
Report to Position:Director, Statistical Programming, Phase 1
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:1st September 14
Summary:

To set objectives, deliver results and implement policies and operational targets that have a direct impact on the work unit or operational outcome. Work may include policy changes or recommendations. Has an easily discernible impact on the job area and expected results. Typically no cost centre budget management responsibility.

To executes work procedures in a project context. Consistently exercises judgment and discretion within generally defined procedures. Technical expert with sufficient expertise and experience to be considered for sensitive or complex assignments and can be called upon to develop solutions utilizing creativity and ingenuity. Presents concepts, facts, and reports to mid-level internal and external clients to advise of key trends and issues.

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Application Deadline: 30th September 14

Quality Compliance Manager

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Full Time Permanent
Department:Eisai Manufacturing Limited
Report to Position:EMEA Quality Operations Director
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:1st September 14
Summary:

Accountable for facilitating the EML interactions with the Regulatory Affairs group ensuring effective communication of dossier reviews and variations, as well as ensuring that EML manufactures all products in compliance with the relevant Regulatory Filling. Accountable for managing Quality regulatory interactions, Change Control process, Quality Risk Management process and for providing Quality oversight for all Validation and Qualification activities at EML.

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Application Deadline: 29th September 14

Consultant Manager, Clinical Outsourcing, PCHQ

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:Eisai Product Creation Systems
Report to Position:Director, Clinical Outsourcing, PCHQ
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:1st September 14
Summary:

To lead and manage activities related to the outsourcing of clinical services, negotiation and maintenance of contracts for CROs and technical suppliers for Eisai Product Creation Systems (EPCS). Supporting the implementation and management of global outsourcing processes. Tracking budgets, savings, metrics and audit status and performance of external suppliers.

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Application Deadline: 29th September 14

Hospital Sales Specialist Epilepsy – South West

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Permanent
Department:Eisai Global Neurology Business Unit
Report to Position:Regional Sales Manager
Location:Field based
Date of Description:1st September 14
Summary:

To achieve agreed territory sales targets for all promoted brands. To understand, map and access all key customers and decision makers on territory while taking ownership and accountability for achieving all agreed business objectives. Taking a proactive, positive ‘can do’ attitude to all activities expected of your role as a Sales Specialist. To understand fully the current provision of both NHS and private healthcare (local, regional and national) and to anticipate how this is likely to change in the future particularly at territory level.

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Application Deadline: 29th September 14

Hospital Sales Specialist Epilepsy – Scotland

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Permanent, Full-time
Department:Eisai Global Neurology Business Unit
Report to Position:Regional Sales Manager
Location:Field Based
Date of Description:2nd September 14
Summary:

To achieve agreed territory sales targets for all promoted brands. To understand, map and access all key customers and decision makers on territory while taking ownership and accountability for achieving all agreed business objectives. Taking a proactive, positive ‘can do’ attitude to all activities expected of your role as a Sales Specialist and to also understand fully the current provision of both NHS and private healthcare (local, regional and national) and to anticipate how this is likely to change in the future particularly at territory level. To ensure the communication and understanding of this ‘environmental’ intelligence to relevant internal and external customers. To maintain a high level of knowledge of the Epilepsy disease area, products and relevant publications/data.

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Application Deadline: 29th September 14

Senior Compensation and Benefits Analyst, EMEA

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Full-time
Department:Human Resources
Report to Position:Head of Compensation and Benefits, EMEA
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:2nd September 14
Summary:

The Senior Compensation and Benefits Analyst, EMEA will work closely with the Head of Compensation and Benefits Manager, EMEA and the HR Business Partners as appropriate to support the development, implementation and roll out of Eisai EMEA HR Compensation & Benefits strategies, programs, activities, policies and procedures to support the current and future needs of the Eisai EMEA business.

The Senior Compensation and Benefits Analyst, EMEA will through continuous interaction and support of their HR colleagues, provide a full compensation and benefits support service while supporting activities such as, managing the monthly payroll feeds to Finance and managing the company`s contribution to external compensation surveys and deliver market comparison data to the HR team and wider business.

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Application Deadline: 29th September 14

Medical Affairs Manager, Epilepsy, EMEA

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Full-time Permanent
Department:Eisai Global Neurology Business Unit
Report to Position:Director, Neurology EMEA Medical Strategy Lead
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:5th September 14
Summary:

To provide specialist care focused scientific and technical support to European medical affairs and marketing activities for epilepsy products and to support/prepare pre-launch/ post-launch activities where necessary

To Design, implement and manage EEL sponsored Phase IV studies and data generation within European markets and coordinate affiliate generated data review and approval process (IIT) for Epilepsy products.

To develop and manage advocacy plan

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Application Deadline: 29th September 14

Manager, Clinical Outsourcing, PCHQ

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Permanent
Department:Outsourcing, Product Creation Headquarters (PCHQ)
Report to Position:Director, Clinical Outsourcing, PCHQ
Location:EMEA Knowledge Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Date of Description:22nd August 14
Summary:

To lead and manage activities related to the outsourcing of clinical services, negotiation and maintenance of contracts for CROs and technical suppliers for Eisai Product Creation Systems (EPCS). Supporting the implementation and management of global outsourcing processes. Tracking budgets, savings, metrics and audit status and performance of external suppliers.

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Application Deadline: 26th September 14

Medical Affairs Manager, Oncology Business Unit

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Full-time Permanent
Department:Oncology Business Unit
Report to Position:Head of Medical, Oncology Business Unit
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:1st September 14
Summary:

In liaison with the Head of Medical OBU, provide support for the following activities, in preparation for the launch of Lenvatinib in the EMEA region. Produce and execute the Lenvatinib Medical and Scientific strategic and tactical plans, in close collaboration with the Brand Director and in accordance with the GLT and EGOBU imperatives.

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Application Deadline: 22nd September 14

Medical Advisor – International Pharmacovigilance

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Full-time, Permanent
Department:International Pharmacovigilance
Report to Position:Head of International Pharmacovigilance & EU QPPV
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:1st September 14
Summary:

To support the Head of International Pharmacovigilance & EU QPPV, and the Eisai global safety community, in the provision of a comprehensive Pharmacovigilance and Product Safety service to Eisai in Europe and Eisai internationally.

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Application Deadline: 22nd September 14

EML Quality Assurance Manager

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Full Time Permanent
Department:Eisai Manufacturing Limited
Report to Position:EMEA Quality Operations Senior Director
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:1st September 14
Summary:

Accountable for implementing and maintaining EML Quality Assurance activities relating to product support used for the manufacture, packaging, testing, storage and distribution of EML manufactured products. Ensuring that they are compliant with current GMP, GDP, Eisai Quality Systems, Eisai Corporate expectations and Industry Standards. Enhancing quality policies, systems and procedures as appropriate.

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Application Deadline: 22nd September 14

QP Manager, Quality Assurance PST

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Permanent
Department:Development Quality Assurance (DQA)
Report to Position:Director, EU GMP Compliance
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:1st September 14
Summary:

Accountable for PST DQA activities relating to product support used for the manufacture, packaging, testing, storage and distribution of investigational medicinal products comply with current GMP, Eisai Quality System, Eisai Corporate expectations and Industry Standards. Support the review and writing of quality policies, systems and procedures as required.

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Application Deadline: 22nd September 14

Contractor, Medical Writer- 6 months

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Full time
Department:Oncology PCU
Report to Position:Director, Oncology Medical Writing
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:1st September 14
Summary:

The medical writer is expected to work directly with clinical study teams, the oncology medical writing teams, regulatory affairs personnel, and the publishing group in the preparation of scientifically valid regulatory documents. Documents include but are not limited to: Protocols and protocol amendments, clinical study reports, narratives, Investigator Brochures, and submission documents

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Application Deadline: 22nd September 14

Senior Manager, Statistical Programming, Oncology

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Permanent
Department:Biostats & Programming
Report to Position:Assoc. Director, Statistical Programming
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:1st September 14
Summary:

The chosen incumbent shall be responsible for providing statistical analysis and programming leadership for oncology clinical studies, accountable for all programming related activities throughout drug development from study design to regulatory filings and publications.

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Application Deadline: 22nd September 14
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