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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Senior Manager, Statistical Programming

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Permanent
Department:Biostats & Programming
Report to Position:Associate Director, Statistical Programming
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:29th September 14
Summary:

Sets objectives, delivers results and implements 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 discernable impact on the job area and expected results.

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Application Deadline: 22nd December 14

Associate Director, Business Intelligence and Analytics

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Full Time, Permanent
Department:Eisai Global Oncology Business Unit
Report to Position:Head of Pharmaceutical Services, EGOBU
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:1st October 14
Summary:

Supporting the Eisai Global Oncology Business Unit for EMEA, Americas, Japan and Asia providing

  • Market / commercial assessments and forecasts for new products, indications and formulations
  • Market /commercial assessments for in-licensing opportunities / early stage assets
  • Expert analysis into Oncology markets and commercial operations using advanced predictive analytics
  • Partner with Sales and Marketing teams to identify and track KPIs that are tied to brand strategy
  • Coordinate global market research with the Regions as requested
  • Provide bespoke competitive intelligence using internal and external resources
  • Deliver insights that lead to increased demands for Oncology assets
  • Partner with executive management to provide decision support
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Application Deadline: 22nd December 14

Mechanical Engineer

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Permanent
Department:Eisai Manufacturing Limited (EML)
Report to Position:Building and Utility Services Team Leader, EML Engineering
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:20th October 14
Summary:
  • Ensure safe systems of work and procedures are in place and employed in all aspects of work undertaken.
  • Being a key member of the engineering team providing input to direction.
  • Assess the effectiveness of maintenance philosophies and approaches. Adjust these as necessary to ensure the smooth and cost effective operation of the systems. This will include the balance between preventive, run time and reactive maintenance strategies.
  • Setting the maintenance requirements for mechanical services across the EKC.
  • Provide relevant data and documentation to be loaded onto the computerised maintenance management system (CMMS)
  •  For updating contract files, registers and records when required  
  • Assessment of critical spares requirements, reviewing supply and storage needs
  • Continuous improvement activities within area of responsibility.
  • To reduce energy consumption through effective control of plant and systems.
  • Be in charge of specific service contracts to ensure maintenance activities and documentation is undertaken and according to plan.
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Application Deadline: 22nd December 14

QA 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: 10th December 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: 8th December 14

Medical Advisor – International Pharmacovigilance

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Fixed Term Contract
Department:International Pharmacovigilance
Report to Position:Head of International Pharmacovigilance & EU QPPV
Location:European Knowledge Centre
Date of Description:22nd 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: 1st December 14

Director, Clinical Research - General Medicine, Immunology

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Full time
Department:Eisai Product Creation Systems
Report to Position:Vice President, Clinical Development, General Medicine
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:14th November 14
Summary:

This position is responsible for providing clinical expertise/leadership and overall medical support to the clinical development of various compounds within the general medicine area. The qualified candidate will also partner with the designated IPTL and clinical lead in the ongoing development of AKR in the acute liver indication. This project is currently in Phase 3 with 2 ongoing clinical trials. The incumbent will be primarily responsible for clinical development of immunologic and other select general medicine compounds already in or expected to initiate early phase clinical studies in the near future.

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Application Deadline: 1st December 14

Pack Management Coordinator

Salary & Benefits:Competitive
Employment Type:Permanent
Department:Eisai Manufacturing Limited (EML)
Report to Position:Technical Manager (Packaging)
Location:European Knowledge Centre, Hatfield
Date of Description:29th October 14
Summary:

 The Pack Management Coordinator position will play a key role within the Packaging Technical function at the European supply site, EML.

The primary focus of this role will be the provision of packaging change and data management coordination to ensure existing and new SKU’s can be supplied from EML in an efficient, controlled and timely manner.

In addition to these aspects, overall support of the packaging technical function will be required in delivery of new product introductions and operational activities.

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Application Deadline: 24th November 14
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