Strategic Partnerships Associate

Job Description

Posted on: 
October 5, 2023

You will help build external partnerships with a wide range of partners, including pharmaceutical and biotech companies, cancer hospitals, government authorities, and cooperating agencies across the Japanese medical system.


  • Working with the Head of Partnerships, support oncology data partnership opportunities with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and government agencies in Japan, including creation of pitch decks and Flatiron proposal documentation, operations planning, and implementation
  • Conduct market research and extract insights to reflect in Flatiron Japan’s business strategy in collaboration with the teammates of Flatiron Japan, US, and other international markets
  • Support creating financial models and forecasting projections based on business case scenarios
  • Own preparation and logistics for both external and internal meetings

Job Requirements

  • You are a strong, analytical problem solver, able to break down ambiguous problems to identify strategic business decisions and their implications.
  • You have strong written and verbal communications skills, with 3- 5 years experience developing external/internal relationships especially in healthcare or technology in Japan.
  • You are able to proactively propose solutions to conduct effective market research for Flatiron’s strategy development and reinforcement.
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and willingness to teach and learn.
  • You are a team collaborator and willing to work with members of the various functions.
  • You are excited about working in a passionate, fast-paced, technology-driven culture.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit / “go-getter” mentality - you’re able to be flexible in your role and priorities as needed to advance Flatiron’s mission.
  • You are fluent in Japanese and English.

Extra Credit

  • You have specific domain expertise in an area relevant to Flatiron’s products or operations: RWD, RWE, pharmaceutical business, health regulatory authority interaction, oncology, outcomes research, clinical research or related data/ research products.
  • You have experience working in a start-up environment with product and engineering teams.
  • You have a research / science background

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