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Therapeutic Area Head of Data Management, Immunology

Raritan, New Jersey; Titusville, New Jersey; Beerse, Belgium; Spring House, Pennsylvania
Clinical Data Management

Job Description

Requisition ID: 00001CG5

Janssen Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C., a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Therapeutic Area Head of Data Management for Immunology. This position can be based out of Raritan, NJ; Titusville, NJ; Spring House, PA; or Beerse, BE.


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The Data Management TA Head within the Integrated Data Analytics and Reporting (IDAR) group is responsible for providing input to Data Management strategy and deliverables for a therapeutic area, aligned to the overall IDAR and GCDO/RDO strategies. This position is also responsible to collaborate with the peers, DM Head, TA Standards Lead and IDAR TALs to provide input on process optimization and innovation within the therapeutic area assigned, ensuring alignment across IDAR.  

  • This position supervises Data Management Leads and GDMs supporting the TA.
  • This position is accountable to own one or more DM processes impacting all TAs.
  • This position is accountable for recruiting, resource planning, management and development of all employees within their organization to meet current and future business needs.  Coaching and mentoring others as needed.

Provides input to Data Management strategy and deliverables, process optimization and innovation across compounds and projects within the therapeutic area assigned.   

  • As part of the Data Management leadership team, contributes to decisions on business strategy, processes, outsourcing and resource allocations across sites.  Provides strategic input into the evaluation and reassessment of departmental processes.
  • Identifies process optimization and innovation within therapeutic area assigned and ensures alignment of processes and procedures across Data Management.
  • Provides input to IDAR TALs on study prioritization and resource allocation to ensure programs within therapeutic area assigned are supported.  Provides input and approval on resource demand for therapeutic area as part of budget planning in conjunction Data Management peers and Head.   
  • Makes recommendations around process/policy deviations to adhere or adjust to local or project requirements.

Provides leadership to the Data Management team by attracting and retaining top talent, developing team members, and ensuring organizational effectiveness, transparency, and communication.

  • Charged with making decisions associated with the management of assigned personnel and local administration, including hiring, performance management, space allocation, supplies, budget, travel, etc.  
  • Undertakes people development responsibilities through coaching, training, and performance management as well as ensure compliance with department SOP’s, policies and regulatory guidance documents.
  • Accountable for the decisions made by the Data Management Leads and Global Data Managers from a performance perspective.
  • Coordinates with other DM Therapeutics Heads and other colleagues to ensure alignment of departmental roles and responsibilities.

Accountable to provide input into the development of departmental policies, procedures, training and standards. 

  • Policy and standards development and compliance as it relates to the therapeutic area assigned.
  • Participates in and/or lead global cross-functional and cross-company initiatives, as applicable.
  • Own one or more department procedures, ensuring the processes are up to date and efficient.
  • Lead process improvement projects, as needed, to continue building best in class Data Management organization.

This position reports to Data Management Head (DM).  There are regular interactions with the DD Head, IDAR Head and senior leadership to identify and share input for strategies and approaches.  Work is received in broad terms and this position is provided independence for execution.  This position supervises Data Management Leads and Global Data Managers. 

  • Participates in IDAR and GCDO initiatives as assigned.
  • Regularly meets with direct reports to ensure consistency and appropriate progress towards project goals.
  • Collaborates and partners with cross-functional leadership to drive issue escalation and issue resolution, and champion best practices.
  • Collaborates with vendor to optimize sourcing decisions

  • A minimum of a BS is required (MS or PhD preferred), plus a minimum of 10 years of experience in a leadership function in clinical data management, with expert knowledge, is required
  • A minimum of 5 years of excellent people leadership skills and people management experience is preferred
  • Experience working in Data Management within Immunology is strongly preferred
  • Extensive understanding of data management and general knowledge of clinical operations is required
  • A knowledge of regulatory guidance documents such as ICH requirements, inter-departmental processes, and relevant Clinical R&D concepts is required
  • In-depth knowledge of project management and/or team leadership practices is required
  • Existing knowledge related to talent development and relevant personnel policies and procedures is preferred
  • Knowledge of cross-functional working environments and industry trends that influence departmental resources is required
  • Knowledge of sourcing strategies, resource management, and organizational impact is required

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Raritan
Other Locations
Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium-Antwerp-Beerse, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House, North America-United States-New Jersey-Titusville
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
Job Function
Clinical Data Management
Requisition ID