Johnson & Johnson Careers

Lead Contracts and Grants Analyst

Belgium; Paris, France; High Wycombe, United Kingdom; Leiden, Netherlands

Job Description

Requisition ID: 00001EJ5

Janssen Research & Development, LLC, a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for an Lead Contracts and Grants Analyst, located in EMEA with consideration given to working remotely within the EMEA-Region.

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found. 

Janssen Research & Development, LLC discovers and develops innovative medical solutions to address important unmet medical needs in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Please visit for more information.  We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

You will be responsible for the development and analysis of site contracts including but not limited to drafting, negotiating, and finalizing agreements related to clinical trials and/or overseeing a Clinical Research Organization responsible for contract negotiations.  The lead will assist with training of staff, facilitating clear and concise communications and assist CGAs with resolution of contracting and study related issues. In addition, the lead will provide project management and oversight to internal and external stakeholders as required and support to the clinical team in the pricing, planning, execution and control of contracts

You will:

  • Prepare, negotiate, and finalize clinical trial agreements and ancillary agreements for company sponsored and/or investigator initiated studies through direct negotiation with clinical trial sites or via oversite of a Clinical Research Organization responsible for contract negotiations. Responsible for delivery on established targets/measurements
  • Responsible for analyzing requirements and translating into appropriate contracts and budgets for clinical trial agreements and other relevant legal documents. Responsible for reviewing all study specific tracking requirements for accuracy and completeness as well as delivering against contracting cycle time targets
  • Work with global teams to review and analyze contractual terms and conditions.  Assess legal and budget risks in conjunction with team support functions.  Partner with Healthcare Compliance, Risk Management, Privacy and other stakeholders to obtain guidance and drive resolution. Analyze investigator fees in relation to fair market value pricing and ensure alignment with regional standards and the J&J pricing guidelines.  Participate in and/or lead approval escalations as appropriate
  • Provide specialized support and guidance on negotiations in confidentiality agreements, informed consent forms and other ancillary contract documents, as required.  Determine potential needs for contract amendments and manage amendment lifecycle. Ensure that contractual terms and provisions are in compliance with corporate process, systems, and strategies
  • Provide project management oversight to CROs contracted to negotiate CTAs globally, inclusive of training and supervision to ensure adherence to timelines/targets.
  • Onboard and train new staff and meet regularly with team members to ensure studies are properly supported and identify contracting issues and potential solutions. Assist in resolution of site/study related concerns. Mentor and guide teams on processes and procedures.  Serve as a key liaison with management on staff performance and development. Facilitate clear and consistent communications between management and other team members.  Identify and implement process improvements.  Drive accountability and results
  • May assist in review, authorization and/or management of payments.  Assist clinical operations or clinical team in ensuring that investigator grants comply with overall study costs and compliance guidelines



  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in appropriate scientific or business disciplines is required, an advanced degree is preferred
  • A minimum of five (5) years of related business experience within a regulated industry is required

  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience of contract negotiation within the clinical and/or drug development process is required 

  • Familiarity with healthcare compliance and other relevant guidance (HIPAA, FCPA, Safe Harbor, etc.) is required

  • Comprehensive knowledge of clinical research processes is required

  • Ability to work effectively in cross functional teams is preferred

  • Working knowledge of PCs (MS Office suite at a minimum) is required

  • Experience using Sharepoint is preferred

  • Experience with database management is preferred

  • Ability to accomplish substantial tasks with minimal supervision is required

  • Previous experience working in virtual teams preferred

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time domestically and/or internationally is required

What’s in it for you…?

“Caring for the world, one person at a time…”

As an employee we consider you as our most valuable asset. We take your career seriously. As part of a global team in an innovative environment your development is key and our day-to-day responsibility. Through e-university, on the job training, various projects and programs, we ensure your personal growth. Our benefits make sure we care for you and your family now and in the future! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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Europe/Middle East/Africa-France-Île-de-France-Paris, Europe/Middle East/Africa-United Kingdom-England-High Wycombe, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Netherlands-South Holland-Leiden
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555)
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