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Associate Director, Janssen Biotherapeutics Portfolio Management

Spring House, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1520190806

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for an Associate Director, Janssen Biotherapeutics Portfolio Management located in Spring House, PA.

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create a world without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and pursue the most promising science. We are Janssen. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. Learn more at and follow us @JanssenGlobal.  Janssen Research & Development, LLC is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies.


The Janssen R&D BioTherapeutics team (JBIO) is searching for an Associate Director, Portfolio Management to support the management of their portfolio which spans  large molecule projects across the therapeutic areas of Janssen R&D. This role will report to the JBIO Portfolio Leader.   Janssen’s BioTherapuetics is a member of the larger Discovery, Product Development and Supply (DPDS) organization. This role will be responsible for supporting execution of portfolio projects in alignment with productivity goals established by the  JBIO Senior Leadership team (SLT) and the Therapeutic areas.  Several key functions of this role will be to work closely with the JBIO project team leaders and  disease area focus groups to ensure scientifically rigorous and efficient execution of projects, integration of new platforms into projects, and clear communication of portfolio needs to these teams.  This person will ensure that project leads have completed essential reports and the quality of data in reports reflect scientific rigor.  This person will also need to facilitate resolution of resource and/or portfolio alignment issues. The successful individual must establish excellent lines of communication and build trusting relationships with key stakeholders. Success in this role is defined by 1) Establishment of effective working relationships and communication lines with JBIO Team Leads, Therapeutic Areas (TAs) stakeholders & other key scientific stakeholders 2) Portfolio execution and 3) Contribution to development and implementation of robust portfolio management tools

Essential Functions:

  • Responsibility for portfolio management of disease area focus group projects
  • Facilitate portfolio management with key Therapeutic Area stakeholders
  • Facilitate training and resources for JBIO team leaders
  • Support development and implementation of portfolio analytics and visualizations

  • Ph.D.  degree and/or equivalent experience in life science or related field
  • 6 or more years of experience in pharmaceutical R&D is required
  • Experience in biologics drug discovery is preferred
  • Strong competency in stake-holder management is required
  • Excellent organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills are required
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a matrixed and dynamic environment


Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House-Welsh & McKean Roads
Janssen Research & Development, LLC (6084)
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