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Clinical Data Acquisition Lead

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
Clinical Data Management

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805632608W

Job Title: Specialist Clinical Data Acquisition Expert Leader 
Business: Janssen
Location: UK (High Wycombe)
Function: Pharmaceutical 

Who is Janssen? We’re more than 30,000 people working hard to prevent, treat, cure and stop some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. From heart disease to HIV, Alzheimer’s disease to cancer, we are committed to issues that touch everyone’s lives. Our mission is to transform individual lives and fundamentally change the way diseases are managed, interpreted, and prevented. We believe that challenging something is the best way to change it. So every day, in more than 150 countries, we bring cutting-edge science and the most creative minds in the industry together to think differently about diseases. We aim not only to innovate but also to empower people with the tools they need to make informed decisions and achieve the best possible results for their health.

We are looking at a future where the world of healthcare will be challenged by informed and empowered patients. We work for change that will improve access to medicines: the best available treatment at an affordable price. That’s why we at Janssen strive to provide access to effective and affordable medicines and related healthcare services to the people who need them.

The Data Delivery Clinical Data Acquisition Expert (CDAE) Leader within Integrated Data Analytics and Reporting (IDAR) group is responsible for the management and development of approximately 9-15 direct reports.  
The job holder is responsible for the development of a future proof data management technical capability with focus on building functional excellence, implementing and contributing to development of new data standards and adopting new technologies in support of delivering upon the assigned trial portfolio across therapeutic/business areas.  

This is a management level position where problem solving and decision-making are expected and required. 
The CDAE leader can take on additional roles such as being a business owner for processes or systems or acting as primary point of contact for a sourcing provider. The job holder provides significant leadership in the development of departmental policies, processes and trainings. The job holder will actively participate or lead a Community of Practice in order to align cross-functionally and across therapeutic areas.

The job holder will develop expertise in data collection methodologies, different data standard models from data capture through submission and will keep abreast with evolutions in industry trends.  

This position makes decisions and recommendations that will have a direct impact on the project delivery, resource 
allocation, and success of the overall delivery on the assigned portfolio. Decisions that are made by this position will also impact IDAR cross-functionally. 
The CDAE Leader will effectively co-ordinate and manage Clinical Data Acquisition Experts and is accountable for recruiting, resource planning, management and development of all employees to meet current and future business needs.  The CDAE Leader will communicate current and future strategy within Data Delivery and cross functionaly as necessary.
Principle Responsibilities 
1. Provides leadership by attracting and retaining top talent, developing team members and ensuring organizational effectiveness, transparency and communications.  

2. Provides leadership in establishing operational  strategy and process/system recommendations. 

3. The individual is responsible for the performance management, development salary administration for  direct reports, staff recruitment and will make decisions appropriate to this type of oversight and management. 

4. Actively participate or lead Community of Practice, operational strategy and process recommendations

5. Provides supervisory support to direct reports, including coaching, mentoring, training, career development, priority setting, etc. 

6. Provides strategic input into departmental staffing and/or sourcing strategy and ongoing evaluation of staffing/sourcing model.

7. Ensures compliance with department SOPs, policies and regulatory guidance documents.

8. Coordinates with other Operations Functional Leaders, Value Stream Leads and colleagues to ensure alignment of departmental roles and responsibilities.

9. This position influences managers in decisions in terms of performance management of direct reports as appropriate and understands and aligns with long-term business and development needs.

10. Can Serve as a business owner for processes/systems of medium/high complexity and/or significant departmental or cross-functional impact.  The individual is responsible for seeking input and making strategic decisions regarding the development, execution, and maintenance of the process/system in collaboration with the others

11. Leads departmental projects and implements solutions in collaboration with others.  Identifies opportunities, evaluates and gives input on solutions to enhance efficiency and knowledge-sharing within DDA, IDAR, and GCO, etc..

12. Ensures quality and compliance is  monitored for deliverables, may provide input into the establishment of metrics.

13. Takes a leadership role in process improvement initiatives as appropriate.  Collaborates to create strategies and best practices to increase efficiency.

14. Can act as a primary point of contact for sourcing providers being responsible for establishing a strategic partnership, ensuring adherence to contract agreements, following up on capacity management, deliverables and compliance in close collaboration with other IDAR partners and procurement.

Bachelors Degree and elevant experience OR Masters/MBA in a leadership function in clinical data management or statistical/data management programming with expert knowledge required in at least one of the two areas.  

Excellent people leadership skills and people management experienceis strongly preferred.  Understanding of data management and programming practices and systems is needed.  The CDAE Leader requires a knowledge of regulatory guidance documents such as ICH requirements, inter-departmental processes, and relevant Clinical R&D concepts.  In-depth knowledge of project management, team leadership and people development practices.   

This role requires knowledge related to talent development and relevant personnel policies and procedures.  This role requires knowledge of cross-functional working environment and industry trends that have an effect on departmental resources.  This role requires knowledge of sourcing strategies, resource management, and organizational impact.

Excellent leadership, decision-making skills and proven ability to foster team productivity and cohesiveness. Operates and executes with minimal supervision.  

In addition, the following competencies are required:
• Strong technical and analytic skills.
• Knowledge of SAS programming skills or other analytical programming language is required.
• Knowledge of eDC systems, e.g. Medidata platform of tools, Clinbase eCOS, etc. 
• In-depth knowledge of reporting tools, e.g. Spotfire
• Expert knowledge of SDTM including Define.xml, CDASH, metadata and ADAM

Expert project management skills and knowledge of team management principles are required.

What we’re about: 
We are passionate about our work, and play vital roles across a range of professional disciplines, and care deeply about our customers and communities. At Johnson & Johnson our culture enables dynamic and impactful careers. We share a kind of DNA where we’re each

• Committed to caring
• Responsible to our communities
• Ready to apply our knowledge and know-how
• Unique in our background and experiences
• The drivers of our own success
• Passionate about doing what’s right
Make a unique mark in your career

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Primary Location
United Kingdom-England-High Wycombe
Janssen Cilag Ltd. (7360)
Job Function
Clinical Data Management
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