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Manager, Scientific Operation, Discovery Center, Janssen China R&D

Shanghai, China
Contract Administration

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805652566W

Core Responsibilities

  • ·         Strategically designs and executes external alliance management to drive more efficient collaborations

o   Map out external vendor competitive landscape through a systematic analysis based on Discovery Center pipeline needs and new initiatives

o   As a key Point of Contract, facilitates external/internal interactions and ensures collaboration progress

o   Identifies, clarifies and helps resolve any issues in a timely manner

o   Supports external data quality and compliance management to ensure Janssen R&D standards being met

  • ·         Plays a key role in effectively driving and implementing contracting process for Discovery Center

o   Creates and completes various contracts with strategic contract negotiation

o   Drives the contracting process from request submission to PO completion via active interactions with key partners such as scientists, procurement, legal, compliance, PMO and finance

o   Proactively optimizes contracting process for improvements within BU and tactically influences other key business partners

o   Monitors contracting process timeline and ensures timely deliverables at each step

o   Systemically archives all relevant contracting documents as audit ready

o   Leads the Tertiary Party Intermediary due diligence process to meet compliance requirement for third party assessment during contracting process

  • ·         Supervises and trains junior staff as needed


  • ·         Advanced degree in life sciences
  • ·         At least 5+ years of experience working in the multinational pharmaceutical or biotech industry with good knowledge of drug discovery and development, overseas experience preferred but not required
  • ·         Experience in interacting or collaborating with CROs, academic institutions or pharmaceutical companies
  • ·         Hands-on experience in creating and executing contracts with external vendors/collaborators preferred
  • ·         Demonstrated competence to assess priorities and to successfully lead and manage multiple projects while meeting time-sensitive and demanding deliverables
  • ·         A solution-driven, detail-orientated and creative thinker
  • ·         Self-motivated and with ability to effectively work with limited supervision
  • ·         Strong communication skills with oral and written proficiency in Chinese and English

Primary Location
J&J (China) Investments Ltd (7046)
Job Function
Contract Administration
Requisition ID