Johnson & Johnson Careers

Medical Director

Beerse, Belgium
Medical Affairs

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805674845W

The Medical Director will serve as the primary responsible person for the diagnostic information that is generated at the JDx laboratory. In addition, he/she will be the primary contact point and resource for development activities of a number of diagnostic assay projects for Janssen Diagnostics.  This includes interactions with different internal and external stakeholders in a global context.
  • As a medical director for the Laboratory, this person is responsible for the data quality and impact of the information provided by laboratory services and will need to train in the specific assays and quality aspects of the Laboratory
  • Clinical representative for all quality related aspects of the Laboratory
  • Main interface with customers for laboratory related services
  • Scientific and clinical input for R&D activities related to laboratory services
  • Within the Janssen Diagnostics organization this person will lead a multidisciplinary team in charge of developing jointly with the Compound Development Teams the strategy for the development of new assays as well as their implementation.
  • Create diagnostic development plans in alignment with project timelines and milestones
  • Ensure appropriate staffing for implementing, monitoring and conducting clinical development programs for new diagnostic assays
  • Ensuring a multidisciplinary approach to diagnostic development plans interacting with different stakeholders including R&D, regulatory, biostatistics and commercial
  • Gather input from internal and external clinical and scientific experts to incorporate in development plans
  • Develop and provide input to research protocols for specific projects promoting the diagnostic offering in different therapeutic areas, as well as the Janssen Diagnostics message and value
  • Assist in publication planning, preparation and review
  • Build advocacy for Company existing and future products among regional and national thought leaders, including physicians, key academic centers, professional organizations, patient advocacy groups, hospital administration and payers.
  • Represent Company at professional meetings, congresses, local symposia and partner-sponsored meetings
  • Attend scientific meetings in representation of Janssen Diagnostics
  • Ensure full alignment and seamless collaboration with the different Compound Development Teams to meet their requirements and needs

  • An MD or DO degree
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant industry experience in the field of drug and diagnostic development
  • Strong oral & written communications skills
  • Able to operate in a complex matrix organisational environment
  • Experience in the conduction and design of clinical trials in the device and diagnostic area
  • Experience working in a laboratory environment
  • Proven ability to lead or influence multidisciplinary teams

Primary Location
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555)
Job Function
Medical Affairs
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