Johnson & Johnson Careers

Clinical Research Manager

Prague, Czech Republic
Clinical Trial Administration

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905741662W

 At Janssen, we are dedicated to addressing and solving some of the most important unmet medical needs of our time in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.  Driven by our commitment to patients, we bring innovative products, services and solutions to people throughout the world. Janssen is a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson.  Please visit for more information
Clinical Research Manager
Location: Prague
Permanent contract
Clinical Research Manager is accountable for strategic and operational management and successful country execution of all phases of clinical trials within assigned therapeutic area(s) or specific role(s), including resource allocation, adherence to timelines and budget, compliance with relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), policies, Health Care Compliance (HCC) and local regulatory requirements.
Main Tasks:
  • This individual is responsible for line management of Local Trial Managers (LTM), Site Managers (SM), Clinical Trial Assistants (CTA) and/or other GCO staff, as required.
  • Responsible for mentoring more junior FMs and assume cross border oversight (if required).
  • Oversees staff performance, development, training, project assignments, workload distribution and supports issue resolution with direct reports.
  • Ensures alignment of local goals with organizational objectives.
  • Drives innovative solutions and process improvements for the assigned therapeutic area(s), country and GCO/ Global Clinical Development Organization (GCDO) overall.
  • Supports Local R&D Head in shaping and managing local organizational structure to ensure its optimal efficiency.


Crucial Requirements for Candidates:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required, preferably in Life Sciences
  • Minimum of 8 years of clinical research experience acquired in pharmaceutical industry, CRO or investigational site.
  • Effective communication and leadership skills. Ability to foster team productivity and cohesiveness.
  • At least 2 years of line management experience (medium to large size team of direct reports) required. Skilled in leading, hiring, training, developing and evaluating people. Solid decision-making and financial management skills.
  • Effective issue resolution and ability to generate and implement contingency plans for both productivity and quality issues when required. Excellent knowledge of drug development, clinical research operations and regulatory requirements including ICH-GCP, HCC and applicable regulations. Ability to synthesize and evaluate data generated from various reports and sources. Demonstrated skills in effective communication with various internal and external stakeholders (e.g. investigational sites, ethics committees, health authorities, etc.).
  • Flexible mindset and ability to work in a fast-changing environment. Operates under limited supervision.  
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to collaborate and handle multiple priorities within a matrix environment.

In Return, We Offer:

  • An opportunity to be part of a global market leader.
  • A dynamic and inspiring working environment.
  • Many opportunities to work on challenging projects and assignments.
  • Possibilities for further personal as well as professional development.
  • Many employees benefits.


Primary Location
Czech Republic-Prague-Prague-
Janssen-Cilag .s.r.o (8397)
Job Function
Clinical Trial Administration
Requisition ID