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Contracts & Grants Pricing Manager

Titusville, New Jersey; United States

Job Description

Requisition ID: 3958180312

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is currently recruiting for a Contracts & Grants Pricing Manager located in the United States.

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Lead a team responsible for the development and analysis of fair market value pricing for clinical trial agreements including benchmarking fees and drafting and finalizing financial exhibits to clinical trial agreements. Act as primary point of contact with team members and internal and external business partners to resolve FMV and Financial Exhibit term issues while providing guidance on compliance with company policy, proposing strategy and subsequently disseminating information to stakeholders and team members. Support progression and management of the Global FMV Pricing Group globally. Assist management in the efficient execution of the overall contracts and grants processes and in meeting strategic objectives.
  • Lead recruitment, training, development, workload prioritization, and evaluation of staff members. Ensure optimum utilization of resources and compliance with project deadlines. Support strong supplier relationship management with flex providers. 
  • Analyze FMV/budget issues, obtain business partner input as needed, and provide risk assessments to expedite compliant resolution of complex budget/FMV issues in clinical trial contracting process.
  • Analyze requirements and translate into appropriate pricing, budgets and contracts for clinical trial agreements and other relevant legal documents.
  • Track inquiries and monitor trends to identify need for additional standardized guidance and work with stakeholders to prepare such guidance for review/approval. 
  • Review all pricing metrics to benchmark against pricing cycle time targets.
  • Contribute in the capacity of subject matter expert to applicable intra-departmental functions to ensure consistency and compliance with process, external communications and policies (clinical trial agreements, confidential disclosure agreements, informed consent forms, etc.).
  • Provide guidance to team members in translation of clinical trial protocol requirements into fair market value pricing/budget milestones.
  • Work proactively to improve processes and establish refinements that reduce cycle time, create savings and improve efficiency in the initiation of clinical trial sites.
  • Onboard and train new staff and meet regularly with team members to ensure studies are properly supported and identify issues and potential solutions. Assist in resolution of site/study related concerns. Mentor and guide teams on processes and procedures.
  • Drive accountability and results.
  • This is not an exhaustive, comprehensive listing of job functions. Other duties may be performed as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate scientific or business disciplines.
  • 8 years’ experience and/or equivalent competencies in pharmaceutical industry/clinical research.
  • Must have a working knowledge of the clinical development process with pricing/budgeting or negotiation and contract experience.
  • Must have experience working in IMS GrantPlan system, Medidata Grants Manager system or an industry pricing tool system. 
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and sensitivity to cross-cultural communication.
  • Familiarity with healthcare compliance and other relevant guidance (HIPAA, FCPA, Safe Harbor, etc.).
  • Ability to work effectively in cross functional teams and effectively across all levels of management.
  • Sense of urgency with ability to manage competing priorities while meeting deadlines.
  • Strong and proven negotiation and problem resolution skills.
  • Advanced fluency in English.
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal and leadership skills with a strong drive to mentor and coach team members.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% international and domestic
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous people management experience.
  • Previous experience working in a virtual team environment.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Titusville
Other Locations
North America-United States
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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