Johnson & Johnson Careers

Senior Clinical Research Project Manager (Senior Clinical Research Scientist)

Raynham, Massachusetts
Clinical Research non-MD

Job Description

Requisition ID: 4129180613

DePuy Synthes, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Clinical Research Project Manager (Senior Clinical Research Scientist) to be located in Raynham, MA.


DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care. 
Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


Operating on behalf of the Medical Device Group, the Senior Clinical Research Project Manager (Senior Clinical Research Scientist) will contribute to the development of clinical evidence generation and dissemination strategies (EGS/EDS) across assigned New Product Development (NPD) and Life-Cycle Management (LCM) projects


The Senior Clinical Research Project Manager (Senior Clinical Research Scientist) will:

  • Contribute to delivery of assigned clinical projects, including development of Global EGS / EDS to support New Product Development (NPD) and Life Cycle management (LCM) within the assigned platforms, through collaborative relationships with all relevant Clinical Research partners and cross-functional partners  (e.g. Global Strategic Marketing, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, R&D, etc.), ensuring alignment. 
  • Contribute towards development of clinical trial protocols, informed consents, investigator brochures, and other study materials;
  • Plan for study budgets and collaborate with Clinical Operations to manage the development of Investigator agreements and site contracts within fair market value (FMV), vendor agreements, payments, and financial disclosures;
  • Contribute to delivery of assigned clinical projects, through effective partnership with the Clinical Operations and BSDM teams, to enable optimized engagement leading to delivery of clinical project commitments (deliver on time, within budget and in compliance with regulations and SOP);
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with the study core team and others to ensure study progress for assigned projects and that issues are identified and communicated to leaders;
  • Draft study reports for assigned studies to include any annual reports, study close out reports as well as clinical sections for IDE, PMA, 510(k), and other regulatory submissions;
  • Contribute to critical assessment of the literature and drafting Clinical Evaluation Reports (CERs) for new products; 
  • Support clinical scientific discussions with regulatory agencies / notified bodies to drive support of the clinical and regulatory strategy, including proposed clinical investigations; review process of clinical evidence generated for marketing authorization, line extensions, etc., including during sponsor regulatory inspections; 
  • Contribute in the interpretation and dissemination of all evidence generated, including abstracts, manuscripts, and use of clinical data/evidence for market access and reimbursement;
  • Support the collaboration with investigators to deliver and disseminate evidence;
  • Ensure registration on from study initiation through posting of results;
  • Develop a strong understanding of the pipeline, product portfolio and business needs.
  • Keep management informed of key developments and issues that impact clinical strategy and portfolio management.
  • May be involved in other tasks to support clinical research activities as needed.
  • Generally manages work with supervision, dependent on project complexity. Independent decision-making for simple situations but requires guidance for complex situations.  Senior staff member will review work during development, dependent on level of complexity, and upon completion.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science or related discipline, with a minimum of 4 years related scientific, technical, or clinical research experience is required
  • Experience in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) for conducting clinical research trials is required
  • Orthopedic (Spine) device experience is preferred
  • Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) experience is preferred
  • Good understanding of clinical research science and processes along with an understanding of product development processes, team dynamics, related healthcare market environment, clinical trends, and global clinical trial regulations is required
  • Ability to provide strategic and scientific clinical research input across New Product Development (NPD) and Lifecyle Management (LCM) projects, with a proven track record in delivering clinical programs within clinical / surgical research setting, on time, within budget and in compliance to SOPs and regulations is required
  • Comprehensive understanding of clinical trial regulations across multiple regions is preferred
  • Ability to lead small teams to deliver critical milestones is preferred
  • Ability to collaborate across different functional areas within Clinical Research to ensure alignment with governance processes (assigning roles and responsibilities, setting priorities, managing deliverables, etc.) to meet business objectives is required
  • Ability to develop skills necessary to build collaborative relationships with key internal and external partners and stakeholders is required
  • This role will be located in Raynham, MA and will require up to 30% domestic and international travel

Primary Location
United States-Massachusetts-Raynham
Depuy Orthopaedics. Inc. (6029)
Job Function
Clinical Research non-MD
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