Johnson & Johnson Careers

Director, Global Medical Affairs, Medical Advisor, Neuroscience

Titusville, New Jersey
Medical Affairs

Job Description

Requisition ID: 4828180621

Janssen Global Services L.L.C., a member of the Johnson and Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Director, Global Medical Affairs, Medical Advisor, Neuroscience to be located in Titusville or Raritan, NJ, High Wycombe, UK, Beerse, Belgium, Paris, France, Horsham or Spring House, PA.
At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found.  
Janssen Global Services, LLC encompasses groups that provide leadership across critical business areas for Janssen including, Global Commercial Strategy Organization; Global Pharmaceuticals Communication and Public Affairs; U.S. Pharmaceuticals Procurement Group; and Pharmaceuticals Group Business Development. 
We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.
Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion.  Proud to be an equal opportunity employer
The Director, Global Medical Affairs, Medical Advisor for neuroscience will be responsible for leading aspects of the clinical-commercial optimization for a late-stage Mood asset development and life cycle management strategies and plans under the guidance of the Global Medical Affairs Leader (GMAL) within the Mood and Neurodegeneration therapeutic area (TAs). S/he will partner closely with Commercial, Market Access and Medical teams at a Global and Regional level as well as supporting the Compound Development Team to develop an integrated global medical affairs strategies and plans. The Medical Advisor will support and partner with the GMAL on the global publication plans, global opinion leader relations, global medical education and global or regional advisory boards for a late-stage Mood asset and other TA products starting in early development (phase IIA) and through launch of major life cycle management initiatives.

Responsibilities include:

  • Partnering with the GMAL in developing global medical affairs strategy and plan for the compound based on prioritized regional needs.
  • Work with the CDT and GMAL to ensure integration with the overall global compound strategy, resulting in one global R&D and Medical Affairs compound development plan.  
  • Provide a single Medical Affairs voice into the creation of compound development and LCM strategies.
  • Responsible for pre-launch medical activities including a late-stage Mood asset, global advisory boards, medical symposia and congress activities, managing any pre-approval access programs in collaboration with regional functional leads and input into phase 3b projects. Post-launch responsibilities may include supporting phase IV, registry-planning and IIS review. 
  • Support the GMAL in leading the global publications plan, as well as pre-launch global KOL communications & speaker development. 
  • Contribute to the overall integrated evidence generation activities within Global Medical Affairs for a late-stage Mood asset.
  • Responsible to ensure all global activities follow J&J Compliance principles, e.g. Health Care Compliance, etc. 

Qualifications for the Director, Global Medical Affairs, Medical Advisor are:
  • This position requires a minimum of a masters level advanced scientific/medical degree (e.g. MD, PhD, PharmD, MPH or other masters level degree), with experience in neuroscience preferred. 
  • Prior experience in a medical affairs role for 2+ years is preferred.
  • A minimum of 6 years of combined relevant experience in a medical/clinical environment, scientific function in the pharmaceutical industry is preferred.  
  • Knowledge of TA products, both J&J and competitors, is desirable.
  • Experience working within and contributing to highly matrixed, cross-functional work teams comprised of high-level managers and executives is required.
  • A demonstrated track record of success within Medical Affairs, clinical environment and/or scientific function is desired.
  • Global mindset is required.
  • Ability to partner cross culturally/regionally is preferred 
  • An in-depth knowledge of study methodology, study data reviews and analysis is required. 
  • Highly innovative with the ability to drive a complex and changing environment and effectively manage and resolve issues within the TA is an asset.
  • Also highly desired to have strong experience developing and managing strategic relationships with medical experts/opinion leaders.
  • Proven ability to lead and influence functional teams is required
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills are required
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize assignments is required 
  • Up to 30% international travel is required.


Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Titusville
Other Locations
Europe/Middle East/Africa-France-Île-de-France-Paris, Europe/Middle East/Africa-United Kingdom-England-High Wycombe, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Horsham, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium-Antwerp-Beerse, North America-United States-New Jersey-Raritan
Janssen Global Services, LLC (6085)
Job Function
Medical Affairs
Requisition ID