Director, Pediatric Drug Development

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Job Description

Johnson & Johnson, the largest and most diversified Health Care Company in the world, is recruiting for a Senior Director Pediatric Product Development to be located in Raritan, NJ, Titusville, NJ or Spring House, PA.


Johnson & Johnson develops treatments that improve the health and lifestyles of people worldwide. Research and development areas encompass novel targets in neurologic disorders, oncology, infectious disease, diabetes, hematology, metabolic disorders, immunologic disorders, cardiovascular diseases, ophthalmology, orthopedics, Pulmonary Hypertension, Rare Diseases and many more. 


Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion.  Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


This Physician will support the Vice President of the Child Health Innovation Leadership Department (CHILD) in advising all clinical teams and Compound Development Teams across all Therapeutic Areas and Sectors of the corporation in the implementation of Pediatric Programs to take advantage of Pediatric Exclusivity and comply with regulatory demands regarding pediatric studies. He or she shall keep abreast of current scientific, regulatory, and operational knowledge of clinical trials in children. He or she shall keep a current knowledge of the pre-clinical aspects pertaining to pediatric product development such as juvenile animal pharmacology and toxicology as well as the appropriate development of formulations suitable for children of different ages. This knowledge is to be disseminated to all therapeutic areas of the company and all the functions serving the therapeutic areas. He or she should also implement the highest ethical standards in the conduction of clinical research in children.


The Director Pediatric Drug Development's principal responsibilities include: Provide support to all Compound Development Teams conducting pediatric studies (Participating and reviewing Proposed Pediatric Study Requests [PPSRs], Pediatric Study Plans [PSPs] and Pediatric Investigational Plans [PIPs] and their respective amendments before they are submitted to regulatory authorities.)


  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree required.  

  • Pediatrician experience is strongly preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant industry experience is desirable.

  • Minimum of 5 years of drug development experience required.

  • Must have the ability to work with cross-functional teams in a matrix organization and requires leading by influence.

  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills are required.

  • Regulatory experience is an asset. 


Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Raritan-
Other Locations
North America-United States-New Jersey-Titusville, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
Johnson & Johnson (6067)
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