Medical Director Global Medical Affairs, Neuroscience – Neurology

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Job Description

Janssen Global Services L.L.C., a member of the Johnson and Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Medical Director Global Medical Affairs, Neuroscience to be located in Titusville, NJ.

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 Medical Director, Global Medical Affairs, for Neuroscience will be responsible for leading aspects of the clinical-commercial optimization for a late-stage Neurology asset development and life cycle management strategies and plans under the guidance of the Global Medical Affairs Leader (GMAL), or senior GMAL within the 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 integrated global medical affairs strategies and plans. The Medical Director 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 one of our new molecular entities geared towards patients with neurodegenerative / neuroinflammatory conditions and potentially other TA products starting in early development (phase IIA) and through launch of major life cycle management initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partnering with the GMAL in developing the 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.
  • Responsible for pre-launch medical activities including a late-stage Neurology asset, support for global advisory boards, support for medical symposia and congress activities, creation and management of 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 for the generation, interpretation and dissemination of Real-World Evidence (RWE) projects
  • Leading research projects to collect the “patient voice” and collaborate with our Patient Reported Outcomes group
  • 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 Neurology asset.
  • Responsible to ensure all global activities follow J&J Compliance principles, e.g. Health Care Compliance, etc. 

  • 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 Neurology 
  • A demonstrated track record of success within Medical Affairs, clinical environment and/or scientific function is required.
  • A minimum of 6 years of combined relevant experience in a medical/clinical environment, scientific function in the pharmaceutical industry is required.
  • Experience working within and contributing to highly matrixed, cross-functional work teams comprised of high-level managers and executives is required.
  • An in-depth knowledge of study methodology, study data reviews and analysis is required.
  • Proven ability to lead and influence functional teams is required.
  • Global mindset 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.
  • Prior experience in a medical affairs role for 4+ years is preferred.
  • Strong experience in developing and managing strategic relationships with medical experts/opinion leaders.
  • Knowledge of TA products, both J&J and competitors, is desirable.
  • Ability to partner cross culturally/regionally is preferred

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.

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United States-New Jersey-Titusville-
Janssen Global Services, LLC (6085)
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