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Associate Director, Global Medical Affairs Strategic Operations

Janssen Global Services, a member of Johnson & Johnson’s family of companies, is recruiting for an Associate Director, Global Medical Affairs (GMA) Strategic Operations, to be located in Raritan, 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.


The Associate Director, GMA Strategic Operations supports the strategic objectives of the Global Medical Affairs function.

  The Associate Director, GMA Strategic Operations will:
  • Lead the execution of Global Medical Affairs strategic priorities and participate as a core team member to support strategic systems initiatives, including Research Concept Approval Process (ReCAP), Scientific Knowledge Information Management (SKIM), SharePoint and Publication systems, etc. in partnership with business owners and IT.
  • Apply project management concepts to support project success including creation of projects plans, coordination with relevant stakeholders, developing communications, identifying and escalating barriers to success, coordinating linkages with intersecting initiatives, and executing change management plans.
  • Lead system development of new systems.
  • Lead discrete sub-streams of larger projects
  • Liaise with business process owners to ensure system alignment with business processes (IIS SOP, Collaborative SOP, Methods Review SOP, Publication SOP, etc.) with systems.
  • Maintain and enhance the ReCAP and SOP to address evolving business needs.
  • Serve as a systems administrator for internal systems (e.g., ReCAP, SKIM, SharePoint).

The Associate Director, GMA Strategic Operations may also partner with the Global Medical Affairs Leaders (GMALs) in one or more designated Therapeutic Areas/Products to manage the operational aspects of the Global Medical Affairs Function, including:

  • Generation of an integrated evidence generation plan that meets prioritized regional needs
  • Medical Affairs input into product development and life-cycle management
  • Global Medical Affairs Team management
  • Development and execution of the publication strategy/global publication plans
  • Development and execution of GCSO funded medical strategies (advisory boards, scientific platform development, core slide decks, etc.)

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required, with an advanced degree preferred
  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience is required
  • Experience in a medical, clinical or scientific environment is required
  • Ability to drive projects forward to completion while maintaining focus on the long-term strategy is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict, influence teams, and to build relationships in meeting organizational objectives, without formal authority is required
  • Experience acting as a liaison to information technology (IT), health care compliance and procurement is preferred
  • Experience in managing budgets and vendors is preferred
  • Ability to thrive in areas of ambiguity and influence change in a matrix environment is required
  • Global mindset with proven ability to partner cross culturally and regionally is preferred
  • Proven experience in driving results in a highly complex and rapidly changing environment is required
  • Ability to create presentations for an executive-level audience is required
  • This position is based in Raritan, NJ and will require up to 20% domestic and international

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
Janssen Global Services, LLC (6085)
Job Function
Medical Affairs
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