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Contract Specialist – Neuroscience TA

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a Johnson & Johnson Company, is hiring a Contract Specialist – Neuroscience TA 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 Research & Development, LLC discovers and develops innovative medical solutions to address important unmet medical needs in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Please visit for more information.


We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.


The Contract Specialist – Neuroscience TA will support the Neuroscience Therapeutic Area Contract Liaison in processing all NS TA contract requests and ensuring that HCC requirements are met.  In conjunction with the Contract Liaison, interface with finance, procurement, HCC and legal to initiate, monitor and close out TA Contracts. 




           Understand the Neuroscience Therapeutic Area (NS TA) structure and build strong relationships with members from the Mood and Neurodegeneration Disease Are Strongholds, Schizophrenia Commercial Stronghold, Glutamate Pathway Stronghold, Discovery, Biomarker, Development and Integrated Solutions.

           Interface with finance, procurement, HCC and legal for each contract from initiation to completion.

           Responsible for entering all TA contract requests into E-MarketPlace (EMP) and E-MarketPlace Contracting (EMC)

           Create new vendor requests in ARAVO.

           Initiate and complete HCC/Totality requests and approval and track status of requests.

           Close out Totality transactions when projects are complete.

           Monitor PO funding, contract renewal dates and assist in troubleshooting with accounts payable process.

           Ensure close out of activities when contracts are complete.

           As required, update the Neuroscience Tracker in SharePoint.

           As required, create check requisitions in the ARIBA system

           Manage NS TA Sponsorships as requested and monitored by TA Contract Liaison

           Interface with external Key Opinion Leaders as requested by TA Contract Liaison

           Serve as a back-up to the NS TA Contract Liaison and manage any key projects assigned


This is not an exhaustive, comprehensive listing of job functions. May perform other duties as assigned.




Contacts Inside the Company:

           NS TA members from discovery and development teams including: Mood and Neurodegeneration Disease Area Strongholds, Schizophrenia Commercial Stronghold, Biomarker, Innovation Center, Integrated Solutions.,.

           Health Care Compliance Office


           Global Services



           Project Management Office

•           Glutamate Pathway Stronghold


Contacts Outside the Company:

           Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs)

           Academic / University Contract Office


           Institutions and Advocacy groups


Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion, Janssen Research & Development, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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·         Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Life Sciences, Business or related field required.

·         Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology or Medical Device/Diagnostic industry or an Institution that participates in pharmaceutical research is required

·         Minimum of 2 years’ experience with understanding contract process and payment process is required

·         Previous experience with ARIBA, ARAVO, Totality, SharePoint and MS Office is preferred.

·         Must have the ability to deal with all levels of an organization and have excellent oral and written communication.

·         Demonstrated skills in developing strong business relationships with clients and vendors, managing budgets is required

·         Must be able to work effectively independently and partner in a global team environment, cross many time zones.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Titusville
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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