Associate Director, Late Development Clinical Program Management Leader, Oncology

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for an Associate Director, Late Development Clinical Program Management Leader (LD-CPML), Oncology to be located in Spring House, PA or Raritan, NJ.  This position will require regular travel to Spring House, PA.

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C. develops treatments that improve the health and lifestyles of people worldwide. Research and development areas encompass novel targets in neurologic disorders, gastroenterology, oncology, infectious disease, diabetes, hematology, metabolic disorders, immunologic disorders, and reproductive medicine.

 Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C. thrives on a diverse company culture, celebrates the uniqueness of our employees and is committed to inclusion.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

The Associate Director, LD-CPML, Oncology will:

The LD-CPML reports to the Oncology Project Management Organization (PMO) Therapeutic Area Leader (TAL) or designated line manager and works closely with the LD Clinical Leader (CL) who is generally a physician in the Oncology Therapeutic Area (TA).
Maintains end-to-end oversight of the clinical program and its processes by taking an operational leadership role in the integration of activities in a matrix organization.
o Responsibilities include planning, executing, controlling and reporting on clinical development plans as well as coordination of activities with the cross-functional Clinical Team (CT),  risk identification & mitigation, issue identification & resolution, contingency planning and facilitation of team decision making.
The CPML co-leads the CT where the Clinical Leader (CL) drives strategy and the CPML leads the team to operationalize that strategy (including scenario planning and setting priorities) to ensure all activities are aligned with the Compound Development Team (CDT) goals and objectives.
At direction of LD CL, chairs meetings and represents the LD CT at interdepartmental meetings, governance meetings, co-development partnerships, and external meetings such as HA or advisory meetings.
Ensures documentation of CT meetings, key decisions and action items.
Partners with cross functional leads (Global Clinical Development Operations, Clinical Supplies, Global Medical Safety, Finance, Regulatory, Biostatistics, etc.) in working groups at the clinical program and individual trial level to assure end-to-end trial oversight and to identify and mitigate issues in order to maintain quality, timelines, resources and budget.
In collaboration with the Program Coordinator (PC) and Program Management Leader (PML), manages CT cross-functional communication (i.e. SharePoint) and program planning (i.e. V6), provides input into resource needs vs. availability and budget (i.e. Continuous forecasting).
Contribute to the Program Management Team (PMT) meetings to plan, execute, control, report and close-out all clinical related work across all functions (e.g. integrated program budget, risk, timeline, resource, and stakeholder management)
Partner with the PML, Finance and functional leads to forecast and manage the overall clinical budget on an ongoing basis
In co-development programs, manages and aligns cross company clinical research activities and objectives.
In collaboration with the clinical and regulatory functions, drives the planning and preparation of clinical documents required for successful Health Authority submissions.
Utilizes Team Development best practices and facilitates lessons learned to ensure optimal performance of the CT. 

Primary Duties:
Program and Strategic Planning 
Operations Management and Leadership 
Trial and Submission Management and Oversight 
Program Information/Communication Management 
Program Timeline, Resource, and Cost Management

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required
An advanced degree (e.g. Master’s, PhD, etc.) in life sciences or related field is preferred 
A minimum of 10 years of pharmaceutical industry experience is required
A minimum of 5 years of experience in clinical development is required
A minimum of 5 years of experience in project management and/or functional line management is required
The ability to work with cross-functional teams in a matrix environment is required
Oncology experience is preferred
Professional project management certification (e.g. PMP) is preferred
Late stage Drug Development experience is preferred
Demonstrated experience managing or leading global and/or virtual teams, especially if done within a matrix organization is preferred
Record of successful stakeholder management is preferred
Advanced SharePoint technical skills is preferred
This position will be located in Raritan, NJ or Spring House, PA and will require regular travel to Spring House, PA.  This position will also require up to 10% domestic and international travel.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
Other Locations
North America-United States-New Jersey-Raritan
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