Director, Real World Evidence (RWE) Alliance Leader

Janssen Scientific Affairs is recruiting for a Director, Real World Evidence (RWE) Alliance Leader. This position can be based remotely or out of any of the Janssen Pharmaceuticals offices (Titusville, NJ or Horsham, PA).

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 Scientific Affairs, LLC is dedicated to providing medical information and consultative support to the Janssen pharmaceutical companies.

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

This RWE Alliance Leader leads the Janssen North America Pharmaceuticals group strategy development and partnership execution with select external research partners. The role includes leveraging internal and external data and analytic capabilities that optimize Janssen product and payer- and policy-related research by multiple J&J groups. Specific activities include working with Janssen/J&J groups (e.g. Strategic Customer Group, Medical Affairs, Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Real World Evidence, Global Commercial, Commercial Excellence, R&D, Epidemiology, IT, Contracting, Finance, HCC, CPC, and Legal) to identify/share best practices regarding data acquisition/usage, ensure successful partnership execution/efficiencies, and ongoing identification of new data sources/potential RWE Alliance Partners). Additional activities include productive working in a matrix environment working closely with U.S. and global teams to implement and manage partnerships and alliances. All activities are conducted following the guidance of J&J HCC, Legal, and Regulatory teams.

• Directly manage 1-2 RWE Alliances with academic, health plan/healthcare delivery system, and/or data provider organizations.
Identify new data sources and compliantly launch additional RWE Alliances.
Leverage internal and external data and analytic capabilities to optimize Janssen product portfolio payer- and policy-related research by multiple J&J groups.
Collaborate with internal J&J stakeholders to identify/share best practices regarding data acquisition/usage.
• Ensure successful partnership execution/efficiencies. All activities are conducted following the guidance of J&J HCC, Legal, and Regulatory teams.
• Lead as Point of Contact for operational, contracting, relationship management, and governance needs of RWE Alliances.
• Lead the implementation, management, and streamlining of RWE Alliances.
• Internal/external negotiation in partnership with Finance, Legal, and HCC colleagues.
• Ensures compliance of regulatory, legal and commercial regulations (e.g., Contract Pricing Committee) for all data and service activities across RWE Alliances.
• Lead contracting strategy/terms and HCC/legal/CPC approvals for RWE Alliances.
• Leverage data and analytic efficiencies across J&J to support Janssen research activities.
• Identify and implement internal/external partner best practices regarding RWE Alliance data acquisition and analytic support.
• Develop, maintain, and manage RWE Alliance account relationships.
• Connect with J&J field SCG and field HECOR/Market Access leads for coordination of relevant RWE Alliance partner Commercial and Scientific Account Management strategies.
• Peer-to-peer RWE alliance engagement and governance with Presidents/CEOs/CMOs of U.S. academic institutions, health plans, health systems, and their affiliated data/research organizations.
• Effectively communicate and train internal Janssen/J&J partners on data and analytic capabilities and operational efficiencies of existing or potential RWE Alliance Partners.
• Partnering with internal J&J teams to identify and promulgate data sources and efficiencies; internal partners such as Scientific/Medical Affairs, Commercial Excellence, Global Clinical/Commercial Strategic Operations and Market Access, Finance, Epidemiology, Government Affairs and Policy, Pharmaceutical Group Strategic Marketing, SCG, and other J&J Operating Companies in the Medical Device & Diagnostics and Consumer sectors.
• Participate and/or lead projects supporting J&J data initiatives, Scientific Affairs, and other Real World Evidence activities.

• Master’s in related field required (e.g., Business Administration, Pharmacy Administration, Public Health, Health Services Research, Economics, Epidemiology, Health Policy). PharmD, PhD or MD desirable.
• A minimum of 8 years relevant experience required.
• Expertise in healthcare industry required.
• Clinical knowledge across multiple therapeutic areas (traditional and specialty areas), healthcare reimbursement, technical expertise in economic evaluations or patient reported outcomes, preferably including data analysis and statistics required.
• Experience across multiple research settings (e.g., pharmaceutical, academia, and/or consulting) required.
• Experience across various types of data (e.g., administrative claims, electronic health/medical record, hospital billing) is required.
• Experience interacting with direct managed markets customers via a scientific/medical role or research partnership required.
• Solid exposure and/or experience in conducting outcomes research studies applying health economics, patient-reported outcomes, retrospective data analyses, epidemiology and/or health services research required.
• Firm understanding of drug development process, U.S. health care systems, and established and emerging customers (e.g., ACOs); specifically understanding unique business models, perspectives, and how trends may affect access and other research questions required.
• Firm understanding of U.S. regulatory standards for approval and communication of data required.
• Firm understanding of the uses of evidence-based medicine and comparative effectiveness analyses for health policy decision-making preferred.
• Expertise in working in matrix environment and leading teams/personnel without direct reporting responsibility required.
• Up to 60% US travel required; including ~2x/month to Titusville, NJ for meetings if not NJ/PA based.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Titusville
Other Locations
North America-United States-Texas, North America-United States-Illinois, North America-United States-Florida, North America-United States-California, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Horsham, North America-United States-North Carolina
Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC (6120)
Job Function
Health Economics R&D

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