Sr. Analyst - Functional Planning (1 of 2)

Janssen Research & Development, LLC, a member of the J&J Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Analyst – Functional Planning. Position can be located in US (Raritan, Titusville, NJ or Malvern, 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.

  • Senior Analyst – Functional Planning will guide Analysts in their daily responsibilities of a day-to-day operational support & maintenance of accurate project/trial/country/study planning with associated reporting and other function specific process activities.
  • He/she will take on a role of a cross-functional team support link, manage scope control process & work to proactively address all aspects of timely customer communications (work type identification, drivers and duration accountability, translating changes to schedules via scope reason codes, process all work & change requests for forecasting/planning and tracking within organizational portfolio & support vendor management for sourcing activities where applicable).
  • Additional responsibilities will include assisting functions in planning/resource scenario builds as part of the operational escalation process.
  • Responsibilities will include but not be limited to leading validation of resource drivers (FTEs/OOPs as applicable), reconciling and maintaining  data accuracy for all systems, supporting utilized web-based interfaces, tracking of plan vs. actual, supporting time reporting, 1-Supply management and any other local reporting/pivot table generation as needed.
  • He/she will provide ongoing support to quality in data management, analytics & reporting, and will possess the skills to recommend improvements (technical or process) for functional planning and resourcing.
  • The candidate will be involved in working with the Head of Functional Planning, SLT, functional managers and other customers (ex. PMO/Finance) to creating and maintaining planning templates & algorithms.
  • The candidate will show ability to lead functional planning meetings, support customer relations and issue resolution/risk mitigation activities.

  • A minimum of a BA/BS degree or 10 years equivalent work experience is required
  • At least 4 years of drug development experience (pharmaceutical, biotech, CRO, other industries accepted)
  • 2 years operational experience is required.
  • Strong written, verbal and analytical skills with experience in working in a cross-functional team environment are required
  • Hands-on -knowledge of planning processes/tools is required with knowledge of SAP systems (ex. Beacon) & AP process tools (ex. Arriba) preferred.
  • Strong operational and analytical skills with excellent knowledge of Excel and MS office tools are required.
  • The candidate must work with great accuracy, be customer- and service-focused, and able to support conflict resolution.
  • He/she must have excellent time management, priority setting and communications skills.
  • Travel (5%) global and domestic may be required.

Johnson & Johnson is an equal opportunity employer


Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House
Other Locations
North America-United States-New Jersey-Titusville, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Malvern, North America-United States-New Jersey-Raritan
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
Job Function
Quality Control

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