Company: Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
Location: Beerse


Janssen Research and Development, LLC, a member of Johnson and Johnson’s Family of Companies, is recruiting for an Manager, Partnership Enablement. This position can be located in Titusville, NJ; Raritan, NJ; Springhouse, PA; Horsham, PA; Beerse, Belgium; Leiden, Netherlands; High Wycombe, United Kingdom. Remote work locations may be considered.

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.

Strategic Partnerships supports Global Clinical Development Operations (GCDO) functions with a focus on optimizing supplier relationships. Works with suppliers to maximize speed, flexibility and efficiency while maintaining quality and creating access to industry leading capabilities. Connects with various key internal GCDO functions, Janssen R&D Procurement and Bioresearch Quality and Compliance (BRQC). The newly formed Partnership Enablement group focuses on how suppliers consistently work with GCDO.

The Manager, Partnership Enablement will aid in the creation of Partnership Support Document Packages such as supplier operational manuals, alignment in procedural documents, metric framework, related training materials and development of oversight model. This individual will need to interact and directly train cross-functional study teams for onboarding new suppliers into framework.

Supplier types for development of Partnership Support Document Packages for central lab, electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA), Interactive Web Response System (IWRS), ancillary supplies, imaging, Integrated Data Analytics and Reporting (IDAR), Electrocardiogram (ECG) and Alliance Contract Research Organizations (CROs). As a member of Strategic Partnerships, you will be asked to interact across the department and GCDO for career growth and development.

Principal Responsibilities
  • Support development and maintenance of Partnership Support Document Packages for various supplier types.
  • Directly support and mentor internal cross-functional study teams on the optimization of Partnership Support Documents for supplier set up, delivery and oversight of clinical trials across Therapeutics Areas (TAs).
  • Liaise with cross-functional study teams for Lesson Learned activities to promote continuous improvement across GCDO functions.
  • Evaluate, review and recommend metrics to ensure proper oversight of suppliers across various functions.
  • Aid in Quality and Corrective and Preventative Action (CAPA) management for suppliers at Alliance Level.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key business partners in GCDO to ensure continuous business process alignment, system integration with suppliers, and timely adoption of changing regulations and/or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) changes.
  • Connect across Strategic Partnerships establishing strong rapport with the Alliance Leads supporting supplier Governance Models.
  • Be advocate for various sourcing strategies within GCDO.
  • Establish optimal working relationships with various external suppliers.


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required. Advanced degree (Masters, MBA, PhD) preferred.
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in clinical operations is required.
  • Clinical trial management experience is preferred.
  • Experience working directly with multiple suppliers/vendors is required.
  • Project management experience is preferred.
  • Change management experience is preferred.
  • Experience with key customers business processes and practices preferred.
  • Knowledge of process design principles preferred.
  • Experience training/mentoring team members or peers is preferred.
  • Experience working across functions within a global environment is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) is required.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement tools and application to business processes preferred.
  • Process Excellence/Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification is preferred.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working across functions within a global environment is preferred.
  • The ability to lead global teams and quickly adapt to a rapidly changing environment is required.
  • The ability to lead process improvement initiatives from an internal lens of time, cost and quality and through an external lens of the supplier is required.
  • The ability to collaborate with all levels and influence decision-making across a global matrix environment is required.
  • This position will require up to 10% domestic and international travel.

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-Titusville-
Other Locations
Europe/Middle East/Africa-Netherlands-South Holland-Leiden, North America-United States-New Jersey-Raritan, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Horsham, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium-Antwerp-Beerse, Europe/Middle East/Africa-United Kingdom-England-High Wycombe
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