Sr Dir CVMRPH Sci Strat and Innov
Jansen is recruiting for our Sr Director, CVMR-PH Scientific Strategy and Innovation which is in either Spring House, PA or Cambridge, MA.
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Janssen is the pharmaceutical division of Johnson & Johnson, working to prevent, treat, and cure complex diseases while changing the way diseases are managed, interpreted, and prevented. Janssen is named after Dr. Paul Janssen, a leading pharmaceutical researcher, pharmacologist, and general practitioner. His company, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, joined the Johnson & Johnson family of companies in 1961. Today, Janssen operates in over 150 countries around the world, aiming to innovate and empower people with the tools they need to make informed decisions and achieve the best possible results for their health.
This is an incredibly exciting opportunity for the right candidate! As a core member of the Discovery LT, the incumbent identifies and brings forward internal and external opportunities to strengthen and expand CVMR-PH portfolio both in priority and opportunistic areas, across all development stages. They are expected to work closely with IC/BD/GCSO to scope out the competitor landscape for existing and new disease areas for CVMR-PH, and identify opportunities in core areas and adjacencies. Due to the incumbent’s broad drug discovery/development and disease areas expertise, they drive deep scientific evaluation of potentially transformational opportunities while working closely with Functional partners and providing scientific go-no-go recommendations for governance review.
The overarching responsibility of this position is to assume leadership position in Cross-Functional collaborations, lead internal and external activities, conduct the due diligence and appropriately influence through presentations and conferences as needed.
- Strong scientific background and domain area knowledge, with track record of directing complex research programs in a Pharma and/or Biotech setting, leveraging both internal and external capabilities.
- Knowledge of CVMR-PH areas, unmet need and basis for strategic positioning of internal assets
- Up-to-date in depth knowledge of external landscape, emerging science and disruptive approaches/modalities
- Established track record of success in running projects to go-no-go decisions and meaningful contribution to portfolio (e.g. key milestones)
- Demonstrated ability as cross-functional leader.
- 30% travel
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