Associate Director, Medical Writing
Company: Johnson & Johnson
Location: Carson City
Posted on: March 20, 2023
Job Description - Associate Director, Medical Writing (1 of 2)
(2306102850W) Associate Director, Medical Writing (1 of 2) -
2306102850W Description Janssen Research & Development, LLC, a
member of -Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting
for an Associate Director, Medical Writing. The primary location
for this position is the United States. Secondary locations are
Canada, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany,
Spain and France. This is a global role and is open to other
countries. Remote work options may be considered on a case-by-case
basis and if approved by the company.At the Janssen Pharmaceutical
Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create a world
without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways
to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring
together the best minds and pursue the most promising science. We
are Janssen. We collaborate with the world for the health of
everyone in it. Learn more at www.janssen.com and follow us
@JanssenGlobal. Janssen Research & Development, LLC is part of the
Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies.Janssen Research & Development,
LLC discovers and develops innovative medical solutions to address
important unmet medical needs in oncology, immunology,
neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, cardiovascular and
metabolism, and pulmonary hypertension. Please visit
-http://www.janssenrnd.com for more information.The Associate
Director, Medical Writing will support the Neuroscience, Oncology
or Immunology Therapeutic Areas (TAs); however representatives from
all TAs comprise the hiring team and you may also be considered for
other TAs during the recruitment process.
- Prepare and finalize all types of clinical documents, taking a
proactive or lead role in terms of content and scientific strategy.
Work with a high level of independence and take a lead role on with
respect to timing, scheduling, and tracking.
- Lead program-level/submission writing teams independently.
- Directly lead or set objectives for others on team projects and
- Guide or train cross-functional team members on processes and
best practices; coach or mentor more junior writers.
- Proactively identify and champion Medical Writing process
- Develop and present best practices to external audiences.
- Lead cross-functional/cross-Therapeutic Area, cross-Johnson &
Johnson process improvement initiatives, or other process working
- If a lead writer for a program, be the primary point of contact
and champion for medical writing activities for the clinical team.
Plan and lead the writing group for assigned program.
- Lead discussions in Medical Writing and cross-functional
meetings as appropriate.
- Maintain and disseminate knowledge of industry, company and
- Interact with senior cross-functional colleagues and external
partners to strengthen coordination between departments.
- Able to represent Medical Writing in industry standards working
- A minimum of a Bachelor's or equivalent University/College
degree is required. Advanced degree (Masters, PhD) preferred.
- A minimum of 12 years of relevant pharmaceutical/scientific
experience is required.
- A minimum of 10 years of relevant medical writing experience is
- Must have strong attention to detail.
- Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
- Expert project/process improvement leadership is required.
- Expert leadership skills (influencing, negotiating,
assertiveness, taking initiative, conflict management, change
- Must have the ability to delegate responsibility to junior
- The ability to collaborate and develop effective partnerships
with key business partners and customers is required.
- The ability to independently recognize how to best interpret,
summarize, and present statistical and medical information to
ensure quality and accuracy of content in complex document types is
- This position will require up to 10% travel.The anticipated
base pay range for this position is $131,000 to $225,400.The
Company maintains highly competitive, performance-based
compensation programs. Under current guidelines, this position is
eligible for an annual performance bonus in accordance with the
terms of the applicable plan. The annual performance bonus is a
cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual
targeted results by rewarding for individual and the corporation's
performance over a calendar/ performance year. Bonuses are awarded
at the Company's discretion on an individual basis.Employees and/or
eligible dependents may be eligible to participate in the following
Company sponsored employee benefit programs: medical, dental,
vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, business
accident insurance, and group legal insurance.Employees may be
eligible to participate in the Company's consolidated retirement
plan (pension) and savings plan (401(k)).Employees are eligible for
the following time off benefits:
- Vacation - up to 120 hours per calendar year
- Sick time - up to 40 hours per calendar year; for employees who
reside in the State of Washington - up to 56 hours per calendar
- Holiday -pay, including Floating Holidays - up to 13 days per
calendar yearWork, Personal and Family Time - up to 40 hours per
calendar yearFor additional general information on company
benefits, please go to:
https://www.careers.jnj.com/employee-benefits* The compensation and
benefits information set forth in this posting applies to
candidates hired in the United States. Candidates hired outside the
United States will be eligible for compensation and benefits in
accordance with their local market.At Johnson & Johnson, we're on a
mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That
starts by creating the world's healthiest workforce. Through
cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical,
mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the
ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show
proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation
prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being
of our employees, their families and the communities in which we
live and work.For more information on how we support the whole
health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life
journey, please visit www.careers.jnj.com.Johnson & Johnson is an
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