Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Job Post: Director, Medical Affairs, Johnson & Johnson

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Cordis, LLC, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Director, Medical Affairs, located in Bridgewater, NJ.

Ground breaking, life changing careers that reward the power of ideas and innovation.
For more than 40 years, Cordis Corporation has pioneered less invasive treatments for vascular disease. Technological innovation and a deep understanding of the medical marketplace and the needs of patients have made Cordis the world's leading developer and manufacturer of breakthrough products for interventional medicine, minimally invasive computer-based imaging, and electrophysiology. Today, over 7,000 Cordis employees worldwide share a strong commitment to continue the Company's groundbreaking work in the fight against vascular disease.

Cordis Corporation offers tremendous opportunities and world-class resources. Our decentralized structure provides the feel of a small-company environment with big-company impact. We are focused on developing leaders with a broad base of business and cultural skills, along with a strong commitment to the values expressed in Our Credo.

By choosing Cordis Corporation, you are choosing to positively impact the lives of millions of people each year.

The Director, Medical Affairs, will work with the Global Vice President Medical Affairs to provide overall leadership, direction, and management for the Medical Affairs organization within Cordis Corporation at Johnson & Johnson in the US. The individual in this position is a scientific expert for the use of Cordis products, and is knowledgeable in interventional cardiology and endovascular therapy.

This position has leadership responsibility for ensuring that clinical aspects of US marketing strategies are scientifically sound, meet business and customer needs, and are conducted in compliance with appropriate safety, environmental, financial, legal, health care policies, and regulatory requirements. He/she is also responsible for development and implementation of policies and SOPs to ensure that all Medical Affairs-supported research is scientifically sound and rigorous, and conducted in accordance with Health Care Compliance (HCC) guidelines.
The Director, Medical Affairs will lead and manage the Medical Affairs team according to J&J development and management practices. Provide line management leadership to the US Manager of Medical Information, Manager of Medical Communication and Manager Medical Science Liaisons. Develop and maintain relationship with Key Opinion Leaders, especially vascular surgeons and interventional radiologists. Develop and maintain relationship with US Scientific and Medical Societies in interventional cardiology, radiology and vascular surgery. Working with the Global Director, Professional Education and EMEA Professional Education Manager to develop Prof Ed according to high scientific standards. Working with the US Director of Marketing to provide the scientific support of endovascular and cardiology products. Provide scientific and medical support to the Health Economics and Reimbursement department. Oversee the provision of scientific and medical information to internal and external customers to ensure that they are produced according to Johnson and Johnson's compliance practices.


A BA or BS in a health related or biological discipline is required. An MS, PhD, MD is preferred. A minimum of 5 years experience in device or pharmaceutical industry, preferably in Clinical Research or Medical Affairs is required. Management experience including supervision of direct reports is required. Thorough understanding of clinical trial design, statistics and regulatory processes are required. The position will require US and international travel up to 25%. Excellent written, presentation, and verbal English communication skills are required.
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Primary Location North America-United States-New Jersey-Bridgewater
Organization Cordis Corporation (6017)

Job Function Medical Affairs

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