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Site Contract Manager

Johnson & Johnson
$70,000- $112,700/ year
Posted Jun 07
Full Time
On Site
Titusville, New Jersey

Description: Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Site Contract Manager to join our team located in Titusville, NJ.

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) has been a part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Rooted in Our Credo, the values of DEI fuel our pursuit to create a healthier, more equitable world. Our diverse workforce and culture of belonging accelerate innovation to solve the world’s most pressing healthcare challenges. We know that the success of our business – and our ability to deliver meaningful solutions – depends on how well we understand and meet the diverse needs of the communities we serve. Which is why we foster a culture of inclusion and belonging where all perspectives, abilities and experiences are valued and our people can reach their potential. At Johnson & Johnson, we all belong.

Position Summary:

Responsible for preparing, negotiating, and finalizing agreements and budgets related to clinical trials and/or overseeing a Clinical Research Organization responsible for contract negotiations. Provide support to the clinical team in the pricing, planning, execution and control of site/investigator budgets and contracts.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, negotiate, and finalize clinical trial agreements and ancillary agreements for company sponsored and/or investigator-initiated studies through direct negotiation with clinical trial sites or via oversite of a Clinical Research Organization responsible for contract negotiations.
  • Provide support for negotiations in confidentiality agreements, informed consent forms and other ancillary contract documents as required.
  • Participate in discussions related to the development of site/investigator budgets aligned with fair market value.
  • Manage the contract amendment lifecycle.
  • Assume responsibility for all aspects of legal document and metrics tracking.
  • Provide support to review, authorize and/or understand aspects of site payments. Assist clinical operations or clinical team in ensuring that investigator grants comply with overall study costs and compliance guidelines.
  • Comply with requests from QA and auditors.
  • Work proactively to provide recommendations to improve processes and establish refinements that reduce cycle time, create savings and improve efficiency in the initiation of clinical trial sites.
  • Work with the global CCS team as necessary to review and analyze contractual terms to reach resolution. Assess risks of budget and legal provisions in conjunction with members of the CCS team and support functions. Escalate issues as appropriate.
  • Exemplary customer focus with vision to drive solutions

This is not an exhaustive, comprehensive listing of job functions. Other duties may be performed as assigned.

Principal Relationships:

This position reports to Manager, Site Contracting



  • Internal Business Partners (CCS, TA, MAF, MAO, GD, HCC, Risk Management, Legal, etc.) outside parties



  • Clinical Investigator Sites
  • Commercial Suppliers
  • Clinical Research Organizations (when applicable).

Qualifications: Education and Experience Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate scientific or business disciplines
  • 3 experience and/or equivalent competencies in pharmaceutical industry/clinical research
  • Familiarity with healthcare compliance and other relevant guidance (HIPAA, FCPA, Safe Harbor, etc.) a plus
  • Must have a working knowledge of the clinical development process with two (2) years of negotiation and contract experience
  • Familiarity with clinical research processes
  • Ability to work effectively in cross function teams
  • Strong and proven negotiation and problem resolution skills
  • Working knowledge of PCs (MS Office suite at a minimum) and database management
  • Must demonstrate innovative spirit, have strong interpersonal skills, and ability to manage a high volume of work
  • Previous experience working in virtual teams preferred.



  • Adhere to SOPs, ethics and departmental compliance as determined by GD management as well as operating companies, corporate, HCC and QA guidelines. Ensure familiarity with departmental and corporate processes including but not limited to the relevant processes associated with CCS, GD and operating companies. Comply with requests from QA and auditors.
  • Comply with requests from QA and auditors.
  • Able to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment.



  • Fluency in English required.
  • Travel Percentage: 10%

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.

The anticipated base pay range for this position is $70,000- $112,700.

The anticipated base pay range for this position in the San Francisco Bay Area, CA is $81,000- $129,605.

R emote work options may be considered on a case-by-case basis and if approved by the Company.

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. 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 year
  • Holiday pay, including Floating Holidays – up to 13 days per calendar year
  • Work, Personal and Family Time - up to 40 hours per calendar year

For additional general information on Company benefits, please go to: - job posting is anticipated to close on June 15, 2024. The Company may however extend this time-period, in which case the posting will remain available on to accept additional applications.