Associate Director, Strategic Business Transformation

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    J&J Family of Companies
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    negotiable / month
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Janssen Research & Development,
L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson’s Family of Companies is recruiting
for an Associate Director, Strategic
Business Transformation, Quantitative Sciences, located in the
US or Europe. The Associate Director most frequently collaborate with internal stakeholder
based at R&D sites in New Jersey (USA), Pennsylvania (USA), Antwerp (Belgium),
Leiden (The Netherlands), and Allschwil (Switzerland) and therefore may either
be co-located or based remotely.

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 and follow us @JanssenGlobal. Janssen Research &
Development, LLC is part of the
Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies.

The Associate Director, Strategic Business Transformation will lead and manage
transformational cross-functional initiatives that are integral to the
objectives of Quantitative Sciences (QS).
They will assist the QS Senior Leadership Team (SLT) to formulate strategies
and manage execution to ensure successful implementation, using scientific and
business principles and best-in-class processes across the R&D
enterprise. This individual will be responsible for driving process,
content and business impact for large, complex transformational projects, and
coordinate the QS portfolio of activities, projects and programs.

Strategy Development and execution

+ In collaboration with
Head, QS Strategic Business Transformation and the QS SLT, develop pragmatic,
executable strategies, design implementation plans and manage execution to
create value for the R&D enterprise; i.e. translate strategy into

+ Act as a change agent to help drive change for the QS and broader
Janssen R&D organization

+ Serve as a key liaison to functional partners in R&D


+ Participate in strategic and
technical portfolio prioritization to incorporate QS strategies

+ Contribute to QS performance management through metrics and
dashboards to enable decision-making


+ Together with QS SLT, shape strategy of QS partnerships with
external consortia/stakeholders and/or commercial suppliers, and continuously
evolve the business model of QS to leverage opportunities to benefit

+ Interface and collaborate with leaders across R&D, pharma
industry, academia, consortia and commercial vendors to support the QS
strategic objectives



+ Excellent oral and written communication skills, capable of
producing frequent internal and external publications on scientific
topics, and accompanying presentations to scientific audiences

+ Demonstrated contribution to future-focused, patient-centric, collaborative
research via project proposals, completed projects/research proposals or
academic research at graduate-level leveraging interdisciplinary
perspective (e.g. medical, commercial, mathematical, operations research)

+ A Master’s degree with relevant experience is required

+ 3+ years’ experience in drug development and clinical trials in
pharmaceutical industry or academia or equivalent experience driving population
health outcomes; with preference given to recent experience with collaborative
research opportunities and/or master protocols

+ Strong problem-solving skills coupled with ability to design, structure,
and lead projects are required

+ Ability to think strategically and develop contingency plans with
respect to Quantitative Sciences and J&J objectives; specific
experiences and insights into building, managing and executing innovative
programs to successful ends are preferred.

+ Team player with excellent interpersonal and influencing skills.
Networking and relationship-building skills and ability to build a
well-developed network among opinion leaders and specialists.

+ A demonstrated ability to work
across functional and geographic boundaries and influence without
authority is required. A demonstrated ability to manage multiple
priorities and work independently will be needed. Demonstrated ability to
develop deep insights, uncover unmet needs, drive innovation, inspire,
develop, collaborate and lead within a global matrixed team is required.

+ Highly organized and strong management

+ This position will require
domestic and international travel as defined to project objectives.

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-1125 Trenton Harbourton Road

Other Locations

United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House, Belgium-Antwerp-Antwerp, Netherlands-South Holland-Leiden, United States-Pennsylvania-Horsham, Switzerland-Allschwil


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