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Senior Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, MedTech ANZ

  • Título Senior Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, MedTech ANZ
  • Función Communications & Corporate/External Affairs
  • Sub función Multi-Family Communications & Corporate/External Affairs
  • Categoría Senior Manager, Multi-Family Communications & Corporate/External Affairs (PL8)
  • Ubicación North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
  • Publicado
  • Identificación requerida (Req ID) 2406199922W
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Johnson & Johnson is currently seeking a Senior Manager,  to join our Communications & Public Affairs function located in Sydney, Australia. 

·         Great Place to Work® Certified - 2024 

·         Competitive salary package, flexible work practices , award winning benefits

·         Continuous training and development


At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at

The Opportunity: 

The Communications Manager at Johnson & Johnson MedTech ANZ is responsible for managing internal and external communications, driving business growth, and implementing communication strategies. They will lead efforts to establish the company's leadership through compelling programs for new product launches, patient education, and disease awareness. Additionally, the Communications Manager will cultivate a positive culture through internal communications, engage employees at all levels, and protect the company's reputation through effective corporate communication strategies. They will also engage key external stakeholders, shape the business environment, and drive creative social media activations and content creation. Overall, this role offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on healthcare communication and contribute to the success of Johnson & Johnson MedTech ANZ.

Key responsibilities:

1. Responsible for managing various aspects of internal and external communications for Johnson & Johnson MedTech ANZ, with focuses on: 

  • Drive growth for the business units
  • Develop and implement communication strategy to support the key priorities of the business units.
  • Act as integrated business partner to the business units to provide communication consul in support business growth / objectives.

2. Establish J&J MedTech’s leadership through creating compelling communication programs for new product launches, patient education, disease awareness and other related activities

  • Create innovative programs to generate SOV and impact for product launches, market entry of new technologies and innovations.  
  • Create on-going stories through effective PR efforts to raise the awareness of diseases.  Partner with Marketing team to develop effective patient education activities by driving high quality media coverage and content.
  • Explore new / creative ways to engage HCPs and patients to raise the awareness of disease treatments.

3. Lead internal communications to cultivate culture and engage employees across all levels

  • Develop internal communication strategy and programs to support the needs of culture development across the J&J MedTech ANZ organization, respective business units and J&J MedTech New Zealand business.  
  • Create effective leadership communications for Managing Director, J&J MedTech ANZ, respective BU leaders and GM of J&J MedTech New Zealand to drive employee engagement, pride and advocacy.
  • Lead key employee engagement activities by designing relevant and impactful content, which include but not limited to townhalls, kick off meetings, global executive visits and etc. 

4. Raise and protect J&J MedTech’s reputation in Australia and New Zealand by proactively developing a highly impactful corporate communication strategy with effective communications initiatives and programs

  • Lead and champion the J&J MedTech brand transformation to engage external and internal stakeholders. 
  • Explore opportunities to profile J&J MedTech as an industry leader on trade and business publications. 
  • Lead crisis and issue management to protect the reputation of J&J MedTech and our products.
  • Collaborate with the CPA team of J&J Innovative Medicine to identify opportunities to amplify and maximize J&J’s impact to our Credo stakeholders on external platforms.

5. Engage the key external stakeholders to shape up the business environment

  • Display skills in working closely with business partners including government affairs, market access, regulatory affairs, marketing and etc in responding inquiries by bringing communications expertise and in getting alignment and to maximize opportunities for internal and external engagement.
  • Work closely with government affairs and other teams to identify the right areas to help shape up the policies and regulations to enhance the business environment through effective communication efforts.

6. Drive creative social media activations and content creation

  • Develop creative, connected and disruptive social media content for J&J MedTech ANZ social media platforms in line with J&J’s global social media policy and guidelines.
  • Consider paid and earned opportunities to unify messaging and positioning.
  • Maintain strong understanding of current industry, thought leadership, social media, and health policy trends affecting the J&J MedTech’s reputation in the market.   


About You: 

  • Undergraduate degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related majors.  8 to 10 years’ experience in corporate communications in either a consultancy or company. Post Graduate studies are an advantage.
  • Issues and crisis communication experience. Marketing communications experience would be an advantage.
  • Proactive attitude to identify and address opportunities.
  • Strong relations with the right level of journalists in mainstream and trade media outlets.
  • Exceptional communication and coordination skills in a complex organization with proven success in navigating among multiple stakeholders.
  • Budget and agency management experience.
  • Possesses critical reasoning, project management skills and is versatile with ability to understand complexities associated with a variety of structures 


  • Competitive remuneration package.
  • Continuous training and support.
  • Award-winning leadership development programs.
  • Inclusive, flexible, and accessible working arrangements.
  • Equal opportunity employer supporting diversity and inclusion.


  • Competitive remuneration package and continuous training.
  • Supportive environment with award-winning leadership development programs.
  • Inclusive, flexible, and accessible working arrangements for all.


  • Up to 18 weeks of parental leave to support new parents.
  • 4 days of volunteer leave to give back to the community.
  • Option to purchase up to 2 weeks of additional annual leave for extra time off.
  • Enjoy a dedicated Wellbeing Day to prioritize self-care.
  • Global Wellness Reimbursement of $720 per year for healthy eating, exercise, or mindfulness activities.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program for personal and professional support.
  • Enhanced leave provisions for compassionate (caregiver) leave, providing up to 30 days of additional support.
  • Life insurance coverage for added peace of mind.

 And much more...

The closing date for applications is: 4th August 2024

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.  

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