Johnson & Johnson Careers

Sr. Project Manager, US OTC Products

Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
New Product Intro-Life Cycle Mgmt

Job Description

Requisition ID: 0130181214

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Sr. Project Manager, US OTC Regional Growth Projects Products to be located in Fort Washington, PA.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies touches more than a billion people’s lives each day through our health care products and services, our corporate giving, and the volunteer efforts of our employees. The Johnson & Johnson Group of Consumer Companies develop and market beloved brands that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals worldwide. Our portfolio ranges across several distinct business units: Baby Care, Oral Care, Compromised Skin Care, Beauty, Feminine Care, and OTC products.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Teams are responsible for the management and execution of all elements to deliver new product development and new product introduction projects. The Sr. Project Manager, Regional Growth Project Management will provide:

Project Leadership
• With limited direction, lead cross functional OTC project teams in a matrix environment to identify and recommend the best enterprise business proposition across Product Development, Supply Chain, and Commercial
• Guide project team activities to meet project and business objectives including approval of project recommendations through governance; Drive team accountability for deliverables and ensure projects meet milestones
• Influence others beyond own scope and level
• Demonstrate business acumen, project management, communication, process management and team performance management; ask the right questions to understand business impact and risks
• Make the complex simple and represent an objective enterprise view when presenting opportunities and plans to the team and organization
• Lead team thorough options analysis and drive cross-functional recommendations

Facilitation & Risk Management
• Excel at leadership and facilitation, collaboration, attention to detail; Identify and recommend the best enterprise business proposition
• Engage teams in healthy debate/conflict, and deliver solutions
• Scope definition and project control: stakeholder alignment, project planning, resource and risk management, team development and communication
• Lead prioritization and options analysis with teams
• Lead teams in use of ongoing risk management & communication tools
• Proactively identify and escalate risks and issues to relevant stakeholders; lead development and delivery of tactical and achievable mitigation and contingency planning

Project Execution
• Develop a project plan, and then deliver the project plan to achieve business results
• Provide demonstrated proficiency in MS Project.
• Develop, manage and maintain up-to-date MS Project Timelines inclusive of all critical milestones, key interdependencies and resource constraints, while applying appropriate project scheduling techniques
• Monitor project status and execution; report timely updates via Project Templates, Project Dashboards and Update Forms; and develop agendas, minutes, metrics, etc. for the teams
• Deliver transparent, timely and effective verbal and written communication to teams, stakeholders and appropriate levels of the organization
• Lead "lessons learned" exercises, share lessons among project leaders and other teams, integrate lessons into existing processes, tools and templates

• A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required.
• An advanced Degree (Master’s, MBA, etc.) in a business or related field is preferred.
• A minimum of 8 years of relevant experience is required
• A minimum of 3 years of product life cycle experience in OTC, Consumer Products, Medical Device, or Pharmaceutical regulated environment is required. Preference is for Supply Chain and/or Commercial experience.
• A proven record of Project Management, leading multi-functional and cross-functional teams is required. Cross functional project experience is preferred.
• Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills are required.
• Experience in General Management thinking & approach; working through end-to-end business challenges and solutions is required.
• Demonstrated leadership & influencing skills across organizational levels is required.
• Familiarity with standard PM tools and templates is required; MS Project preferred.
• Business and Financial acumen is required.
• PMP or other Project Management certification is highly preferred.
• Prior experience working on new products and/or execution of new products is preferred.
• This position will be based in Fort Washington, PA and may require up to 10% domestic and international travel.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Fort Washington-
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
New Product Intro-Life Cycle Mgmt
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