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Product Owner

Beerse, Belgium
Business Relationship Management

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805626362W

Janssen Supply Chain PM IT organization is currently recruiting for a Product Owner, Demand Planning.   
The Demand Planning Product Owner will be part of the Janssen Supply Chain – PM IT organization that supports different areas of the JSC Product Management Organization globally, in terms of Global Planning Demand Management.
Major Duties & Responsibilities
  • Be primary contact for the Demand Management organization in Global Planning,
  • Owns the demand management needs, in Olympus project within the MEIO, Production Planning and Sales and Operations Planning Value Streams. 
  • Owns the strategic long term planning solution implementation for Allegra and retirement of Jonova
  • Responsible for vision and priorities of new capabilities or enhancements to a product, platform, or feature/application.
  • Building strong partnerships with business at different levels of the organization
  • Defines a clear vision for the software product/application and is responsible for multi-generation product strategy
  • Maximizes ROI by identifying and prioritizing the product features by business value
  • Business IT interface
    • Understand the business’s needs and priorities from the product
    • Negotiate with the business to see what items (story points) are built and which are backlogged based on capacity, business value and priority
    • Accountable for the development work getting done correctly
  • Business requirements analysis
    • Creating Epics/User Stories
    • Defines Acceptance criteria
    • Understands Product complexity and how to prioritize business requirements
    • Understands development estimates and how levels of effort impact the priority of requirements
  • Program oversight
    • Tracks progress of product development in the context of the larger program (scrum master owns day to day burn down charts)
    • Partners with Scrum Master to estimate development effort
    • Reports back to the business on status of the delivery of features, functionality, and applications
    • Has a combination of global and regional accountability depending on Product Line scope
  • Manage to assure compliance and adherence to all regulatory and business requirements and inspire a Credo driven team
  • Resolves business and technical challenges to deliver on time, cost and quality and to ensure realization of business benefits
  • Effectively communicate team expectations and status to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.

  • Ability to translate business requirements into Technical Epics/Stories.  Experience working across multiple levels of business and IT stakeholders.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Demand Planning concepts and principles: forecast modeling, forecasting at different aggregations, long term and business plan processes. 
  • Understanding of safety stock methods.
  • Strong personal commitment to continuous business improvement, and effectively collaborating and managing our business stakeholders
  • Capable of working as part of a team and on own initiative. Capable to change priorities quickly and influence others to do so.
  • Ability embrace changes and to deliver IT solutions in a fast-changing business/IT environment.
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment and working closely with shared services organization
  • Previous experience in working in a global, cross-functional capacity is required. 
  • Ability to manage complexity and ambiguity
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and design skills are required. 
  • Solid written, presentation and verbal communication skills are required. 
  • Deep understanding of software development lifecycle (Agile/Scrum preferred)
  • Good knowledge of supply chain planning business processes and healthcare industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply IT technology to solve business problems.
  • Product Owner certification is a plus (and will be required to achieve in the role), PMP / FPX certification is a plus
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.  
  • A Master’s or advanced degree is preferred 
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience is required
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant Planning experience is preferred

Primary Location
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555)
Job Function
Business Relationship Management
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