Johnson & Johnson Careers

Business Unit Director Immunology Alpine Cluster (CH-AUT)

Zug, Switzerland
Marketing & Sales

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805643908W

No final decision regarding this project has been made or will be made prior to the final assessment by the management board and, where applicable, complying with any mandatory information or consultation requirements with Works Councils and/or other employee representatives and/or employees individually, as applicable.



Janssen is part of Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals helping patients all over the world. The core areas of competence include hematology, oncology, immunology, CNS, PAH and virology.  With the development of new products and innovative processes, the company has made significant contributions to the advancement of therapy for many illnesses. The World Health Organization included five drugs in its list of the most important medications.


Business Unit Director Immunology Alpine Cluster


  • Develops and delivers the BU's commercial and sales strategy to achieve business objectives within business policies and guidelines as well as departmental budget.
  • Accountable for funds and resource allocation across Therapeutic Area in the BU.
  • Provides thought leadership, subject matter and therapeutic expertise to ClusterValueTeam/IBVT (as lead and/or contributor).
  • Drives the BU to achieve best-in-class commercial market positioning for TA, talent and processes.


  • Leads and steers BU in the development and execution of the cluster business plan and brand plans in line with EMEA commercial & selling strategy ensuring that targets are met.
  • Develops and deploys a BU strategy within Alpine in close collaboration with mission critical collaborators and stakeholders across EMEA.
  • Prioritizes resources between TAs to maximize market impact and optimize resource allocation. 
  • Owns the P&L for the BU's brands and product contribution statement.
  • Provides strategic thinking and direction to organizational and brand topics.
  • Develops partnerships with relevant external stakeholders, building and maintaining a strong visibility of Janssen in this network to achieve significant competitive advantage.
  • Monitors and challenges the BU to provide improvement to organization and processes.
  • Fosters development of innovative, customer-insights as well as patient-centric solutions across the entire Alpine organization.
  • Shares proven success models and best practices within Alpine, across EMEA and MSM.
  • Drives accountability, effective decision-making and empowerment to the lowest level possible.
  • Leads people to create a high engagement and high performance culture through continuous feedback, appraisal and coaching.
  • Role models the J&J Credo and compliant behavior according to J&J guidelines and local laws. 
  • Owns and supports projects and business initiatives across the entire Alpine organization.

  • 10+  years relevant work experience
  • Academic background in business or science (MBA or equivalent)
  • A demonstrated track record of success in Business Planning, Execution and proven ability to build sustainable go-to-market model
  • Deep knowledge of life science industry and Health Care Environment
  • Experienced people leader with track record in talent development in matrix environment
  • Highly agile (mental, results, change and people agility as well as leadership agility)
  • Advanced business acumen (result driven) and strategic thinking
  • Efficient analytical thinking, insights and projection skills
  • Passionate networker, stakeholder manager and communicator                                      
  • Culturally sensitive and impactful influencer, with or without Authority
  • Comprehensive strategic modelling
  • Proven abilities in prioritisation and execution
  • Entrepreneurial and customer-centric
  • Dedicated collaborator with a holistic business mindset 
  • Committed commercial business orientation
  • Continuous learner
  • Fluency in German and English required (French and Italian an advantage)

Primary Location
Janssen-Cilag Switzerland (7325)
Job Function
Marketing & Sales
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