Johnson & Johnson Careers

【Janssen】JAPAN R&D, Portfolio and Planning Department Director

Chiyoda, Tokyo-To

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805670302W

JanssenJAPAN R&D, Portfolio and Planning Department Director

Executive Summary & Purpose: 

A member of Japan R&D Leadership Team, the Director of R&D Portfolio and Planning is responsible for leading R&D portfolio prioritization together with Head of Japan R&D. The Director is also responsible to develop R&D resource planning. Portfolio prioritization and resource planning is expected to deliver by an efficient and innovative approach with making full use of the latest technologies. The Director is responsible for building talent pipeline in his/her team, as well as in whole Japan R&D organization.

Major Responsibilities:

R&D Portfolio Prioritization Management:

・Develop R&D pipeline portfolio plan based on inputs from both Japan TA Strategy Team (JTAST) and Japan Compound Team (JCOT). 

・Deliver and ensure cross Therapeutic Area(TA)s pipeline portfolio prioritization, with having financial input from R&D Finance controller and scientific input from Head of Clinical Science.

・Lead Japan R&D portfolio priority discussion together with Japan R&D Head, in alignment with global R&D priority and planning.

・Participate in decision-making governance such as Japan Strategic Review Board (JSRB).

・Contribute strategic input to governance and management reviews including; scenario assessment, trade-off implications and evaluation/assessment of capital investment opportunities, from innovative planning perspectives.

・Loss of Exclusivity (LOE) Estimation by ensuring to update IP information in collaboration with Japan/US patent attorney.

・Estimate LOE period for all Janssen Japan portfolio.

Primal process owner for R&D related governance

・Develop and maintain R&D and/or pipeline project governance body charters

・Facilitate and coordinate project governance as decision support leader to make clearer decision-making for project on time, and record discussion/decision

・Act as primal representative of Japan R&D on Japan Local Operation company’ annual planning schedule such as Integrated Strategy Discussion (ISD), or on ad-hoc as business required basis.

R&D Resources Planning Management:

・Per FBP input, develop year-beginning of annual demand and capacity planning.

・Per Project Management Organization (PMO)’ input, update annual demand and capacity planning and lead R&D SLT and LT to facilitate reasonable resource management and/or task allocation.

・Manage and oversee all hiring management/tracking on Japan R&D organization, which to be discussed and decided at the R&D SLT monthly and/or ad-hoc basis.

・R&D SLT is the place to discuss multi-year talent development plan including individual moving and/or short term assignment. Support the SLT to be completed those activities from resource planning perspective.

Reporting lines:

・The group manager of Project Planning Group where is up to 5 HCs reports to the Director, R&D Portfolio and Planning Department.

Talent pipeline:

・Responsible for assessing and developing internal Japan R&D talent, identifying gaps in the talent pipeline, and hiring key talent to meet future needs.

Span of Control:
・Headcount: Impact of role is across the Japan R&D organization.

Position Qualifications:
・MBA or equivalent experiences/capability is required

・5-10 years of pharmaceutical industry experiences including leadership experience of Project and Portfolio management on development pipeline.

・Evidence of leading innovative approach/initiative by certain tool/capability such as SixSigma

・Demonstrated ability of strategic thinking and contingency planning with respect to pharmaceutical objectives

・Strong oral and written communication skills in both Japanese and English

・Demonstrated influence, negotiation and conflict resolution skills, including the ability to influence without clear reporting authority


Primary Location
Janssen Pharmaceutical K.K. (7195)
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