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【IT】IT Manager, A&D Deal Lead for Japan

Chiyoda, Japan
IT Project Management

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805692209W

【Position Summary】
Johnson & Johnson Technology is recruiting for an A&D Deal Lead for Japan.  The A&D Deal Lead for Japan reports to the Senior Director Portfolio and Program Management.  The position is responsible for overall IT management and execution of Acquisitions & Divestitures programs for JJT in Japan.  

In this capacity, the A&D IT Deal Lead will need to partner with key business teams to translate the deal strategy, objectives, and approach into the scope, milestones, and cross-functional interdependencies for Day 1, interim-state, and future state roadmaps.  The incumbent will partner and collaborate with enterprise JJT groups and other business functions to identify and manage interdependencies between the teams, to ensure workstreams deliver per plan within the region specifically Japan and proactively identify and engage regional JJT and business stakeholders.   The incumbent will provide regional insight, status and identify issues and risks to the global program leadership.  
The role requires active engagement and partnership with a variety of organizations within Johnson and Johnson including IT Infrastructure, Commercial, R&D, Supply Chain and Corporate groups to drive successful A&D programs.     
Strong interdependent partnering skills are required for the A&D IT Deal Lead to collaborate with many stakeholders outside and within J&J.  The program is to be managed with high level of professionalism. The candidate will require a deep understanding of J&J structure, strong execution and delivery skills, and a bias toward problem solving and resolution.   

The incumbent will be expected to manage multiple strategic A&D programs concurrently and provide updates to senior leadership. 

【Major Responsibilities】
•For assigned A&D program, define the JJT Day 1 and Post-Day 1 strategy based on the dependencies and impact.  Provide direction based on operating model definition to cross-functional and infrastructure leads to identify interdependencies and issues/risks

•Closely partner with assigned PMs to track and monitor the initiatives, identify interdependencies, issues/risks and potential mitigations and manage program financials.    Actively share progress with Global program office.

•Prepare, review and present change requests, funding/resource needs or issues requiring decisions from global or regional governance.

•Lead change management & communications efforts related to the regional A&D activities.  Identify and engage appropriate regional and local stakeholders.  

•Lead the creation and oversight of all Transition Service Agreements (TSAs) and ensure regional considerations are included.

•Collaborate with the Buyer or Seller to ensure there is alignment to successfully meet the TSA exit dates and escalate/resolve issues with them

•Develop short-term/long-term JJT strategies to improve A&D execution in the region.

•Develop portion of JJT A&D EPL playbook to document how to manage regional delivery more holistically.   

•Provide direction and leadership on technical solutions, approaches, and decisions in alignment with A&D architecture and playbook.

•Partner with Procurement and Legal to assess and execute contractual requirements in the transition of software licensing and contracts.

【Knowledge and Competency Requirements】
•Ability to speak and write English and Japanese

•5+ years preferred of relevant experience in managing large program with high level of complexity. Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. Effective collaborator and problem solver.
•Strong knowledge of cultures within the region / Japan

•Preferred: IT experience with business acquisitions or divestitures and integration activities.  

•Strong proficiency with project management practices, tools and methodologies 

•Ability to work under pressure and through tight timeline. Ability to set-up and facilitate cross-functional meeting to resolve issues in timely manner.

•Models Credo Values – demonstrates strong values, ethics and communication skills that establish a culture of trust and transparency. Build win-win solutions across business and IT. 

•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) including the ability to explain technology concepts to business partners.

•Demonstrated ability to capture, organize and present large amount of data and publish them concisely so they are understandable and actionable.

•Preferred multi-function experience; understands business processes, end to end business processes impact on project dependencies. 

•Experiencing managing IT projects in regulated industries requiring Computer System Validation is required.

•Experience managing Supply Chain systems and complex Supply Chain programs is preferred.

•A Bachelor’s Degree is required. 

Primary Location
Johnson & Johnson K.K. (8235)
Job Function
IT Project Management
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