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GCPA Director Strategic Account Communications EMEA (m/w)

Norderstedt, Germany

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805699716W

‘Caring for the world, one person at a time’... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. 

Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.


We are currently looking for an

GCPA Director Strategic Account Communications EMEA

The GCPA Director of Strategic Account Communications plays a critical role in enabling our success in strategic accounts by partnering with our Strategic Account Management and Services & Solutions teams to effectively communicate our value offering and partnership approach, including Care Advantage to C-Suite Stakeholders to maximize our external positioning as the industry partner of choice in healthcare.


This position is key to shape our company strategy towards value-based healthcare, drive internal advocacy as well as impactful, insights-based influencer and activation programs to strengthen our position as leader in value-based healthcare with non-clinical stakeholders.


  • Serve as trusted and credible communications advisor and the Strategic GCPA Partner to the Services & Solutions and Strategic Account Management teams. These teams are responsible for developing and delivering all services for the sectors’ end-to-end solutions deployment business to health care systems in Europe, Middle East & Africa.
  • Build intimate insights and data-driven understanding of C-Suite non-clinical stakeholders to establish and develop an integrated communications and public affairs plan that includes core tactics and programs that can be executed at both the regional and country level.
  • Facilitates the implementation of internal change required to transform the organizational culture to one that is service oriented
  • Build and manage relationship with other teams in the organization e.g. specialty IVTs and customer facing teams
  • Develop campaigns & strategic events including relevant PR & content support and manage key regional programs
  • Continuously evaluate and adapt programs to accelerate the market-leading position and build brand equity with non-clinical stakeholders
  • Build / influence streamlined processes to ensure sustainable and effective content management for the various communication channels (including Digital).
  • Quality management, compliance and management of copy/approval: Ensure applicable company compliance with all relevant country and regional requirements, company regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Manage external agencies and third parties engaged in execution of projects and programs
  • Full budgetary and financial management responsibilities associated with the programs
  • Oversee and manage multiple work streams in virtual and remote project teams that span different locations across a EMEA.
  • Contribute to and provide appropriate input to the development of other communication programs and support methods for driving innovation and change across the organization

  • University degree with major in Marketing and/or Public Relations
  • Ambitious, innovative and results-orientated Public Affairs and Communications Professional with 10 years solid experience in the field
  • Thorough knowledge of brand, marketing communications, Strategic development, project management, change management ideally within a healthcare related business
  • Strong commercial mindset with proven ability to manage complex structures
  • Experience within large scale transformations, mergers or acquisitions
  • Strong Influencer with ability to work with globally and regionally-diverse team
  • Ability to work proactively in partnership multiple stakeholders (internally and externally) to develop opportunities and solutions.
  • Experience in B2B and B2C business and/or Medtech industry and agency business.
  • Highly developed oral, written and presentation skills with the ability to communicate in a clear and persuasive manner to influence customers and stakeholders.
  • Strong project team management, both direct and virtual across a matrix environment
  • Proven track-record in strategy development with solidly executed tactics that have driven positive impact for the business.
  • Demonstrable track record of relationship building, preferable within a healthcare related business
  • Experience and familiarity across multiple disciplines of marketing; brand marketing, digital marketing, public relations, advertising communications and events
  • MS Office
  • Exceptional professional writing and content creation in English
  • Estimated 25-30% travel required

The well-being and development of our employees are central aspects of our company creed. Individuals who would like to fully realize their potential as part of our international, innovation-driven corporate family and who aspire to have challenging work, will find that our company provides just the right conditions. We consider intensive initial training, further education that is tailored to our employees' work and excellent opportunities for development - both nationally and internationally - to be just as essential as a good work-life balance, attractive compensation and above-average employee benefits. One aspect that distinguishes our company is the large number of measures we have to support our trainees and promote career development in ways that are also compatible with family life.

Primary Location
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