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【Janssen】 R&D Japan/ Senior Manager for Capacity, Governance, Portfolio Management

Chiyoda, Japan

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905709834W

Janssen R&D Japan/ Senior Manager for Capacity, Governance, Portfolio Management


Title:     Senior Manager, Capacity, Governance, Portfolio management

Department:       Portfolio and Planning Department, R&D Management Division


・Manage Japan R&D governance rules, harmonize governance & stakeholders and run analysis report about R&D’s approved items.

・Manage reporting and run analysis about R&D’s project capacity (FTEs).

・Support Janssen R&D portfolio management and portfolio system operations which includes reporting/analysis work. Also collaborate with Janssen R&D project managers and R&D/commercial stakeholders


R&D governance management

・Maintain Project governance body charters and run the continuous improvement of governance body-related rules such as approval items, governance scope, and its related-processes

・Coordinate the project governance bodies/meetings in R&D as a decision support representative, i.e. JSRB, JSRB-PAM and JDMC, so that clear decision-making for projects are able to be made in timely manner

・Record decisions and decision history of R&D project planning governance body suc as JSRB and JDMC

・Work collaboration with V6 reporting reps in PPD and R&D Communication & Innovation group

R&D capacity management

・Develop the FTE capacity analysis
・Build and maintain capacity report or system interface

・Proactively identify key areas for improvement and develop innovative solutions to increase the effectiveness of R&D and PMO staff

・Represent Japan capacity management in global discussion
・Train Japan organization on the use of the system

・Create ad hoc analysis and reports and runs/modifies analysis/reports as needed

R&D portfolio process management

・Support to develop R&D project portfolio processes (including the prioritization building)

・Interact with R&D project managers to promote a good harmonized decisions of portfolio management and project management

・Maintain and keep continuous improvement of portfolio system

・Prepare and deliver portfolio-related reports and analysis

・Join the portfolio review meetings collaborate with various R&D and Commercial (including Business Development, Finance, and Pricing) leaders




・A bachelor degree; life sciences or business management specialization is preferred

・Ability to partner with people at all levels of the organization

・Ability to respond flexibly to changing project priorities and work assignments.

・Ability to influence and negotiate without specific authority.

・Interpersonal skills and Change Agent 

・Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships, act as a change agent, and adapt to rapidly changing organizational and business issues

・Strong analytical skills with high IT literacy in Excel, Power Points, other database

・Experience to ensure the business complies with all legal legislations through compliance with the highest standards of pharmaceutical industry propriety

・Experience to assure business compliance and control within the Health Care Compliance obligations, Sarbanes Oxley and other audit requirements

・Strong English communication skills

・Professional business management certification and/or diploma

・Innovative Thinking and Approach - Capable of identifying, adapting, and applying innovative and creative methodologies that will allow to build an optimal PM support-environment



・Build strong trust relationship with all relevant collaborators around his/her.

・Builds strong and positive relationships with senior R&D leaders and partners, colleagues and related Functions

・Identifies unsolved needs per insights, and find effective solutions thought-out collaborations in R&D

・Delivers add-value solutions from insights

・Takes risk and manage it without jeopardizing quality and/or compliance

・Responses talent development, talent fulfillment, and performance improvement, by having diverse visions, experiences, and ability.

・Contribute high performance organization by transparent conversation.

・Demonstrates leadership to act speedy, agility and accountability.

・Acts to help his/her organizations to make global-wide decision-making, which makes balance between short-term performance and long-term vision.

Primary Location
Janssen Pharmaceutical K.K. (7195)
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