Johnson & Johnson Careers

Sr. Manager, Strategy & Operations, AP SSO

Singapore, Singapore; Hong Kong, China; Taiwan; South Korea; China; Japan; Australia

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905715941W

A core member of the Asia Pacific Science & Strategy Office (AP SSO), serves as a key partner in the APSSO and to the Head of Asia Pacific Medical Sciences. Drives effective execution of critical AP Medical Sciences transformation initiatives with impact at local, regional and global levels. Champions collaboration between R&D and Commercial in AP through the IVTs to accelerate the launch cycles in Asia Pacific. Serves as a key member of AP Integrated Value Teams (IVTs) representing Global R&D on a TA basis, as well as providing selective R&D program management. Supports AP licensing and acquisition due diligence, as appropriate.

Major Responsibilities - Covering both the Solid Tumour and CVM therapeutic areas.:

AP Therapeutic Area R&D Lead
  • Represents Global R&D in the IVTs
  • Liaises with global TAs to bring input to the AP IVTs and country teams
  • Consolidates AP TA and country strategies for ‘single point of contact’ with global TAs and facilitate portfolio reviews with Global stakeholders
  • Drives opportunities for regional approaches to clinical development strategies for countries that require local data to accelerate availability of therapies for patients.
  • Collaborates with countries and other regional functions to maximize pipeline opportunities
  • Supports the governance of regional clinical trials by the Asia Pacific Development Management Committee
  • May be assigned R&D due diligence responsibilities for licensing and acquisition to ensure adequate assessment of valuation elements associated with AP R&D intellectual property, portfolio fit / priority, as well as both planned and in-process research activities

AP Integrated Value Team (IVT) R&D Program Management
  • Supports the AP IVT(s) in establishing AP TA and compound strategies and implementation plans, including preparation for governance and /or management reviews
  • Partners with the AP IVT co-leaders to manage the team by:
  • Providing and consolidating input from team members for AP IVT R&D related decision-making
  • Tracking R&D deliverables and aiding team members in communication and engagement/contribution
  • Monitors team R&D recommendations and associated governance/management decisions

AP Country Development Portfolio Prioritization
  • Develops and executes sustainable organizational structure and process for country level development portfolio prioritization, engaging Medical, Market Access and Commercial functions for countries without local R&D functions

AP Liaison with Global and Regional R&D
  • May represent the AP region at global R&D forums, such as CDTL forum, Global Budget Gap Committee, etc.
  • May plan and execute portfolio review / alignment activities within and between AP geographies as well as across to the Global TA
  • May exercise specific assigned responsibilities with Japan’s Scientific Review Board (JSRB) and / or China’s Development Review Board (CDRB)

APMS Transformation Initiative Leadership
  • Supports the management of major regional and local transformation efforts as assigned. Due to the highly variable nature of transformation projects, demonstrates learning agility, nimbleness and strong leadership
  • Collaborates closely with functions such as Finance, Legal, HCC, HR, and Procurement to drive implementation of sustainable change with clear business benefits
  • Partners with head of APSSO to foster strategic and operational project management excellence within APMS

  • Experience in leading a multi-disciplinary team in the analysis and synthesis of complex data, including financial and operational data and metrics
  • Strong knowledge of the drug discovery, development and commercialization process, and the ability to assess new drug/therapeutic platforms
  • Experience in assessing technology, market environment, & R&D process requirements to successfully influence process improvements and efficiencies
  • Ability to translate data into information and strategies into executable action plans, including developing metrics and tracking status and deliverables
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking skills as well as strong influencing skills within a matrix organization
  • Strong understanding of functional interconnections and processes (R&D drug discovery and development, strategic marketing, regulatory, market access, operations).
  • Positive track record of leadership to drive disparate groups to overcome challenging obstacles
  • Effective communicator adept at cross-cultural understanding and deeply experienced in the AP region
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressive business experience, with extensive exposure to the pharmaceutical R&D environment

Leadership Imperative Competencies:
  • Connect
    • Partner with country OpCos to identify unmet needs in the AP region
    • Forge internal collaborations across AP and with Global TAs and functions
  • Shape
    • Translate insights into actions that deliver value: Facilitate strategies and decision making processes that support the TA 
  • Lead
    • Create and support an environment where talent where leadership and talent development are top priorities
  • Deliver
    • Deliver results by inspiring and motivating people and teams across AP
    • Demonstrate a global and regional mindset

Primary Location
Other Locations
Asia Pacific-China-Hong Kong S.A.R., Asia Pacific-Taiwan, Asia Pacific-South Korea, Asia Pacific-China, Asia Pacific-Japan, Asia Pacific-Australia
Johnson & Johnson Pte. Ltd. (8435)
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