IT Lead, Data & Analytics

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Job Description

Role: IT Lead, Data & Analytics (Business Technology Analyst)

GCF: 26

Location: High Wycombe, UK

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.
With $81.6 billion in 2018 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. 

Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for IT Lead, Data & Analytics.  


This position is responsible for connecting business partners with high impact technology solutions (from our internal technology Product Lines or external capabilities), leading local technology delivery and supporting the Business Technology Lead (BTL) to shape Product Line strategy development.


Playing a hands-on role putting technology into practice, she/he defines business requirements for market needs, carries out business analysis for regional MVPs evolving in a market, scales out regional solutions and delivers local market-led projects using technology.


While the role will have a domain focus on data and analytics to provide an authoritative point of contact, the role focus is on business problems and opportunities which will require a broad understanding of our business and solutions landscape to bring about end-to-end business process solutions.

Main Duties & Responsibilities
  • Be a technology partner, working with business partners to identify unmet needs, propose IT solutions, and assist management in the development of business cases and project charters
  • Be a business analyst, leading the technical discovery process for potential projects, scoping needs, gathering requirements and producing functional specifications for a solution build, based on regional and global standards, using our agile rRDM methodology (rapid Requirements Definition & Management)
  • Build deep organisational knowledge by forming internal partnerships (developing deep insights into their needs) and external partnerships with e.g. start-ups, academics (to build health technology knowledge)
  • Explore & experiment with business-led IT projects and external technology developments to scope and rapidly pilot new single-market specific solutions, identifying solutions worth scaling up within the regional Product Lines. Collaborate with Product Line teams to build and test regional MVPs when selected as a ‘lead market’
  • Lead the delivery of local projects, collaborating with the business & Product Line teams to localise regional J&J requirements/solutions and drive effective change management by involving the right people at the right time
  • Represent IT with external partners and customers and consult on selection and approval of third-party service providers
  • Ensure technology projects are built and documented in accordance with the strict compliance regulations of J&J and healthcare, including information security, privacy and GxP as required
  • Take a regional view on technology solutions, building a good understanding of business practice in other countries through a network of IT colleagues, in order to use or create harmonised solutions where possible
  • Actively match business needs with existing J&J technology capability, by showcasing local/regional best practice with key partners, encouraging adoption of core systems and harmonised process and highlighting value in a business context
  • Shape Product Line roadmaps by finding opportunities/gaps where J&J Technology can deliver, influencing internally and externally to drive Product Line strategy execution
  • Support the Business Technology Lead to challenge the business and encourage innovation, whilst handling business expectations


Qualifications & Experience
  • Degree in Computer Science/Business Information Systems, Engineering or related discipline
  • Certification in Business Analysis (e.g. ISEB Business Analysis Diploma) and Project Management (e.g. PRINCE2, APMP) areas
  • Current or very recent role is business facing
  • Authority in key technologies and platforms in analytics, core data management principles and techniques such as ETL, and data manipulation
  • 6+ years relevant experience
  • Consistent track record of delivery in complex, ambiguous and changing environments, adhering to essential regulatory and compliance guidelines
  • Able to influence across a range of business roles and partner seniorities
  • Effective team working
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with customers, matrix teams, suppliers, partners etc.
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Good at facilitating workshops and meetings, and negotiating
  • Genuine passion for technology, understanding how things work and for applying technology to bring value to businesses/customers
  • Continuous learner, able to demonstrate a familiarity with current trends e.g. AI, Blockchain
  • Capable to take a “hands-on approach” to experiment and try things if needed
  • Can communicate effectively with technical and non-technical partners at different levels
Location & Travel:

The role is based in our High Wycombe office, but candidates must be willing and flexible to travel to European offices.


Primary Location
United Kingdom-England-High Wycombe-
Janssen Cilag Ltd. (7360)
Job Function
Info Technology
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