[Vision Care]Global Strategic Insight Manager - Japan

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Job Description

General Summary / 職務概要

Johnson & Johnson Vision, a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is currently seeking a Manager, Realtime Insights for Japan Region who has the responsibility to support insights agenda for the Japan Region. He/she will proactively provide integrated insights and understanding of the markets in Japan against a backdrop of deep knowledge of the overall business and JJV’s portfolio.


Duties & Responsibilities / 職務および職責

l  Be responsible for designing and executing appropriate Global Strategic Insights activities in support of Japan’s go-to-market strategies.

l  Identify strategic opportunities and work closely as an integral member of GSI’s Global Team and provide regional inputs & support to all GBM as well as I&P initiatives for Japan.

l  Work closely with the Strategy & Health of Business leads to help provide local texture & perspective in interpreting the results from these studies after duely synthesizing/ integrating across multiple disparate data sources to provide a holistic business perspective on the business.

l  Serve as the voice of consumers and customers when working with internal teams to ensure an objective view of the needs of our professional customers and end patients is incorporated into business projects planning.

l  Consult with marketing, sales, professional affairs, business analytics and project leaders on the risks and opportunities of consumer/customer initiatives/plans to navigate the management to make informed decisions based on data and facts.

l  Ensure consumer/ customer foundational work is performed with a global mindset, while considering implications locally.

l  Under supervision of GSI Senior Manager, manage end-to-end learning plan from the identification of business challenge/opportunities to results tracking, i.e. data mining, designing appropriate researches to assess risks/rewards, actual in-market tracking, then drawing recommendations for future improvements. Take part in building credibility for the Insights function as part of an integral team in the JP business.

l  Actively explore new methodologies and market trends influencing our category and approach to insights.

l  Adheres to environmental policy, procedures, and supports department environmental objectives.  Engages in Credo-based decision-making.


Key Requirements (skills, competencies, experiences, certifications) / 必要要件(スキル、知識、経験、資格)

<必要とする能力・スキルMinimum experience (number of month/years and type of work experience beyond formal education) required for competent performance>

l  6-8 years of progressive experience in strategic insights, market research, business analytics or a related field.

l  Technical market research and analytical expertise and conversant in a range of quantitative and qualitative ad hoc research techniques and syndicated business analyses.

l  Knowledge of new research tools & techniques of gaining consumer insights will be a plus

l  Excellent communication skills in both English and Japanese

l  Ability to think analytically to understand complex or ambiguous problems or issues and communicate solutions/conclusions clearly and concisely.

l  Willingness to “have an opinion” backed up by insight and the confidence to influence key stakeholders in meetings and one to one basis.

l  Strategic business knowledge with the ability to appropriately use judgment and risk-taking.

l  Demonstrated leadership in engaging multi-functional and multi-cultural counterparts through positive power of influence.

l  Strong analytic skills, including use of statistical and multivariate analyses

l  Extensive knowledge of MS Office applications

l  Position will require occasional travel outside of the region


<Minimum education required for competent performance>

l  Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, statistics, mathematics, or related field;   MBA or MS is strongly preferred



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Johnson & Johnson K.K. (8235)
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