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Category Manager - Biologics & Vaccines

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Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is currently hiring for a Category Manager – Biologics & Vaccines that will be located in Beerse Belgium.

Janssen Supply Group, LLC is part of Janssen Supply Chain, a global organization responsible for supplying medicines to markets around the world. With Quality as their primary focus, this group strives to provides access and affordability through innovation and strong collaboration with their R&D and Commercial partners to deliver life changing solutions for patients in need.
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson, provides medicines for an array of health concerns in several therapeutic areas, including: attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), cardiovascular disease, general medicine (acid reflux disease, infectious diseases), mental health (bipolar I disorder, schizophrenia), neurologics (Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, migraine prevention and treatment), pain management, and women’s health. Our ultimate goal is to help people live healthy lives. We have produced and marketed many first-in-class prescription medications and are poised to serve the broad needs of the healthcare market – from patients to practitioners, from clinics to hospitals. For more about Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., one of the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, visit www.janssenpharmaceuticalsinc.com

The Category Manager will be responsible for leading a Procurement organization in support of approximately $50 million or less in spend for Johnson & Johnson Companies. This spend is medium to low complex in nature and requires a collaboration with key stakeholders within the business to execute. You will identify, develop and direct the implementation of Procurement goals and strategy. Plan and direct the organization’s activities and deliver against targets for financial performance, quality, and service and compliance adherence.

It will provide Global and Regional Leadership for developing end-to-end category leadership such as category strategy development, maintaining key relationships within the business and leading key supplier relationships. The position must shape, connect and lead resources to deliver on key projects.

The Category Manager scope of responsibilities include:

  • Develop and drive the Procurement vision for, with and through the stakeholder community.
  • Developing the vision, strategy and implementation plan for a specific category or categories of spend that will effectively meet the long range requirements of the business partners and deliver the maximum value for J&J
  • Interface directly with CEO’s and other supplier leadership to assure alignment of JNJ’s objectives are met, including quality, reliability, innovation and cost.
  • Understands operational considerations. Identifies business demand requirements and partners with Business Engagement Leads to deliver annual value improvements and drives competitive advantage.
  • Understand long range requirements of the business partners and engage in strategic planning and partnering to ensure alignment
  • Deliver on financial, service, reliability, quality, innovation, and growth commitments
  • Build and maintain relationships throughout JNJ that results in dynamic interactive dialogue on a broad range of perspectives and information critical to the development of optimal approaches and solutions
  • Develop deep supplier relationships with strategic suppliers to include data review and analysis, performance management and development and improvement of end to end value, and bring innovation to the business
  • Identify, develop and direct the implementation of Procurements goals and category strategies, based on deep subject matter expertise and an informal understanding of industry/market dynamics
  • Escalate issues that may impact the Global Procurement organization.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute Procurement strategies that are aligned with the business/sector needs
  • Manage supplier relationships, communicate changes to category strategy, execute joint collaborative initiatives, and monitor supplier contract negotiations
  • Ensure execution of category strategies to include: sourcing strategy execution, negotiations, contract implementation and performance against established targets
  • Facilitate the development, implementation, and maintenance of processes, policies, guidelines, Standard Operating Procedures, and Business Operating Principles
  • Conduct performance reviews/serve as People Manager for Subordinate Leads
  • Lead team meetings and provide updates to Global Procurement Leadership
  • Manage & prioritize portfolio of Procurement segment (Pharm, MD&D and/or Consumer) specific initiatives 

Qualifications
  • Develop and execute Procurement strategies that are aligned with the business/sector needs
  • Manage supplier relationships, communicate changes to category strategy, execute joint collaborative initiatives, and monitor supplier contract negotiations
  • Ensure execution of category strategies to include: sourcing strategy execution, negotiations, contract implementation and performance against established targets
  • Facilitate the development, implementation, and maintenance of processes, policies, guidelines, Standard Operating Procedures, and Business Operating Principles
  • Conduct performance reviews/serve as People Manager for Subordinate Leads
  • Lead team meetings and provide updates to Global Procurement Leadership
  • Manage & prioritize portfolio of Procurement segment (Pharm, MD&D and/or Consumer) specific initiatives

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required; an MBA is preferred
  • Broad-based understanding of business operations and practices and core Procurement areas of focus (Spend Management: Category Management and Supplier Management).
  • Multi-county and Multi sector experience preferred with experience across geographies of varied sizes and businesses.
  • Strong leadership, vison setting, communication, influencing, collaboration and talent development skills are required
  • Able to prioritize requests, and propose effective cost/customer service alternatives when necessary.
  • Customer Orientation (building and maintaining strong relationships with J&J senior Management)
  • Strong project and change management capabilities
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Strong verbal and written communication skill with ability to confidently present complex information
  • Ability to continuously improve the organization
  • May require up to 25% domestic and/or international travel life-changing
Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disabased on & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disabased onbility.

Primary Location
Belgium-Antwerp-Beerse-
Other Locations
Switzerland-Zug-Zug
Organization
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555)
Job Function
Operations
Requisition ID
1905790646W