Johnson & Johnson Careers

Regional Project Manager, North America PMO

Skillman, New Jersey; Los Angeles, California
New Product Intro-Life Cycle Mgmt

Job Description

Requisition ID: 3782181004

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company, Division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. is searching for a Regional Project Manager, North America PMO located in Skillman, NJ or Los Angeles, CA. 


Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies touches more than a billion people’s lives each day through our health care products and services, our corporate giving, and the volunteer efforts of our employees. The Johnson & Johnson Group of Consumer Companies develop and market beloved brands that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals worldwide. Our portfolio ranges across several distinct business units:  Baby Care, Oral Care, Compromised Skin Care, Beauty, Feminine Care, and Over-The-Counter (OTC) products.


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 disability.


The Project Manager will:

  • Independently Lead and execute a portfolio of Innovation or Life Cycle Management (LCM) projects Emphasis will be on delivering projects on-time, within budget in a compliant and reliable manner
  • Be accountable to deliver projects which will require and is not limited to building project plans, aligning stakeholders, managing the timeline, budget and driving team accountabilities to deliver the final project objectives, work with functional partners to define/align on the business case and project scope to support project execution, follow compliance defined through the IMO Governance process and tools
  • Lead cross-functional project teams, (which may include Research & Development, Marketing, Sales, Packaging, Operations, Purchasing, Regulatory, Finance, and Planning), from project onset through post-implementation or launch activities
  • Develop and implement project charters and metrics; obtain stakeholder alignment; identify project risks and develop risk mitigation plans; be a source of conflict resolution
  • Lead in preparing and present project updates and stage-gate reviews at Governance forums
  • Expected to work towards business process improvements for some quantum of their time as per the needs of the Business & Supply Chain
  • Use strong business knowledge, technical skills and sound judgment to effectively assess risk, develop contingencies and determine when to elevate issues
  • Utilize effective communication skills to appropriately inform various levels of the organization and team members in a timely manner
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of assigned franchise, associated technologies and supply chain to ensure sound decision making from project chartering, through design, development and implementation, resulting in market successful products and reliable, cost-effective supply
  • Utilize project metrics and lessons learned to improve business results and product launch processes in the region
  • Develop a in depth understanding of various business processes, governances and supporting systems (Instantis, Gensight) and the tools/templates used for project & portfolio management
  • Be responsible to maintain the required project updates in Instantis/Gensight (Project Portfolio Management System) 

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.  An advanced degree (MA, MS, MBA) is preferred 
  • A minimum of 6 years combined business experience within the following areas is required: Project Management, Engineering, Research and Development, Manufacturing Planning, Finance and/or Operational function
  • A minimum of 2 years of end-to-end Supply Chain Project Management experience is required
  • Project Management Training and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is preferred 
  • Process Excellence Certification (Six-Sigma/Lean Green Belt/Black Belt) is preferred 
  • Proficiency in MS Project, MS Excel is required
  • Working knowledge of Instantis and/or Gensight Portfolio Management tool is preferred
  • Experience launching new products or managing product changes is preferred
  • Experience working in a GMP or regulated environment (Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Diagnostics, or Consumer Product) is preferred
  • Ability to work independently and without direct line management authority over team members is required
  • Ability to influence stakeholders and strong negotiation skills are required.
  • Ability to be accountable, work well under pressure and have strong time management and prioritization skills is required
  • Ability to be comfortable challenging status quo and looking for ways to improve processes is required
  • This position may require up to 10% travel domestically and internationally
  • This position can be located in Skillman, NJ or Los Angeles, CA

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Skillman
Other Locations
North America-United States-California-Los Angeles
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
New Product Intro-Life Cycle Mgmt
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