Johnson & Johnson Careers

Sr. Manager, Global Project Management - Beauty NPD

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

Job Description

Requisition ID: 4619180228

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Sr. Manager, Global Project Management - Beauty NPD in Los Angeles, CA or New Brunswick, NJ. This position will report to the Director, Franchise Integration Lead IMO.
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.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion.  Proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

The Sr. Manager, Global Project Management - Beauty NPD will:

Lead and execute a portfolio of major or complex programs/projects to support the Global Innovation portfolio strategy. Emphasis will be on delivering projects on-time, within budget in a compliant and reliable manner.  

Lead cross-functional project teams from project onset through post implementation or launch activities

Coach, Mentor and develop junior project managers (full-time J&J PMs and Contract PMs) who support regional Life Cycle Management or Innovation programs/projects. Subject Matter Expert in project & program management for Lifecycle Management and Innovation projects.  

Identifies, Leads and Deploys improvements in the current project/program management practices for the Innovation portfolio.  

Act as the IMO knowledge expert and liaison for the senior business partners, keeping the organization appropriately informed of Program and/or New Product risks/ mitigations and developments. Will demonstrate project leadership through escalating business impact risks and facilitating effective decision making amongst senior leaders at various Governance forums

Act as an IMO knowledge expert for the Global team during interactions with Regional business partners and External business partners, as required for their appropriate programs

Possess strong communication and acumen skills to lead the appropriate program discussions with Stakeholders, Sr. Leaders and Governance/ Decision Making forums.  Ability to produce and present clear status reports in a tactful and candid manner

SME on select departmental key business process initiatives

Benchmarks to bring in good project/program management practices

Have the following Program Management Competencies:

o Ability to establish clear project/ program scope (In & Out), define the extent of the project; define project deliverables; establish milestones and a detailed time line; define/align to resource requirements and establish a total project budget

o Define business case, develop and implement project charters and metrics; obtain stakeholder alignment; identify/manage project risks and develop risk mitigation plans; be a source of conflict resolution; manage project budgets

o Lead the deployment and improvements (Champions & Rolls out) of the project & portfolio management tools and techniques to be compliant with the use of agreed Global IMO practices, use of Portfolio systems (GenSight)

o Be the SME to perform cost/benefit analysis; identify budgetary needs and maintain focus on budget.

o Be aware of the approach to utilizing existing functional procedures that impact the project/ program (know enough to proactively identify, challenge and manage 

o Responsible for measuring and reporting on the Innovation Dashboard/Scorecard metrics 

o Ability to undertake continual adjustments with stakeholders in a persuasive manner, to keep projects on course by use of positive win/win attitude

o Ability to analyze the future impact of decisions by taking a big-picture approach, to strategically position projects with-in the business to relate to short and long-term objectives

o Ability to identify and make optimal use of resources


A Bachelor’s degree is required. 

An MBA or an advanced degree is preferred. 

A minimum of 10 years combined business experience in two or more functional areas is required – Project Management, Supply Chain, Operations, Procurement, Engineering, R&D, Sales, Marketing or Finance.  

A minimum of 5 years demonstrated experience managing projects in a formal Project Management role is required.  

A demonstrated history of managing complexity is required.

Experience launching new products in a GMP and regulated environment (Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Diagnostics, or Consumer Products) is preferred

Experience managing people is preferred. 

An individual with strong understanding of the commercial landscape and consumer, drug or medical device industry experience in a fast-paced environment is preferred.  

Ability to meet the project objectives by successfully managing, tracking and implementing successful strategies regarding scope, quality, time and cost.  

Experience with Microsoft Project & Excel is required. 

Experience managing a portfolio of projects is highly desired.  

It is preferred that this candidate have experience with Six Sigma/Process Excellence Tools, Training and/or Certification.

It is preferred that the candidate have solid business knowledge, sound judgment, can communicate with technical partners, can influence stakeholders and change management skills  

Project Management Training and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified experience is preferred.  

Experience executing failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) or other risk assessment tools is preferred. 

Experience with financial statements and methodologies (P&Ls, Balance Sheets, COGs, GPs, ROAs, NPVs, IRRs) preferred.

This position may require up to 10% travel domestically and internationally and is based in New Brunswick, NJ or Los Angeles, CA.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-New Brunswick
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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