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North America – Full Time - 2019 Foundational Human Resources Leadership Development Program (F-HRLDP)

Tampa, Florida
Human Resources

Job Description

Requisition ID: 5198180627

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. Our Foundational Human Resources Leadership Development Program (F-HRLDP) provides a unique opportunity to be part of this mission while building an outstanding career foundation in the HR space.


With $76.5 billion in 2017 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. There are more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing over 125,000 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen.


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


Description of Full-time Foundational HRLDP:


The F-HRLDP is a three-year rotational program designed to develop exceptional, highly motivated early in career talent in their journey as outstanding HR professionals, through:

  • Unmatched depth of broad-based experience across the Global Services HR operating model
  • An integrated HRLDP cohort curriculum that is innovative and future-focused
  • Relationships spanning our global businesses, HR community and executive leadership

Throughout the program, F-HRLDPs will develop critical HR and business skills through diverse rotations, primarily in Global Services, the largest area of our enterprise HR model.  Some participants may also have the opportunity to experience a direct connection between HR and the business through strategic business partner roles. Rotations in Global Services, HR will offer opportunities to expand knowledge and experience in areas including, but not limited to:

  • Talent Acquisition
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Learning Design and Operations
  • Talent Mobility
  • HR Knowledge Management
  • Compensation Administration, and more.


Characteristics of Preferred Candidates:

  • Excellent learning agility – ability to digest information quickly, make connections across different and identify key questions / areas to explore
  • Highly collaborative – can deliver strong results in close partnership with colleagues, leaders and external stakeholders across work areas, functions and geographies
  • Demonstrated early leadership aptitude, including the ability to communicate effectively with, engage and influence others (in person and virtually) 
  • Ability to build very strong stakeholder relationships, including balancing the needs and perspectives of multiple, diverse stakeholders across a global matrix organization
  • Global mindset – desire to collaborate with cross-regional partners and solve enterprise-level challenges
  • Sophisticated critical and strategic thinking skills
  • A pro-active approach to problem solving and a sound sense of urgency
  • Comfort with the pace and ambiguity of our increasingly complex business world, yet with a willingness to take risk and challenge the status quo
  • Digital mindset – ability to thrive in a “speed of thought” environment requiring flexibility of both thought and action


  • Legally authorized to work permanently (i.e. without time limitations, restrictions or need for work sponsorship) in the country where the assignment is located.
  • Matriculated student completing a Bachelor’s Degree with focus in business, HR Management, Industrial-Organizational psychology or other HR-related disciplines, and intended graduation date between December 2018 – July 2019. Master’s or MBA students will be considered and are welcome to apply.
  • Demonstrated interest in developing a career in human resources 
  • 6 – 24 months of professional work experience is required (include internship experience).
  • Previous HR experience is preferred, but not required.
  • An overall cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher is preferred.
  • Geographically mobile for four years, including the three-year duration of program and the year following program graduation is required.
  • Fluency in English is required. For assignments outside of the US, fluency in the local language is required. For assignments located in the US, fluency in a second language is desired.

For North America, candidates will spend most or all of their experience working in Johnson & Johnson’s Global Services hub, located in Tampa, Florida.


Please note that the Foundational HRLDP is the partner program to our best-in-class Experienced HRLDP (designed for MBA / Master’s students with 60 months / 5 years+ of prior professional experience to enter J&J’s HR function at Manager level).


Johnson and Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Primary Location
United States-Florida-Tampa
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)
Job Function
Human Resources
Requisition ID