Johnson & Johnson Careers

Director – Operational Agility Functional Liaison and PMO

New Brunswick, New Jersey
IT Project Management

Job Description

Requisition ID: 5271190125

Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for a Director – Operational Agility Functional Liaison and PMO located in New Brunswick, NJ.
Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.
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. There are more than 265 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing approximately 126,500 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.
The Director will drive the delivery of functional tasks for Operational Agility Program. The Director will develop an in-depth understanding of Operational Agility principles, methodologies and processes to provide guidance and support with creation of cost reduction strategies and stranded cost action plans.

Please Note – 4 year / Consistent with OA Program duration scheduled to end 12/2022
The Director will play a central role in:
  • Establishing the cross-functional strategies
  • Providing leadership on Operational Agility including Implementing Operational Agility related processes
  • Leading cross-functional (Global Functions (HR, PROC, JJT, FIN), Supply Chain and Anchor Functions) teams
  • Enabling stranded savings targets to be achieved for Supply Chain Transformation initiatives.
  • Provide strategy and leadership to the cross-functional teams crafting the cost reduction strategies, target setting, and roadmap / plans
  • Serve as the Single Point of Contact from the Operational Agility Program Office and Functions and share best practices
  • Program Manage (PMO) the Operational Agility implementation including status tracking, issues and risk management, value tracking and work plan management
  • Provide reporting and metrics, where available through the enterprise, to drive and target areas of savings opportunities
  • Educate stakeholders on Operational Agility principles, policies / guidelines and processes
  • Coordinate with external partners on Operational Agility design
  • Lead and develop high performing cross functional & matrix team.
  • Attract and develop superior talent.
  • Lead people through organizational uncertainty or key change initiative such as merger, acquisition, divesture, or restructuring

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required.
  • A minimum of 10 years of related experience required; previous experience in Finance and Accounting fundamentals, Supply Chain fundamentals is preferred
  • A minimum of 8 years of people management experience is required.
  • Proven experience directly dealing with cross functional areas (business, function, finance);
  • Strong financial acumen to understand stranded cost impacts.
  • Understanding of supply chain business processes.
  • Strong influencer, independent thinking and strong planning/prioritization are essential to success.
  • Real passion for employee development and talent management is important.
  • Experienced professional with strong communication skills (written, verbal and presentation) who can interact with senior management is required. Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization.
  • Strong analytic and decision-making abilities. Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office is required.
  • Thrives in dynamic environments, is flexible, collaborative and deadline driven is required.
  • Up to 10% domestic travel is required.
  • Position is located in New Brunswick, NJ

    Do you strive to join an outstanding team that is dynamic and ever-changing? Is career growth and opportunity appealing to you? Apply to this opportunity today.

    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

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-New Brunswick-
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)
Job Function
IT Project Management
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