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Senior Manager, Procurement Business Lead – (Technology, Data & Actionable Insights)

New Brunswick, New Jersey

Job Description

Requisition ID: 6295180709

Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Senior Manager, Procurement Business Lead – Technology, Data & Actionable Insights, 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 $70 billion in 2015 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 and diagnostics markets. 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.


As a core capability defined within the Enterprise Procurement Strategic Framework and a significant value creation lever for Procurement organizations, Technology, Data & Actionable Insights is a strategic priority for Johnson & Johnson Procurement.  This new position – Senior Manager, Procurement Business Lead (Technology, Data and Actionable Insights) – will have accountability for the Supply Chain Procurement technology & digitization strategy.  Reporting directly to the Procurement Business Architect (Technology, Data & Actionable Insights) and indirectly to the Vice President, Supply Chain Procurement, this role’s accountability includes leading the efforts for the multi-year vision and strategic plan for technology, data and analytics for Supply Chain Procurement.  This includes, but is not limited to,

  • Leading the Supply Chain portion of the Procurement strategic technology planning process
  • Participating in the Supply Chain strategic technology planning process
  • Integrating Supply Chain Procurement technology strategies with other Supply Chain technology strategies
  • Prioritizing and delivering Supply Chain portion of Procurement’s annual technology budget
  • Participating in key Supply Chain and Procurement technology governance councils
  • Collaborate and interface with various Supply Chain teams especially technology focused teams
  • Leading the Supply Chain Procurement specific technology projects
The role will work in an end-to-end manner across the entire Supply Chain Procurement, the three-tier Procurement operating model (Corporate Tier, Business Unit and Global Services tiers) and full procurement taxonomy (Spend Management Strategy & Source-to-Settle) to deliver integrated capabilities for the function.  This role will work closely with leadership-level business partners across Procurement, Supply Chain, Information Technology, Finance and other internal organizations.  A deep understanding of the evolving technology landscape (e.g. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Block Chain, ERP, etc.) is critical in this role

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required for this position.  
  • An MBA or Master’s degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of 8 years of relative business experience is required. 
  • Proven experience in executing transformational technology strategy within Supply Chain and/or Procurement is required
  • Procurement experience in Supply Chain and/or direct materials is a requirement
  • Additional job specific requirements and soft skills required.
  • Strong process & project management experience is preferred
  • Highly analytical, data-driven thinking to gain competitive advantage; being able to think strategically and plan for long term while balancing near term deliverables is required
  • Showing good judgment in evaluating opportunities and ability to respond effectively to various situations via creative commercial and business interventions is required
  • Strong business, finance and cross-functional knowledge / understanding (experience &/or skill) is required
  • Cross functional team leadership experience is preferred
  • Experience in complex stakeholder environment is required
  • Understands complexities of healthcare industry and supply chain is required
  • Communication & influencing skills: should be regarded as a constructive player representing Procurement in various teams within the company
  • Should have a strong sense of ‘customer service’ and the requisite communication skills to communicate objectives clearly, developing the collaborative relationships both internally and externally to achieve these
  • Learning agility & openness to change: validated ability to lead multiple priorities effectively and to learn new skills, gain deep understanding in new industries, being comfortable with ambiguity and adapt to changing business needs and priorities
  • Up to 10% travel required for this role
  • This position will be located in New Brunswick, NJ

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-New Brunswick
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)
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