Johnson & Johnson Careers

Global Commercial Disease Area Strategy Leader, Bacterial Vaccines

Raritan, New Jersey

Job Description

Requisition ID: 6603190205

Global Commercial Disease Area Strategy Leader, Bacterial Vaccines

Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the Pharmaceuticals unit of the world’s largest healthcare company. 


The Janssen in-market portfolio is robust, including 12 current blockbuster products, and an industry-leading late stage pipeline with more than 10 assets that each have the potential to deliver peak annual sales over $1 Billion. 


Janssen is committed to building on this strong momentum by:

  • Continuing to make a difference through transformational medical innovation.
  • Continuously transforming our business with leading science and best-in-class commercial capabilities.
  • Enhancing our pipeline to deliver the next wave of growth. 

Six end-to-end Therapeutic Areas (TAs) remain the foundation of the Janssen organizational model.  The six TAs are: Cardiovascular and Metabolism (CVM), Infectious Disease and Vaccines, Infectious Disease and Vaccines, Neuroscience, Oncology, and newly added Actelion. The TA model, with end-to-end strategy, development, and value-creation accountability, enables Janssen to attract top talent, gain deep scientific and market insights in each TA, increase pipeline productivity, and sustain growth by empowering TA teams to operate with speed, agility, and deep knowledge in their respective TA space.


Infectious Disease and Vaccines TA


The Infectious Disease and Vaccines TA has an unparalleled track record of delivering novel medicines for HIV and Hepatitis. There is a growing Vaccine R&D portfolio with transformational opportunities in RSV, HIV, and Bacterial vaccines.


Janssen Infectious Disease and Vaccines also has an unrivaled portfolio and pipeline, including a robust mix of line extensions and novel clinical-stage assets. The TA is committed to continuing its industry-leading work in Infectious Disease and Vaccines, pioneering the next wave of Infectious Disease and Vaccines medicines, and going beyond treating the most significant unmet medical needs



Global Commercial Disease Area Strategy Leader, Multi Drug Resistant Infections


Janssen is currently recruiting for a Global Commercial Disease Area Strategy (DAS) Leader, Bacterial Vaccines.


The Commercial DAS Leader, Bacterial Vaccines, will be accountable for leading Janssen Global Commercial Strategy in Multi Drug Resistant Infections.  Core areas of responsibility include:

  • Co-lead the Bacterial Vaccines Disease Area portfolio and pipeline strategy, together with R&D DAS Leaders, to accelerate Janssen global leadership in Bacterial Vaccines
  • Lead matrixed, cross-functional teams to maximize the value of the Bacterial Vaccines portfolio and pipeline
  • Partner across teams and geographies to ensure worldwide launch readiness for line extensions and for new product introductions
  • In partnership with R&D, develop, prioritize, and accelerate the early-mid stage pipeline, including delivering a new generation of therapeutic approaches
  • Partner with a team of global commercial and analytics professionals to develop deep commercial insights leading to differentiated gloabl commercial strategies and approaches
  • Partner with Business Development leaders to establish and execute an optimal Business Development strategy and provide commercial expertise to support licensing and acquisition activities, as well as novel industry partnerships
  • Identify transformational strategies and assets in select new spaces complimenting the current portfolio.
  • Partner with Market Access Colleages to lead and execute strategies for delivering value-based access across markets, including leadership in clinical and patient-reported outcomes
  • Partner wtih Medical Affairs colleagues to deliver competitively differentiated data generation and dissemination in support of the Janssen Infectious Disease and Vaccines portfolio and pipeline. 
  • Lead global teams and collaborate with regional Presidents/MDs to maximize current in-market assets worldwide.  This includes, when required, partnering with PDMS and JSC to ensure alignment and information transparency to secure stable supplies of products to meet clinical trial and commercial demand.

This role will serve a critical leadership function on the GCSO Infectious Disease and Vaccines Leadership Team, as well as on the Infectious Disease and Vaccines TA Management Board.  The position reports directly to the Global Commercial Strategy Leader, Infectious Disease and Vaccines.  



Qualifications and Differentiating Success Capabilities


A minimum of 10 years of pharmaceutical commercial and strategic experience is required.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated a strong track record of success in the following areas:

  • Broad based commercial experience preferably managing Business Unit P&L with a consistent track record of delivering above-market results.
  • Leadership ability to successfully work across functional and geographic boundaries (preferably across multiple markets preferably across multiple countries or market access models)
  • Proven strategic thinking and strategic marketing skills across product stages end-to-end, especially launch, life cycle management, business development, and portfolio strategy and management.
  • Vaccines launch experience, ideally in at least 1 major geography (US, EU, JP)
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated learning agility to acquire a basic understanding of, Infectious Disease and Vaccines science, and the ability to effectively influence portfolio strategies based on insights and foresights to future scientific direction in Infectious Disease and Vaccines.
  • A successful track record in leading and/or managing across multiple functions, such as marketing, market access, medical affairs, R&D, regulatory, and operations
  • Ability to operate globally and locally and effectively influence without direct-line reporting authority
  • Facility in leading teams to strong business and portfolio recommendations based on sound, insightful, qualitative and quantitative decision-making approaches and tools. 

A minimum of Bachelor Degree in a relevant area is required.  MBA or relevant advanced degree is strongly preferred.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Raritan-
Janssen Global Services, LLC (6085)
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