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Regional Project Manager, North America PMO

Skillman, New Jersey; Skillman, New Jersey
New Product Intro-Life Cycle Mgmt

Job Description

Requisition ID: 8591181203

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company, Division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. is searching for a Regional Project Manager, North America PMO located in Skillman, NJ.  

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., based in Skillman, N.J., is one of the world's largest consumer health and personal care products company. Our consumer companies produce many of the world's most trusted brands, among them JOHNSON'S® Baby, BAND-AID®, NEUTROGENA®, TYLENOL®, MOTRIN®, and LISTERINE®. Each one of our consumer businesses embraces innovative science to create products that anticipate consumer needs and create experiences that help them live healthy, vibrant lives.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. 

The Project Manager will:

Independently Lead and execute a portfolio of Innovation or Life Cycle Management (LCM) projects Emphasis will be on delivering projects on-time, within budget in a compliant and reliable manner

Be accountable to deliver projects which will require and is not limited to building project plans, aligning stakeholders, managing the timeline, budget and driving team accountabilities to deliver the final project objectives, work with functional partners to define/align on the business case and project scope to support project execution, follow compliance defined through the IMO Governance process and tools

Lead cross-functional project teams, (which may include Research & Development, Marketing, Sales, Packaging, Operations, Purchasing, Regulatory, Finance, and Planning), from project onset through post-implementation or launch activities

Develop and implement project charters and metrics; obtain stakeholder alignment; identify project risks and develop risk mitigation plans; be a source of conflict resolution

Lead in preparing and present project updates and stage-gate reviews at Governance forums

Expected to work towards business process improvements for some quantum of their time as per the needs of the Business & Supply Chain

Use strong business knowledge, technical skills and sound judgment to effectively assess risk, develop contingencies and determine when to elevate issues

Utilize effective communication skills to appropriately inform various levels of the organization and team members in a timely manner

Develop an in-depth understanding of assigned franchise, associated technologies and supply chain to ensure sound decision making from project chartering, through design, development and implementation, resulting in market successful products and reliable, cost-effective supply

Utilize project metrics and lessons learned to improve business results and product launch processes in the region

Develop a in depth understanding of various business processes, governances and supporting systems (Instantis, Gensight) and the tools/templates used for project & portfolio management

Be responsible to maintain the required project updates in Instantis/Gensight (Project Portfolio Management System)


A Bachelor’s degree is required.  An advanced degree (MA, MS, MBA) is preferred 

A minimum of 8 years combined business experience within the following areas is required: Project Management, Engineering, Research and Development, Manufacturing Planning, Finance and/or Operational function

A minimum of 2 years of end-to-end Supply Chain Project Management experience is required

Project Management Training and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is preferred 

Process Excellence Certification (Six-Sigma/Lean Green Belt/Black Belt) is preferred 

Proficiency in MS Project, MS Excel is required

Working knowledge of Instantis and/or Gensight Portfolio Management tool is preferred

Experience launching new products or managing product changes is preferred

Experience working in a GMP or regulated environment (Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Diagnostics, or Consumer Product) is preferred

Ability to work independently and without direct line management authority over team members is required

Ability to influence stakeholders and strong negotiation skills are required.

Ability to be accountable, work well under pressure and have strong time management and prioritization skills is required

Ability to be comfortable challenging status quo and looking for ways to improve processes is required

This position is located in Skillman, NJ, and may require up to 10% travel domestically and internationally

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Skillman-
Other Locations
United States-New Jersey-Skillman
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
New Product Intro-Life Cycle Mgmt
Requisition ID