Area Vice President- Mid Central Region- Johnson & Johnson HCS Inc.

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Job Description

The Strategic Customer Group, a member of Johnson & Johnson's One MD, is recruiting for an Area Vice President in the Mid Central Region, which includes Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Virginia, West Virginia, western Pennsylvania and upstate New York.  The position will be home-office based ideally located in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Open to residence in any city within the region.


The Area Vice President (AVP) Mid Central Region is responsible for overall management of our large Group Purchasing Organizations (GPO’s) and Hospital System (IDN) customers in the Mid Central Region. Incumbent will develop and manage a highly effective team of Directors of Strategic Accounts (DSA’s), Contract Directors (CD’s) and Associate Directors of Strategic Accounts (ADSA’s) to achieve business plan objectives of revenue growth, price erosion and access to J&J MD businesses.



  • Lead and manage the team to develop business plans with our Mid Central Region customers. 
  • Establish sustainable relationships with hospital and healthcare executives, key economic decision makers & strategic partners that enables transformation of the current commercial model by creating joint value that results in the ongoing reduction of costs, continuous process improvement, growth and profitability for both partners
  • Work collaboratively and consultatively to match customer’s needs and expectations with internal MD/J&J capabilities (e.g. Professional Education, Supply Chain and Logistics, Data Analytics, and Health Economics, Finance, Marketing, R&D, Outcomes Research)                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Guide team to develop strategies that translate sector & franchise specific goals into channel & customer specific business plans. Assess customer needs and align internal resources to optimize customer satisfaction and business goals, drive contract pricing and compliance.
  • Lead and support field contracting strategies, implementation and measurement                                                                                         
  • Lead engagement and collaboration with field sales, marketing, finance & enterprise counterparts including Pharm as appropriate to ensure that the Mid Central Region strategies are aligned with broader organization, sector & enterprise goals. Key leader and customer advocate working closely with Sales AVPs & regional marketing leaders to facilitate execution against national strategies
  • Develop and coach directors and managers on critical business competencies such as Business Acumen and Clinical and Product Knowledge as well as Leadership imperatives
  • Provide awareness and training to key stakeholders regarding North Central market trends                                                   
  • Set overall objectives and targets and lead development and provide oversight of account metrics.
  • Support the VP, Account Management in the creation of an industry leading capability of account management, services execution, and deep customer insights at the market and account level
  • Ensure coordinated execution of customer solutions through clinical and economic services and programs    

  • University/Bachelor Degree or Equivalent; MBA desirable
  • 10-15 years sales, sales/account management, marketing, finance, or general management/consulting experience
  • 5 years of people management experience strongly preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years customer management experience required
Key Skills/Knowledge Requirements:
  • Customer and Enterprise Leadership
  • Joint Value Creation and Customer Solutions
  • Winning Attitude & Agility
  • Communication & Presentation
  • Negotiation
  • Financial Acumen, Market Knowledge & Analytics
  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Contract Management
  • Product Knowledge
Required Experiences:
  • Knowledge of Healthcare marketplace required; Medical Device marketplace strongly desired.  Excellent strategic thinking skills required.  Strong quantitative and analytical skills. 
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Superior ability to collaborate with peers, leaders and senior executives. 
  • Superior ability to navigate the organization and decision-making processes. 
  • Outstanding ability to toggle between big picture and attention to detail required.

Modeled Credo Values and the Leadership Imperatives of:

  • Lead: Create an environment where leadership and talent development is top priority
  • Connect: Develop deep insights into the needs of our patients, customers, markets and communities.
  • Shape: Drive innovation; anticipate and shape industry and market changes to advance health care globally
  • Deliver: Deliver results by inspiring and mobilizing people and teams

Johnson & 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-Ohio-Cincinnati-
Other Locations
North America-United States-Pennsylvania, North America-United States-Virginia, North America-United States-West Virginia, North America-United States-Indiana, North America-United States-Kentucky, North America-United States-New York, North America-United States-Ohio
Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Inc. (6077)
Job Function
National Accounts
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