Senior Manager, Global Procurement Policy

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Job Description

Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for a Senior Manager, Global Procurement Policy to be 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 130 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.


With $81.6 billion in 2018 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 markets. There are more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing over 125,000 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.


Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


The Senior Manager, Global Procurement Policy will be responsible for developing a strategic approach to policy development, implementation and adherence as a risk mitigation strategy for the J&J Enterprise. There are various types of risk which we must consider in our risk mitigation strategy, including, but not limited to, cyber, financial, contractual, supply, HCC, compliance, and reputational.  The area of supplier risk is ever-increasing in complexity and visibility in today's political and global environment and therefore requires clear strategies and approaches to identifying, mitigating and managing risk, including policy development and deployment as one mechanism to do so.


The individual will act on behalf the Procurement function to lead our Policy strategy and deployment, including:

  • Designing a risk-based Procurement Strategy for Policy that is vetted with and approved by Procurement Leadership;
  • Lead the development of Procurement policies (new and existing), utilizing a risk-based approach, engaging leadership for buy-in and approval along the way;
  • Own, manage and deploy policy training for Procurement;
  • Responsible for communications related to policy, including quarterly updates to the function;
  • Own the "Procurement Redbook", a documented policy library including additions, updates, and decommissioning of policies;
  • Develop mechanism to track policy compliance across Procurement and/or J&J;
  • Lead the embedding of Procurement Policies into the appropriate Procurement processes;
  • Support the Policy Governance Board for policy approval; and
  • Participate in business unit and/or cross functional policy discussions to ensure compliance with agreed-upon Procurement policies and approaches.

Important to this individual's success will be their ability to build strong partnerships within the Citizenship COE, with Global Services, Extended Procurement Leadership Team, peer Policy organizations in other functions, and Compliance functions at the Corporate level.                                      


Major Duties & Responsibilities                               

Percentage of time - Responsibilities    

  • 25% - Responsible for development of a risk-based strategy for Procurement Policy on behalf of the J&J Enterprise          
  • 25% - Develop and share deep understanding and anticipate future developments in the area of Risk and Policy; Benchmark with peers and industry groups to maintain knowledge & continually build expertise to ensure continued robustness, as well as advancement and evolution of strategy.
  • 20% - Develop and Lead programs to advance Citizenship goals in the area of Risk and Policy; Prioritize work and requests, propose effective alternatives when necessary, and show judgment in developing new approaches and resolving issues is required.       
  • 10% - Build relationships with appropriate external peer, industry and benchmarking organizations.         
  • 15% - Support internal relationships & outreach across the enterprise with specialist knowledge and input including influencing leadership towards defined Procurement Policy strategy.   
  • 5% - Represent Global Procurement on the Policy Board 

  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • 8 years business operations experience in either Procurement, Supply Chain, Compliance, Community Impact, Government Affairs, Sustainability, Diversity, Corporate Social Responsibility or Risk Management is preferred.
  • Comfortable with policy development and implementation, including interpretation and translation of policy, is required.
  • Broad-based understanding of business operations and practices, and core Procurement areas of focus (Spend Management, Category Management and Supplier Management) is required.
  • This individual must have strong business acumen and be customer oriented (building and maintaining trusted relationships with J&J leaders & colleagues) as well as have the ability to collaborate with and lead without direct authority.
  • Exceptional Credo leadership and has passion about social and environmental improvements.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence across all levels of the organization.                       
  • Up to 10% domestic travel.

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