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【Actelion】Sr Manager, Communication

Japan
Public Affairs


Job Description

Requisition ID: ACT180000FG

Purpose of position:
  • Help employees understand and navigate the integration journey
  • Drive business objectives of Actelion and the broader Enterprise
  • Maintain and build internal and external stakeholder trust
 
Responsibilities/Principals (Essential Functions)
Lead the planning and implementation of communication programs to help employees understand and navigate the integration of Actelion as a Janssen Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson & Johnson (anticipated completion by end 2019)
  • Develop strong partnerships locally in support of the integration and serve as a trusted advisor to the President and leadership team of Actelion Japan and Korea
  • Partner with Human Resource (HR) Change Leads as well as Asia Pacific and Global C&PA colleagues to develop and implement communication programs that effectively engage employees on critical milestones related to the integration process and to ensure a consistent employee experience - for e.g. in introducing compensation and benefit frameworks, IT systems and talent development initiatives and opportunities
  • Implement mechanisms that enable us to listen to and respond to employee feedback throughout the integration
  • Lead programs that educate Actelion employees on Johnson & Johnson’s broader business and the company’s responsibilities as outlined in our Credo, and raise the profile of pulmonary hypertension and Actelion in the wider Enterprise
  • Represent the voice of Japan and Korea in shaping global change communications to ensure programs are culturally relevant and impactful
 
Deliver communication programs that meet business objectives and help maximize access to our innovative medicines (ongoing)
  • Develop and implement strategic communication programs, where possible harnessing resources from global Therapy Area Communications Leader, in support of key pulmonary hypertension product milestones, including new drug applications, approvals, launches and product lifecycle management
 
Deliver communication programs that meet business objectives and help maximize access to our innovative medicines (ongoing)
  • Develop and implement strategic communication programs, where possible harnessing resources from global Therapy Area Communications Leader, in support of key pulmonary hypertension product milestones, including new drug applications, approvals, launches and product lifecycle management
  • Responsibility includes the development and approval of all external therapeutic area communication materials in alignment with Janssen Asia Pacific C&PA policies; including for e.g. press releases, media statements, media backgrounders and fact sheets, presentations and executive speeches, spokesperson briefing documents, corporate brochure copy; and content for our web platforms and social media channels including executive blog posts
  • Maintain and build relationships with key reporters, social media influencers and patient advocates in support of therapeutic area priorities
  • Manage agencies and budgets as required/assigned
 
Enhance and protect the reputation of Actelion and the broader Johnson & Johnson enterprise to maintain and build internal and external stakeholder trust (ongoing)
  • Utilize knowledge and insights from internal and external networks, as well as understanding of the business, to implement strategic communication and public affairs plans that build, enhance, and reinforce the reputation of the company
  • Ensure reputation plans leverage the competitive advantage of a single-Enterprise set of strategic priorities and company Purpose
  • Proactively monitor and identify potential product, company and industry issues and develop issues-management strategies as required
  • Partner closely with Janssen Asia Pacific, regional C&PA team to manage product issues and other situations that may impact stakeholder trust and company reputation in Japan and Korea
  • Develop messages that eng
  • age, inform and align stakeholders and serve as spokesperson for media inquiries related to the Actelion business in Japan and Korea
 
Future Development of the Role
Please note: The integration work is anticipated to last 12-18 months, following which the job will transition into an Asia Pacific Communication & Public Affairs role, with regional responsibility for external therapeutic and organizational communications in addition to other responsibilities.
 

Qualifications
Education and Experiences:
Education and/or additional training: Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in journalism, marketing, liberal arts, science or business.
Experience and functional competencies:
  • At least 8-10 years of experience in communication or related field, preferably in a healthcare company, NGO, government or public relations agency
  • Experience of delivering communication programs in support of organizational, change management initiatives
  • Strong English and Japanese language skills to a professional standard is essential
  • Ability to write and present clearly and persuasively in both English and Japanese
  • Demonstrated ability to develop compelling stories, with superior written, oral and visual communication skills
  • Experience dealing with national and local lay, professional/trade and social media
  • Demonstrated analytic ability
  • Deep understanding of digital and social platforms
  • Excellent judgment
  • Ability to maintain perspective and bring positive attitude and courage to partnership discussions
  • Professional maturity and ability to work effectively across levels, functions, regions and backgrounds
  • Ability to stay aligned with overall strategic direction while applying diligence and attention to detail in execution and reliably meeting deadlines
 
Required Leadership Competencies
  • Models and integrates Our Credo principles into her/his work.  Seeks opportunities to foster dialogue and to support a Diversity and Inclusion mindset and behaviors.
  • Influences stakeholders by applying insights to understand and deliver critical business needs. Models collaboration and teamwork and leads with a One Team mindset and approach to reach the best outcomes.
  • Proactively uses insights to create tailored and targeted change communication plans that inspire ownership, engagement, and mindset and behavior change.
  • Leads with strategic intent by prioritizing, focusing and efficiently managing solutions that enhance the J&J reputation and brand.
  • Demonstrates broad knowledge of the business and competitive environment and can translate global business realities into human realities.  Executes communication plans and deliverables against key business metrics.

Primary Location
Japan---
Organization
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc (6062)
Job Function
Public Affairs
Requisition ID
ACT180000FG