Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson’s Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Manager, Project Management Lead, US Self Care Products to be located in Fort Washington, PA or 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.
The Senior Manager, Project Management Lead, US Self Care Products will lead a team of direct reports and is responsible for the management and execution of all elements to deliver enterprise wide projects. In addition to project management, the Senior Manager, Project Lead will be responsible to sit with the business teams to provide proactive and transparent perspective and influence. Expectations are that the Senior Manager, Project Lead leverages broad X-functional experience and knowledge to effectively challenge assumptions and connect dots from Commercial facing org to macro Supply Chain elements and tactical impacts.
Manage a team of Project Managers to deliver new product and lifecycle management pipeline including delivering key project milestone deliverables. Project Managers lead and manage cross-functional teams to create plans to realize commercial and supply chain opportunities and to execute according to targets outlined in 3 Year Operating plans.
With limited direction, lead cross functional Self Care project teams in a matrix environment to identify and recommend the best enterprise business proposition across Product Development, Supply Chain, and Commercial
Guide project teams through the development of strategies, options and business cases; drive activities to meet project and business objectives including approval of project recommendations through governance
Influence others beyond own scope and level (director and VP); lead communications with all level of stakeholders to enable informed decision making
Drive team accountability for deliverables and ensure projects meet milestones
Demonstrate business acumen, project management, communication, process management and team performance management; ask the right questions to understand business impact and risks
Make the complex simple and represent a true enterprise view when presenting opportunities and plans to the team and organization
Lead team thorough options analysis and drive cross-functional recommendations
Facilitation & Risk Management:
Excel at enterprise leadership and facilitation and collaboration; Identify and recommend the best enterprise business proposition
Engage teams in healthy debate/conflict, and deliver solutions
Scope definitions and control: stakeholder alignment, project planning, resource and risk management, team development and communication
Lead prioritization and options analysis with teams
Lead teams in use of ongoing risk management & communication tools
Proactively identify and escalate risks and issues to relevant stakeholders; lead development and delivery of tactical and achievable mitigation and contingency planning
Develop a project plan, and then drive delivery of the project plan to achieve business results
Develop, manage and maintain up-to-date Project Timelines inclusive of all critical milestones, key interdependencies, financial commitments and resource constraints, while applying appropriate project scheduling techniques
Monitor project status and execution; report timely updates via Project Templates, Project Dashboards and Update Forms; and develop agendas, minutes, metrics, etc. for the teams
Deliver transparent, timely and effective verbal and written communication to teams, stakeholders and appropriate levels of the organization
Lead “lessons learned” exercises, share lessons among project leaders and other teams, integrate lessons into existing processes, tools and templates
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required. An advanced Degree (Master’s, MBA, etc.) in a business or related field is preferred.
A minimum of 8 years of relevant, professional experience is required
Experience in a regulated industry is required, experience in the OTC, consumer products and/or pharmaceutical industries is preferred
A proven record of Project Management, leading multi-functional and cross-functional teams is required.
Supply Chain and/or Commercial experience is preferred.
Prior experience working on new products and/or execution of new products is preferred.
Experience managing and developing people preferred.
Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills are required.
Experience in general management thinking & approach; working through end-to-end business challenges and solutions is required.
Demonstrated leadership & influencing skills across organizational levels is required.
Familiarity with standard PM tools and templates is required.
Experience managing a matrix team preferred
Business and financial acumen is required.
PMP certification is highly preferred.
This position will be based in Fort Washington, PA or Skillman, NJ and may require up to 10% domestic and international travel.
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.