Drexel R&D Business Operations and Portfolio Mgmt Co-Op Depuy Synthes , West Chester, PA

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 6517160920-en-us

Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices (J&J MD), a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Drexel R&D Strategy and Business Operations Co-op located in West Chester, PA to support the R&D Strategy and Business Operations and Portfolio Management Group.


With ~ $70 billion in 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 and diagnostics markets.


Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices is recruiting a R&D Strategy and Business Operations co-op for our West Chester, PA office. The Co-Op will be support development of decision-support tools, processes, and methods for innovation strategies and portfolio management.  These tools will establish portfolio decision-making criteria, recommend portfolio investment allocations, enable efficient decision-making by senior leadership, and assist in clear communication of decisions across the organization to ensure aligned execution.  He/she will refine and analyze project-level data to drive platform and franchise-level decision-making, build visuals and data to enable presentation of scenarios to enable senior leadership to make informed decisions regarding investment allocation choices, and projected financial and strategic impact of those choices.  The Co-Op will perform analyses and evaluations of innovation opportunities to generate portfolio recommendations using a combination of competitive research, primary market research, and market modeling. This individual will develop an understanding of global regional user needs, and strategic recommendations for delivering clinical and economic value to consumers.


There will be opportunities to learn about key aspects of medical device market, innovation priorities and processes. The assignment will offer the opportunity to work with cross-functional teams to implement projects involving financial evaluation, resource management and significant unmet needs assessment. The Co-Op will be able to learn about new data analysis, reporting and tracking tools.

  • Co-op will maintain active, regular communication and involvement with internal and external project team members. 
  • The Co-op will maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times. 
  • Must be a team player, willingness to collaborate with cross-functional teams to constructively challenge and cooperatively make improvements.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite is a must.

  • Qualified candidates must be a current Drexel University student in good standing and enrolled in the Co-op program. 
  • We are looking for candidates pursuing a degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Analytics, Business and Engineering or related field.
  • Students must be permanently authorized to work in the United States.
  • Students must be able to provide their own transportation to and from the work site as public transportation is not readily available.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester
Synthes USA Products, LLC (6317)
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