Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for IT Sr.
Manager, Vision Care R&D Business Technology Lead to be
located in Jacksonville, FL.
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Johnson Vision Care manufactures ACUVUE® brand contact lenses. Johnson & Johnson Vision Care has
operations in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and
Europe/Middle East/Africa regions.
Research, innovation and new-product development are the focus of our
organization. Our associates around the world are committed to expanding our
brands and fortifying our position as the worldwide leader in the industry.
requires a leader that can combine Information Technology (IT) expertise with
knowledge of the healthcare environment to lead transformational change and
accelerate business value by leveraging available and emerging platforms, and
sourcing technology expertise to solve product development challenges in a
digital ecosystem. This role will be a
member of the Vision Care IT Leadership Team and will be responsible for
developing IT as a competitive advantage and enabler for the business.
The key focus
is on delivering strategic and innovative solutions to the business while
assisting in managing the overall demand and prioritization. The group is
focused on providing a centralized, highly responsive and intuitive interface
platform for all global R&D associates to access applications to drive
faster product development cycles. This platform, and its associated
applications, leverages key enterprise Integration and DnA technologies like
webMethods, TribeFire, In Memory Data Grid and Internet of Things capabilities.
The candidate will become part of the Consumer / Consumer Med Tech R&D IT
organization, responsible for project managing multiple initiatives as well as
being a hands-on technical leader with focus on developing and enhancing
technical and business partner relationships. The candidate should have
strong communication skills (written and presentation).
senior manager must bring strong thought leadership around R&D for digital
product development. He/she will work to
seek out opportunities for simplification, capability enablement and
standardization of the IT solutions landscape, instituting best practices and
lowering costs. In addition, with an eye
towards improving business operations, he/she will focus on vendor contracts
and negotiations with a charter to improve the way the organization operates.
Finally, they will collaborate with and influence Vision Care R&D
Executives to create and execute an IT strategy for the Vision Care business
worldwide. Additionally, the position
will have responsibility for building a strong team and leadership pipeline.
individual will be responsible for global vision and strategies, as well as
execution of those strategies, in partnership with the product development
organization. The responsibilities will include the end-to-end process
understanding for the systems related to new product development and process
engineering of these new businesses. This individual should be a passionate
We are thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the
uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. We are proud to
be an equal opportunity employer.
- Partner with the business partners to manage
the overall IT demand & continuously manage business partner expectations.
- Prepare and deliver regular updates and
communications (verbal and written) to the Business and IT Leadership teams
plus extended business partners.
- Understand and define business drivers,
requirements definition, design gap analysis, prototyping, execution and
- Function as a technical application owner
(TAO) for the existing technologies and applications that support this function
and ensure business partners are aware of new and emerging technologies in
Internet Of Things, Innovation, Research & Development and the Product
Development Lifecycle and UX/Digital Design.
- Conduct research on current / future
technologies, processes and best practices, benchmark with other internal
J&J companies and external partners, and determine how best to apply new
technologies in the Consumer Companies R&D organization.
- Lead projects of large complexity and act as
liaison between the various IT organizations to ensure successful delivery of
initiatives to the business partners.
- Lead efforts to standardize processes and
- Manage across a global team consisting of
shared resources. Build a partnership network both within and external to
- Champion the change management efforts of IT
initiatives with the business partner community.
- Interface with suppliers and vendors to
evaluate software, hardware or services and make recommendations.
- Ensure Service Level Agreements are
established and meet expectations of the business partners.
- Perform analysis, design, implementation, and
- Actively participate as core team member for
key business/IT initiatives.
- Participate in the business planning
activities by identifying future business demand and ensuring appropriate
funding is in the business plan.
- Provide coaching/guidance to peers, junior
team members, co-ops and/or consultants.
- Consistently demonstrate knowledge seeking and
sharing behaviors across IT organizational boundaries in the performance of
daily work and encourage junior associates to do the same.
- Apply principles, concepts, and practices of
the J&J Leadership Imperatives.
- Ensure that J&J information assets are
appropriately identified and valued, and are protected by complying with and
enforcing all local and worldwide security policies.
that security is considered and emphasized in all IT plans and actions.
- Bachelor’s degree in technical field is
- Minimum of 6 years
practical work experience as an IT analyst in a life sciences/healthcare
organization is required
- 3+ years in the Contact
Lens or Diabetes product lifecycle is preferred
- Has good
understanding of business value and capabilities, and able to relate priorities
to associated technology investments.
developing and maturing processes and systems in a complex manufacturing or
product discovery environment.
- Familiarity with
Research and Development, Quality and Regulatory processes and solutions is preferred
effectively collaborating and managing stakeholders, knowledge of trends (e.g.,
digital, big data) is preferred
- Expertise driving
adoption to improve IT, able to synthesize leadership and stakeholder inputs
into product decisions for team, previous oversight of single product offering.
- Up to 20% travel may
- Successful candidates will have knowledge of
any of the following: client/server, web technologies, operating systems,
networking, databases, GxP requirements, Computer Systems Validation, 21 CFR Part 11, 2000, Relational Database Concepts,
Project Lifecycle Theory, Licensing, Change Management, SDLC Theory, Process
- Considerable knowledge of healthcare, business
- Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving
business problems, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to motivate in a
team-oriented, collaborative environment.
to create context around key business drivers and strategic plan, able to
present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. (6094)Job Function
Business Relationship Management