Program Manager-Global Design-Johnson & Johnson

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: July 06, 2016
  • Reference ID: 8701160609-en-us

The Global Strategic Design Office, Project Management Office (PMO), is recruiting for a Program Manager located in New York City, NY.


The Global Strategic Design Office (GSDO) is an internal design team responsible for creating desirable, feasible and viable holistic end-user solutions across all of Johnson & Johnson’s business groups: Consumer, Pharma and Medical Devices. In collaboration with business partners across the global organization, we apply design thinking to drive transformational innovation for the health and well-being of all who use our products and services. Our focus on people-centered design enables us to deliver on Johnson & Johnson’s commitment to care for the world, one person at a time.


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


The Program Manager is a leader and a liaison who will oversee a diverse range of GSDO projects, both internally to the Studio and externally with existing project teams across the Enterprise. You will exemplify both the capabilities and practices for the PMO team at the GSDO, as defined by the PMO Senior Manager.  

  • Reports to PMO Senior Manager.
  • Satisfy portfolio management needs for assigned sector: database accuracy, reporting, analysis, dashboards, risk management, and data driven decision making.
  • Work with cross functional team to plan and manage several large scale, high priority projects.
  • Guide and faciliate project teams through GSDO project work flow process and ensure that activities are properly completed for each milestone.
  • Lead direct reports that will assist in managing projects and achieving PMO goals for assigned sector.
  • Partner closely with GSDO sector leads to develop portfolio strategies and solutions in an environment of limit resources and exciting project challenges.
  • Assist in developing yearly business plan for assigned sector, which includes project scope information, resource capacity analysis, and budgeting.
  • Develop strong relationships with peer groups and key stakeholders outside of GSDO, to be able to integrate GSDO PMO into partner processes and systems.
  • Continually improve and strengthen PMO's ability to help GSDO succeed, by developing strategies and implementing new portfolio management systems or workflow procedures.
  • Share and learn best practices within J&J PMO community.

Finally, you will lead by example and in accordance with the J&J Credo and J&J Leadership Imperatives.

  • Bachelor’s degree required. 
  • An advanced degree (MA, MS, MBA) is a plus. 
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience required,  in two or more of the following functional areas preferred: engineering, IT, research and development, planning, marketing and/or operational function.
  • A demonstrated history of managing complexity and analytical thinking required.
  • An individual with direct experience in new product development thru launch for consumer products, in a fast paced environment preferred.  
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience demonstrating and utilizing Project Management and Product Lifecycle Management practices for large scale projects strongly preferred. 
  • Experience managing a portfolio of projects using Microsoft Project and a Microsoft Project Server highly desired.
  • Experience, training and/or certification in Six Sigma/Process Excellence Tools, Agile and/or Scrum preferred.
  • Project Management Training and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified experience is preferred. 
  • Candidate should have solid business knowledge, sound judgment, strong technical, communication, leadership, influencing, and change management skills.

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Primary Location
United States-New York-New York
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
Creative Design

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