Junior Project Manager, Acquisition and Divestiture

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Raritan, New Jersey
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1761161129-en-us

Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Project Manager for Acquisition and Divestiture. This role will be based in Raritan, NJ.
This role requires that the individual supports aspects of Acquisition or Divestiture projects from transition planning to conclusion. Assisting in the accomplishment of project objectives through detailed planning, leveraging best practices, risk identification and mitigation, resource alignment, evaluation of priorities, precise communication and establishment of robust governance, progress reporting and escalation protocols.
Caring for the world, one person at a time, has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.
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 markets. The more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employ approximately 119,000 people in 60 countries throughout the world.
The Project Manager will:
  • Support the project management team in delivery of Integration and Separation activities through involvement in project planning and initiation, execution and project closure.
  • Utilize project management skills to assist to identify and manage resource requirements, define project deliverables, identify and mitigate risks, measure outcomes and ensure effective project execution to maximize growth and value creation for Johnson & Johnson.
  • Have involvement within the overall project team and may have direct accountability for specific areas or functional inputs.
  • Provide project management support to accomplish work objectives.
  • Be willing and able to work in Raritan, NJ with approximately 10-20% travel required (domestic and global) depending on deal characteristics.
  • Support project governance processes identifying key decision required and when to utilize escalation processes.
  • Support key project delivery activities to ensure a timely and successful attainment of Project Objectives.
  • Identify and analyze risks and future impact of decisions. Promote timely action in pursuit of priorities.
  • As Project Management support on assigned projects, performs a variety of duties relating to assembling, coordinating and managing cross functional teams.
  • Support aspects of complex functional transition or separation plans or fully integrated project plans.
  • Provide technical advice and assistance to functional management and personnel.
  • Support project status review and planning meetings.
  • Support development of communications and reports to Stakeholders, Business Partners, Steering Committees, Integration Teams, PMO and Functional COP’s.
  • Support in developing functional plans, goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Capture lessons learned for each project and convey details to PM Director for incorporation into enterprise processes for future improvements.

  • Minimum 4 years of business experience in Project Management supporting complex or large-scale projects.
  • Experience working within large, cross functional teams is preferred (ex, 10-15 people). 
  • Experience working within global acquisitions & divestitures is preferred.
  • Core business knowledge and experience partnering across multiple functions ( Supply Chain, Sales  R&D, IT for example) Financial Management for project budget or elements of project budgets with a value > $5MM (preferred).
  • Experience supporting planning and implementing change management for projects with global, multi-regional, cross company impact, or large scale user impact is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Creative thinker with an ability to offer solutions/opinions within a multi- functional team dynamic.
  • Ability to facilitate discussion, progress effectively and manage audience as needed (internally and externally).
  • Ability to capture and report out day-to-day activities of matrix project teams, third party partners and contract resources.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to operate within highly demanding and ever changing project environment with focus on flawless execution.
  • Program Management Professional (PMP) or Prince2 certification is preferred.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree required.
  • This role is located in Raritan, NJ.
  • This role may travel up to 20% domestically and internationally.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Raritan
Johnson & Johnson (6067)
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