Sr. IT Project Manager, IT Enterprise Capabilities Strategy & Deployment

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is recruiting for a Sr. IT Project Manager, IT Enterprise Capabilities Strategy & Deployment within the Enterprise Supply Chain organization.  The preferred location is Bridgewater, NJ but consideration will be given to other North America offices or Beerse, Belgium.


Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, 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.


With $70.1 billion in 2015 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. The more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employ approximately 127,000 people in 60 countries throughout the world.


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.


Position Description:

The IT Project Manager is responsible for managing complex global Application and Technology Lifecycle Management (ALM/TLM), End User, and Reliability projects/programs across Supply Chain IT from inception to execution.  Responsibilities include data to day management of projects and programs ensuring key delivery metrics are met or exceeded, while driving schedules and budgets.  Includes planning, execution and managing the resources, financials, metrics, reporting and scope of the project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with key IT leader partners to develop and align on the strategic roadmap for IT Enterprise capabilities. 
  • Partner with IT leaders across SC IT, IT Architecture, and GTS.Lead collaboration for introduction of new technologies and features in line with the IT strategy
  • Drive application and technology lifecycle management in line with the IT strategy
  •  Develop strategies to effectively and efficiently deploy ALM and TLM for the J&J Enterprise
  • Manages overall program or project, scope in terms of FPO’s defined for the project, budget level details, detailed financial planning, schedule in terms of effort based project plans with PMx standards and tracking issues, risks, decisions, assumptions and dependencies.
  • Deliver accurate and candid communications / presentations / escalations to senior executive levels across the organization regarding status, needs, or gaps on programs/projects.
  • Escalate challenges which may impact progress on initiatives and metrics
  • Provide transparency to different levels within the organization in terms of PMx status dashboards
  • Provide direction to the project team members and co-ordinates their activities in order to meet project objectives.
  • Ensure adherence to J&J established processes and methodologies (Agile, SDLC, PMx etc.) while executing the project
  • Managing business partner expectations, resolving conflicts between requirements, timelines and budgets.
  • Ensuring projects are staffed appropriately, managing project financials and managing cross-scrum coordination.
  • Identifying and managing risk and issues at the project and program level.
  • Incorporating agile methodologies into project plans and working closely with scrum master to align timelines, resources and budgets.
  • Monitoring and reporting on status of projects and maintaining projects in PMx and Instantis.  

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required
  • A minimum of 10 years progressive IT work experience is required
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with project management and project execution (strategy through execution) is required
  • Experience with data analytics and IT project management practices including MS Project is required
  • Strong leadership and coordination skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects of varying sizes and priorities is required
  • Ability to strategically develop long term plans executing short term objectives to achieve groundbreaking, mature results in a calm, focused demeanor is required
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, collaboration, and negotiation skills required
  • Experience resolving critical technology or program delivery risks and issues is preferred
  • Experience leading and managing diverse, indirect global teams is required
  • Global experiences with good understanding of regional differences across ASPAC, EMEA, and North/South America in implementing IT solutions is highly preferred
  • Experience and knowledge of Agile methodology is preferred
  • Well versed with PMx standards and guidelines is preferred
  • Proven experience enhancing IT delivery performance is preferred
  • Supply chain experience is preferred

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Bridgewater
Other Locations
North America-United States-New Jersey-Raritan, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Horsham, North America-United States-New Jersey-Somerville, North America-United States-New Jersey-New Brunswick, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House, North America-United States-New Jersey-Titusville, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium-Antwerp-Beerse
Job Function
Business Solutions