Sr. Manager, Regional Growth Project Management

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Fort Washington, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 4904170209-en-us

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Sr. Manager, Regional Growth Project Management, supporting Over-The-Counter (OTC) Product introductions.  This position will be located in Fort Washington, PA. 

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies touches more than a billion people’s lives each day through our health care products and services, our corporate giving, and the volunteer efforts of our employees. The Johnson & Johnson Group of Consumer Companies develop and market beloved brands that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals worldwide. Our portfolio ranges across several distinct business units: Baby Care, Oral Care, Compromised Skin Care, Beauty, Feminine Care, and OTC products. 

Teams are responsible for the management and execution of all elements to deliver enterprise wide projects.  The Senior Manager, Regional Growth Project Management will provide:
Project Leadership
With limited direction, lead cross functional OTC project teams in a matrix environment to identify and recommend the best enterprise business proposition
Guide project team activities to meet project and business objectives including approval of project recommendations through governance; Drive team accountability for deliverables and ensure projects meet milestones
Influence others beyond own scope and level (director and VP)
Demonstrate business acumen, project management, communication, process management and team performance management; ask the right questions to understand business impact and risks
Make the complex simple and represent a true enterprise view when presenting opportunities and plans to the team and organization
Lead team thorough options analysis and drive cross-functional recommendations

Facilitation & Risk Management
Excel at enterprise leadership and facilitation, collaboration, attention to detail Identify and recommend the best enterprise business proposition
Engage teams in healthy debate/conflict, and deliver solutions
Scope definitions and control: stakeholder alignment, project planning, resource and risk management, project leadership, team development and communication  
Lead prioritization exercises with teams
Lead teams in use of ongoing risk management & communication tools
Proactively identify and escalate risks and issues to relevant stakeholders; lead development and delivery of tactical and achievable mitigation and contingency planning

Project Execution
Develop a project plan, and then deliver the project plan to achieve business results
Provide demonstrated proficiency in MS Project.
Develop, manage and maintain up-to-date MS Project Timelines inclusive of all critical milestones, key interdependencies and resource constraints, while applying appropriate project scheduling techniques
Monitor project status and execution; report timely updates via Project Templates, Project Dashboards and Update Forms; and develop agendas, minutes, metrics, etc. for the teams
Deliver transparent, timely and effective verbal and written communication to teams, stakeholders and appropriate levels of the organization
Lead "lessons learned" exercises, share lessons among project leaders and other teams, integrate lessons into existing processes, tools and templates

A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) in Business, Physical Sciences or a related field is required
An advanced Degree (Master’s, MBA, etc.) in a business or related field is preferred
A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience with a minimum of 3 years of increasing responsibility in the OTC, consumer products, Medical Device, or pharmaceutical regulated environment is required
Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills are required
A proven record of leading teams in a matrix environment to deliver results is required
Project management, team leadership or cross-functional team management experience is required
Familiarity with standard PM tools and templates is required
Business and Financial acumen is required
Demonstrated leadership & influencing skills are required
PMP or other Project Management certification is highly preferred
Prior experience working on Marketing Innovation and/or Innovation growth projects is preferred.  
People management experience is preferred 
Process Excellence or Six Sigma certification is preferred
This position will be based in Fort Washington, PA and may require up to 15% domestic and international travel

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Fort Washington
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
New Product Intro-Life Cycle Mgmt
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