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J&J Family of Companies Director, Business Growth, Innovation & Advocacy (BGIA) Strategy & Operations in Raritan, New Jersey

Director, Business Growth, Innovation & Advocacy (BGIA) Strategy & Operations - 2406188154W


Johnson and Johnson is recruiting for a Director, Business Growth, Innovation & Advocacy (BGIA) Strategy & Operations . This position can be located in Raritan, NJ, Titusville, NJ, Spring House, PA, Beerse, Belgium, High Wycombe, United Kingdom, OR Canada. Remote work options may be considered on a case-by-case basis and if approved by the company.

At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at https://www.jnj.com/.

The Director, Business Growth, Innovation & Advocacy (BGIA) Strategy & Operations is a core role with Decision Support Lead (DSL) accountabilities that will be responsible for overseeing the business operations and decision support functions of the BGIA team. This role requires a strategic mindset, effective stakeholder management, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple ongoing initiatives simultaneously.

This role will collaborate closely with key stakeholders to ensure the smooth functioning of the BGIA function. This includes organizing, setting agendas, and running the meetings for quarterly Town Halls and playing DSL role for BGIA Leadership and Extended Leadership team meetings, comprised of the head of BGIA (Vice President) and the LT (Senior Directors). The Director will further work closely with the Finance Department to develop and align on key resourcing decisions. This includes analyzing financial data, identifying trends, and providing insights to support strategic decision-making. The Director will also be responsible for developing and implementing processes to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting. The Director will also be responsible for communicating updates and progress to senior leadership, including the Global Development Board of Directors.

This Director role will be accountable not only for BGIA-specific scope, but for GD-wide deliverables including Global Connects and coordination of GD wide business operations activities via the Business Operations Leadership Team (BOLT), and beyond. This role will be a people leadership role, directly managing multiple full-time employees as well as contractors.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Develop and articulate comprehensive BGIA team strategy, as shared through G&Os, quarterly BGIA town halls, and other forums

  • Work closely with the Finance Department during financial cycles to align business planning with financial goals

  • Facilitate and prepare for BGIA LT and extended LT meetings, defining the agenda, preparing materials, and capturing minutes/key takeaways

  • Partner with the BGIA Portfolio, Planning and Resourcing and Business Planning & Workforce Management teams to ensure effective planning and utilization of resources

  • Line leadership accountabilities, including managing and developing talent.



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business management or a related field


  • Minimum of 10 years experience in a project management, functional management, or other relevant role

  • Experience working in cross-functional teams and managing large projects - change management experience in driving complex, significant transformation efforts

  • Strong financial acumen and experience aligning business plans with financial goals

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong leadership and team management abilities

  • Exceptional stakeholder management abilities

  • Experience working in a global, matrixed team

  • Strategic thinker with the ability to think critically and make data-driven decisions

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and handle multiple priorities

  • Up to 20% travel – Domestic & International


  • Experience in business operations in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry

  • Proven people management and leadership skills are preferred, preferably balanced between on and off-shore teams. Ability to effectively hire and direct team members is strongly preferred

  • Experience in strategy and operations or functional management in large complex organizations is highly preferred

The anticipated base pay range for this position is $157,000 to $271,400.

  • The compensation and benefits information set forth in this posting applies to candidates hired in the United States. Candidates hired outside the United States will be eligible for compensation and benefits in accordance with their local market.

The Company maintains highly competitive, performance-based compensation programs. Under current guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable plan. The annual performance bonus is a cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual targeted results by rewarding for individual and the corporation’s performance over a calendar/ performance year. Bonuses are awarded at the Company’s discretion on an individual basis.

Employees and/or eligible dependents may be eligible to participate in the following Company sponsored employee benefit programs: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, business accident insurance, and group legal insurance.

Employees may be eligible to participate in the Company’s consolidated retirement plan (pension) and savings plan (401(k)).

This position is eligible to participate in the Company’s long-term incentive program.

Employees are eligible for the following time off benefits:

  • Vacation - up to 120 hours per calendar year

  • Sick time - up to 40 hours per calendar year; for employees who reside in the State of Washington - up to 56 hours per calendar year

  • Holiday pay, including Floating Holidays - up to 13 days per calendar year

  • Work, Personal and Family Time - up to 40 hours per calendar year

For additional general information on company benefits, please go to: https://www.careers.jnj.com/employee-benefits

This job posting is anticipated to close on May 29, 2024. The Company may however extend this time-period, in which case the posting will remain available on https://www.careers.jnj.com to accept additional applications.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location NA-US-New Jersey-Titusville

Other Locations Europe/Middle East/Africa-United Kingdom-England-High Wycombe, NA-US-Pennsylvania-Spring House, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium-Antwerp-Beerse, NA-Canada, NA-CA-Ontario, NA-US-New Jersey-Raritan

Organization Janssen Research & Development, LLC (6084)

Relocation Eligible: No

Job Function Strategic Planning

Req ID: 2406188154W