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J&J Family of Companies Director, Global Development Strategy & Operations in Boston, Massachusetts

Director, Global Development Strategy & Operations - 2406188365W


Johnson and Johnson is recruiting for a Director, Global Development 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.

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The Director, Global Development (GD) Strategy & Operations, is responsible for developing and implementing global strategic plans, implementing consistent operational reporting and oversight processes while driving business operations best practices. This role will partner with key stakeholders – including the Strategy & Deployment Head and Business Growth, Innovation & Advocacy Head, and across the GD business – to develop and align on a plan that supports the overall GD goals and objectives, embeds change, strengthens culture, and implements new ways of working.

The Director will optimize business management by establishing metrics and key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of the overall business and GD-wide initiatives. They will be accountable for analyzing data, compiling and facilitating agendas for Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs). This entails working directly with the Global Development Board of Directors (head of function, her direct reports, and other key leaders – all at VP or Senior Director level) to shape content to provide the information necessary to make informed decisions on the 'health of business'.

Additionally, this role will be accountable for organizing key GD-level forums that advance the performance of the business, including the Global Development Leadership Forum (top 100 leaders in Global Development, all Senior Director and above) and supporting Board of Directors activities as required, such as review of quarterly scorecards and stagegate discussions for key technology investments.

This role will be a people leadership role, directly managing multiple full time employees as well as contractors. This role requires a strategic mindset, effective stakeholder management, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple ongoing initiatives simultaneously.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Develop, track and report on key performance indicators and metrics to support the continuous improvement of overall business and GD-wide initiatives

  • Facilitate decision support activities for GD-wide governance including Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs)

  • Support key GD-level leadership forums, including Global Development Leadership Forum and BoD-level activities

  • Oversee execution of strategic priorities that support GD goals and objectives, and embed the target culture and ways of working

  • Line leadership accountabilities, including managing and developing talent



  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field


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

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

  • Deep understanding of global clinical development processes / procedures with sound financial acumen

  • Experience working in a global, matrixed team

  • Strategic thinker with highly analytical mind, comfortable working with joining and analyzing data

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and handle multiple priorities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong leadership and team management abilities

  • 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:

This job posting is anticipated to close on May 22, 2024. The Company may however extend this time-period, in which case the posting will remain available on 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-United States, 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: 2406188365W