Recruitment at Johnson and Johnson


At Johnson & Johnson, we believe good health is the foundation of vibrant lives, thriving communities and forward progress. That’s why for more than 130 years, we have aimed to keep people well at every age and every stage of life. Today, as the world’s largest and most broadly based healthcare company, we are committed to using our reach and size for good. We strive to improve access and affordability, create healthier communities, and put a healthy mind, body and environment within reach of everyone, everywhere.

Every day, our more than 130,000 employees across the world are blending heart, science and ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: GPH Vx Access and Health Systems Lead

Requisition ID: 2105902773W
Location: Lagos-Island, Lagos
Category: Public Affairs

Job Description

  • Johnson & Johnson, through its operating companies, 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 device markets. We strive to provide scientifically sound, high quality products and services to help heal, cure disease and improve the quality of life.
  • Empowering families and communities to live healthy, productive lives and create healthier futures inspires Johnson & Johnson’s long-standing commitment to make life-changing and sustainable differences in global public health.  We focus on improving maternal, newborn and child health, addressing global health challenges such as multi-drug resistant TB, HIV, vaccines (COVID 19 and Ebola), worm-based infections, and obstetric fistula and long bone fracture.  
  • We bring science and technology expertise, research and development capabilities, and our global resources to develop treatments and cures, deliver lifesaving prevention and care, and design smart policies that help pave the way for large-scale, long-term solutions.  Together, with governments, non-governmental organizations, implementing groups, industry partners and non-profit foundations, we partner on innovative approaches to make a difference for people everywhere to build the foundations of lasting health.
  • GPH is recruiting for a GPH Access and Health Systems Lead, which will lead efforts on advancing Immunization Access Strategies and Programs on the African Continent on behalf of Johnson & Johnson GPH. This role will be responsible for ensuring access to vaccines across critical countries on the Continent and  working with a variety of stakeholders, including internal stakeholders (medical affairs, external affairs, program leads, government affairs, regulatory) and external stakeholders (country level key opinion leaders, government officials, multi-lateral organizations, regulatory bodies).
  • The position will report into the GPH Vaccines organization Africa Implementation Lead, and will work in close concert within a triad in specific geographies on the African continent: the GPH Vaccines Programs Liaison and GPH Vaccines Medical Affairs Liaison.
  • Work with the Regional / Country level Government Affairs and Policy Team and the Global Public Health Vaccine team to define and advance regional policy objectives/strategies and to set up partnerships to implement programs that create increased access to innovative vaccines across member countries in the Africa Union, including
  • Assess regional / country policy gaps for immunization access in lower income markets and develop plan to address.
  • Working with the Country-level GPH Vaccine Program Liaison, develop regional and local partnerships to implement broad-scale or targeted programs to address gaps in immunization in lower income markets, including behavioral and structural barriers to vaccine uptake.
  • Support engagement of the Global Public Health team with regional vaccines policy-makers and partners to facilitate access & implementation in lower income countries (GAVI/ WHO/BMGF)
  • Serve as a subject matter expert to inform the GPH Vaccine team on a variety of vaccine implementation plans and policy topics, and enable collaboration with other regional colleagues to understand how these topics impact the life-cycle of vaccines from manufacturing to distribution to administration across lower income markets.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Science, Health Policy, Public Health, or other relevant areas of specialization required including a Post-Graduate Specialization (preferred)
  • Domain Knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of vaccine, immunization, public health systems and policies on the African continent and Market Access, HTA methodologies
  • Deep knowledge of the African Continent and healthcare environment
  • Knowledge of the multi-lateral vaccine relevant institutions is required
  • Experience working on regional and local implementation of new vaccine programs is required
  • Experience in key account management type role, helping to streamline processes and remove roadblocks, is required
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to identify strategic priorities, bring together different internal groups and deliver results.
  • Ability to operate in an evolving ecosystem, helping to establish new approaches or solutions is required
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and be able to influence senior leaders and peers is required
  • Strong cross-cultural and teamwork skills is required
  • Sound ethical judgement and integrity and an ability to build effective working relationships both internally and externally is required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to influence and effectively lead internal and external audiences to desired outcomes is required
  • Ability to advance on multiple priorities under pressure is required
  • Strong program management skills is required
  • Self-motivation, Impact and influence required
  • Strategic Thinking & Business acumen required
  • Drive to make a difference is required
  • Multiple language skills preferred, including local languages for specific region supported in Africa
  • Experience working with industry groups and alliances preferred
  • Experience working on multi-lateral organizations or government agencies preferred
  • Consistent record in identifying policy trends affecting public and private health sector and/or the biopharmaceutical or vaccine Research & Development industry and advancing policy solutions is preferred

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Commercial Director - NEMA Region

Requisition ID: 2105908831W
Location: Beirut, Lebanon; Nigeria; Algeria; Morocco; Kenya; Ghana
Job Function: Marketing
Organization: Johnson & Johnson Middle East FZ-LLC (Branch) (8612)

Job Description

  • Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Commercial Director NEMA Region to be located in Lebanon, Nigeria, Algeria, Morocco, Kenya or Ghana.

Overall Purpose of Job:

  • Ensure the development and drive the implementation of the marketing strategies for the NEMA cluster and ensure optimal functioning of the commercial teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the overall performance of the cluster and ensuring the Net Trade Sales set out in the BP are achieved
  • Responsibility for Marketing strategy definition and roll-out across TAs
  • In collaboration with the Country Leads and all relevant functions, ensure the development of the different NEMA Business Planning processes (BP, MTP)
  • Organizational structure and allocation of resources for Marketing
  • Ensure Launch readiness, in collaboration with all relevant functions
  • Ensure compliance with local laws and guidelines
  • Allocate resources across the commercial functions to support the strategic priorities
  • Allocate financial and employees resources across TAs and geographies based on needs and priorities
  • Provide strategic direction and ensure effective operation of the commercial functions
  • Implement a suitable structure and reporting channels
  • Build & lead the Marketing Functional Networks for NEMA, enabling the sharing of success models and best practices across countries and providing additional functional guidance and expertise, as needed o Continuously build and develop the required capabilities, knowledge and expertise for the Marketing functions in NEMA
  • Coach TALs in leadership and other relevant skills
  • Manage Business Planning process across the portfolio, in collaboration with the Country Leads and all relevant functions
  • Lead the business and commercial operations in NEMA to ensure the right tracking and follow up is made and right decisions are taken
  • Represent NEMA cluster from a commercial perspective at relevant EMEA/EM level
  • Drive collaboration across functions, and intervene if issues are raised in the CVT or Brand Teams
  • Evaluate performance of TALs
  • Liaise with selected critical KOLs and other relevant external stakeholders across TAs and geographies Compliance Responsibilities
  • Ensure safety reporting requirements (timely AE/PQC reporting) as set out in company policies and SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) are met and, where applicable, appropriately managed when planning projects, developing materials, executing projects and contracting vendors
  • Ensure HCC and legal requirements (Fair Market Value, Transfer of Value rules, Promotional Materials rules) are fully understood, appropriately managed and, where applicable, complied when planning projects, developing materials, executing projects and contracting vendors 3.
  • Ensure inspection readiness with respect to personal training compliance, and availability of recent CV and individualized Job Description

Qualifications
Education:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required. Advanced degree in business, marketing or life sciences preferred o MBA is a plus

Experience:

  • Six to seven years of progressive experience in pharmaceutical sales or/and marketing
  • Experience with specialty portfolio is preferred
  • Experience managing teams, experience with matrix organizations is a plus Technical specific skills
  • Excellent command of English, local languages is a plus
  • Key strength in strategic and commercial thinking
  • Ability to oversee development and execution of commercial strategies o Experience in sales and marketing, working with customers and across internal functions, translating customer needs to the commercial, Med Affairs and HEMAR organizations
  • Experience in ensuring launch readiness of a complex and geographically diverse organization
  • Experience in building business and long-term plans o Good understanding of internal and external compliance and pharmacovigilance procedures

Special Requirements:

  • Excellent command of English, local languages is a plus
  • Key strength in strategic and commercial thinking
  • Ability to oversee development and execution of commercial and market access strategies
  • Experience in sales and marketing, working with customers and across internal functions, translating customer needs to the commercial, Med Affairs and HEMAR organizations
  • Experience in ensuring launch readiness of a complex and geographically diverse organization
  • Experience in building business and long-term plans
  • Good understanding of internal and external compliance and pharmacovigilance procedures
  • Understanding of public and private payors in the key markets

Leadership Capability:

  • Strong team and performance management skills, including ability to coach and share knowledge with junior colleagues
  • Strong working understanding of the company structure and credo
  • Demonstrated track record selling strategies and inspiring people for visions and ideas
  • Leadership courage to make difficult decisions and recommendations when necessary
  • Focus on skill-building and role modeling at all levels of the organization to ensure a consistent commercial approach in the cluster
  • Good at working with peers and partners across multiple countries, cultures and time zones
  • Proficiency with conflict resolution and difficult/ crucial conversations

Other:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Personal integrity and honesty
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Ability to work to short timelines and maintain strict confidentiality, while managing multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Adopt a continuous improvement culture, seeking to make good processes better and address those that do not work properly

Core Competencies required for this role
Level of Proficiency (High):

  • Industry and Marketplace
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Product and Therapeutic Area Knowledge and Patient Insight
  • Budgetary Skills and Performance Metrics
  • Project Management
  • Networking and Collaborating
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Business Tools

Level of Proficiency (Medium):

  • Quality Management
  • Medical Strategy Development
  • Clinical Activities Strategy, Planning and Design Budgetary Skills and Performance Metrics 8. Project Management High 9. Networking and Collaborating High 10. Communication and Interpersonal Skills High 11. Business Tools High

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: GPH Vx Medical Affairs Manager

Requisition ID: 2105902781W
Location: Lagos Island, Lagos
Organization: J & J Company West Africa Limited (8447)
Job Function: R&D
Contract: Permanent

Job Purpose
The responsibilities & the impact YOU will have:

  • Johnson & Johnson, through its operating companies, 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 device markets. We strive to provide scientifically sound, high quality products and services to help heal, cure disease and improve the quality of life.
  • Empowering families and communities to live healthy, productive lives and create healthier futures inspires Johnson & Johnson’s long-standing commitment to make life-changing and sustainable differences in global public health.  We focus on improving maternal, newborn and child health, addressing global health challenges such as multi-drug resistant TB, HIV, vaccines (COVID 19 and Ebola), worm-based infections, and obstetric fistula and long bone fracture.  
  • We bring science and technology expertise, research and development capabilities, and our global resources to develop treatments and cures, deliver lifesaving prevention and care, and design smart policies that help pave the way for large-scale, long-term solutions.  Together, with governments, non-governmental organizations, implementing groups, industry partners and non-profit foundations, we partner on innovative approaches to make a difference for people everywhere to build the foundations of lasting health.
  • At the Africa regional and or country level, this role will be responsible for developing and conducting medical activities within scientific premise and provide cross-departmental strategic guidance in line with company strategies and goals.  
  • External Relations: Opinion Leaders, Healthcare Professionals, Clinical Trial Personnel, Organization Providers, Advertising Agencies, Health Authorities, Patient Organizations and Specialty Associations .

The main duties and responsibilities of the position are:

  • Is the member of the Africa regional / country Vaccines Triad. Works actively to develop new strategies and improve existing ones for Vaccines. For this purpose, collects and consolidates the necessary medical data and provides input to team meetings by providing scientific data to top ethical standards. Keeps scientific data up-to-date.
  • Works cross-departmentally to consolidate strategy for Vaccines.
  • Provides scientific input to preparatory work for market research, planned for conducting marketing strategies.
  • Ensures medical aspects of company strategies and practices are compliant with Health Care business Integrity, national and global ethical procedures.
  • Organizes medical training events and ensures these are compliant with HCBI, national and international ethical procedures, as well as company and marketing strategies.
  • Plays an active role in determining and organizing medical programs (e.g. training programs, international / national congress participation, advisory board meetings, courses, disease awareness programs), follows up on them and assesses their results. Records data into iConnect and compiles of monthly reports, in line with the applicable procedures.
  • Participates in medical training activities, contributing to achievement of product plans.
  • Develops and executes, follows up on and assesses the results of training for field force to equip them with sufficient and essential medical information.
  • Plans and executes training, to ensure continuity of training programs.
  • Collects and evaluates scientific data on competitive products/product groups, and updates own product groups to effectively guide marketing strategies and activities.
  • Maintains continuous contact with opinion leaders through scientific platforms like national/international congresses and medical education activities. Coordinates with regional and or country level opinion leaders, associations and health authorities for developing medical education activities. Makes visits to maintain constant contact with physicians as planned on Vinci, giving clinical presentations to share product information.
  • Provides medical support for updating SmPC/package leaflet of registered products or for developing SmPC/package leaflet for prior to registration, and input to reimbursement efforts. Develops the medical content of reimbursement files.
  • Collaborates closely with the other GPH Africa Vaccines Triad members (Access and Health Systems Lead and Program Liasion), Regulatory Affairs, Market Access, Marketing and Business Development, holding regular meetings with them to support continuous improvement and development, and providing product- and disease-related scientific data.
  • Provides medical assistance to development of promotional materials. Checks all product-/disease-related materials to verify their consistency, scientific accuracy and validity, and ensures scientific content of promotional materials is compliant with HCBI policies and local regulations. Participates in and supports activities to promote company and products.
  • Receives and follows up on drug safety information from physicians and forwards it to the qualified person responsible for pharmacovigilance in line with the applicable rules.
  • Contributes to practices and action plans by PV and quality assurance teams regarding drug quality and safety issues reported by local or global sources.
  • Reviews and responds to requests from the field force or physicians, falling within area of responsibility, and records them in med-info.
  • Thinks proactively about potential objections/issues related with products, taking into consideration feedback from field force or physicians, investigates them and contributes to solving them.
  • Set up clinical studies including real world evidence generation (identifying investigators, selecting centers, investigator meetings, joint visits, identifying the congresses/magazines for presenting the data, etc.), supports establishing communication with investigators as part of clinical investigation activities.
  • Plays an active role in developing local research protocols, in addition to global protocols. Coordinates with clinical investigation teams for adapting these protocols.
  • Supports and coordinates with the Global Therapy Area Manager for reviewing posters, clinical study abstracts and manuscripts for local studies.
  • Coordinates with the clinical investigation team on NPP, research support. Contributes to the approval process.
  • Plays an active role in the development, management and follow-up of the medical budget for relevant products.
  • Provides the necessary scientific support for pipeline products to be included in the portfolio of responsibility and plays an active role in the activities.
  • Plays an active role in product launch preparations, enhances communication with target physician groups and coordinates robustly with opinion leaders / associations / health authorities for medical positioning of products and determining appropriate strategies. Plays an active role in training and medical activity planning and execution.
  • Regional / Country:  Africa for all Vaccines (Covid, Ebola, HIV) in 42 countries.  Member of the GPH Vaccines team
  • In coordination with the broader GPH Medical and External Affairs organization, interaction and engage with regional bodies, authorities and organisations, SAGE, NITAG, WHO and national department of health to ensure access to Vaccines

Job Requirements
We’d love to hear from YOU, if you have:

  • Medical or Science Degree
  • Industry experience required
  • Vaccine experience preferred
  • Experience in providing and managing medical training required
  • Good command of the English language
  • Competency in using MS Office applications required
  • Analytical thinking required
  • Result orientation required
  • Strong cross-cultural and teamwork skills is required
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams required
  • Ability to operate in an evolving ecosystem, helping to establish new approaches or solutions is required
  • Sound ethical judgement and integrity and an ability to build effective working relationships both internally and externally is required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to influence and effectively lead internal and external audiences to desired outcomes is required
  • Ability to advance on multiple priorities under pressure is required

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Medical Affairs Manager

Requisition ID: 2105906949W
Location: Lagos Island, Lagos
Contract: Permanent
Job Function: R&D
Organization: J & J Company West Africa Limited (8447)

Job Purpose
The responsibilities & the impact YOU will have:

  • Develop and conduct medical activities within scientific premise and provide cross-departmental strategic guidance in line with company strategies and goals.

The main duties and responsibilities of the position are:

  • Is the member of the country value team. Works actively to develop new strategies and improve existing ones for the Therapy Area of responsibility. For this purpose, collects and consolidates the necessary medical data and provides input to team meetings by providing scientific data to top ethical standards. Keeps scientific data up-to-date.
  • Works cross-departmentally to consolidate strategy for the Therapeutic Area of responsibility.
  • Provides scientific input to preparatory work for market research, planned for conducting marketing strategies.
  • Ensures medical aspects of company strategies and practices are compliant with HCBI, national and global ethical procedures.
  • Organizes medical training events and ensures these are compliant with HCBI, national and international ethical procedures, as well as company and marketing strategies.
  • Plays an active role in determining and organizing medical programs (e.g. training programs, international / national congress participation, advisory board meetings, courses, disease awareness programs), follows up on them and assesses their results. Records data into iConnect and compiles of monthly reports, in line with the applicable procedures.
  • Participates in medical training activities, contributing to achievement of product plans.
  • Develops and executes, follows up on and assesses the results of training for field force to equip them with sufficient and essential medical information.
  • Plans and executes training, to ensure continuity of training programs.
  • Collects and evaluates scientific data on competitive products/product groups, and updates own product groups to effectively guide marketing strategies and activities.
  • Maintains continuous contact with opinion leaders through scientific platforms like national/international congresses and medical education activities. Coordinates with opinion leaders, associations and health authorities for developing medical education activities. Makes visits to maintain constant contact with physicians as planned on Vinci, giving clinical presentations to share product information.
  • Provides leadership to support effective functioning of MSLs. Coordinates as necessary to determine MSL visits qualitatively and quantitatively and ensure MSL visits are conducted according to the plan in the iConnect. Monitors MSL visits/presentations by weekly and monthly reports. Conducts field visits as planned for necessary supervision, and takes action to identify and eliminate any training shortcomings.
  • Provides medical support for updating SmPC/package leaflet of registered products or for developing SmPC/package leaflet for prior to registration, and input to reimbursement efforts. Develops the medical content of reimbursement files.
  • Collaborates closely with Regulatory Affairs, Market Access, Marketing and Business Development, holding regular meetings with them to support continuous improvement and development, and providing product- and disease-related scientific data.
  • Provides medical assistance to development of promotional materials. Checks all product-/disease-related materials to verify their consistency, scientific accuracy and validity, and ensures scientific content of promotional materials is compliant with HCBI policies and local regulations. Participates in and supports activities to promote company and products.
  • Receives and follows up on drug safety information from physicians and forwards it to the qualified person responsible for pharmacovigilance in line with the applicable rules.
  • Contributes to practices and action plans by PV and quality assurance teams regarding drug quality and safety issues reported by local or global sources.
  • Reviews and responds to requests from the field force or physicians, falling within area of responsibility, and records them in med-info.
  • Thinks proactively about potential objections/issues related with products, taking into consideration feedback from field force or physicians, investigates them and contributes to solving them.
  • Supports clinical trial teams in clinical trials, planned / concluded / being conducted (identifying investigators, selecting centers, investigator meetings, joint visits, identifying the congresses/magazines for presenting the data, etc.), supports establishing communication with investigators as part of clinical investigation activities.
  • Plays an active role in developing local research protocols, in addition to global protocols.
  • Coordinates with clinical investigation teams for adapting these protocols.
  • Supports and coordinates with the Therapy Area Manager for reviewing posters, clinical study abstracts and manuscripts for local studies.
  • Coordinates with the clinical investigation team on NPP, research support. Contributes to the approval process.
  • Plays an active role in the development, management and follow-up of the medical budget for relevant products.
  • Provides the necessary scientific support for pipeline products to be included in the portfolio of responsibility and plays an active role in the activities.
  • Plays an active role in product launch preparations, enhances communication with target physician groups and coordinates robustly with opinion leaders / associations / health authorities for medical positioning of products and determining appropriate strategies. Plays an active role in training and medical activity planning and execution.

Qualifications
We’d love to hear from YOU, if you have:

  • Medical Doctor preferred, minimum of 5 years
  • Minimum of 5 years industry and or public health experience in HIV and or TB will be advantageous,
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in developing and implementing medical affairs strategy
  • Experience in designing, providing and managing medical training
  • Good command of the English language Competency in using MS Office applications
  • Strong communication skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Result oriented
  • Quality focused and efficient
  • Open to growth
  • Persuasion skills

Expected Leadership Requirements:

  • Expected to demonstrate Leadership Requirements

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply


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