Senior Director, GPH Vaccines Global Strategy and Planning Lead
Company: Johnson & Johnson
Posted on: April 9, 2021
GPH is hiring for a GPH Vaccine Global Strategy and Planning Lead.
This role can be located at one of our J&J sites in North
America (East Coast), EMEA, or Africa.
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
The GPH Vaccine Global Strategy and Planning Lead will be
responsible for driving the strategic priorities and planning of
the GPH Vaccine organization. This will including ensuring GPH
vaccines organization is fully integrated into the broader J&J
enterprise and is an integral part of critical enterprise vaccine
discussions and decisions (BP, LRFP, VCC, plus ad hoc). This leader
will also organize and lead key senior leadership meetings
including, the GPH Vaccines Leadership Team meetings, GPH Vaccines
Governance Board, Senior Leadership Team updates, as well as
leading weekly business performance updates. From an operational
standpoint, this person will be responsible for leading the GPH
Vaccines Program Management Office, and working with GPH vaccines
leadership on allocation, delivery and distribution of vaccines in
GPH markets across resource limited settings. This includes leading
critical planning and executional activities ensuring clear
understanding of vaccine supply and demand, trends impacting
performance, management/execution of Advanced Purchasing Agreements
(APAs), Long-term Arrangements (LTAs), and ultimately proactively
inform key decisions for the GPH Vaccine business unit. Initial
responsibilities for this Office will be focused on COVID-19 and
Ebola vaccine implementation at the beginning, and further expand
into future vaccines in the pipeline as appropriate.
This role will lead a team of individuals focused on allocation,
delivery, and distribution of vaccines in GPH markets, including
leading a team of individuals focused on scenario planning and
forecasting; analytics on the African continent; procurement
support focused on tenders, new APAs and LTAs; and coordination
with the J&J Vaccine Coordination Center (VCC) and Contact
Center. This role will work incredibly closely across the GPH
Vaccines cross-functional matrix, including team members from
Supply Chain, Regulatory, and Government Affairs and Policy.
This role is also responsible for partnering with the GPH VP
Vaccines to drive the GPH Vaccines strategy, including integrating
input from GPH functions to track metrics, finances, strategic
objectives & outcomes; driving to more efficient and effective
portfolio prioritization and decision-making; ensuring cross-
portfolio level information flows back into the GPH Vaccines LT and
GPH Senior Leadership Team to promote broader thinking and decision
making; and ensuring regional and functional alignment across the
teams that interact with the GPH Vaccines team, from GCSO to EMEA
and Emerging Markets, AsiaPac to LATAM, R&D to Access Strategy
and Impact to Medical Affairs, Government Affairs, Regulatory,
Health Care Compliance, Supply Chain, Finance, Communications, and
The Lead will report directly into the VP, Global Public Health
Vaccines and be a member of the GPH Vaccines Leadership team.
Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Formulate strategy for GPH Vaccines allocation, planning and
forecasting, and vaccine distribution, including leveraging insight
and analysis to help senior leadership plan and prioritize for each
phase of vaccine implementation and direction. This leader will be
leading the overall coordination, implementation, execution,
control, and measurement of the GPH Vaccines implementation. This
role will partner with key stakeholders, including highest levels
of the GPH leadership and cross-functional partners.
- Working with the VP GPH Vaccines, this leader will be
responsible for developing timelines, project plans, monitoring
progress against those plans, and running weekly dashboard reviews
outlining critical leading and lagging indicators to the health of
the GPH Vaccines business. Specifically, this person will lead a
team of project managers, analysts, and forecasters to ensure
coordination of short and long-term GPH Vaccines activities,
including overall program status, resource load, and financial
health of the project are appropriately managed and governed.
- The role will develop program risk assessments, develop
contingency plans, and recommend mitigations, as needed.
- The role will provide input to overall program strategic
delivery framework and drive updates on continuously improving the
standards and methodologies.
- The role will anticipate potential risks / program obstacles
through an understanding of key business processes in vaccines, and
the analysis of key program data.
- This leader will partner with GPH Vaccines leaders across the
GPH vaccines "region" to define key program metrics for each phase
of the project and manage ongoing analysis and reporting.
- This role will also collaborate closely with the
cross-functional leads to integrate enterprise-wide vaccines
dependencies and risks into project planning efforts.
- Additionally, this role will provide input to the
prioritization of program activities and objectives based on
knowledge of project plan, resources, and budget and will form
productive networks with internal business leaders to manage
expectations and integrate diverse needs and perspectives.
- This role will provide leadership, direction, and coaching to
resources supporting the GPH Vaccines programs to drive successful
outcomes. This role will also manage and motivate program team
members to deliver project objectives by regularly assessing
resource needs, removing barriers to success, and providing
constructive feedback when needed.
- This leader will embrace and lead a culture of inclusiveness
and multi-cultural engagement through coaching and feedback to
peers and the broader community in GPH in alignment with the
J&J's Leadership imperatives. This role will also enable a
Credo-based & High-Performance Culture within team.
- A minimum of a Bachelor's degree
- A minimum of 12 years of related business experience.
- A minimum of 2 years of people leadership experience.
- Experience consulting with senior executive teams to manage and
prioritize projects and investments and subsequently design and
implement integrated project plans to facilitate implementation or
launch of a product/service.
- Knowledge of project and portfolio management techniques and
- Significant experience in leading a multi-disciplinary team in
the analysis and synthesis of complex data, including financial and
operational data and metrics. Ability to interpret data to inform
action plans to improve performance.
- Prior experience in the application of decision analytics to
portfolio management, with strong knowledge of the drug development
process and the access environment
- Experience in assessing technology, market environment, &
process requirements to successfully drive productivity, strategy
optimization, process improvements and efficiencies
- Direct work experience in project and portfolio management
- Proven experience in people management, planning, risk
management, and change management.
- The candidate must have a proven track record of influencing,
and relationship building skills that inspire trust and quickly
build credibility between key stakeholders.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required to
- This candidate will have proven experience driving progress and
remaining focused under ambiguous and complex situations.
- In addition, this candidate will have strong leadership
- Experience managing project budgets and resource
- Advanced degree preferred, such as an MBA degree.
- Vaccines experience
- Analytical skills and an understanding of vaccines
- Experience working with consultants is strongly preferred.
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
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