Senior Manager, Communication & Public Affairs - Vaccines
Johnson & Johnson
Location: Titusville, New Jersey
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 2105963921W
Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for two (2) Senior Managers as part of the Communication & Public Affairs team for Janssen Infectious Diseases & Vaccines. The roles will be based in Titusville, NJ.
Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace research and science – bringing innovative ideas, products, and services to advance the health and well-being of people.
With over $82 billion in 2020 sales, Johnson & Johnson 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 devices markets. There are more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing over 135,000 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen.
Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees, and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
At Janssen, we are dedicated to addressing and solving some of the most meaningful unmet medical needs of our time. Inspired by our commitment to patients, we bring innovative products, services, and solutions to people throughout the world.
PURPOSE OF POSITION
Responsible for leading integrated communication and public affairs (C&PA) strategies for our investigational COVID-19, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) vaccines. Preparing for and supporting appropriate and optimal use of our vaccine portfolio, building stakeholder trust and advocacy and inspiring employee engagement are critical parts of the role, which spans both internal and external C&PA, and involves partnering with a broad range of stakeholders across Johnson & Johnson. Additional responsibilities include supporting our HIV therapeutic portfolio.
Utilize knowledge and insights from internal and external networks, as well as prior experience, to lead the development and implementation of strategic C&PA plans that prepare for and support the continued appropriate and optimal use of our infectious disease portfolio, with a primary focus on vaccines.
Lead U.S. regulatory and data C&PA programs for our vaccines, working in close partnership with global Research & Development (R&D) colleagues
Build stakeholder trust through proactive advocacy and public affairs efforts that further strengthen understanding of our vaccines pipeline, commitments and partnerships
Maintain strong understanding of the issues affecting vaccines and collaborate closely with cross-functional partners to deliver proactive, integrated, multi-channel issues-management strategies
Partner closely with U.S. and global Infectious Disease & Vaccines Communication colleagues, as well as partners within Johnson & Johnson Global Public Health, Corporate Communication, Media Relations and Investor Relations, to support and align work to enterprise priorities
Develop strong partnership with and serve as trusted advisor to cross-functional colleagues
Develop relationships with key media, including social media influencers, and serve as spokesperson for vaccine-related media inquiries
Deliver C&PA strategies that support optimal access to our HIV therapeutic portfolio, in close collaboration with our HIV Communications Leader
Build relationships with and act as liaison to key third-party influencers and external constituencies
Develop and curate content that is compelling, relevant and grounded in understanding and insights
Continuously convene and connect with business partners to foster alignment on key business actions and to assess and modify, as needed, ongoing C&PA programs
Establish and implement outcomes metrics protocols to measure business impact of C&PA initiatives
Manage C&PA and other professional agencies supporting our vaccines portfolio
Develop and oversee C&PA budgets and manage resources, as required
Foster the sharing of best practice and learnings with cross-functional colleagues
Model and inspire a continuous improvement mindset to ensure we stay on leading edge of C&PA
Lead, develop and inspire direct reports (when direct reports are assigned)
Bachelor’s degree required
Proven performer with 8+ years of experience managing healthcare communication in a company, NGO, government agency or C&PA agency; proven track record of successful public relations/communications, corporate communication, product communication, public affairs, and/or media relations achievements
Understanding and experience of working on vaccines
Demonstrated ability to build sound strategies that mitigate issues quickly and effectively.
Strong social media management and digital communication skills
Demonstrated ability to develop successful partnerships and influence with senior executives
Demonstrated ability to craft compelling stories, with superior written, oral and visual communication abilities
Experience across the broad spectrum of responsibilities that fall within C&PA, including the implementation of policy and public affairs strategies
Experience in crisis/issues management
Experience dealing with national and local lay, professional/trade and social media
Deep understanding of digital and social platforms
Demonstrated analytic ability
Experience in managing budgets and schedules
Ability to maintain perspective and bring positive attitude and courage to partnership discussions
Professional maturity and ability to work effectively across levels, functions, regions, backgrounds
REQUIRED LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES
Live Our Credo – Demonstrates and inspires the behaviors that reinforce Our Credo.
Connect – Cultivates meaningful external relationships and partnerships outside of J&J, adding value and insights for the enterprise; insight-driven to proactively uncover critical unmet needs and turn them into new opportunities.
Shape – Translates insights into innovative and viable products or solutions, creating value; challenges the status quo and leads change management activities, creating positive change; takes and properly manages risks, while maintaining the highest standards of quality and compliance, contributing to value creation
Lead - Takes ownership for talent acquisition, performance and development in a way that enhances the performance and development of self and others; maximizes and leverages diverse perspectives, backgrounds and talent to generate innovative ideas or solutions to address organizational challenges; engages in and encourages others to have transparent and constructive conversations and encourages others, contributing to a high-performing organization
Deliver - empowers people to act with speed, agility, and accountability, enabling them to achieve organizational goals and strategies; makes decisions and takes actions based on a global and enterprise-wide mindset that adds value across the enterprise; balances short- and long-term strategic choices, positions the organization to achieve both short-term and expected future results
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Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job; it is intended to reflect those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards. The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates and should not be considered absolute. The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole. This document is not a contract for employment.
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.
Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.
With $76.5 billion in 2017 sales, Johnson & Johnson 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 devices markets. There are more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing over 130,000 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen.
Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.