Sr Director / Procurement Functional Strategy
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Transportation and Logistics
Specialty Procurement
Location New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. is recruiting for a Senior Director, Procurement Functional Strategy. This position is located in New Brunswick, NJ.
Caring for the world, one person at a time, has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products, and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. 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, medical devices, and diagnostics markets. Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees, and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
This role supports the Global J&J Procurement organization. It serves as the Chief of Staff for the J&J Procurement Leadership Team (PLT), develops the functional strategy for the organization, leads critical functional projects in support of the organization, and ensures operational results are delivered.
The scope of responsibilities includes:

Lead the planning and facilitation of Global J&J Procurement Leadership Team meetings
Lead development and maintenance of the Procurement functional strategy
Lead the organizational governance team structure identifying sponsors & champions to drive key functional priorities and initiatives for the organization
Manage annual budget development, compliance, and ongoing management in close partnership with Finance and the J&J CPO / PLT
Support the development of J&J Procurement business and supplier-facing communications
Develop and deliver change management plans to drive inspiration, understanding, and adoption with Procurement Employees, the Business, and Suppliers for the functional strategy and key programs and initiatives.
Lead Global PMO Council to drive improvements to the Enterprise Performance Management framework, scorecards, and key functional processes
Lead key planning, implementation & governance workstreams of Procurements functional strategy

Approximate Percentage of Time



Chief of Staff for J&J CPO


Portfolio Governance & Performance Management


Change Management & Content Development


Key Strategic Initiatives

For U.S. applicants, in accordance with applicable disclosure requirements, the anticipated base pay range for this position is $160,000 - $276,000. 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 corporations performance over a calendar/ performance year. Bonuses are awarded at the Companys discretion on an individual basis.
Employees may be eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs such as health insurance, savings plan, pension plan, disability plan, long-term incentive, vacation pay, sick time, holiday pay, and work, personal and family time off in accordance with the terms of the applicable plans. For additional general information on company benefits, please go to:
For locations within the U.S. and Puerto Rico: At Johnson & Johnson, were on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the worlds healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies,
We empower the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, depending on location and subject to local legislation, candidates offered employment may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or, in certain countries, secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work. If you are invited to interview for the position, your recruiter will advise on the vaccine requirement status in your geographic location.
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Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Required Minimum Education : Bachelors Degree or equivalent, MBA or further advanced degree is desirable
Required Years of Related Experience: Minimum 12 years (Preferred functions: Procurement, Digital/Technology, Project/Portfolio Management)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Uncompromised requirements for the role) :

Influencing skills to persuade others to change behavior in pursuit of a common goal
Strong leadership and collaboration skills to build and maintain trusted relationships with leadership and peers and to challenge the status quo
Strong verbal and written communication skills , with the ability to confidently present complex information to senior executives, with the ability to shape, articulate and display a compelling narrative
Strategic leader the ability to think strategically to create, shape, and apply meaningful strategies that meet long, and short-term goals of the functional future state strategy
Strong Business, Digital, and Financial Acumen the ability to understand challenges through the eyes of the business leaders. Ability to identify strategies with a digital-first mindset. To integrate internal and external business drivers and financial insights to drive outcomes for the business
Project/Portfolio management skills
Ability to prioritize by identifying key priorities and continuously re-prioritize time to meet the most urgent needs without letting important goals suffer
Ability to operate under high pressure in a high-demand, fast-paced environment with multiple senior stakeholders.
Flexible - demands in this role may occasionally encroach on personal time, although all attempts are made to minimize this