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J&J Family of Companies Senior Manager Global Platform & NA (CSS) in United States

Johnson & Johnson Medical Device companies are recruiting for a Sr. Manager, Global Platform & North America Cardiovascular & Specialty Solutions Group (CSS), based in United States.

The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies have been working to make surgery better for more than a century. With substantial breadth and depth in surgical technologies, orthopedic and interventional solutions, we seek to improve and enhance medical care for people worldwide. Together, we are working to craft the future of health through differentiated products and services.

This role supports the overall global Communications function on behalf of CSS.

This includes building a deep understanding of the business, market opportunities and therapeutic area to advise the development and implementation of a coordinated global strategic communications plan in support of business objectives.

This role reports directly to the Director, Global Communications and is a valued counselor to the worldwide platform leaders and their respective global commercial and NA regional teams. You will work in close collaboration with functional colleagues around the world across CSS, MD global communications, J&J Medical Devices, and Johnson & Johnson in addition to partners in Investor Relations, Marketing, Human Resources, Legal, Regulatory, Compliance, Finance, Supply Chain, and more.

This individual must be comfortable working in dynamic, fast-paced environments with multiple internal and external stakeholders to consider. A successful candidate will also demonstrate strong executive presence and the ability to thoughtfully advise top executives, comfortably providing alternative points of view. The position will independently lead project teams of agency professionals on both an ongoing and as needed basis.


  • Support global function for CSS, working in close collaboration with franchise, Medical Devices, and overall J&J communications partners.

  • Support the development global external strategies and tactics aligned to Franchise priorities and coordinated into regional / priority country plans

  • Serve as a day-to-day communications counselor and function liaison for CSS leaders. Implements strategy aligned to business objectives and measures progress and impact.

  • Increase positive share of voice and improve reputation with key stakeholders on behalf of CSS through execution of coordinated strategic communications plan, including:

  • Lead engagement plan and thought leadership opportunities and platforms (i.e. LinkedIn, Industry Meetings, Community and Giving Events).

  • Responsible for establishing and executing global content calendar, including direct-to-consumer and direct-to-customer campaigns, spanning across earned and paid targeted print, broadcast, online, and social media channels (in conjunction with social media core team).

  • Act as media spokesperson on behalf of business, as required, and prepare official company statements and spokespeople for media interviews.

  • Build excitement for global innovation story for platform, working in collaboration with R&D communications team members through:

  • Identify and develop narratives to engage and encourage cross-functional teams & liaise with enterprise partners to amplify

  • Surround-sound global communications to internal and external stakeholders to ensure understanding of our science and pipeline.

  • Sharing information on key data and pipeline milestones via publications and global medical meetings.

  • In conjunction with marketing, elevate patient stories and storytelling opportunities to bring platform narrative and product launches to life.

  • Drive uptake for new product launches through:

  • Surround-sound communications plan and global playbooks to reach all stakeholders with key messages on product.

  • Develop and execute platform new product introductions, medical evidence and Innovation communications

  • Drive consumer and professional educational campaigns around disease states or new product features or improvements, as required, in partnership with marketing.

  • Drive platform employee alignment, engagement, and inspiration through initiatives including partnering with Employee Engagement Leader to develop and contribute platform voice to internal communication initiatives to achieve business objectives.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in communications is required.

  • Experience managing global communications efforts is required.

  • Ability to measure business impact for public relations programs is required.

  • Ability to manage agency partners and lead all aspects of budget is required.

  • Experience managing multiple priorities in fast-paced, matrixed environment is required.

  • Experience with both external, commercially-driven communications (i.e. media relations, product communications, branding) is required.

  • Experience with internal communications (i.e. employee engagement, executive communications) is preferred.

  • Current or previous experience working in highly-regulated environment and a demonstrated understanding of regional health authorities is preferred.

  • Current or previous experience in healthcare is preferred.

  • This position may require up to 10-20% domestic and international travel.

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

United States-California-Irvine-

Other Locations

United States


Medical Device Business Services, Inc (6029)

Job Function

Public Affairs

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