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Director Advanced Analytics

Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Director Advanced Analytics to be located in New Jersey.


Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for 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 Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.


With $74.3 billion in 2014 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 and diagnostics markets. The more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employ approximately 119,000 people in 60 countries throughout the world.


You, The Director of Advanced Analytics will create the vision and shape the strategy for advanced analytics within the Quality & Compliance space, as part of J&J’s digital supply chain.  This position will enable a proactive and data-driven culture within Q&C that can rapidly generate actionable insights which accelerate business value realization.  


Partnering with senior Q&C, J&J Technology and Supply Chain leadership, this position will build and sustain the capacity for data modeling, simulation, forecasting and discovery in order to propel Q&C strategic plans, and move the organization to self-service, predictive and prescriptive analytical capabilities.


In addition, you, the Director of Advanced Analytics, will lead development and execution of a portfolio of analytics opportunities which drive improvement in quality and speed to value, while reducing cost and risk to the business.  This position and their team will participate in cross-functional analytics programs, pilots, benchmarking and market research activities that shape Q&C strategies.  You will manage 2 – 3 direct reports. Set the vision, and create and sustain the Q&C advanced analytics strategy, operating model and enabling capabilities.


You, the Director of Advanced Analytics will:

  • Develop and drive execution of a portfolio of analytics opportunities, accelerate business outcomes through leverage of real-time analytics, predictive modeling, machine learning, etc
  • Lead teams in definition of business cases, execution of analytics pilots and generation of insights which shape Q&C strategies, and result in viable projects
  • Build and sustain the Q&C organizational capacity to apply advanced analytics to solve business challenges, promote adoption of enterprise capabilities
  • Evaluate internal strategies and external environment to challenge our assumptions around sources of data, analytical techniques, tools, and talent needs
  • Partner with S&D and IT to ensure enabling data and technology strategies and roadmaps are continuously aligned to Q&C advanced analytics strategy
  • Lead and/or participate in cross-functional analytics programs, pilots, benchmarking and market research studies, and incorporate learnings into the Q&C strategy
  • Identify gaps in the Q&C program portfolio in delivering our strategy, and collaborate with thought leaders across the business to identify new program concepts.

  • A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years of business experience is required.
  • Experience in technology industry, health care, or other regulated technical industry is preferred.
  • Experience in the application of analytical techniques and associated tool sets (e.g. Tableau, Qlik, Spotfire, etc.) is required.
  • Understanding of data management/governance techniques as well as preparation in support of analysis is required.
  • Superior team building and leadership skills are required.
  • Strategic thinking, visionary and foresight to conceptualize new solutions that address core business objectives is required.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organization is required.
  • Project management experience is preferred.
  • Executive presentation skills are required.
  • Collaborative approach and ability to connect is required.
  • Ability to manage complexity and ambiguity is required.
  • Bifocal approach - ability to zoom-in/zoom-out for strategic and tactical, high-level and detailed, etc. is required.
  • Ability to lead in the context of Our Credo is required.
  • Specific experience in benchmarking and incorporating the outside/inside view through a functional strategic planning process and establishing metrics and scorecards to monitor progress against Strategic Plans is preferred.
  • Experience in leading multiple areas of Quality Systems is preferred.
  • Experience in partnering with regulatory authorities to consider future strategies in a healthcare environment, while adhering to the prevailing regulations or influencing their evolution in a health care industry would be an asset
  • This position will be located in New Jersey and may require up to 10% domestic and/or international travel.

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.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Bridgewater
Other Locations
North America-United States-New Jersey
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)
Job Function
Quality (Generalist)
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