J&J Family of Companies Director External EU Affairs & Alliance Development in Belgium

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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.

For our division Government Affairs and Policy (GA&P) we are currently seeking a new colleague "Director External EU Affairs & Alliance Development".

Scope: This is an Enterprise function with three distinct roles, supporting EMEA (Brussels & Key Markets):

  • External EU Affairs

  • Alliance Development

  • Enterprise Lead

Key Tasks:

External EU Affairs:

  • Participate in developing EU government affairs & policy strategy for the company and its business units.

  • Develop and drive a structured EU engagement plan for the GA&P EMEA Leadership team and/or EMEA business leaders.

  • Own and continuously update key existing content from Johnson & Johnson and the sectors, which can be leveraged in external engagements.

  • Lead the execution of the European Health Parliament, and potentially other Youth Parliaments in key European countries.

  • Own and boost the digital tools needed for effective, modern public/government affairs engagement. Develop new content as needed, to support external affairs and advocacy activities.

Alliance Development:

  • Develop/implement Alliance Development strategy for Johnson & Johnson GA&P EMEA and leverage expertise/integrate initiatives from worldwide Centre of Excellence on Alliance Development

  • Act as a resource to sector leads for regional policy/advocacy goals, wherever alliances could be relevant/helpful

  • Optimize impact and ROI around existing EU partnerships of GA&P in Brussels

  • Deliver a single J&J voice, own and foster relationships with key patient and health advocates with policy impact at EU level. Build trust through best practices like “open house” events, regular team meetings, etc.

  • Coordinate with other colleagues the GA&P EMEA involvement in key international/global organizations (e.g. G7, B20 etc.) and platforms and lead our engagement with OECD.

  • Support key EMEA markets by assessing “current status” on alliances and identifying future resource needs. Create plan to fulfil future needs.

  • Enterprise Lead

  • Establish an environment in GA&P EMEA that fosters creative and bold idea generation relevant to the function and positioning of Johnson & Johnson.

  • Foster team alignment to the GA&P EMEA One Team approach and equip team to serve as ambassador for its success to other internal stakeholders.

  • Lead on Enterprise wide projects and policy development at EU Institutional level

  • Manage a team of cross-sector young professionals (currently 4 full time) that support both aligned business priorities per sector, as well as Enterprise and Alliance Development/External Affairs projects with monitoring services, event organisation, external representations, gathering and developing content, etc.

  • Drive an integrated approach to an annual Goals & Objectives process for GA&P EMEA

  • Develop a structured public affairs approach that GA sector teams should deploy in critical product launch plans, market expansion activities, therapeutic area work.

Enterprise Lead

  • Establish an environment in GA&P EMEA that fosters creative and bold idea generation relevant to the function and positioning of Johnson & Johnson.

  • Foster team alignment to the GA&P EMEA One Team approach and equip team to serve as ambassador for its success to other internal stakeholders.

  • Lead on Enterprise wide projects and policy development at EU Institutional level

  • Manage a team of cross-sector young professionals (currently 4 full time) that support both aligned business priorities per sector, as well as Enterprise and Alliance Development/External Affairs projects with monitoring services, event organisation, external representations, gathering and developing content, etc.

  • Drive an integrated approach to an annual Goals & Objectives process for GA&P EMEA

  • Develop a structured public affairs approach that GA sector teams should deploy in critical product launch plans, market expansion activities, therapeutic area work.

Qualifications

  • Have a strong network with EU Institutional stakeholders.

  • Have strong presence, outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent leadership and influencing skills, an established level of credibility and strong understanding of external stakeholders;

  • Demonstrate excellent goal-orientation and capacity to articulate the value/impact of any activity/project;

  • Able to deal with the complexity, ambiguity and relationship management that are critical in these settings;

  • Demonstrate a mature, adaptive and flexible disposition to credibly and effectively interact with a range of diverse internal stakeholders and senior level GA&P and business executives;

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and lead in a complex matrixed environment are critical, as well as proven track record in managing people.

  • Experience in Government Affairs, External communications/Public Affairs, Marketing could be relevant

  • Be prepared to travel up to 20%.

Candidates can submit their application until 28/08. They will not be contacted before this closing date.

What’s in it for you…?

“Caring for the world, one person at a time…”

As an employee we consider you as our most valuable asset. We take your career seriously.

As part of a global team in an innovative environment your development is key and our day-to-day responsibility.

Through e-university, on the job training, various projects and programs, we ensure your personal growth.

Our benefits make sure we care for you and your family now and in the future.

Primary Location

Belgium-Brussels-Capital Region-

Organization

Johnson & Johnson NCB (7547)

Job Function

Government Affairs

Requisition ID

1700187284W