Portfolio Leader, Value Streams

Johnson & Johnson



Cork, Ireland


Position summary

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences

That is why we in Depuy Synthes are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”!

About this role:

DePuy Synthes (DPS) is recruiting for a Portfolio Leader within the Joints Platform-Strategy, Innovation and Deployment (SI&D) team. This role will be located in Raynham, MA; Warsaw, IN; Cork, Ireland; Suzhou, China; Blackpool/ Leeds, UK. Additional locations within commutable distance of a US Johnson and Johnson DePuy-Synthes (DPS) facility may be considered.

DePuy Synthes, the Orthopaedics Company of Johnson & Johnson provides one of the most comprehensive orthopedics portfolios in the world. DePuy Synthes solutions, in specialties including joint reconstruction, trauma, craniomaxillofacial, spinal surgery and sports medicine, are designed to advance patient care while delivering clinical and economic value to health care systems worldwide. For more information, visit https://www.depuysynthes.com .

This Portfolio leader will own the portfolio management process for the Hips, Knees & Shoulder Value Streams within the Joints Reconstruction Platform ensuring alignment with Platform, Functional and Enterprise priorities, and will set the standards for execution of strategic projects. They will be responsible for leading the strategic planning cycle and setting the framework for the E2E (end to end) Value Stream portfolio management process.

Strong leadership skill with significant business experience are necessities for this highly visible and influential role. Comprehensive knowledge of process and operational improvement best practices are necessary skills along with ability to engage talent, strong change management skills, sound judgment, and a unique ability to solve problems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Hips, Knees & Shoulders Value Stream, part of the Joints Reconstruction Platform Portfolio Management process and business cycle, in alignment with J&J MedTech (JJMT) and DPS Supply Chain (DPS SC) priorities, along with Commercial, and functional objectives. Lead effective alignment process across E2E Platforms and Functions, and strengthen partnerships across DPS SC.
  • Lead the VS Value Capture Plan (VCP) and Cost Actions. Oversee VCP and cost action governance structure to drive value through cost reduction, cost avoidance and optimization in DPS SC, setting and achieving year over year efficiency across all DPS platforms.
  • Represent VS in DPS Supply Chain, JJMT and Enterprise strategy, and management of the “book of work.”
  • Leads all VS metrics E2E & related governance processes including reporting visualization. Partners with all functions to ensure timely delivery of metrics.
  • Enhance and establish execution standards, portfolio management and processes for Strategic Project development, intake and execution.
  • Provide Leadership oversight of business case developments in partnership with Finance, ensure alignment to SC Strategies, Strategic Planning and priorities.
  • Own the Portfolio management tracking and reporting process, enabling data mining and report generation.
  • Oversee teams of managers and project managers in the development and execution of business cases, project planning and execution.
  • Manage competing demands relevant to scope, schedule, cost, risk and quality, and differing stakeholder requirements and expectations to satisfy outcomes.
  • Sets the standard for timeliness, work ethic, and personal integrity.





Why you should apply for a job to Johnson & Johnson:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2020

  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.3/5 in supportive management

  • 71% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 88% would recommend this company to other women

  • 84% say the CEO supports gender diversity

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  • Global parental leave for all new parents (maternal, paternal, adoptive or surrogacy-assisted).

  • Global exercise reimbursement.

  • Two weeks off (one of them fully paid) for volunteer work.