VP, Early Innovation Partnering, Asia Pacific

Johnson & Johnson

4.2

Shanghai, China

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

  • 72% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 88% would recommend this company to other women

  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 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.

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    Position summary

    Johnson & Johnson Innovation is currently recruiting a Vice President, Early Innovation Partnering – Asia Pacific
    This position is located in Shanghai.
    At J&J we believe good health is the foundation of vibrant lives, thriving communities and forward progress. That’s why for more than 130 years, we have aimed to keep people well at every age and every stage of life. Today, as the world’s largest and most broadly-based healthcare company, we are committed to using our reach and size for good. The mission of Johnson & Johnson Innovation is to identify and nurture the world’s most promising external science and transformational healthcare innovations. We aim to expand and accelerate innovative healthcare solutions that address the toughest healthcare challenges and improve the lives of patients and consumers around the world. Through our global Johnson & Johnson Innovation network, our Early Innovation Partnering teams located in each of our four Innovation Centers in Boston, London, San Francisco and Shanghai, bring together deep scientific and business expertise with an “on-the-ground” regional presence to facilitate partnerships and collaborations, financing and venture capital investment and incubation solutions across the academic, entrepreneurial, biotech and health technology start-up ecosystem.
    A key senior leadership position based at the Asia Pacific Innovation Center in Shanghai. It is an externally-focused, highly entrepreneurial leadership role aimed at leading and enabling teams to identify and on-board potentially transformational innovation into Johnson & Johnson.
    Leads a team of Early Innovation Partnering leaders to identify and assess highly innovative external innovative opportunities and establish value-creating partnerships across various therapeutic areas, platforms and franchises. Provides coaching and mentoring to team on business strategy, sourcing and partnering activities and governance and stakeholder management. The Early Innovation Partnering team has full access to a spectrum of deal-making solutions, ranging from research collaborations, licensing and options through to working with colleagues on venture investment, new company formation, incubation and spin-outs. As well as leading a team of deal-making professionals, the candidate will also be expected to source, lead and close their own transactions where required.
    Principal Responsibilities:
    Leading a team responsible for identifying highly innovative product opportunities and building compelling business cases for bringing them into J&J. Ensures that business cases produced by team members are rigorous and based on sound scientific, clinical, regulatory and commercial rationales, with key assumptions and risks clearly articulated.
    Setting clear goals and objectives for team members that are closely aligned to overall J&J Innovation goals and objectives, and routinely monitoring progress with team members.
    Ensuring team builds close relationships with relevant J&J therapeutic area/business teams, including the respective therapeutic area lead deployed to Innovation Center. This is to enable both the
    understanding and contributing to existing strategy and to influence, shape and champion new opportunities potentially “off strategy” but where a compelling business case can be made.
    Accountable for ensuring that the business cases for selected opportunities progress through appropriate review processes, that key risks are identified, communicated appropriately, and debated sufficiently, and mitigation strategies are accounted for in deal structures, development plans and cost projections. Ensuring that team members prepare high quality internal review and briefing documents, including substantial quantitative and qualitative analysis of opportunities.
    Ensuring each team member develops a deep understanding of innovation and scientific landscape in relevant therapeutic area and deploys methods to systematically identify innovative opportunities and to maximize chances of serendipitous discovery of opportunities. Promotes sharing of knowledge and best practice across team.
    Ensuring team members provide suitable leadership and management of cross-functional due diligence teams.
    Helping team members devise and propose appropriate collaboration models, transaction structures and terms that are commercially and scientifically sensible. Provides critical challenge and feedback to team during deal structuring and negotiation planning.
    Negotiation and closing of transactions as required.
    Encouraging and supporting team members to build and maintain close relationships with key stakeholders across the external innovation ecosystem including entrepreneurs, academics, key opinion leaders, biotech companies, venture capitalists, non profit organizations etc.
    External representation of J&J to prospective partners and regular attendance at industry partnering conferences and scientific meetings.
    Contributing to environmental scanning and competitive intelligence activities and to maintenance of professional knowledge management/CRM practices and routine operational reporting.
    Ensuring that all interactions and engagements are carried out by the team with the highest ethical and professional standards and that all work is accomplished with quality and in accordance with J&J Credo.
    Identifying and articulating development opportunities for team members and ensuring on-going training needs are met.
    Principal Relationships:
    Accountable to the Regional Head of Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Asia Pacific.
    Internal – key stakeholders within senior J&J management, within respective J&J therapeutic areas or businesses, wider J&J functional representatives, regional J&J management and J&J Innovation team members across the other regions.
    External – Engagement with key members of healthcare innovation community including biotechnology company senior executives, scientists, academics, venture capitalists

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    Child care benefits

    Paid maternity

    Unpaid maternity

    Paid paternity

    Unpaid paternity

    Paid adoptive

    Short term disability

    About the company

    Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods: Packaged Products
    By caring for the world one person at a time, we aspire to help billions of people live longer, healthier, happier lives. This aspiration inspires and unites the approximately 127,100 employees of Johnson & Johnson across more than 250 operating companies in 60 countries. We embrace research and science, bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. For 130 years, the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies has been committed to caring for people around the world.

    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

  • 72% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 88% would recommend this company to other women

  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 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.