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Full-time Positions and Internships

The Procurement Leadership Development Program (PLDP) is two-year, non-rotational program designed to develop global-minded leaders to enable growth - for, with and through the business. Our comprehensive curriculum provides exposure and immersion across our range of businesses, and includes:

  • functional and leadership training
  • personalized leadership assessment and coaching
  • mentoring
  • numerous networking opportunities
  • a year-long capstone project working with your peers on a challenging business problem

Entry pathways for PLDP

  • Full-Time: Opportunities are open to students in their final year of a full-time or part-time MBA, other business-related master's degree program, or PhD program.
  • Internships: Internships within the North America and EMEA regions consist of 10 to 12-week assignments that usually take place from May to August.

In what countries are there open PLDP roles?

Hiring decisions are based on the business needs. Possibilities include:

  • NORTH AMERICA: Across the United States, including NJ, PA, CA, FL, MA, OH.
  • ASIA-PACIFIC: Greater China (and Hong Kong), Philippines, Singapore, and Japan.
  • EMEA: Belgium, Switzerland, UAE, and United Kingdom.
  • LATIN AMERICA: Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico.

What qualifications does an applicant need?

Candidates must be:

  • Enrolled in an accredited, full-time or part-time MBA or other master's-level business degree program, or a relevant PhD program
  • Strong influencing and collaboration skills
  • Strategic thinking and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated results and leadership ability
  • Permanently authorized to work in the country where the job exists
  • Fluent in English and the language(s) of the country where the job exists
  • We strongly prefer that candidates have three or more years of relevant professional experience prior to their MBA/master's degree program

What is the interview process?

  • First interviews are conducted by members of the PLDP recruiting team.
  • Second-round, role-specific interviews are conducted by local managers.
  • Offers are extended on an ongoing basis.

How to apply?

  1. Type careers.jnj.com into your Web browser
  2. Enter the requisition number from the International LDP Matrix for the position you wish to apply to, or type PLDP into the Search Jobs box
  3. Click on the position and follow instructions to apply


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