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Job: Program Manager Care Optimization Belgium
Sales, Strategy role
Full Time Job
Posted on: September 23, 2020
Locations: Belgium (Antwerp)
Job Description:
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At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create a world without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and pursue the most promising science. We are Janssen. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. Learn more at www.janssen.com and follow us @JanssenGlobal.

We are part of Johnson & Johnson, the largest and most broadly based healthcare company in the world. We’re producing life-changing breakthroughs every day.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

For the Customer Strategy and Operations Unit of Janssen Benelux, we are recruiting a Program Manager Care Optimization Belgium.

The Program Manager Care Optimization is responsible to bring change and innovative care optimization externally (with our customers) and/or initiatives internally (at Janssen).  This through the setup and roll-out of large, transformational (VBHC) programs with high impact across organizations, accounts and patients. 

The programs are derived from the ambition of Janssen to improve patient value across the healthcare chain and to ensure optimal access strategies for innovative compounds. 

Being transformational of nature, these programs are characterized by ambiguity and uncertain outcomes.  The Program Manager Care Optimization leads (project) teams through this complexity by:

Translating external needs or trends into internal, strategic imperatives endorsed by Janssen Management Board;
Translating strategic imperatives into concrete, workable program(stream)s and solutions;
Driving and ensuring strategic alignment for the programs with the CVTs, HEMAR and RWE;
Leading and working with cross functional teams (e.g. SAM, Digital, Marketing, Sales, Medical, HEMAR, RWE) and across Janssen organizations (both OpCo and Campus)


The Program Manager Care Optimization has a role of high strategic importance and exposure, both internally and externally.  As such he or she is expected to participate and contribute to external events and networks on the topic of healthcare transformation and innovation – with the objective to further increase Janssen’s footprint and reputation in this area. 

Tasks and responsibilities

Effectively identify common, unmet needs at our accounts around the topic of care optimization – as described by the Janssen Healthcare Compass (patient centricity, norming & measuring, digital healthcare, integrated care pathways, collaborate to innovate)
Starting from these unmet needs, lead strategy development with various subject matter experts and business managers throughout the organization using a consultative and design approach, collaboration and critical thinking
Translate care optimization strategies into concrete programs addressing the unmet needs in the healthcare landscape, while engaging both customers and business partners
Take accountability for the delivery of these business innovation programs with a (team of (senior)) project specialist(s), thereby providing the necessary structure, objectives and day-to-day guidance
Serves as internal and external ambassador/change agent of the care optimization teams.  As such, promote the care optimization strategies and programs as indispensable to innovate and implement for the future.
Ensures that running or planned programs are embedded in our CVT, account management and/or patient access strategies and contribute to our broader Market Access agenda. 
Makes the best possible use of existing knowledge, experience and networks available in our organization, outside Janssen Benelux and in the external healthcare environment
Contributes to a team atmosphere of “knowledge dispersion and innovlearning (= innovative learning)"
QualificationsThe following skills, competencies and qualifications are required:

MBA or equivalent master’s university degree, preferably in (health) economics / business administration and / or an engineering / IT background
Minimum 10-12 years of project management and/or consultancy experience in a large environment, preferably in healthcare or consultancy
Practical experience (preferably in hospital settings) in the area of “Norming & measuring”, i.e. value-based healthcare as per Porter’s equation, data science, real world evidence and/or patient reported outcome measurements
Profound knowledge of the current Belgian and/or Dutch healthcare landscape
Demonstrated experience in executing and successfully delivering large initiatives with critical business impact
Strong involvement in strategic and tactical work on a daily basis requiring being able to quickly zoom in and out
Ability to gain empathy from customers by obtaining a deep knowledge of customer’s organization, business and needs. As a result of trust gained, have the ability to influence the customer’s direction and decisions based on earned respect.
Fluent in English and Dutch and/or French
Quality driven, but being result-oriented at the same time
Engaging person, persuasive, entrepreneurial and creative
Strong leadership skills including strategic thinking, business acumen, big picture problem solving (with attention to detail), and the ability to translate complex business issues into simple solutions
Creative abilities to translate vision into concepts and turn concepts into “ready-to-market” sustainable and scalable solutions
Based on intrinsic curiosity, have the natural tendency to challenge the status quo, acting as a change agent and inspirator for others
Thrives in uncertain/ambiguous circumstances
Ability to connect, build relationships and effectively collaborate across a diverse group of internal (both Janssen OpCo and Campus) and external stakeholders at all levels of seniority
Strong communication skills & influencing skills
Independent, but also team-oriented – with the right skills to build (informal) teams around him or her: ability to challenge, coach, motivate and inspire
Personality able to deal with high pressure at times
Must exhibit behaviors aligned to the J&J Global Leadership Profile including but not limited to: credo based actions, collaboration and teamwork, sense of urgency, results driven and people development.
Primary LocationBelgium-Antwerp-Beerse-OrganizationJanssen Cilag N.V./S.A. (7025)Job FunctionSalesRequisition ID2005838447W

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