Randstad, as the EMEA Johnson & Johnson talent acquisition partner, is responsible for finding and contracting talent for the contingent roles at Johnson & Johnson. If you are selected for a role you will be engaged or employed by one of the Randstad recruitment companies in EMEA and will not be an employee of Johnson & Johnson.

Johnson & Johnson

CH - Product Manager Oncology

Posted Aug 5, 2021
Job ID: JJJP00007343
1 year
(Sep 1, 2021 - Aug 31, 2022)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range

Johnson & Johnson Worksense (via Randstad Sourceright) is responsible for finding, engaging and contracting talent for the Johnson & Johnson contingent workforce.


Currently we are looking for a Product Manager for Prostate Cancer.



In this shared position, the Prostate Cancer Product Manager manages the brand cross-functionally (e.g., coordinating with Medical, MedEd, BI, Omnichannel teams etc.), supports strategy and drives marketing execution by leveraging cross-functional resources of brands and portfolio.
The position is located in Zug, Switzerland. Candidates should be able to go onsite 2-3 days a week.


Oncology is one of the major growth areas for Janssen in the coming decade with multiple drug launches and line extensions being imminent. Within the Prostate Cancer Therapeutic Area Apalutamide & Abiraterone are driving and expanding the commercial success. Upcoming launch of Abiraterone/Niraparib Fix Dose is triggering intense launch preparation for EMEA key markets, as so in the Swiss region.

In that context, we are looking for a strong marketer with high-level of autonomy working in a cross-functional role. 
Experience in marketing across the full channel mix is a must. 
Furthermore, the person must be fluent in German and English.


  • Own and execute the EMEA & CH product marketing strategy and work in close collaboration with Operating Company Product Managers to prepare and implement commercial activities as defined in the brand plan, working within agreed budget and resource allocation, continuously looking for synergies and sharing best practices.
  • Develop marketing material and digital content with appropriate modularity to fit EMEA & Swiss OpCo needs.
  • Join the EMEA Marketing Team meetings and support the EPM and EBL in deployment of EMEA Marketing Assets coming out of Brand Archetyping 3.0 one agency project.
  • Support and participate the Swiss cross-functional Local Action Team (LAT) ensuring the deployment of the commercial tactical plan and coordination of cross-functional projects.
  • Focus on omni-channel marketing and create a channel mix strategy.
  • Support of Regional launch activities and facilitating best practice sharing during the post launch phase.
  • Develops and manages partnerships with external key stakeholders to drive competitive advantage and Janssens' reputation
  • Supports the development of the Swiss cross-functional business plan from a country perspective, being part of the development of the Swiss commercial plan, provides insightful input into local financial forecasts.
  • Accountable for full compliance of all projects and activities with laws and J&J regulations. Role models the Credo. Ensures continuity of supply.
  • Key Interactions Internal:
    - Integrated Brand Value Team Leader (IBVTL)
    - European Brand Leader (EBL)
    - European Product Manager (EPM)
    - Extended Integrated Brand Value Team (eIBVT)
    - Operating Swiss Country Value Team (CVT)
    - Swiss Product Managers
    - Swiss Company Business Unit Heads
    - Swiss Company Marketing Leads / Product Managers
  • Key Interactions External:
    - Regional EMEA and Swiss Key Opinion Leaders
    - Key non clinical stakeholders




  • Must exhibit behaviors aligned to the J&J Global Leadership Profile including but not limited to: integrity-credo based actions, collaboration and teamwork, sense of urgency, and results driven.
  • Awareness of and adherence to J&J Credo Values, SOPs, Policies and Guidelines.
  • Bachelor's degree essential. Advanced business and/or life sciences degree preferred.
  • Previous experience working in cross-functional teams is preferred.
  • Understanding of oncology, ideally Prostate Cancer.
  • EPM must be able to demonstrate a strategic mind-set with the ability to assimilate complex science and data quickly.
  • Experience in supporting and execution of brand strategies for new products and/or significant success demonstrated in managing existing key brands is required.
  • In line marketing experience with brand responsibility, is required. Local &/or marketing and launch experience are preferred.
  • Strong digital / omnichannel experience.
  • Ability to develop and support the creation of customer ready marketing material.
  • Ability to manage marketing budget and have clear understanding of investment prioritization and basic financial drivers and outcomes.
  • Prior experience working with external agencies and vendors is required.
  • Evidence of an ability to work with Key Opinion Leaders and external stakeholders.
  • Independent with strong communication skills in German and English.
  • Winning mindset and fun, eager to work in high performing teams



  • A minimum of 3 years of progressive commercial experience is required with a proven track record of working within highly matrixed environments and cross functional teams.

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