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Johnson & Johnson

Procurement Manager

Posted May 9, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00010934
8 months
(May 6, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range
Application Deadline: May 31, 2022 12:00 AM

Procurement Manager


Different locations within Europe (Netherlands, UK, Ireland, Switzerland, Belgium), 6-9 months contract, 40h, Working remotely 


Johnson & Johnson Worksense is responsible for finding, engaging, and contracting talent for the Johnson & Johnson contingent workforce.


We are currently recruiting 14 Procurement Managers across various countries within Europe who know how to discuss & negotiate contracts, show adaptability, and knows how to coordinate within sites of varying size, complexity and needs with agility and excellence to join our contingent workforce in Johnson & Johnson as an initial 6-9 month contract. 


Johnson & Johnson plans a separation that will create value for all stakeholders, meet the needs of customers and consumers, and enhance New Johnson & Johnson (pharmaceutical & medical devices) and New Consumer Company. 



As a Procurement Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing supply chain strategies and controlling the efficient flow of goods, services, and information between points of origin to customer delivery. You will assure attainment of the best value for deals and implements effective supplier relationship practices with vendors. Procurement in Johnson & Johnson splits into different categories such as API, Chemicals, Logistics, Packaging, and Facilities and you can be responsible for one of the categories based on your experience and specialty. 


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead Regional Procurement Change Management and Communications for Consumer Health Separation
  • In alignment with the organizational change management framework used in J&J, and the Procurement global change management lead, prepare the change management strategy and develop and execute a change management plan for the region.
  • Capture, develop, and validate all change impacts for the function, the business, and suppliers. Develop mitigation plans. Include insights in the communications plan.
  • Establish and execute a stakeholder engagement communications plan and maintain the stakeholder list.
  • Support the Procurement global change management lead, and enterprise change management, including leading specific activities and deliverables, as required.
  • Collaborate with external partners to execute communications in alignment with the overall change plan for readiness and go-live for programs.  
  • Develop leader action plans in support of changes.
  • Develop and execute regional communications and engagement plans.
  • As applicable, track the success of change management by using existing performance measures and identify new measures
  • Follow branding guidelines when using branding for company, organization, and program.
  • Lead, coordinate, and support regional engagement activities such as town halls, industry celebrations, and other regional events.
  • Support quarterly newsletters, interfacing with E&PS Strategy and the regional teams to identify topics and write compelling articles and/or produce other forms of content including videos.



To be successful in this role you have:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field, or equivalent, is preferred
  • Minimum of 8+ years of Change Management and Communications experience 
  • Change management and excellent coordination skills 
  • Relevant Certifications such as PROSCI, PMP, MCR, and SLCR is preferred
  • Experienced change management practitioner, who is comfortable with complexity
  • Project management, negotiation, and reporting experience
  • Good management and strong technical skills are required
  • Strong communication skills in English both written and oral are required
  • Computer skills, including working knowledge of MS Office suite, are required
  • The ability to travel regularly between sites, up to 20% of the time, is required 


If you meet our requirements and are interested in hearing more about our Procurement Manager role, please do not hesitate to apply through the provided link today and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!


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 the Netherlands 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”!


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