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

Project Manager/PMO (Regulations) - Remote Working

Posted May 24, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00011106
Leeds, Remote
37 hrs/week
Payrate range
34 - 41 £/hr

Project Manager/PMO (Regulations) - Remote Working

We are happy to consider fully remote candidates for this role however you must be UK based.

  • 12 Month contract with likely extension
  • £34 - £41 p/h (Higher Umbrella Rates Available)
  • Remote Role


The Company:

Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare Company, touching the lives of nearly a billion people every day. Our Family of Companies throughout the world compete in consumer, pharmaceutical and medical devices & diagnostics markets and have the skills and resources to tackle the world's most pressing health issues.


The Project:

The EU MDR Project Manager for DePuy Synthes is responsible for organizational readiness through alignment with other key projects across Hospital Medical Device companies within J&J.  

This position assists DePuy Synthes PMO team with managing all aspects of the rollout of EU MDR with other parts of the organization and will ensure alignment with business processes, systems and technology, job roles and organizational structures. This includes oversight and leadership of all organizational change management project team activities. 

The primary responsibility will be creating and implementing project management strategies and plans that coordinates and prioritizes the EU MDR program with other key priorities happening concurrently


The Role:

The Project Manager’s role is to plan and manage large-scale business MDR programs/projects into the Commercial Organisation.

This includes project planning, estimating, execution, implementation and ongoing support.

The Project Manager will work closely with the EU MDR EMEA Commercial Integration Lead to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of the solution deployed in support of the business goals and objectives.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide Project support to instil trust and influence with key stakeholders
  • Consistently support the PMO (Project Management Office) to continuously raise the standard of project leadership and upgrade methodologies
  • Accountable for the successful delivery of multiple simultaneous projects, spanning multiple functional areas and locations.
  • Responsible of clear definition of project scope and deliverables, milestones and timeline, project risks and contingency plans.
  • Collaborates with enterprise-wide business leads to build and execute well-structured program/project plans.
  • Use expert communication and leadership skills to establish a common understanding of the project timelines, milestones and expectations on delivery.
  • Provides direction to project resources, monitors efforts, assembles key project deliverables and identifies issues and risks requiring escalation when reporting project status.
  • Schedules and facilitates project status meetings and advises management on project status, risk and mitigation including executive reporting. Facilitates problem resolution.
  • Communicates project implementation options, schedule, quality and risk to stakeholders, as well as offer recommendations based on these elements.
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communication documents.
  • Plan, schedule and track project timelines using appropriate tools.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • Know and follow all laws and policies that apply to one's job, and maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times.
  • Diligently participate in our compliance program-related activities as denoted by your supervisor


Professional Experience Required:

  • Project Management experience is essential
  • Proven exceptional written and oral presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead across multiple business organizations, including global and enterprise-wide projects.
  • Experience in a regulated environment or similar


Education Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, information systems or related discipline, or equivalent and extensive related project experience.
  • Certificates in Program/Project Management will enhance candidacy but are not a requirement


Other Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge and skills in MS Office
  • Must be highly organized, creative, articulate and analytical
  • Strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills
  • Ability to multi-task independently with minimal supervision
  • Must have a solid understanding of project management methodologies


In Return:

In return for this role you will receive a very competitive hourly rate. A minimum month contract & an opportunity to work with a Global Leader within the Pharmaceutical sector, Johnson & Johnson. 


Things to remember before applying for this role:

  • This role is INSIDE IR35. The pay rate for this role will depend on how you are paid (PAYE or Umbrella options).
  • We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.
  • We do not accept applications via email.


If you are interested in this role please apply now! Make sure you fill out your application in full, your personal CV will be used for the recruiter’s reference only, they are not sent to Hiring Managers. Ensure all relevant information is included in your application! 


Thank you very much and we look forward to receiving your application. 


If you would like some additional information about the role please contact: Courtney.wells@randstadsourceright.co.uk


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

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 are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each 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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