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

Senior Manager/Marketing Activation Technical Product Owner - Fully remote, Outside IR35

Posted Jun 28, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00011542
Remote, Remote
37.5 hrs/week
Payrate range
40 - 69 £/hr

Senior Manager/Marketing Activation Technical Product Owner - Fully remote, Outside IR35


Minimum 12 Month contract


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 Role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly skilled Marketing Activation Technology leader, that will work at the intersection of business strategy, human-centered design, and emerging technology product delivery. This role will define and oversee the strategy and deployment of our Marketing Resource Management (MRM) platform for the EMEA region, ensuring the activation and adoption of our Global MRM capability across the EMEA markets, brands, and cross-functional processes. They will build, drive, communicate and gain alignment to the technology strategy, standards and process, and ensure these are delivered consistently across our brand and digital initiatives. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop strong partnerships with our Consumer Experience Organization and Digital Experience business leads in EMEA to drive adoption, activation, and value of our Global MRM capability to enable efficiency and speed to market in end-to-end marketing & cross-functional business processes 
  • Lead a high-performing team that will activate MRM in EMEA, including partnering with business partners to craft the future state process design and drive backlog prioritization, grooming, training, and organizational change for onboarding of brands and markets across the region
  • Act as subject matter authority for MRM in EMEA, providing operational support to triage and ensure resolution of requests and issues related to workflows, platform features, improvements & configurations 
  • Partner with vendors and Global Product Owners to ensure visibility into product roadmap capabilities, provide Voice of Customer feedback, and prioritize and activate new capabilities and improvements for EMEA
  • Engage across marketing teams to identify and align opportunities to optimize our architecture, engagement model, and extension of global capabilities across the EMEA business 
  • Partner with regional business owners to provide Technology engagement and leadership, craft the architecture, define use cases, ensure compliance, and drive process efficiencies with data & metrics across digital channels 
  • Partner with global and regional Product Owners on commonalities, takeaways & opportunities to align across regions. 
  • Drive and lead alignment and linkages to digital strategies across functions, such as CxO, Marketing, Sales, eCommerce, Supply Chain, R&D & Regulatory. 


Other Duties: 

  • Understand and align funding needs to support the delivery and ongoing operations of multi-year product roadmaps including critical marketing centric initiatives that will create limitless value for the function and the enterprise. 
  • Support the execution of individual initiatives through the development and application of standard for scope, schedule, budget, resource, and risk/issue management.
  • Socialize external trends and insights related to Marketing Activation processes & technology, including digital trends with JJT/CxO/Marketing to provide foresight vital to inform strategies. 
  • Establish and cultivate strong connections with digital leaders, startups, diverse technology providers, and industry specialists. 


Professional Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in computer information systems, information technology, or computer science 
  • 8+ years’ experience within FMCG company 
  • Minimum 5 years running Marketing Technology and/or Marketing Activation applications, leading technical and / or Enterprise Complex programs and associated teams. 
  • Deep understanding across Marketing taxonomy (from products to campaigns to creative) 
  • MarTech ecosystem capabilities focused on Marketing Activation, including DAM, PIM, and/or MRM platforms 
  • Strategic problem solver with excellent eye for business and ability to translate and synthesize complex information into clear insights and recommendations to senior leaders 
  • Strong team building and relationship management skills 
  • Exceptional leadership, time management, facilitation, and organizational skills 
  • Outstanding working understanding of organizational change principles 
  • Consistent track record of success in creating, driving, and delivering dynamic digital capabilities at the functional or enterprise level 
  • Outstanding partner management experience at the most senior levels, superior influencing, and collaboration skills 
  • Inspiring leader experienced in shaping solutions, agile methodologies, building strong relationships, and excellent communication skills 
  • Passionate about creating a positive, diverse, and inspiring work environment, especially during times of change


Other Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication 
  • Problem-solving and critical-thinking skills 
  • Depth of experience with Aprimo, Workfront, BrandMaker or similar Marketing workflow tools are strongly preferred 
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly 
  • Strong influencing skills and ability to shape and own the strategy and execution of new solutions 
  • Big picture thinking with attention to detail: looking for areas of improvement to create growth and joint value for our customer. 
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the latest IT developments and Agile methodologies 
  • Ability to explain highly technical concepts in simple terms 
  • Knowledge of the best computer security practices 
  • Good research and analysis skills 


In Return:

In return for this role you will receive a very competitive hourly rate. A minimum 12 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 OUTSIDE IR35. The pay rate for this role will depend on how you are paid (PAYE, LTD 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: Tabitha.crabtree@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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