[IT] Senior Staff/Manager Technology Leader

Auris Health

Auris Health

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023
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 Driving technology strategy and execution for a therapeutic area in Market Japan. Partner with business to set function & region vision and OKRs (Objective and Key Result). Work in close partnership with business partners to strategically manage and prioritize demand.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

1.      Business & Technology Strategy

Support vision, align/prioritize business & IT strategies and co-shape strategic demand with the business Define annual objectives and outcomes informed by business and technology for selected areas / functions Translate business vision/strategies and customer needs to product groups, empowering PGLs (Product Group Leaders) to innovate and create solutions to meet business / customer needs Unite varied products into cohesive end-to-end digital business strategies and solutions for function/franchise/region Co-drive continuous improvement and seek opportunities for business process improvement through technology, data and automation with Head of Technology Support consistent deployment strategy

2.      Internal & External Partnerships

Represent J&J in strategic technology discussions with key external and internal stakeholders Foster an environment to increase digital acumen and drive data-driven culture for business partners and product teams across Tas (Therapeutic Areas) / markets Build strong partnerships and connections with technology providers, govt, advisory boards to shape policies & deliver innovative solutions.

3.      Experimentation/ Execution & Delivery

Leverage knowledge of customers and broader ecosystem to drive identification / implementation of emerging products based on customers’ evolving needs Manage delivery of specialized/local applications at function/franchise/region that are not aligned to existing products/groups Identify and promote opportunity to leverage cross enterprise platforms.

4.      Investment, Financial & Value Management

Define and actively measure the value being created and delivered to customers / users / stakeholders (e.g., define, refine and measure OKRs on a regular cadence) Maintain a pulse on performance metrics to focus on business value realization and pull-through, including end user/customer KPIs, product group performance, technical performance (e.g., available / up time), product maturity and revenue/market growth Co-create business cases with business partners, supporting socialization and/or funding request activities Support Head of Technology on selected initiatives and any planning cycles (e.g., BP, LRFP-Business Plan, Long Range Financial Plan)

5.      Leadership

Drive strategic global business strategy and process harmonization opportunities at the Med Tech and franchise levels Be a change agent, develop and execute change mgmt. plans Drive talent and culture agenda Serve product group leaders, enabling them to fulfill constantly changing external requirements in real time Encourage diverse opinions and constructive conflicts from team members throughout the GOC (Global Operating Company) to unleash full potential Enable and drive product and user centric mindset, models and delivery creating value for our employees, partners, patients and HCPs



·       Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, engineering, business administration or equivalent is required.

·       Experience and knowledge in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries (5 years ideally); business theory, processes and process improvement methodologies, budgeting.

·       Knowledge and Experience in CRM/Digitalization, Data & Analytics, CS and/or Omni Channel Strategy

·       Good understanding of agile methodology & product management methodology

·       Solid understanding of core technical platforms and product lifecycle maintenance.

·       Experience with working across multiple levels of business and IT partners.

·       Knowledge of technology trends and to apply this knowledge to existing business processes.

·       Strong personal dedication to continuous business improvement, and effectively collaborating and leading our business partners.

·       Capable of working as part of a team and on own initiative. Capable to change priorities quickly and influence others to do so.

·       Ability to adopt changes and to deliver IT solutions in a constantly evolving business/IT environment.

·       Ability to work in an Agile environment and working closely with shared services organizations.

·       Ability to manage complexity and ambiguity.

·       Excellent ability to lead, influence, empower and encourage others in a collaborative environment, exceptional service orientation and strong negotiating skills.

·       Strong problem solving, analytical and design skills are required.

·       Solid written, presentation and verbal communication skills in both Japanese and English are required.