Auris Health

Auris Health

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Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023
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Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.

With $94.9 Billion in 2022 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. There are more than 260 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing over 135,000 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen.

The WW Operational Forecasting Lead position is a key leadership role within the FS&T Enterprise Planning & Analysis Enterprise Run operating model.   They will be required to lead the vision to shape and run the planning process & analytics delivery model, inclusive of leading a global team of 50+ staff members, with 7+ Direct Reports. 

This role will be responsible for leading the delivery of the Enterprise Integrated Financial Planning & Forecasting cycles with a focus on leading the global end to end financial processes, analytical baselines and governing the planning ways of working,  This is inclusive of integrating technology & partnering with key cross functional stakeholders to enable the new J&J planning & forecasting outcomes.  The Ops Forecasting leader will lead the orchestration of 15+ Anaplan planning models, as well as the planning integration across the SigniFi technology platforms (ie. Data Hub, SAP S4 Hana CFin, PAPM, and Reporting)

Actively steering the business through the adoption of the Integrated Business Planning Processes, the E2E Financial Management Cycles and being a catalyst across the global finance end user community for the use of advanced analytics & data sciences (ie. predictive modeling), to advance driver based forecasting capabilities. 

This role will partner with the Corporate FP&A, Pharm Group Finance, Regional FP&A and key Implementation Leads to orchestrate the Global Pharmaceutical Planning & Forecasting outcomes, along with our cross functional partners to enable the delivery of our monthly Integrated Business Planning processes.  Governing the planning principles, processes and ways of working to ensure standards remain current, repeatable and reliable. 

This role will stand up these capabilities for the Med Tech sector as well as the Corporate enterprise planning capabilities.  Leading the mobilization and activation of the planning & forecasting capabilities in partnership with the EP&A Deployment Team, Med Tech & Corporate Implementation Leads to deliver the new J&J One Finance Way for Planning & Analytics.

In partnership with key stakeholders will lead the end-to-end continuous improvement prioritization efforts & will also partner externally & remain digitally curious to ensure we continue to innovate by bringing leading process, technology and analytical capabilities into our finance function. 

The position will:

·         Maintain strict reporting and forecasting executional governance for future state processes

·         Guide the insight cycle for enterprise-wide reporting and forecasting (compliance / interaction model) driving towards the strategic global goals of the organization

·         Lead cross-functional partnering to drive results through effective resolutions and Service/Business Process Management throughout multiple deployments and into Run State

·         Execute with mastery level understanding of dependencies between tools and processes used in the organization 

·         Lead the global team members in development and advancement through career lattice, fostering capability growth in domain, data analytics and digital skills

Key Leadership skills required:

·         Enterprise-wide mindset and performance management leadership of our financial planning cycles, inclusive of the Integrated Business Planning Process across commercial, supply chain, and finance functions

·         Ability to partner in a matrixed and global organization, across functions

·         Intellectual curiosity in advanced analytical and digital capabilities to be applied in financial planning cycles and the integrated business planning processes (Agility & Innovation + Digitalization)

·         Portfolio management and road mapping, ensuring continuous advancement and innovation of capabilities to support integration with J&J Finance technologies and processes through external partnerships & Life Sciences Forums

Expansion of the team to prepare for the intake of the Med Tech & Corporate delivery model, while leading the talent development and management of the existing global team (50+ team members in 4 regions, 7+ Direct Rpts)


  • Shape the operating model; Readiness for future deployment and adjust as needed over time
  • Lead the existing Planning & Forecasting delivery model, inclusive of the Integrated Business Plan & Financial Mgmt Cycles
  • Continuous improvement / External Innovation & Best Practices
  • Drive compliance to future state

For U.S. applicants, in accordance with applicable disclosure requirements, the anticipated base pay range for this position is $160,000 to $276,000. The Company maintains highly competitive, performance-based compensation programs. Under current guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable plan. The annual performance bonus is a cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual targeted results by rewarding for individual and the corporation’s performance over a calendar/ performance year. Bonuses are awarded at the Company’s discretion on an individual basis.

Employees may be eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs such as health insurance, savings plan, pension plan, disability plan, long-term incentive, vacation pay, sick time, holiday pay, and work, personal and family time off in accordance with the terms of the applicable plans. For additional general information on company benefits, please go to: https://www.careers.jnj.com/employee-benefits

For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit  www.careers.jnj.com .

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • 10+ years of finance experience within a large-scale, transformational business environment
  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree is required, CPA, CMA or MBA/Master’s and Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred
  • Knowledge of SigniFi, EPM and related technology transformation
  •  Experience leading global teams and process management efforts while incorporating inputs from various senior stakeholders
  •  Ability to break down, understand, and solve very complex problems to enable high level leadership to understand / make decisions
  • Significant experience operating in a cross-sector finance organization; expertise in financial planning, forecasting & analysis
  •  Experience designing, developing, implementing, and managing large-scale deployments within an operational FP&A organization
  •  Expertise in continuous process improvement techniques and methods
  • Innovative mindset with the ability to translate business needs into operational finance / technology solutions
  •  Functional understanding of next-gen technologies and the operational benefit they provide within an FP&A environment
  • Exceptional business and finance acumen, including SOX and compliance requirements
  •   Experience working in a complex, multi-ERP / system environment
  •  A minimum of 6 years of experience leading teams
  •  Ability to effectively lead cross-functional teams
  •  Skilled at developing strong relationships with executive leadership team members
  •  Experience with large-scale transformation and process change efforts
  •   Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  •   A team player and able to work collaboratively with / through others
  • 25% International and Domestic Travel