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J&J Family of Companies Regional Smart Operations Project Portfolio Manager in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania

Regional Smart Operations Project Portfolio Manager - 2407016659W


Kenvue is currently recruiting for:

Regional Smart Operations Project Portfolio Manager

This position reports to Regional Make Excellence Lead for North America and is based at Skillman, NJ.

Who we are

At Kenvue ( , we realize the extraordinary power of everyday care. Built on over a century of heritage and rooted in science, we’re the house of iconic brands - including Neutrogena, Aveeno, Tylenol, Listerine, Johnson’s and BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages that you already know and love. Science is our passion; care is our talent. Our global team is made up of 22,000 diverse and brilliant people, passionate about insights, innovation and committed to delivering the best products to our customers. With expertise and empathy, being a Kenvuer means having the power to impact the life of millions of people every day. We put people first, care fiercely, earn trust with science and solve with courage – and have brilliant opportunities waiting for you! Join us in shaping our future–and yours. For more information, click here ( .

Role reports to: Regional Make Excellence Lead

Location: Kenvue’s corporate headquarters is currently located in Skillman NJ, but is scheduled to move to Summit, NJ in or around early 2025

Travel %: 10

Pay: $97,000 - $166,750

What you will do

The Regional Smart Operations Project Portfolio Manager (PPM), North America role will act as the SPOC (Single Point of Contact) and be responsible to steward the global and regional Smart Ops strategies and technical solutions to the NA Region and represent the region in Regional and Global cross functional forums with the objective of advancing our Digital First agenda.

This role will be responsible for managing the Global Smart Ops portfolio, evaluating Global MVP’s (Minimum Viable Products) for applicability, managing execution within the region and be responsible for all reporting to Regional and Global stakeholders as well as leading the regional governances. This role will be responsible to collaborate with regional functions, Make sites and Global organizations to ensure effective implementation of Regional and Global Smart Ops programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with regional Make stakeholders (Finance, Manufacturing Science and Technology, Site Leaders), Supply Chain Excellence and Functional Leads (Plan, Source, Deliver, Quality) to assess Global MVP’s, determine applicability, resourcing and funding requirements, and facilitate execution of selected candidates. Also identifies and facilitates regional best practices for global consideration.

  • Shapes and leads the regional Smart Ops strategy and roadmap, associated funding requirements for LRFP and execution of the projects for financial delivery to the P&L and balance sheet.

  • Represents the region and acts as liaison between Global Smart Operations, Digital Transformation Office, Regional Functions and Manufacturing Sites.

  • Leads the communication, reporting, governance, resource allocation and risk mitigation processes for Smart Ops in the region.

  • Partners closely with finance to track budget vs. actual performance of the initiatives.


What we are looking for

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 8 years industry experience.

  • 3 years project and/or project portfolio management in supply chain with demonstrated skills with current concepts in project management, project portfolio management, project risk management and prioritization processes.

  • Experience with a focus on Digital / Smart Operations deployment in Supply Chain

  • Demonstrated experience in establishing governance, presentations, metrics and managing a portfolio of projects.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; able to communicate effectively with multiple management levels and across a broad base of stakeholders.

  • Strong demonstrated collaboration, sense of urgency, analytical, influencing and results driven leadership skills. Ability to deal with technical and organizational complexity in a matrixed environment.

  • Ability to prioritize a complex portfolio in the context of business needs.

  • Financial acumen.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in several supply chain functions (Plan, Source, Make Deliver, Quality, Engineering)

  • Consumer / pharmaceutical / biologics manufacturing or quality environment

  • Advanced degree

  • Project Management certification

What’s in it for you

  • Annual base salary for new hires in this position ranges from $97,000 - $166,750. This takes into account a number of factors including work location, the candidate’s skills, experience, education level & other job-related factors.

  • Competitive Total Rewards Package

  • Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Volunteer Time & More!

  • Learning & Development Opportunities

  • Employee Resource Groups

  • This list could vary based on location/region

  • Note: Total Rewards at Kenvue include salary, bonus (if applicable) and benefits. Your Talent Access Partner will be able to share more about our total rewards offerings and the specific salary range for the relevant location(s) during the recruitment & hiring process.

Kenvue is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Primary Location NA-US-New Jersey-Skillman

Other Locations NA-US-Pennsylvania-Fort Washington

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Function Operations (Generalist)

Organization : Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

Req ID: 2407016659W