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IT Lead Product Analyst - Enterprise Performance Management - Duration Based

Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for an IT Lead Product Analyst - Enterprise Performance Management (1 of 4) openings that are duration based and primarily located in New Brunswick, NJ with consideration given to other J&J sites within the US, Markham, Canada and Beerse, Belgium. This is a project assignment for the duration of the requisite project work and it is expected to conclude at approximately 36 months from the official start date, at management's discretion the position could be extended.

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 $81.2 billion in 2019 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 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing over 125,000 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.

Do you seek big, challenging, ambiguous problems? Are you passionate about having a significant impact on the experience, effectiveness and efficiency of your colleagues through innovative technology solutions?

The IT Lead Product analyst – EPM will work at the intersection of business and technology to help define strategies that combine a deep understanding of business objectives, challenges, with technology solutions and extending them into development execution, value realization & ongoing product management. Reporting to the Technical Product Owner – IT Manager – EPM, you would partner closely with Global Process Owners, Business Product Owners and Technology Services to maximize the value of the prototyping of the Anaplan solution while supporting the development functional requirements and user stories for the build of the groundbreaking investment in the Enterprise Performance Management technology.

You will work with the squad team members for specific initiatives (for example, Long Range Financial Plan and Target Cascade) to understand business needs, write business-language user stories & lead technical delivery of solutions aligned to those stories, including support for development of prototype/POC.


Business Problem Understanding:

  • Works with the finance business partners to understand and translate business problems into value case & comprehensive sets of requirements for the planning solution spanning process, technology, data, governance, compliance & user experience supported by defined value realization key performance indicators
  • Internal Partnerships:

  • Acts as the primary IT collaborator with the business, alongside TPO, aligning on products development needs, for the EPM related products and platforms through the definition, management and clarification of user stories and use cases for complex requirements
  • Ensures all partners are clear on the roadmap activities, interdependencies & due dates.
  • Program oversight:

  • Provides operating support for existing products, tactical support to all supporting functions and report on progress of own workstream
  • Owns product functional knowledge and is responsible and accountable for documentation of user acceptance testing to ensure definition of done for requirements is satisfied.
  • We believe that current knowledge of industry and business process trends and ability to apply knowledge to existing business processes are crucial to enable you to be successful in this role. Furthermore, it is recommended that you have a knowledge of the enterprise architecture and development methodologies along with a broad understanding of the current capabilities and limitations of existing systems. In addition to these core skills, we would expect you to have the following technical knowledge:

  • Financial planning and analysis
  • EPM Solutions
  • Anaplan, Hyperion, Adaptative Insights, IBM
  • HFM, Group Reporting, OneStream
  • Advanced Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence / machine learning
  • Human Centered Design
  • Qualifications

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required. Preferably in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business or related field.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience in defining and documenting requirements and supporting finance function is required
  • Strong technical focus with expertise in FP&A technology solution, such as TM1, Hyperion, and/or Anaplan, is required
  • Knowledge of Anaplan is preferred
  • Experience with all aspects of the product development lifecycle as well as Agile methodology is preferred
  • Experience working to bring products/services to market strongly desired
  • Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills are required
  • May require up to 10% travel
  • Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    IT Lead Product Analyst - Enterprise Performance Management - Duration Based

    Johnson & Johnson, Beerse
    IT, Developer
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