J&J Family of Companies Head of HR, Medical Devices Asia Pacific in Singapore, Singapore

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 creative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day.

With $70.1 billion in 2015 sales, we are 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 and diagnostics markets. There are more than 265 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing approximately 126,500 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.


Provides Business Unit HR leadership to assigned business units / client group.

This position reports to the Head of HR - Global Medical Devices.


  • Serves as the primary senior HR strategic partner to the assigned business units / client group. Working with teams in the countries,

  • Develops and leads the implementation of the HR strategy and solutions in support of both short-term and long-term business goals.

  • Creates and oversees the implementation of plans and programs related to organizational design, development and change.

  • Passionate about building strategic capabilities and driving a culture that embraces and advances J&J’s Credo, innovation and performance.

  • Drives significant commercial/functional transformation agenda across the region and in respective markets, pivoting the business to performance and growth

  • Implements effective strategies to enable the organization to thrive through periods of change, e.g. acquisition, internal growth, restructuring.

  • Works very closely with the Head of HR for Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific and Business Leaders to drive leading edge talent development solutions. Partnering with them to grow diverse leadership, talent and technical capability pipeline.

  • Leads talent review, succession planning and career development.

  • Partner with Global Services to support business leaders in performance management and talent acquisition.

  • Provides group and one-on-one coaching to senior leaders and employees to support leadership development, business decision-making, human capital management, problem-solving and performance management.

  • Partners with the local HR teams, Global Services (Shared Services) & Corporate Services (Specialists) teams to ensure flawless execution across the organization.


Requirements & demonstrated strengths:

  • Minimum of 15 years of relevant HR experience with continuous track record of success

  • Bachelors / Undergraduate degree or equivalent.

  • Post graduate degree in a related field or MBA would be an advantage.

  • Entrepreneurial global mindset with strong business sense and know-how. Energized by opportunities and drives growth through effective change management.

  • Able to effectively understand and translate commercial strategies and priorities into actionable plans

  • Extraordinary facilitation & influencing skills; ability to form relationships at all levels in the organization and interact effectively across the region and globally.

  • Extraodinary presentation and communication skills (verbal, written and non-verbal); supported by strong critical thinking.

  • Able to synthesize and integrate multiple inputs, and yet able to translate into simple solutions/messages.

  • Worked in a matrix environment and flourished with it. This includes working in and with complexity, ambiguity, influencing without authority, and also able to manage stakeholders at global and Asia Pacific levels.

  • Execution oriented with a strong bent for numbers/analytics and Project Management skills

  • Handled difficult clients/ business leaders and shown courage to advocate his/her personal point of view

  • Dedication to cultivating and modeling the principles of diversity and inclusion

  • Healthy learning interest, curious, innovative. Finds opportunities for healthy dissatisfaction, always thinking of how to improve

  • Great personality with high integrity and work ethics. That is, say/do ratio must be good. Strong sense of purpose.

  • Versatile and aspires towards broader and higher impact roles.


This position will be based in Singapore


20-30% travel

Primary Location



Johnson & Johnson Pte. Ltd. (8435)

Job Function

Human Resources

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