This exciting role is focused on the development and implementation of EMEA external innovation strategies, identifying and evaluating emerging, enabling and transformational diagnostic platform technologies and facilitate its accelerated development and implementation to help drive precision medicine and position J&J’s as the world leader in the healthcare industry.
You will apply the highest scientific and diagnostic technical expertise as well as leadership skills, working closely with Innovation Center colleagues and across all Therapeutic Areas and all sectors to identify the best opportunities for value-generating collaborations and for diagnostic technology investment.
You will cultivate a strong scientific reputation and a network of experts in the global innovation community and solidify Johnson & Johnson as the partner of choice in a highly competitive landscape of external collaborations and partnerships. You will establish effective and collaborative network across all areas of Johnson & Johnson R&D and build credibility and leadership position for Diagnostic Excellence innovation.
Main duties and responsibilities:
- Assume EMEA Diagnostic Excellence Innovation leadership role in scouting, identifying and evaluating emerging, enabling, transformational diagnostic technologies and/or biomarkers that have strategic fits with Johnson & Johnson’s focused areas across all Therapeutic Areas and Centres of Excellence and business sectors.
- Assume a leadership role in proposing opportunities for collaborations and/or investment, and in technical due diligence and/or landscape analysis in support of the proposed opportunities.
- Develop and implement effective strategies to engage with the European innovation ecosystem of research institutions and investors. Provide scientific and technical inputs and/or mentorship as needed to researchers and start-ups to help advance Janssen’s strategy of fostering diagnostics innovation
- Serve as the Janssen Diagnostics Ambassador, present in major European conferences to help promote Janssen Diagnostic’s vision and leadership presence and foster Diagnostic Excellence innovation