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Johnson & Johnson Innovation (JJI), a part of Johnson & Johnson's Family of
Companies, is currently recruiting for a Manager Innovation Lead to be located
in Sao Paulo Brazil. Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is the world's most comprehensive
and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider
of related services, for the pharmaceutical, consumer health, and medical
JJI focuses on accelerating all stages of innovation worldwide and forming
collaborations between entrepreneurs and J&J's global healthcare businesses.
JJI provides scientists, entrepreneurs, and emerging companies with one-stop
access to science and technology experts who can facilitate collaborations
across the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer companies of J&J.
JJI is comprised of a family of complementary teams and through the work of
these teams, JJI connects with innovators to create customized deals and novel
collaborations that speed development of innovations to solve unmet healthcare
Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Innovation Centers (ICs), consists of four
regional hub sin California (Menlo Park), Boston (Cambridge), London, and
Shanghai. The Manager, Innovation Lead in Brazil, will be an integral part of
the extended network in Country. She or he will work largely on external
innovation opportunities in pharma, but may also work on opportunities in
medical devices, consumer healthcare, and cross-sector opportunities.
Establish and maintain relationships with healthcare innovators, both in
entrepreneurial and academic settings, in the local ecosystem and throughout
Participate in the sourcing, screening, and mentoring of projects with game-
changing science for J&J's multiple incubators and accelerators.
Work with internal J&J stakeholders and with therapeutic area and operating
company scientific experts on strategic priorities and on the identification
of potential projects for specific areas.
Generate and prioritize a flow of innovative opportunities of high potential
interest to J&J in current core business areas, strategic adjacencies, and new
Participate in and coordinate scientific and business due diligence on high-
Working with teammates in the scientific, transactions, finance, venture
capital, legal, project management, and communications groups, identify
optimal deal structures, participate in deal negotiations, and shepherd deals
through approval processes and to closure
In some cases, manage and optimize collaborations with external innovators
after deal closure.
This position is located in Sao Paulo Brazil and requires willingness to
travel (including internationally) up to 30% of the time.
A Bachelor's Degree in life science, medical, nursing, pharmaceutical or
chemical field is required.
A Ph.D. in life science, medical, biology, pharmaceutical or chemical field is
Work experience in the fields of biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, consumer
health, or health technology is required.
Experience in the evaluation and execution of business development deals is
preferred, as is a general understanding of equity investing.
A demonstrated track record of high performance, academically and
professionally, mainly in pharma industry, is preferred.
The ability to communicate well, both in oral and written form, is required.
Strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of self-awareness are required.
Preferred personality traits include industriousness, flexibility, and a high
capacity for teamwork.
Existing knowledge of, and network in, the Brazilian ecosystem of healthcare
(or life science) innovators and investors is strongly preferred.