Senior Manager Corporate Governance Policy

Job Details


Washington D.C.

Expiration Date

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Interest Area

Advocacy/Outreach, Communication, Policy, Project Management

Position Type


Position Level


Minimum Degree Requirements

College Degree

Company Name

Johnson & Johnson

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Johnson & Johnson’s Family of Companies is currently recruiting for a Senior Manager Corporate Governance Policy to be located in Washington DC.


Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative 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, throughout the world.


With $71.9 billion in 2016 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 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. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen.


Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


The Senior Manager Corporate Governance supports Government Affairs & Policy and Corporate Governance activities for J&J on public sector initiatives that affect enterprise issues especially corporate governance, but also including civil justice reform, immigration and labor and employment policy (referred to collectively as “assigned issue areas” below). The position also develops and advances policy positions in collaboration with internal and external audiences for the corporation to proactively influence and shape the U.S. corporate environment.




  • Supports senior J&J leadership in managing the relationship with Business Roundtable (BRT) (and member company representatives) and to work with related regulatory agencies, corporate governance associations, think tanks, foundations and policy influencers
  • Capable of understanding and managing the substantive policy issues and debates for a variety of issues with primary focus on assigned issue areas and their business impacts
  • Manage complex projects and be responsible for the analysis of related public policy issues, development of consensus positions on legislation and regulations, assessment of business issues, and the development of a broad range of advocacy materials
  • Monitor legislative/regulatory/media for proposals in assigned issue areas
  • Coordinate with the Assistant Corporate Secretary and U.S. Government Affairs on development of policy positions, proactive proposals in assigned issue areas, review and assessment of legislative and regulatory proposals, development and production of needed materials for the CEO
  • Support for U.S. Government Affairs advocacy activities on assigned issue areas
  • Coordinate GA&P input into Investor Relations materials in support of corporate leadership
  • Proactively analyzes internal needs, makes complex decisions to resolve the need, and demonstrates acute understanding of the impact of decisions taken
  • Key problem-solving skills in developing communication strategies and actions. Proactively identify issues, assess risk and chances of success and offer solutions and recommendations
  • Interpret the applicability of public policy discourse to propose action and innovative solutions
  • Establishes goals and objectives for operational (day-to-day) business decisions and support internal functions and groups through consultation



  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required
  • A law degree or other advanced degree is preferred
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience working in public policy, either as a Washington Representative, Congressional staffer, or in a public policy related position within the Administration, trade association or coalition or a combination thereof is required
  • A thorough understanding of U.S. legislative and regulatory processes, as demonstrated by experience working in the U.S. government in the executive or legislative branch or through coalitions and trade associations, and established relationships contacts with relevant policymakers and stakeholders is required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate across all levels of the organization is required
  • Strong leadership skills including strategic thinking and relationship management is required
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize; able to work independently, as well as in multi-disciplinary teams is required
  • Ability to achieve results through collaboration, without direct line management control is preferred
  • High degree of independent judgment and decision making is required
  • This position will be located in Washington DC and will require up to 10% domestic and international travel