Manager, Pharmaceuticals, Federal Affairs

08 Sep, 2022


Manager, Pharmaceuticals, Federal Affairs

Johnson & Johnson
Washington, D.C.

Job Description

Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Manager, Pharmaceuticals, Federal Affairs (one of 2 roles) as part of our Federal Janssen Pharmaceutical team.  The team works to advance our pharmaceutical and biologics portfolio and advancing key public policy, legislative, advocacy and political goals.

•             Join Federal team that delivers Legislative and Administration advocacy strategies to maximize the value of the Janssen Pharmaceutical business and US based industry initiatives.

•             Engage and assist with key US based trade associations including the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers Association (PhRMA), the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), and other trade associations, coalitions, and life-sciences organizations.

•             Deliver coordinated Federal Government Affairs initiatives that advance the enterprise priorities of Johnson and Johnson.

Strategic Leadership Responsibilities:

•             Develop and share materials for internal and external purposes including slide decks, memos, Congressional bios, hearing summaries etc.

•             Monitor and report on Congressional hearings and legislative activity, support lobbyist advocacy engagement and track Federal Congressional Stakeholder Plan

•             Analyze and leverage consultant materials, tactics, and deliverables

•             Support franchise specific projects for Janssen therapeutic areas and product portfolios

•             Engage and deliver trade association activities including development of committee materials, coordination amongst subgroups and messaging for PhRMA & BIO

•             Coordinate with internal partners to advance Janssen priorities, the GA&P Global Strategic Framework and Enterprise Focus Areas


•             A minimum of 5 years of experience in government, government affairs, healthcare policy and/or public policy arena required.

  • Specific experience in FDA related issues and/or Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is preferred.

•             Bachelor’s degree is required; with a concentration in healthcare policy, law, political science, communications, or business administration preferred.

•             Knowledge of Federal government policy and legislative process is preferred.

•             Ability to juggle multiple priorities and workstreams is required, as well as attention to detail.

At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families, and the communities in which we live and work.

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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.

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Job posted: 2022-09-08