• Dir. Translational Sciences Self Care

    J&J Family of CompaniesSkillman, NJ 08558

    Job #2716578372

  • Dir. Translational Sciences Self Care - ~~~W


    Kenvue is currently recruiting for

    Director, Translational Science -Self care

    This position reports to the VP of R&D, Global Self Care and is based at Skillman, New Jersey . Kenvue's corporate headquarters is currently located in Skillman NJ, but is scheduled to move to Summit, NJ in or around early 2025.

    Who we are

    At Kenvue (~~~) , we realize the extraordinary power of everyday care. Built on over a century of heritage and rooted in science, we're the house of iconic brands - including Neutrogena, Aveeno, Tylenol, Listerine, Johnson's and BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages that you already know and love. Science is our passion; care is our talent. Our global team is made up of ~ 22,000 diverse and brilliant people, passionate about insights, innovation and committed to delivering the best products to our customers. With expertise and empathy, being a Kenvuer means having the power to impact the lives of millions of people every day. We put people first, care fiercely, earn trust with science and solve with courage - and have brilliant opportunities waiting for you! Join us in shaping our future-and yours. For more information, click here (~~~) .

    Role reports to: VP of R&D, Global Self Care

    Location: Kenvue - Skillman, New Jersey . Kenvue's corporate headquarters is currently located in Skillman NJ, but is scheduled to move to Summit, NJ in or around early 2025.

    Travel %: 20%

    Pay: $194,000 - $263,000

    What you will do

    The Director- Translational science, Self-Care will be responsible for leading clinical strategy and consumer science R&D teams focused on conducting foundational and applied research for building the science around some of our most iconic brands such as : Tylenol® Motrin®, Zrytec and Benadryl. Team capabilities include Strategic Applied Science, Claims Strategy and Substantiation, Clinical Strategy, and Consumer Science. This role will require partnering closely with Self-Care End to End Product Development Leaders to help shape and deliver the products, claims and communication pipelines. External engagement is critical for identifying partnerships that will develop the future of care in these key categories as well as communication externally of the science behind our products. All of these activities are in collaboration with marketing, regulatory, legal, statistics/data management and business development.

    This role will be responsible for technical leadership to shape the short and long term future of key brands and demonstrate key leadership behaviors necessary for engaging the best in class cross functional Translational Science teams.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Lead the Self-Care Translational science team to support innovative consumer product development through robust clinical strategies, consumer and sensory science and claims innovation.

    • Partner across E2E Self Care R&D team to accelerate innovation grounded on best-in-class science.

    • Foster a culture of innovation, creativity, and continuous improvement within the research and development team.

    • Keep up to date with industry trends, consumer insights, and new technologies that could impact the development of consumer products.

    • Develop and implement scientific and technical strategies to accelerate the development of products and enhance communication of product benefits.

    • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including internal and external scientific partners, to advance research and development efforts.

    • Manage and develop a high-performing research and development team, including hiring, coaching, and performance management.

    • Develop and manage the translational science budget, ensuring that resources are allocated effectively to meet business outcomes.


    What we are looking for

    Required Qualifications

    • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in Sciences, Engineering or Pharmacy

    • 5 years of experience in clinical strategy or consumer science in OTC

    • Diverse experience in R&D is required (minimum of 10 years)

    • Proved capability to communicate clearly and influence at senior levels of the organization

    • Has partnered with internal/external resources to drive innovation

    • Demonstrated success in working cross functionally and in a matrixed organization

    • Has successfully led teams

    What's in it for you

    • Annual base salary for new hires in this position ranges from $194,000 - $263,000 . This takes into account a number of factors including work location, the candidate's skills, experience, education level & other job-related factors.

    • Competitive Total Rewards Package

      • Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Volunteer Time, Flexible Ways of Working & More!
    • Learning & Development Opportunities

    • Employee Resource Groups

    • This list could vary based on location/region

    • Note: Total Rewards at Kenvue include salary, bonus (if applicable) and benefits. Your Talent Access Partner will be able to share more about our total rewards offerings and the specific salary range for the relevant location(s) during the recruitment & hiring process.

    Kenvue is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

    Primary Location NA-US-New Jersey-Skillman

    Job Function R&D

    Req ID: ~~~W