Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: September 19, 2023
Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a
Project Head for Ottava within our Robotics & Digital Solutions
organization. The position will be located in Santa Clara, CA.
Robotics and Digital Solutions, is part of Johnson & Johnson Med
Tech. At Johnson & Johnson Robotics and Digital Solutions, we're
changing the trajectory of health for humanity, using robotics to
enhance healthcare providers' abilities and improve patients'
diagnoses, treatments, and recovery times. Johnson & Johnson
Robotics was established in 2020 with the integration of Auris
Health, Verb Surgical, C-SATS, and Ethicon. It comprises three key
med-tech platforms: Flexible Robotics (MONARCH--), Surgical
Robotics (OTTAVA---), and Digital Solutions. Join our
collaborative, rapidly growing teams in the San Francisco Bay Area
(Redwood City and Santa Clara), Cincinnati, and Seattle. You'll
collaborate on breakthrough medical technologies that unite
multiple subject areas to build a connected digital ecosystem that
advances medical professionals' skills and improves patient
outcomes. The Project Head will report into the Strategy & Program
Leadership Head and be responsible for driving cross-functional
collaboration, ensuring the pod acts as a team, ensuring delivery
of all aspects of their subsystem, and raising issues to Platform
leadership as necessary. The Project Head will be a technical
leader having accountability for each subsystem and be responsible
for all aspects of the execution of the Ottava program as guided by
the Program Leadership Head. This role requires strong
collaboration skills and partnership with R&D, Global Strategic
Marketing, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Engineering, Supply Chain,
Quality and Finance. The role also requires strong technical
expertise in Class II, III medical device capital equipment
development including a strong understanding of global regulatory
and clinical requirements. Major Duties & Responsibilities
- Responsible for all executional aspects of the sub-systems of
the Ottava Program.
- Accountable for program tracking, acceleration, and risk
identification and mitigation for R&D programs within the
- Raises concerns to the Program Leadership Head to ensure issues
are being addressed and elevated to the right level.
- Owns input and operational expertise to aid Program Leadership
Head for management reviews, including scenario development,
trade-off implications and the evaluation/assessment of improvement
- Operates as the cross functional technical leader of the
program with strong expertise in all aspects of complex capital
equipment development (including Supply Chain, Quality, Regulatory
- Partners with Program Leadership Head for G&O formation
across the organization, ensuring alignment across to key platform
initiatives, goals, strategies through shared G&O's and
reporting of progress against those across R&D.
- Works with Program Leadership Head & Ottava leadership team to
develop leadership team charter, scope and meeting agendas and
cadence. Ensures agenda driven membership, meetings and
efficient/effective decision making. Ensures similarly consistent
governance and standards are cascaded across subsystems.
- Monitors and tracks action items and plans to ensure rapid
follow-through and progress against commitments.
- The role is accountable for securing trade-off decisions to
help the team manage the triple constraint (time, scope, resources)
and for appropriate escalation of challenges
- Collaborates with Program Leadership members to champion team
effectiveness, driving a culture of empowerment, urgency,
accountability, achievement, and decision making. The role ensures
an environment of cross functional open/safe challenges and risk
- Provide career development, performance management, and
coaching employees to assist in talent development.
- Foster teamwork, diversity, and inclusion within team, between
teams and other groups.
- The role builds and champions a collaborative team culture and
continuous team integration. The role inspires and provides team
member motivation and recognition.
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