Senior Manager, Communications & Public Affairs in Istanbul, Turkey

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Senior Manager, Communications & Public Affairs – 2406189608W


senior manager, communications & public affairs

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Contract: Full Time

At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at

Johnson and Johnson, Janssen has immediate opening for Senior Manager, Communications & Public Affairs which will be based in Istanbul, Turkey.

Overall, Purpose of this Job:

This Professional will be part of the Communications & Public Affairs function (CPA)strengthening, protecting, and defending Johnson & Johnson’s / Janssen’s reputation todeliver on Our Purpose to change the trajectory of health for humanity. In our TURGAN Cluster (Turkey, Ukraine, Georgia and Azerbaijan), we are embarking on a new chapter to deliver innovation to patients, strengthen our footprint and foster an engaging working environment for our employees.

The responsibilities & the impact YOU will have:

  • The Senior Manager CPA will assume responsibility for strategic planning, and fordeveloping and implementing integrated external and internal communication strategieswhich engage and influence our key audiences.

  • Other responsibilities include engagement with patient groups and organization, Therapeutic Area communications, creating and executing social media strategies, inspiring and engaging our employees, crisis and issues management, executive communications, and thought leadership positioning.

  • You will help build and protect the reputation of Janssen and Johnson & Johnson, and support our growth objectives across our six therapeutic areas, notably Immunology, Oncology, Neuroscience and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) across TURGAN.

  • You will help strengthen our approach to Public Affairs and shaping the local external environments by developing and championing our social responsibility campaigns and community partnerships; engaging with NGOs, academia and thinktanks to advocate for apro-innovation healthcare environment.

  • Drive and oversee planning, implementation and measurement of all activities designed to create engagement across internal and external stakeholder/target groups (mediamonitoring analysis) and all efforts to increase Janssen’s / J&J’s footprint and share ofvoice in the relevant markets.

You will also provide strategic communications and public affairs guidance to our local leadership team and local teams, partnering closely with relevant country value teams and our Managing Director as well as other functions across the business


We’d love to hear from YOU, if you have:


  • A broad understanding of how to develop and implement innovative communication plans which drive key business and reputational outcomes and shape the environment in favor of Janssen’s priorities and products.

  • A successful track record of developing integrated corporate communications and public affairs strategies and tactics including social media to drive both corporate and

  • Therapeutic Areas business needs.

  • A thorough understanding of what it takes to proactively engage, inform, and influence key external stakeholders, including patients and media, regarding issues important to Janssen and the healthcare industry.

  • Outstanding writing and presentation skills in Turkish (native) and English (advanced) speaker level.

  • Solid experience in managing agencies and adapting regional and global campaigns to suit local markets.

  • An appetite for challenges and shaping a role – if you thrive in a complex environment, this is the job for you!

  • Innovative and creative approach to communications/public affairs, with an ability to bring new ideas to our business.

  • Resilience and a positive attitude – you’ll play a key role in a fast moving market leading through change and managing issues.

  • A clear vision of what good communication and stakeholder engagement looks like as you will be a role model and lead with a one team mindset to unify, collaborate and pursue best outcomes across Janssen CE B and EMEA.

  • Digital savviness and a can-do approach.

  • Deep insights/know-how regarding the challenges and opportunities in the pharmaceutical/ healthcare industry.

  • Gravitas to advise and coach stakeholders across our business in regard to best practices and efficient/effective ways of working.

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences.

That is why we in Turkey are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

This is what awaits YOU at J&J:

  • A dynamic and inspiring working environment.

  • Many opportunities to work on challenging projects and assignments.

  • Possibilities for further personal as well as professional development.

  • Many employee benefits.

Primary Location Europe/Middle East/Africa-Turkey-Istanbul-Istanbul

Organization Johnson & Johnson Sihhi Malzeme Ltd. (7347)

Job Function External Communications

Req ID: 2406189608W

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