J&J Family of Companies Route to Market Manager - Consumer / AMET in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Johnson & Johnson is the world’s largest health care company with broad-based operations in consumer health, medical devices, biologics and pharmaceuticals. We have more than 265 operating companies in more than 60 countries employing approximately 126,500 people.

J&J Consumer MENAP markets FMCG and OTC products such as Johnsons Baby, Neutrogena and Listerine across the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan region with the Dubai offices acting as the regional hub for our operations. We sell our products mainly through local distributors and work closely with their organizations to drive sales and build brand equity in the region.

The Route to market function aims to Define, Design and lead projects in terms of strategy, planning, execution and of course alignment of key stake holders for the said projects, acts as the lead for white space markets business modeling, strategy, which involves logistics infra-structure planning, Sales force excellence, Trade spend and credit strategy, Portfolio Expansion, distribution and commercial strategy. Making sure that local teams are supported on implementing and executing these projects. The team interacts with the distributors and supports the Commercial, Customer Development and Marketing teams on a period to period basis.

You will support in achieving the overall objectives of the department from a financial perspective working on project implementation and incremental value.

RTM Design & Implementation

  • You will conduct reviews of sales systems and processes for indirect and direct trade across markets.

  • You will ensure the achievement of the targeted incremental benefits relative to RTM projects

  • Actively identifying barriers to implementation and risk mitigation

  • You will need to ensure frequent reporting for Sales critical metrics for market execution and infra-structure

  • Supporting local teams on specific parts of projects in terms of financials and sales reporting (preliminary stages of project implementation)

  • Supporting in developing key strategies for different markets

  • Supporting the local teams and RTM Champions in execution on the ground

Data base and Knowledge Management

  • Maintain a consolidated data base files for all projects at hand

  • Participates in the ideation process that is a critical input to RTM and DEx department.

  • Project manage and tracker of all initiatives for regular updates

Business Support

  • Drive value for the Commercial organization by supporting in analyzing the implementation results and drafting templates to govern performance

  • Partner with Distributor commercial teams to improve overall force effectiveness

  • Supports the overall evaluation process in partnership with the commercial teams.

  • Maintains a close contact with RTM Champions across the region with regards to ongoing projects.

Projects and Systems

  • Participates in developing tools and templates

  • Participates in training local commercial teams on RTM initiatives

  • Participates in Distributor excellence department overall development projects


Experience & Style

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Accounting or Finance

  • Standout colleague

  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines.

  • Open to new things and challenges

  • Open to learn and develop career

  • English speaker, Arabic preferred

Technical Specific Skills:

  • Strong Excel and analytical expertise preferred

  • Analytical thinker

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Eye for business & Commercial sense

Primary Location

United Arab Emirates-Dubai-Dubai


Johnson & Johnson Middle East FZ-LLC (8608)

Job Function

Selling Consumer

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