Campus R&D Communications Manager Benelux



Beerse, Belgium

Function type

Communications Manager


Working With Johnson & Johnson Can Change Everything. Including YOU.

In this exciting role as Campus R&D Communications Manager within our Janssen Benelux Communication and Public Affairs team you are responsible for driving and implementing the R&D communication strategy to support the objectives of the Janssen Campus in Belgium & The Netherlands and the Benelux R&D Council. You'll build the profile and reputation of the Belgian R&D Campus as innovation powerhouse in our research areas of focus.

Location: Beerse, Belgium
Reports to: Corporate Communications Senior Manager, Benelux
Type of contract: permanent position

Your Key Responsibilities:

R&D Communications

  • Drive and implement R&D focused external and internal communication activities and programs in close collaboration with campus, regional and global communication

  • Lead local engagement activation initiatives for R&D including major events (such as the dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research, the dr. Guislain Award, Knowledge for Growth, Healthy Ideas Healthy Returns, Innovation for Health)

  • Lead communications for high-profile R&D-related visits to the Belgian Campus


Act As Trusted Communication Advisor

  • Develop positive relationships with business leaders and act as a trusted enabler and executor of projects

  • Serve as a strategic advisor for the Belgian R&D leadership, the Benelux R&D Council, our strategic alliances and data science


Drive Stakeholder Trust And Advocacy By Supporting And Implementing Effective Communication Strategies

  • Acquire and apply knowledge from internal and external networks; multi-stakeholder insights; and develop a broad understanding of the business, competitive and industry priorities

  • Translate our scientific position into audience oriented messaging to shape the environment for R&D in Benelux, including issue management

  • Support the implementation of an executive leadership and engagement strategy, positioning senior leaders with key audiences

  • Support media management with research and the creation of messages and message maps

  • Drive employee engagement and advocacy by supporting effective workforce communication


Lead With A One Team Mindset

  • Model and lead with a One Team mentality to unify, collaborate and aim for the best enterprise outcomes

  • Partner closely with Corporate, Therapeutic Area Communication and Stakeholder Engagement to ensure integrated, flawless, consistent enterprise-wide communication programs

  • Model and inspire continuous improvement to ensure you and the team stay on the cutting edge of communications, change management, technology, social and other key trends

  • Develop and apply outstanding written, oral and visual communications in a variety of styles and formats

  • Promote diversity and inclusion at all times

  • Show curiosity and volunteer for project work to add to your skills and contact network and develop into a future sector and enterprise communication leader


We Would Love To Hear From YOU

We would love to hear from you if you're passioned by science and how science will contribute to a future where disease is a thing of the past. You're eager to deploy your scientific interest and communication talent in the centre of a top-notch R&D environment.

Skills And Competencies Required:

to be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.

  • A master’s degree in Communication, Marketing, Business, or a related field combined with experience in a scientific environment

  • A minimum of 7 years of communication experience with senior level engagement and high degree of independent judgment

  • Proficient in Dutch and English (spoken and written)

  • Strategic insight, strong personal leadership skills, detail oriented and outstanding writing skills in English and Dutch are required.

Skills And Competentcies Preferred:

  • background in a health care setting or industry (association)

  • experience in working with and managing consultants and budgets


Ready To Make An Impact?

If you want to leave your personal mark and be valued for who you are, Johnson & Johnson offers an unusual experience to professionals looking for an opportunity to work with hardworking people who share your real passion for caring in an environment that empowers you to drive your own career and that you feel you can bring your whole self to work.

We provide you an environment to fulfil your career aspirations as well as promoting your physical and mental wellbeing. You will receive a competitive compensation and benefits package as well as benefits that can be tailored to what is valuable to you throughout different stages of your life.


About Janssen, The Pharmaceutical Companies Of Johnson & Johnson

At Janssen, we’re creating a future where disease is a thing of the past. We are working tirelessly to make that future a reality for patients everywhere by fighting sickness with science, improving access with ingenuity, and healing hopelessness with heart. We focus on areas of medicine where we can make the biggest difference: Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Immunology, Infectious Diseases & Vaccines, Neuroscience, Oncology, and Pulmonary Hypertension.

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 Belgium are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feel that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Ready To Be Part Of Something Great?
Don't Forget To Apply. We Want YOU!

Primary Location
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555)
Job Function
Public Affairs
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