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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Research & Science
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      July 11,2022
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    Marketing Trainee Ethicon

    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 feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

    Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”!

    Severely disabled applicants will be given special consideration if they are equally qualified.

    Marketing trainee Ethicon

    The marketing trainee works under the supervision of the platform lead Ethicon the Netherlands. The goal for the trainee is to acquire essential knowledge to become familiar with the business dynamics, marketing strategies and organizational processes. This position is best suited for candidates who want to gain valuable experience in a marketing role with advancement potential in commercial positions within the company.

    During the traineeship, you’ll learn how to identify and apply important strategies and business processes. To succeed in this role, strong analytical skills and effective communication are important management trainee qualifications you should have.

    The marketing trainee gains experience in making plans and establishing sales forecasts for designated brand(s). The marketing trainee collaborates with various functions to search for new targets through systematic assessment of market trends, unmet customer needs and competitive activity. The marketing trainee will spend 15% of her/his time on the road to listen to the voice of the customers inside the business and needs to be passionate about the user experience and the value it creates. Key in this role is understanding the market through getting deep insights and creating strategies that work with a flawless execution. The company is transitioning from a Medical Devices to a Medical Technology company, and we are looking for candidates who embrace digital technologies and ways of working

    Main areas of responsibility / expected results/objectives of the role

    • Develops new concepts and approaches for clinical professionals/B2B and advertising and promotional plans.
    • Performs highly advanced sales and competitive analysis.
    • Monitors implementation of brand strategy and adjusts as needed.
    • Analyzes key performance indicators and financial reports such as budget, commercial policy, price, net sales, and investment level, and suggests improvements.
    • Oversees extensive market research and test market activities.
    • Support in Established partnerships with medical societies, opinion leaders, consumers, patients, clients and other enterprises.
    • Develops strategy for uncovering market opportunities by establishing priorities and recommending a process for obtaining business intelligence.
    • Determines criteria used in screening new and existing product ideas.
    • Evaluates and implements improvements for expediting new and existing products and programs.
    • Builds inroads with key customer relationships and partnerships for market development and enhanced competitive market share.
    • Supports Product Manager (product platforms)/Therapeutic Area Lead (specialties) to Translate the WW/EMEA strategy to a local strategy
    • Act as an entrepreneur within Omnichannel approach (including digital/social media); turn strategies into actionable plans and flawless execution

    Main leadership commitments involved in the role

    • Connect:
      • Invest in understanding the needs of the team’s internal and external partners
      • Develop relationships with customers, patient societies or internal stakeholders who interact with them regularly.
      • Review externally available information, like annual reports, industry analysts' commentary, or product testimonials to understand competitive advantages and opportunities.
      • Gather feedback & insights from patients societies, customers, internal or external partners. Identify actionable insights to enhance results.
    • Shape:
      • Consider how to apply new ideas generated in the activities for the CONNECT imperative.
      • Find ways to challenge the status quo and how things have always been done; bring new ideas or innovations on existing efforts.
      • Build learning agility by experimenting with new approaches that can lead to breakthrough results.
    • Grow:
      • Build an environment supportive of diverse and inclusive thinking and perspectives.
      • Develop your communication and influence skills to become a high-impact presenter; seek feedback on your skills in this area.
      • Implement innovations identified in SHAPE imperative activities; inspire others by promoting new ideas and approaches.
      • Try new operational practices that have been successful elsewhere in the company.
      • Build & reinforce a sense of urgency on key projects; help others understand the criticality of these efforts.

    Business Environment and Context

    • From product to solutions selling
    • Tender driven
    • New and different decision makers and influencers
    • Added value drives the decision making
    • Focus on customer facing
    • Digital



    • Proven ability to manage complexity & thrives in uncertain/ambiguous circumstances
    • Ability to connect and effectively collaborate across a diverse group of business stakeholders in a highly matrixed environment
    • Strong passion and track record for innovation & will to make things happen & deliver
    • Strong communication skills & influencing skills
    • Driven by results, performance & excellence in the job
    • Strongly involved in strategic and tactical work on a daily basis requiring being able to quickly zoom in and out
    • Ability to build respect and trust with customers and internal stakeholders
    • Integrity and Credo-based leadership
    • Self-awareness and adaptability
    • Fluent English, Dutch is an advantage
    • Driving License


    • Master’s degree
    • MBA or equivalent
    • Expressed interest in the healthcare landscape

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    Primary Location
    Johnson & Johnson Medical BV (7260)
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