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J&J Family of Companies Manager, Commercial Education – Joint Reconstruction – Hip in Topeka, Kansas

Manager, Commercial Education – Joint Reconstruction – Hip - 2306110832W


Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices, a member of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is recruiting for a Manager, Commercial Education – Joint Reconstruction – Hip. The preferred location for this position is Warsaw, IN, but alternative locations will be considered.

DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, provides one of the most comprehensive orthopedics portfolios in the world. DePuy Synthes solutions, in specialties including joint reconstruction, trauma, craniomaxillofacial, spinal surgery and sports medicine, are designed to advance patient care while delivering clinical and economic value to health care systems worldwide. For more information, visit www.depuysynthes.com.

The Manager, Commercial Education, DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction will be responsible for the planning, delivery, and execution of training for the sales organization aligned to the global learning strategy and in support of United States (US) and Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) regional business needs. This particular role will be primarily focused on the hip business and will work with Global Education, Marketing, Sales Leadership, Healthcare Compliance, and other functional partners to craft and deliver educational programs aimed at elevating the proficiency of the sales organization aligned with the company curricula, certification pathways, policies and strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement Commercial Education strategies in collaboration with internal partners to satisfy the overall objectives of the DePuy Synthes organization

  • Design and deliver effective educational programs aligned to our learning strategies including the use of a 30-40-30 format, adult learning principles, and professional facilitation skills

  • Educate sales consultants across the entire portfolio to build clinical and non-clinical proficiency with emphasis on technical training, clinical selling, operations, strategic account management, and enterprise and market effectiveness

  • Facilitate learning in self-directed, live, virtual, and/or in-person formats, leveraging appropriate technology platforms

  • Serve as a subject matter expert for training development with strategic vendors

  • Maintain expertise in training and related clinical/business technologies/methodologies

  • Conduct and report on follow-up of training programs using MedTech Education analytics methodologies, and update programs as needed

  • Conduct ongoing training needs assessments of customer-facing field sales teams. Identify market and organizational trends and recommend appropriate actions to management.

  • Liaise with senior management to acquire resources for supporting needs and requirements of pivotal initiatives

  • Lead daily business-focused training activities for the Commercial Education department. This includes administrative activities, communications, and implementation of Commercial Education policies and guidelines aligned with the MedTech Education strategy.

  • Manage, track, and report on department asset management

  • Ensure that sales training practices are aligned with all Company, government, and legal requirements




  • Bachelor’s degree

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 5 years of professional experience in the medical device field

  • Strong clinical expertise in hip arthroplasty

  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability, ability to self-direct and self-govern

  • Ability to collaborate and lead across functions, job levels, and a matrix organization

  • Experience leading projects or initiatives

  • Ability to effectively create and deliver presentations to a variety of audiences including learners, colleagues, and senior leaders

  • Purposeful orientation aligned with passion for providing the best patient care possible

  • Ability to adapt to and deliver in a dynamic work environment

  • Effective interpersonal skills that include professionalism, maturity, and a team mentality

  • Genuine interest in ongoing professional development of self and others

  • Aptitude for practical problem solving

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency with MS Office and virtual meeting applications

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • An in-depth understanding of the DePuy Synthes hip product portfolio including enabling technologies

  • Experience working in a commercial function (field, sales, marketing, etc.)

  • Experience as an orthopedic/medical device educator

  • Experience designing, developing, and delivering educational content for virtual, in-person, internal, and/or field-based audiences

  • Understanding of selling strategies

  • Familiarity with adult learning principles

  • Experience using and/or implementing modern educational technologies

  • Experience in technology-assisted surgery and/or capital equipment

  • Ability to process complex situations with opposing inputs and decide the best path forward


  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 30%, both domestically and internationally

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit www.careers.jnj.com.

Primary Location NA-US-Indiana-Warsaw

Other Locations NA-United States

Organization Medical Device Business Services, Inc (6029)

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Function Sales Training

Req ID: 2306110832W