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Empowering Change 
on the frontlines of health

 

RAISING PUBLIC HEALTH STANDARDS IN COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD

 

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Year 8 J&J Secondment Program: 30 change makers stepping up to support NGOs by sharing their skills and talent through virtual skill-based assignments

We are pleased to announce that this year, another 30 J&J employees from our various business sectors across the globe will take on a virtual skill-based assignment supporting global NGOs working on the front lines of care.

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Understanding the unmet needs for the prevention, detection and control of diabetes and hypertension in East Africa

Earlier this month, I traveled to Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda as part of my Johnson & Johnson Lion Secondment.

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Empowering youth to reach their full potential

Learn more about how the J&J Secondment Program is committed to empowering youth through its partnership with SOS Children’s Villages.

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Creating a triple win

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Placing our partner organization at the heart of the program

Since the launch of the Secondment Program in 2014, J&J has empowered over 70 of its global employees to take on life-changing, skills-based volunteering assignments to help raise public health standards in communities around the world, while at the same time enable them to grow personally and professionally and bring new insights and learnings back into their organizations.

By using their talent for good they are playing their part in addressing some of the world’s most pressing health issues and contribute to strengthening health systems and supporting and empowering front line health workers across the globe who need our support now more than ever.

Underlying the uniqueness of our Secondment Program is our commitment to put the needs of our NGO partner organization first, and to match the right Johnson & Johnson employee with the right skill sets, experience, authenticity and expertise to maximize their contribution to the NGO and long-term outcome.

In 2021, we are proud to partner and collaborate with the following NGOs: the AKDN, Basic-Needs Ghana, CCBRT, Heart to Heart International, mothers2mothers, the IRC, Praekelt.org, Save the Children, Forum for the Future, South Lake Medical Center, SOS Children’s Villages International, The Ihangane Project, UNFPA and UNICEF.

 

54,587+

Impact figures 2014-2020
71
Secondments
12
NGO Partners
25
Countries
49
Coaches / Mentors
4
Reverse Secondments

 

Coaching Community

All J&J Secondees are coached on their Secondment journey by a team of senior (retired) J&J leaders who invest their time for free to help guide the J&J employees through their often challenging and complex assignments. The team of coaches brings a wealth of consolidated business expertise gained from former senior positions, where they were responsible for managing Johnson & Johnson business operations across the globe.

 

Reverse Secondment Program

Every year, we continue to invest in the Secondment Program to further innovate and scale the impact we can deliver. In 2017, we launched the Reverse Secondment Program, enabling employees from our NGO and Network organizations to be seconded within our Company to further develop their expertise and bring new skill sets back into their organization.

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Lion Secondment Program

Launched in 2019, the J&J Lion Secondment Program is a new offering within the our skill-based volunteering Program. It enables senior Johnson & Johnson leaders to take on virtual and part-time (20%, 4-6 months) strategic / advisory assignments with NGO partner organizations, to help strengthen and transform health systems across the globe. ​The roles allow​ our senior leaders to provide business support to the NGO partners, whilst continuing to manage their leadership role and responsibilities with the Company.