Philips Director - Communications Business Partner - Population Health Management (PHM) and Healthcare Informatics (HI) in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Objectives of the BG Communications Business Partner

  • Position Philips as a customer-centric thought leader in HealthTech across markets and businesses. Ensure employees are informed and engaged in the transformation.

  • Activation in identified markets to produce HealthTech stories, supporting our overall positioning, delivering desired result.

  • Position Philips as a global leader in population health manangement, elderly care, integrated prevention solutions, clinical informatics, and connected health supporting global care providers in their transition to more sustainable value based care delivery models. Ensure employees are informed and engaged as we pursuit global market leadership.

  • Develop and execute the integrated communications plan for PHM and HI and ensure that 75% of time is spent activating that plan

  • Final plan agreed and shared with the BG Management Teams

  • Workload planning aligned to the plan

  • Demonstrable prioritization of your workload to deliver on the agreed communications objectives

  • Execute on agreed upon communications annual plan

  • Complete media training

  • Shadow and support media professional at a key event (learn on the job)

  • Complete stakeholder management training

  • Complete change management training

  • Positive acknowledgement by BG leadership of integrated approach and knowledge

  • BG comms plan objective (e.g. launch new business area with agreed upon impact)

Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • Depending on experience, a year salary (fulltime) between €77000,-and €99000;- (including personal benefits package)

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

The world of health care is changing at great speed. Across the world care providers are rethinking their business strategies as populations are aging and more people are living with one or more chronic conditions that need careful management. Hospitals reorganize in integrated delivery networks with new models of care delivery that focus on long-term prevention and health of their populations and more effective outcomes based therapies.

Healthcare informatics and population health management are critical to the ongoing transformation in healthcare, by enabling innovations that help care providers manage and gain new clinical insights from the fast growing amount of health data. Innovations that enable them to collaborate in new ways, across disciplines and hospitals. Emerging technologies such as wearables, platforms, predictive analytics, and genomics have the potential to enable unprecedented progression in medicine.

In this role, you are in the heart of this exciting change in healthcare. Through Philips’ global leadership position in population health management and healthcare enterprise informatics, we are improving lives of thousands of care professionals and millions of patients each and every day.

You are responsible for

  • Positioning Philips as a customer-centric leader in HealthTech across markets and businesses. Ensure employees are informed and engaged in transformation.

  • Activation in identified markets to produce HealthTech across markets and businesses. Ensure employees are informed and engaged in the transformation.

  • Positioning Philips as a global leader in population health management, elderly care, integrated prevention solutions, clinical informatics and connected health supporting global care providers in their transition to more sustainable value based care delivery models.

  • Develop and execute the integrated communications plan for Population Health Management and Healthcare Informatics and ensure that 75% of the time is spent activating that plan

  • Final plan agreed and shared with the business group Management teams.

  • Workload planning aligned to the plan

  • Demonstrable prioritization of your workload to deliver on the agreed communications objectives

  • Execute on agreed upon communications annual plan.

  • Complete media training

  • Shadow and support media professional at a key event

  • Complete stakeholder management training

  • Complete change management training

  • Positive acknowledgement by BG leadership of integrated approach and knowledge

  • Business Group comms plan (eg launch new business area with agreed upon impact)

You are a part of

The BG Communications Business Partner works above the Business & Market Combination (BMC), leading internal and external reputation communications for the Healthcare Informatics and Population Health Management Business Groups. They work closely with the Marketing Communications team to ensure that product, campaign, partnership and other important news is elevated to a reputation and brand level and effectively communicated internally. The Business Group Business Partner will play a central role on external announcements that are strategic and/or multi-markets, working closely with other teams in the Integrated Communications team.

A significant portion of the Business Partner’s time is also spent on Healthcare Informatics and Population Health Management employee and leadership communications, ensuring optimal and regular flow of need-to-know information to employees via various channels, including newsletters, blogs, town halls, and webcasts. In this capacity, he/she will work closely with the HI and PHM leadership teams, including the HR leader on driving ongoing organizational change programs

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • A university degree in a communications-related discipline and equivalent 10+ work experience in External and Internal Communication

  • Proven track record in the healthcare industry

  • Ability to work well under pressure and deliver on deadline

  • Excellent project management skills and ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Proficiency with software applications including MS Outlook, MS Office required, as well as experience with html, web editing, and basic graphic design

  • Demonstrates confidence; is highly motivated and results-oriented

  • Applies strong business acumen to work

  • Excellent communication skills; understanding of functional communications best practice.

  • Ability to influence without authority

  • Pro-active approach to communications program development

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this market-based role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

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