Philips Program PMO Lead in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Your challenge

We are redesigning our organization, improving our processes & systems and last, but definitely not least; creating a winning team by living our behaviors and building capabilities for the future.

Market to Order business transformation portfolio is focused on strengthening our commercial capabilities in the markets and business groups of Philips. The portfolio currently consists of large business transformation programs and capability ownership and we are looking for a Program PMO Lead within a > 20M Eur. portfolio of commercial transformation programs and initiatives aimed at improving and professionalizing the sales organization within the company

This role provides you a huge opportunity of getting involved in and driving significant variety of topics to ensure successful delivery and embedding of the business transformations. This opportunity will allow you to learn and grow very quickly in an extremely international environment.

Organization

Philips is driving a worldwide transformation program – Accelerate! - set out to unlock the company’s full potential, turning us into a more agile, entrepreneurial and customer focused company. Ultimately it’s all about achieving excellence in execution, where all parts of the value chain effectively work together to drive success in our markets. To achieve this goal we are standardizing our operations to make optimal use of best practices and to become a true plug and play organization. Market to Order business transformation portfolio is focused on strengthening our commercial capabilities in the markets and business groups of Philips.

This role will be a part of the Market2Order (M2O) business transformation team which consists of seasoned business leaders, commercial program managers and other subject matter experts in a truly multicultural (>10 nationalities) and virtual team setting – this team is part of the overall business transformation function within the company and supports the sales organization to improve structure, predictability and customer centricity. Additionally, we interact on a daily basis with our internal customers across all 17 international Markets.

Your responsibilities

  • Manage the overall performance of the PMO within the program and ensure coordination and smooth operation of the various program work streams

  • Create and manage the integrated program plan following the PBS/SIM (Standard Implementation Methodology of Philips) principles;

  • Ensure effective and efficient program team engagement model by setting up and maintaining a clear governance structure;

  • Define expectations for work stream deliverables, dates and activities;

  • Define and manage program and project interdependencies, stakeholders and risks;

  • Coordinate across program team, functions and market teams to ensure successful deployment of commercial capabilities as a part of the program deployment

  • Manage the operating rhythm by designing and implementing schedule rigor against key milestones, provide templates and automation where possible, coordinating the reporting of progress and highlighting deviations for correction

  • Track and measure the program KPI’s as well as business outcomes and report on progress to various stakeholder groups

  • Oversee program/project costs and make sure they are well managed

  • Analyze the impact of changes in scope, planning, cost, benefits or resources in any of the sub-programs within the change control process in order to make any type of approval decisions.

  • Continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of PMO support processes for the Program

We are looking for

Our ideal candidate has the following profile;

  • Proven ability to be a strong, independent leader who can manage a complex business / program environment

  • Experience in project management approaches, techniques and tools (e.g. Prince, MS Project)

  • Knowledge and experience in Lean methodologies

  • Experience in coaching team through daily management, problem solving and Hoshin methodologies

  • Proven ability to work with program tracking tools, and ensure their correct use by the rest of the program team

  • Master degree or equivalent with at least 5 years business experience in functional leadership role in one or more functions (Sales, Quality, Supply Chain, Strategy, F&A)

  • Program Management experience: ability to lead large, geographically spread global programs

  • Black Belt, DMAIC, DFSS, LEAN knowledge and experience is strongly preferred

  • Experience in implementing new processes and scaling up to achieve lasting results

  • People management experience

  • Excellent interpersonal , communication and leadership skills;

  • Strong communicator who is able to work with all levels of the organization

  • Able to work with a large and diverse range of stakeholders

  • Experience in large business change management or transformation programs

  • Team player who can collaborate with and support the program team

  • Strong analytical skills, understanding of P&L elements and drivers, and ability to work with and consolidate large tables with data.

  • Fluent in English, other languages are an advantage

In return, we offer you

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A market conform salary

  • 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

  • Healthy work-life balance

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. Learn more by watching this video .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

Your challenge

We are redesigning our organization, improving our processes & systems and last, but definitely not least; creating a winning team by living our behaviors and building capabilities for the future.

Market to Order business transformation portfolio is focused on strengthening our commercial capabilities in the markets and business groups of Philips. The portfolio currently consists of large business transformation programs and capability ownership and we are looking for a Program PMO Lead within a > 20M Eur. portfolio of commercial transformation programs and initiatives aimed at improving and professionalizing the sales organization within the company

This role provides you a huge opportunity of getting involved in and driving significant variety of topics to ensure successful delivery and embedding of the business transformations. This opportunity will allow you to learn and grow very quickly in an extremely international environment.

Organization

Philips is driving a worldwide transformation program – Accelerate! - set out to unlock the company’s full potential, turning us into a more agile, entrepreneurial and customer focused company. Ultimately it’s all about achieving excellence in execution, where all parts of the value chain effectively work together to drive success in our markets. To achieve this goal we are standardizing our operations to make optimal use of best practices and to become a true plug and play organization. Market to Order business transformation portfolio is focused on strengthening our commercial capabilities in the markets and business groups of Philips.

This role will be a part of the Market2Order (M2O) business transformation team which consists of seasoned business leaders, commercial program managers and other subject matter experts in a truly multicultural (>10 nationalities) and virtual team setting – this team is part of the overall business transformation function within the company and supports the sales organization to improve structure, predictability and customer centricity. Additionally, we interact on a daily basis with our internal customers across all 17 international Markets.

Your responsibilities

  • Manage the overall performance of the PMO within the program and ensure coordination and smooth operation of the various program work streams

  • Create and manage the integrated program plan following the PBS/SIM (Standard Implementation Methodology of Philips) principles;

  • Ensure effective and efficient program team engagement model by setting up and maintaining a clear governance structure;

  • Define expectations for work stream deliverables, dates and activities;

  • Define and manage program and project interdependencies, stakeholders and risks;

  • Coordinate across program team, functions and market teams to ensure successful deployment of commercial capabilities as a part of the program deployment

  • Manage the operating rhythm by designing and implementing schedule rigor against key milestones, provide templates and automation where possible, coordinating the reporting of progress and highlighting deviations for correction

  • Track and measure the program KPI’s as well as business outcomes and report on progress to various stakeholder groups

  • Oversee program/project costs and make sure they are well managed

  • Analyze the impact of changes in scope, planning, cost, benefits or resources in any of the sub-programs within the change control process in order to make any type of approval decisions.

  • Continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of PMO support processes for the Program

We are looking for

Our ideal candidate has the following profile;

  • Proven ability to be a strong, independent leader who can manage a complex business / program environment

  • Experience in project management approaches, techniques and tools (e.g. Prince, MS Project)

  • Knowledge and experience in Lean methodologies

  • Experience in coaching team through daily management, problem solving and Hoshin methodologies

  • Proven ability to work with program tracking tools, and ensure their correct use by the rest of the program team

  • Master degree or equivalent with at least 5 years business experience in functional leadership role in one or more functions (Sales, Quality, Supply Chain, Strategy, F&A)

  • Program Management experience: ability to lead large, geographically spread global programs

  • Black Belt, DMAIC, DFSS, LEAN knowledge and experience is strongly preferred

  • Experience in implementing new processes and scaling up to achieve lasting results

  • People management experience

  • Excellent interpersonal , communication and leadership skills;

  • Strong communicator who is able to work with all levels of the organization

  • Able to work with a large and diverse range of stakeholders

  • Experience in large business change management or transformation programs

  • Team player who can collaborate with and support the program team

  • Strong analytical skills, understanding of P&L elements and drivers, and ability to work with and consolidate large tables with data.

  • Fluent in English, other languages are an advantage

In return, we offer you

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A market conform salary

  • 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

  • Healthy work-life balance

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. Learn more by watching this video .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .