Philips Lighting IT Manager Data & Voice Networks in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Your challenge

Are you eager and willing to disrupt the way we look at the future of Data & Voice Networks? Is it your ambition to manage the exploration of new data & voice innovations and turning them into reality? Would you like to take the Network operations to the next level?

Then this position is the right one for you:

IT Manager Data & Voice Networks

As IT Manager Data & Voice Networks you will lead the global Data & Voice Network team consisting of Service Managers, Solution Engineers and Network / Telecom specialists. You will be responsible to ensure operational reliability of the Data & Voice platforms; and to drive our organization forward in terms of innovative technologies that enhance our competitive position and help drive further cost-optimizations.

Your Team

Lighting IT’s vision is to enable and accelerate the Lighting Solutions strategy through optimized IT enablement with a strong focus on business innovation, operational reliability, security and compliance and cost-efficient IT services that serve their core purposes.

You will be part of the IT Operations Leadership Team. This team is responsible to lead & manage our global IT Operations department in terms of operational reliability, delivering services to internal users & businesses and external customers, and is the catalyst for new innovations.

Your key areas of responsibility are

  • Ensure operational reliability of Data & Voice platforms

  • Enabling the team, and the organization, to translate ideas & Innovations into practice

  • Building strong relationships with other departments, our business entities and vendors

  • Leading your own team and the IT Operations organization as part of the Leadership team

Our Offer

Philips Lighting is the global leader in lighting products, systems and services.

Our understanding of how lighting positively affects people coupled with our deep technological know-how enable us to deliver digital lighting innovations that unlock new business value, deliver rich user experiences and help to improve lives. Serving professional and consumer markets, we sell more energy efficient LED lighting than any other company. We lead the industry in connected lighting systems and services, leveraging the Internet of Things to take light beyond illumination and transform homes, buildings and urban spaces.

We offer you the opportunity to work for the #1 lighting organization. We’ll reward you with an attractive compensation package and the chance to stretch yourself further. Show us your energy, your creativity and your sound professional judgment, and we’ll match these with educational and other opportunities within a dynamic, international setting.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • Depending on experience, we offer you 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

We are looking for

For this role we are looking for an ambitious and motivated candidate, with the right combination of competencies, experience and potential to grow.

  • You have a Bachelor or Master degree in IT, Business Management or related discipline with a minimum of 6-8 years working experience in an IT organization of comparable size and portfolio;

  • 3-5 years’ experience of building & leading a multidisciplinary & global team, and developing its talents;

  • 3-5 years’ experience with, and a profound understanding of, data & voice technologies and platforms;

  • 2-3 years’ experience with strong stakeholder & supplier management.

  • You have profound knowledge of business and IT organizations, business processes, data & voice technologies, and how innovations are turned into practice.

  • Finally, you have proven ability to lead teams through complexity and or situations of change.


  • Focuses on customers

  • Strong supplier management skills

  • Is adaptive, collaborative, and executes flawlessly

  • Delivers on commitments

  • Communicates with impact

  • Possesses strong learning agility

  • Strong people management skills

  • Deep listening

  • Influencing for decision making

  • Architectural knowledge

  • Program & project management skills

Recruitment process and contact

Join the leading lighting company for the digital world, and help us unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. Be a game changer. Be Philips Lighting.

As we have no closing date set we urge you to apply as soon as possible.

After a pre-selection process, you can receive an invite for a phone interview by the Talent Acquisition Consultant followed by a (face-to-face) business interview round.

Apply today.