Philips Lighting Transition Manager EMEA in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Transition Manager

Your challenge

As a Transition Manager, you will drive the implementation of a part of the Finance Transformation program within Philips Lighting Finance in multiple countries within your respective region. You will be consolidating market Finance activities, harmonizing processes, optimizing processes and in case applicable outsourcing activities to an outsource Service Provider. It is an international role with high visibility within the organization, managing different stakeholders and driving local transition projects.

Your responsibility

Your goal is to realize Fit to Grow benefits and timelines as set out in the detailed business case. Keeping transition costs below target and safeguarding customer satisfaction. You will be working closely with local stakeholders, design project managers and your outsource Service Provider counterpart.

You have an integral responsibility for the project in all phases (end-to-end management):

  • Plan the transformation and/or transition in terms of timeline, resource requirements and assign project/transition roles & responsibilities

  • Manage the transformation and/or transition in line with the project plan and expected savings

  • Drive and execute process standardization, process simplification and process improvements

  • Identify, maintain and manage risks and mitigations plans

  • Manage and realize a smooth implementation of the transformation and/or transition by using the standard transformation and/or transition methodology and ensure effective hand-over to Operations

  • Manage relationships with relevant stakeholders, service providers and team members across various locations in order to secure sufficient commitment

  • Maintain and further develop the standard transformation and/or transition methodology


Philips Lighting Accounting Operations, the finance shared service organization at the core of Philips Lighting Finance, delivers trustworthy, optimized financial services to the business in the area of Purchase to Pay, Order to Cash and Record to Report. AccOps front office teams, organized around markets, deliver these services in close cooperation with the back office (our outsourcing partner Infosys). We are eager to innovate continuously so that we can adapt quickly to our changing environment. Philips Lighting Accounting Operations offers challenges to both young and senior professionals to further develop and foster their career, giving the opportunity to work close to the business (cross-sector) and build an international network.

We are looking for

You are suitable for this role when you have:

  • Solid experience with financial processes.

  • Strong understanding of the business.

  • Experience with managing projects in complex environments with different stakeholders.

  • Change agent (mindset and capabilities) with a customer service attitude.

  • Intercultural sensitiveness.

  • Good communicator in a matrix setting

  • Results oriented

  • Highly energetic and able to energize others

  • Good analytical skills.

  • Excellent command of the English language (both verbal and written).

  • Flexible to travelling.

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to contribute actively and visibly to one of Philips Lighting’s key transformation programs. You will act in a dynamic and international team in a key field to enable business partners to focus on profitable growth.

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. This role can be located in any of the countries within the region. We welcome you to a challenging, dynamic and innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • Depending on experience, 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

Recruitment Process

If you’re interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume and motivation letter through the Philips career site- vacancy number 266662 .

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

Please note that this role is not bound to a specific country, but can be done from any European country.

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After a pre-selection process you can receive an invite for a phone interview by the Talent Acquisition Consultant followed by business interview rounds.