Philips Excellence Manager at Internal Audit in Amsterdam, Netherlands

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In this role, you have the opportunity to protect Global Philips’s assets integrity. You assure planned value creation by providing value-added independent assessments of Philips’ strategic, operational, compliance, and financial risks and activities as part of the Philips Business System. You deliver trusted and impactful advice and direction to the business.

You are responsible for

Your key responsibilities in this role are:

  • Deliver high impact audit reviews addressing Philips risks.

  • Lead and participate in audit reviews addressing strategic or business risks of Philips. The complexity of the reviews and impact on the business will increase during your time with Philips Internal Audit. The reviews will be prepared, executed and reported in line with world-class audit standards.

  • Be the key stakeholder for senior management and their teams.

  • Establish risk profiles for sectors or business groups/units through participation to risk workshops.

  • Share best–practice, knowledge and with other Philips Internal Audit peers by contributing to a Knowledge Management Community, where you learn from experienced colleagues.

You are a part of

The Philips Internal Audit- team. This team operates as one global team with over 15 different nationalities in 6 different locations around the globe. Within the Global Audit team, you will be reporting to the Head of Internal Audit Health Systems.

Independent-minded, Philips Internal Audit protects the integrity of Philips’ assets and assures planned value creation by providing value-added independent assessments of Philips’ strategic, operational, compliance, and financial risks and activities as part of the Philips Business System.

These assessments cover all business processes within the Philips’ business. The outcomes of the reviews are reported to business management and to the Philips Executive Committee together with an agreed action plan for improvement.

Philips Internal Audit is also proactively facilitating risk identification and awareness throughout the organization as part of the Enterprise Risk Management framework.

Our organization acts as a catalyst for benchmark performance by enabling the identification and cross-fertilization of best practices across Philips, helping to create a platform for knowledge management. Partner with the business and facilitate the development of sustainable solutions owned and executed by management to effectively mitigate Philips risks.

Within audit, we seek to develop the next generation of leaders. We deploy a program to develop your knowledge base in order to position you for future leadership roles within the company. Typically, we grow your knowledge and capabilities within audit for 3 years and then support you in finding that next leadership role.

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

  • You have a minimum of 7 years, up to max 15 years, relevant working experience in a multinational business environment (in- or outside Philips) covering one or more of the listed domains: Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Procurement or Production. Within your domain of expertise, we prefer a candidate with a career in various roles and therefore a broad scope of the domain.

  • You have excellent leaderships-skills, as you will lead the auditing-team if audit is within your domain of expertise. Therefore you have the ability to lead and manage the reviews we execute.

  • Acting towards the business you can work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment as well as think through complex challenges and deliver results.

  • You have excellent (written and oral) communication skills and know how to engage constructively with senior management and deal with significant exposure environments.

  • Furthermore to be successful in this dynamic challenging environment you are self-confident, accurate, persistent, resilient and display high standards of integrity and able to handle various communication styles.

  • You have a clear understanding/are certified in Six Sigma or Lean.

In return, we offer you

An exciting opportunity in the Global Philips Audit team, whose departments play a key role in supporting the Executive Committee (ExCo) of Royal Philips. It’s Philips Internal Audit’s vision to reinforce risk management as a core competency and support a high performance culture as an independent and integral part of the risk control framework within Philips.

When joining Philips Internal Audit you can make a difference for one of the world's most dynamic companies. Choose a career at Philips and enjoy an innovative company in Health & Well-being where challenging and interesting work is part of daily

Why should you join Philips?

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