Philips Head of Network & Telecom in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Your challenge

You will be recognized as the relevant leader of inspirational change. Your role is to ensure that everything that happens around you links to top line growth or bottom line costs. You are inspired by innovation that helps reach your goals faster and more effectively. Your specific area of responsibility is networks and telecoms. We will change our telecom solution to fit the future. Have you worked on Unified Communication before and are you excited to lead Philips in this transformation? Than apply to be our next Head of Network & Telecom!

Your responsibilities

From your deep technical knowledge and experience with transformation programs, you will lead Philips in various changes in our telecom approach. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver, in what will be perceived as compressed time, two parallel programs:

  • Internet Centric Network Backbone. To double the capacity of our current global network at reduced cost. You will deliver this by transforming an existing CoS based MPLS network structure to an internet based backbone. The ICN will provide the same if not more flexibility and security to the existing network with greater capacity at reduced costs.

  • Unified Communications, ensure all existing traditional PABX switches, their support costs, lines and phones are removed physically financially and commercially. At the same time you will deliver network based voice calls using Skype for Business technology with regional break out without jeopardizing cost commitments, regulatory positions and call quality standards. All whilst the shop remains to be open, and within the preset cost constraints.

  • Manage senior Managers and leading a department

  • Financial accountability: 60m direct, indirect 90m

  • Impact on efficiency and effectiveness of business by supporting and innovating the business process

  • Contribute to overall IT strategy, development of overall IT strategy

  • Identify and collaborate on opportunities that significantly enhance business performance

  • Advises executive leadership effectively and motivates the organization to meet the aggressive goals needed for the business to succeed

Your team

You will enter a driven team with a relentless focus on transformation and delivery. Everybody is inspired and dedicated to solving problems. We always offer a solution and we want to encourage creative thinkers. You will collaborate with the architects and our outsourcing partners to create a simpler and innovative telecom landscape.

Our offer

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

We are looking for

Are you a leader with transformation experience? Do you know how to implement the newest telecom solutions in large international organisations? Then you already possess some of the characteristics we are looking for. Additionally we will value the following experiences and skills:

  • A master’s degree with at 15 years or more relevant experience;

  • In-depth knowledge of IT Network and Telecom methods and domains, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people;

  • Strong Communication & Negotiations skill

  • Transformational Skill with Charisma and stature

  • Business and Supplier Relationship Management

  • Experience to operate, think and navigate in cloud centric architectures and operations

Recruitment process

If you are interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume and motivation letter through the Philips career site- vacancy number 227147.

Please note that the closing date of this vacancy is February 26th 2017

After a pre-selection process based on your CV, you may be invited for face-to-face recruitment- and business interviews.