Philips Procurement Project Manager in Eindhoven, Netherlands

In this role, you have the opportunity to

As Procurement Project Manager for Healthcare, you will provide Procurement excellence fulfilling the customer requirements through delivery of quality services and products. You will be accountable for the 3rd party proposition of Philips towards our customers in long-term strategic partnerships. You build a connection between sales and procurement and focus on services and solutions on a global level. The ideal candidate should perform well on stakeholder management with key stakeholders in various domains such as Sales, Supply Chain and International Project Management. Besides impact on savings, there is also an impact on margin and revenue. You will deliver added value by bringing the entire Procurement network to the equation, especially by cooperating with Commodity Management. Professionalization of the processes and co-operation models in relation to this spend is also an aspect of your challenge.

Your responsibilities

You will deliver added value by bringing the entire Procurement network to the equation, especially by cooperating with Commodity Management. Professionalization of the processes and co-operation models in relation to this spend is also an aspect of your challenge.

  • Act as single point of contact towards the sales team and be an integral part of the bid team for a customer project.

  • Establish procurement related needs and requirements for a customer project and develop the 3rd party proposition as the bid team matures the sales lead towards a won deal.

  • Identify, qualify, rank and select appropriate suppliers including adequate involvement business/commodity entities and according to RFQ

  • Manage the vendor evaluation, selection and RFQ process to support the project team in the tender phase / quote phase (early involvement), considering, costs, quality, installation, training, warranty, and lifetime service costs.

  • Lead the negotiations and the process with the assigned supplier ensuring lowest total cost of ownership to support the profitability objectives for projects in the markets

  • Ensure cost control, flexibility, quality, delivery and long-term assurance of procurement objectives within the supply base are established and achieved

  • Develop the business case on the 3rd party proposition taking into account costs, revenue, margin and risks

  • Secure compliancy of the supply base to Philips policies and carrying out relevant risk management assessments

  • Develop tools, methods and ways of working to develop procurement involvement in the commercial process

  • Act as a global expert and train/coach local procurement professionals in how to act in long term strategic partnerships with customers.

You are a part of

As Procurement Project Manager you will provide Procurement excellence fulfilling the customer requirements through delivery of quality services and products. You build a connection between sales and procurement and focus on services and solutions.

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

  • Professional with a Master’s degree

  • 5 years of experience in Commodity Management or Strategic Procurement

  • Innovative thinker with strong conceptual skills - able to quickly adapt to changing situations

  • A strong ability to structure, organize several activities and initiatives

  • Experience and affinity within the Healthcare Environment or Hospital sector is a big plus

  • Drive for results

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Fluency in English is a must, additional language skills are preferred

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:

  • Competitive 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 .

In this role, you have the opportunity to

As Procurement Project Manager for Healthcare, you will provide Procurement excellence fulfilling the customer requirements through delivery of quality services and products. You will be accountable for the 3rd party proposition of Philips towards our customers in long-term strategic partnerships. You build a connection between sales and procurement and focus on services and solutions on a global level. The ideal candidate should perform well on stakeholder management with key stakeholders in various domains such as Sales, Supply Chain and International Project Management. Besides impact on savings, there is also an impact on margin and revenue. You will deliver added value by bringing the entire Procurement network to the equation, especially by cooperating with Commodity Management. Professionalization of the processes and co-operation models in relation to this spend is also an aspect of your challenge.

Your responsibilities

You will deliver added value by bringing the entire Procurement network to the equation, especially by cooperating with Commodity Management. Professionalization of the processes and co-operation models in relation to this spend is also an aspect of your challenge.

  • Act as single point of contact towards the sales team and be an integral part of the bid team for a customer project.

  • Establish procurement related needs and requirements for a customer project and develop the 3rd party proposition as the bid team matures the sales lead towards a won deal.

  • Identify, qualify, rank and select appropriate suppliers including adequate involvement business/commodity entities and according to RFQ

  • Manage the vendor evaluation, selection and RFQ process to support the project team in the tender phase / quote phase (early involvement), considering, costs, quality, installation, training, warranty, and lifetime service costs.

  • Lead the negotiations and the process with the assigned supplier ensuring lowest total cost of ownership to support the profitability objectives for projects in the markets

  • Ensure cost control, flexibility, quality, delivery and long-term assurance of procurement objectives within the supply base are established and achieved

  • Develop the business case on the 3rd party proposition taking into account costs, revenue, margin and risks

  • Secure compliancy of the supply base to Philips policies and carrying out relevant risk management assessments

  • Develop tools, methods and ways of working to develop procurement involvement in the commercial process

  • Act as a global expert and train/coach local procurement professionals in how to act in long term strategic partnerships with customers.

You are a part of

As Procurement Project Manager you will provide Procurement excellence fulfilling the customer requirements through delivery of quality services and products. You build a connection between sales and procurement and focus on services and solutions.

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

  • Professional with a Master’s degree

  • 5 years of experience in Commodity Management or Strategic Procurement

  • Innovative thinker with strong conceptual skills - able to quickly adapt to changing situations

  • A strong ability to structure, organize several activities and initiatives

  • Experience and affinity within the Healthcare Environment or Hospital sector is a big plus

  • Drive for results

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Fluency in English is a must, additional language skills are preferred

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:

  • Competitive 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 .