Philips Communications Program Lead, Future Health Index in Amsterdam, Netherlands


Communications Program Lead, Future Health Index

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Develop and drive Philips’ flagship research-based Communications program, to build the company’s thought leadership position in the health technology space.

You are responsible for

  • Developing and activating Philips’ flagship, research-based, Communications program to build the company’s reputation. The Future Health Index (FHI) examines the role of technology in the health system to help determine the readiness of countries to address global health challenges and build sustainable, fit-for-purpose national health systems

  • Enabling market teams to localize and effectively activate the program in their local context

  • Supporting Philips executive leadership and Communications leads with program-generated content for targeted communications opportunities

  • Building a program activation network across the global & markets Brand, Communications, Digital & Marketing teams

  • Managing program content creation, working with agency and internal resources, resulting in broad communications toolkits

  • Measuring the program impact and adapting tactics based on outcomes

  • Managing program budget

You are a part of

The Communications Center of Excellence (CCoE), a team of communications specialists who oversee global Philips strategic communications planning and programs, content creation, channel management and measurement of global Philips communications content and channels. The Communications Center of Excellence is a sub-team of Philips Integrated Communications & Events, which is part of the Philips Brand, Communication, Digital & Marketing function.

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

  • A results-oriented senior communications leader with a Masters degree, and at least 8-10 years’ experience, in strategic B2B /B2G communications/marketing in an international/matrixed environment

  • Proven track record of driving strategic, complex programs and planning processes, with many moving parts, across a wide variety of organizational pockets

  • Healthcare industry experience and the ability to develop content strategies based on deep topical healthcare studies

  • Strong senior stakeholder management skills; you are a confident and fact-based advisor to senior management and a trusted partner to peers

  • Strong analytics skills, ideally experience in research analysis

  • Experience in market activation and agency management

  • High energy, creative and demonstrated ability to build key relationships and lead to positively influence stakeholders and drive effective collaboration

  • Fluency in English, with mastery in writing/content creation

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities.

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 . Life at Philips is an opportunity for personal and professional growth. And a journey into the unexpected; our people often experience moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways at .

In addition to being purpose-driven, we deeply believe in equality and that our people should be a reflection of the society and countries in which we operate. So we value our people in all aspects of diversity, whether generational, gender, experience, ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, ability, nationality, or other aspects. We believe that a flexible and inclusive culture invites a full spectrum of ideas, opinions, and experiences, and strive to create it wherever possible.