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Philips Director Services Strategy in Amsterdam, Netherlands


In this role you have the opportunity to

Are you passionate about healthcare, technology and improving people’s lives? Do you have an entrepreneurial, customer-centric and solutions mindset? Are you a highly talented professional that gets a kick out of developing winning strategies and making them happen? Are you a real team player? And are you intrigued by the dynamic market of technology services and the possibilities that innovation bring?

If so, then this is the dream job you are looking for!

As a Director Services Strategy, you are part of a global strategy, M&A and partnerships team that directly supports and influences key decisions at the highest level of Philips.

You will work side by side with Philips executives in the product and solution groups, commercial country organizations and functional teams.

You are the go-to-person for technology services thought leadership and responsible to develop and drive Philips’ service strategy. Philips’ services business is dynamic and diverse as it ranges from (predictive) imaging systems or monitoring maintenance to software integration to professional and managed services.

You will report to the global Services and Solutions Delivery business leader and Head of Strategy for Precision Diagnosis.

You are responsible for

  • Leading and setting Philips’ services strategy globally across our country organizations, product and solutions groups – including our inorganic growth agenda;

  • Ensuring execution of the services strategy you have developed with the Philips services and solutions leadership team;

  • Developing long-term impactful business opportunities and new business models to win in the services market;

  • Maintaining thought leadership of market needs and dynamics to enable Philips to service our customers in the best way and stay ahead of competition;

  • Coordinating best practice and knowledge sharing across our countries and services businesses.

  • Reporting: Building reports and dashboards for various internal stakeholders.

You are part of

Structured around 3 global hubs located in Amsterdam, Cambridge and Singapore, the Strategy team consists of top-level strategists with wide-ranging backgrounds, nationalities, and competencies. The team works with Philips businesses, market organizations and functional teams, supplying them with deep business insights, actionable strategic direction and thought leadership.

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

  • Real team player as well as a results-driven attitude;

  • Entrepreneurial and proven customer-centric and solutions mindset;

  • Excellent analytical, stakeholder management and influencing skills;

  • A minimum of 8 years combined business development and strategy consulting experience for a top-tier international company or in a corporate strategy department including at minimum 2 years of experience in leading project teams;

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in (medtech) B2B technology services, preferably experience that reflects global perspective;

  • Experience in driving strategy execution in a multi-national, matrixed organization;

  • A Master’s in Business, Science or Engineering with excellent academic track record;

  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal;

  • A willingness to travel (25%);

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:

  • A competitive salary;

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips' results and personal performance;

  • A solid company pension scheme and an attractive health insurance package;

  • The opportunity to buy Philips shares and products at a discount;

  • A 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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at .