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Philips Internship: Crisis Management and Incident Preparedness – Group Security (Suitable for Thesis) in Amsterdam, Netherlands


Start date: June/July 2019

Duration: 6-12 months

In this role, you have the opportunity to…

Play a key role in executing, managing and safeguarding the security of our staff and assets around the globe.

You are responsible for

  • Supporting the development of crisis management policy, standards and guidelines, including:

  • A Crisis Management and Incident Preparedness policy

  • Crisis Management standard and guidelines

  • Travel Security standard and guidelines

  • Expat Security standard and guidelines

  • Security Consultancy standard and guidelines

  • Support the Crisis Management and Incident Preparedness team in day-to-day operations

You are a part of

The centralized Group Security team. You will be reporting to the Head of Crisis Management and Incident Preparedness.

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

  • Currently studying toward a Master’s degree in security, political science or communication

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Must be self-motivated and adaptable to change, and have a significant degree of emotional maturity

  • Able to work independently, but also be a team player

  • Can work under pressure with accuracy, and on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

  • Possess excellent verbal and writing skills

  • Fluent in written and spoken English, additional languages are a plus

In return, we offer you

Exposure to the fast-paced environment within the centralized Group Security team, where you will grow personally and professionally. You will gain an understanding of the workings of Crisis Management, and put your communication skills to use to create essential policies, standards and guidelines.

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.

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