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Philips Senior Data Scientist Finance & Idea to Market in Amsterdam, Netherlands


Senior Data Scientist Finance & Idea to Market:

In this role, you have the opportunity to play a leading role in developing our financial analytics capability further especially focused on our R&D function and the Idea to Market process, working with senior finance & business executives to identify & deliver new opportunities for using statistical models, machine learning & interactive dashboards for value creation and ensuring that your ideas are turned into tangible business results. You bring experience in Idea to Market processes (eg. R&D project or portfolio management, Product Management, Business case development) combined with strong analytical skills.

You are responsible for:

•Play a pivotal role in understanding Philips’ business challenges and use this to identify & define new analytics opportunities;

•Identify required and available data and the statistical analysis techniques needed in order to deliver business insights;

•Develop and coach financial analysts and junior data scientists to turn analytics into tangible business results;

•Collaborate with subject matter experts across Finance and our businesses;

•Comprehend (scientific) publications, translating them into the Philips context;

•Apply analytics to help businesses & markets to better manage their innovation pipeline and market introduction of new products

•Coordinate maintenance, development & deployment of existing analytics solutions in close collaboration with business stakeholders

You are a part of:

The Finance Advanced Analytics team in the Amsterdam headquarters which develops Advanced Reporting & Analytics solutions for the key finance and business stakeholders across Philips. Furthermore you will team up with the Commercial Financial Planning & Analysis team work together on exciting analytics opportunities for the Market & Commercial Supply Chain organizations.

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

•Master of Science degree in relevant finance, engineering or applied statistics domains

•The drive to establish and leverage internal and external networks in order to build on innovative perspectives

•The ability to understand an underlying need from an unspecified question;

•The ability to proactively apply advanced analytics methods like statistics or machine learning to different business challenges;

•A self-starter with approximately 5-8 years of working experience

•Lead project assignments and take personal ownership for delivering business results

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)

•The potential to thrive in a fast-paced, international and multi-cultural setting

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?

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