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Philips Senior Business Marketing Manager (m/f/d) - New Product Introduction in Böblingen, Germany


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Drive New Product Introductions (NPI) Process and related deployment as well as continuous process improvement for the business groups Monitoring Analytics (MA) and Therapeutic Care (TC). MA  is a software and solutions business encompassing patient monitoring and its capabilities. TC is expanding access to and quality of respiratory care, resuscitation, and emergency care solutions.

You are responsible for

  • Design process / project management to execute NPI projects compliant to process guidelines

  • Align, harmonize process descriptions and way of working with NPI leads in Business Unit, Business Groups and relevant corporate functions. Train process and projects teams in business and markets on process improvements.

  • Manage NPI projects as first deployments of process updates

  • Development and deployment of NPI related change management action to support major process changes and secure high compliance level

  • Development and continuous improvement of a meaningful NPI reporting system to support decision making along the process

  • Define NPI related process and project management support tools. Align specification and demand with NPI leads of other businesses, corporate functions and initiate realization with IT.

You are part of

Marketing Operations that is embedded in the global Sales & Marketing organization of the business groups Monitoring Analytics (MA) and Therapeutic Care (TC). The team is responsible for the definition, deployment and continuous improvement of global business processes (e.g. New Product Introduction, Business-Market-Combination, Marketing transformation and planning, Localization, Marketing Intelligence). Marketing Operations focusses on seamless interactions of businesses and global Markets by organizing process trainings, controlling process execution and ensuring process compliance based on a comprehensive (process) reporting system.

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

  • Bachelor’s/Master degree in business administration or engineering degree

  • 10+ years of experience in Marketing, Product Marketing, Sales and/or business transformation functions

  • Deep knowledge and experience in New Product Introduction processes in medical devices businesses (e.g. Product and Field Marketing, Customer Services, R&D, Legal & Regulatory, etc.).

  • Profound business and process understanding

  • Green or black belt certification. International project management and change/transformation management experience

  • Several years of experience in international and virtual teams in matrix organization

  • Strong customer and service orientation

  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills combined with a systematic and independent way of working

  • Strong communication skills in peer to peer as well as management interactions

  • Proven track record of functional project/program leadership and operations

  • Fluent language skills in English and German (oral and written)

In return, we offer you

Working in the medical industry brings much fulfillment, as well as unique opportunities to grow. You’ll be contributing to a higher quality of life for billions and helping Philips deliver innovation that matters.

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.

Philips encourages people with a disability to apply.

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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