Philips Senior Marketing & Business Development Manager (m/f) General Care in Böblingen, Germany

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Your Challenge

The Senior Marketing and Business Development Manager – General Care Solutions is responsible for growing the Philips business in lower acuity areas in hospitals, i.e. general care. The responsibility of this position will be global with identified strategic markets in focus.

You will be supporting the focus markets whilst developing new markets and business opportunities in order to maximize growth and ensure the long-term profitability for the Philips General Care Solution offering.

Work with the strategic focus markets to identify new business opportunities, sales- and go-to market strategies for the solution. Owns the downstream marketing for the solution and relevant individual elements of the solution (marketing planning, pricing, positioning, planning and execution)

You are responsible for the entire portfolio of the Philips General Care Solution offering. You are required to have deep expertise in solution selling, preferably in the global healthcare provider market.

Your Responsibilities

  • Identify locally relevant portfolio offerings – develop selling strategies with local market teams and build the solution to best meet the customer requirement

  • Key activities include supporting markets in presenting the Philips solution offering to identified customers, helping the markets to develop sales strategies while providing product, clinical and technical support including support on tools and training in the field as well as competitive insights analytics

  • Business development of the General Care solutions in selected global markets

  • develop and execute a business development plan

  • Owns the downstream marketing for the solution and relevant individual elements of the solution (marketing planning, pricing, positioning, planning and execution)

  • Sales/Business development; sales support; skills & knowledge transfer

  • Share field/customer feedback to the Field Marketing and Product Management teams regarding customer insights, market/clinical trends, current products and competition based on market visit reports

  • Support the sales organization in winning deals, increasing market share and optimize profitability.

Your team

Business Group Monitoring & Analytics Sales & Marketing. Sales Enablement organization supports the markets to identify and address business potential and ensures that each individual market can fully exploit the sales and profit potential of the Business Units’ (BU) products/solutions .

Our offer

Working in the medical industry brings much fulfilment, as well as unique challenges. You will work in an international agile team with great opportunities for you to explore. You will be contributing to a higher Quality of life for billions and helping Philips deliver innovation that matters.

What we are looking for

  • Master’s degree in relevant field; MBA preferred

  • Proven track record in marketing and sales (min. 5 – 7 years)

  • Experience in solutions businesses for healthcare providers globally

  • Proven experience in consultative selling approach

  • Capability to drive sales growth in new and existing markets - ability to identify local opportunities, interact with decision makers and provide highest-quality leads as a result

  • Experience to identify opportunities and interact with decision makers on internal and external C-level

  • A goal oriented, entrepreneurial self-driving leader

  • Positive outlook and ability to turn around and maintain high motivation in marketing and sales force

  • Ability to collect and comprehend local market trends and competitive intelligence into actionable input for the global and regional marketing teams

  • Fluent in English, preferably second language

  • Must be open to travel 30 - 50% internationally

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 http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . 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 http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .