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Philips FCO Project Manager R&D in Best, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Project Manager responsible for managing creation and roll out of mandatory Field Change Orders for complex medical technical products from initiation till closure and achieving this cross functional in the most efficient way with focus on quality, lead time, cost and other requirements.

You are responsible for

  • Lead mandatory Field Changes from initiation until closure

  • Drive the team represented by Research & Development, Quality & Regulatory, Customer Service, Operations and Purchasing to:

  • Mature the root cause of the problem into the technical concept of the solution

  • Define the cross functional strategy. Involve the Markets to collect relevant information and to get buy in upfront Field Change announcement.

  • Create the committed planning

  • Release the involved regulatory documents and communicate to competent authorities and involved end user customers

  • Release the technical solution up till and including industrialization, including its accompanying Field Change instruction

  • Build up the initial stock of Field Change kits and secure timely delivery of the remaining Field Change kits

  • Announce the Field Change, including informing the Markets with relevant information

  • Effective and timely Implementation and Completion of the Field Change by the Markets

  • Manage the team with excellent team managing skills and stakeholder management

  • Execute risk management

  • Is responsible for quality initiatives and deploys process improvements in the domain of Field Changes.

  • Represents the team in the business and provides business management with regular performance status updates.

You are a part of

You will be part of a team with 25 experienced project managers, managing cross-functional assignments varying from small activities to big projects.

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

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in a technical direction. Degree in Project Management is recommendation.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in management in a technical environment in healthcare (e.g. stakeholder management, technical complexity) in an international context

  • Experience in managing projects or activities End to End.

  • Knowledge of system development, regulatory compliance and healthcare market.

  • Proven excellent presentation, verbal and written skills. Fluent in English.

  • Good network in IGT Systems organization and Market organization

  • Self-starter, entrepreneurship, drive. Strong ambition to achieve.

In return, we offer you

We believe that every growth period creates an exceptional career runway. In fact, our leadership team gets out of bed every morning with the sole focus of growing the business and growing the people who contribute to it. Luckily, you are the benefactor of this unique opportunity and leadership commitment- likely to experience an exciting high stakes, mobility-focused environment from which to create your own future – personally, professionally & financially.

  • A competitive salary;

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually;

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

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching;

  • Colleagues who are the best and brightest in their field;

  • Competitive company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package;

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount;

  • Healthy work-life balance and exciting, international environment at our site in Best.

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 .