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Philips Integral Project Manager – Image Guided Therapy systems (IGTS) in Best, Netherlands


In this role you have the opportunity to

To lead a Project Core Team (CT) mandated to deliver new and innovative IGT products – being a strategic priority of Philips. In this role you will be focusing on: managing the project boundaries scope, budget and timing aligning with the quality standards as laid down in the Business Management System (BMS).

Does this resonate with you and are you ready for the next impactful project management step in your career? If the answer is "Yes", we might have the opportunity you are looking for!

You are responsible for

  • Defining the project charter as well as the objectives/decision criteria and the scope of the strategic project for approval by the IGTS Management Team (MT). This in order to clearly communicate the assignment to all project partners;

  • Defining skills & competencies of the resources needed to execute the integral project in co-operation with resource managers – making sure that appropriate people are allocated;

  • Building the project plan, defining task dependencies, allocate resources to tasks as well as defining the project organization and -communication so that roles and responsibilities can be assigned clearly within the project;

  • Performing risk management – by setting up and maintaining a project risk matrix in order to manage an acceptable level of risk by balancing scope, time, costs and quality;

  • Reporting the project status on a regular basis in order to identify conflicts in the project portfolio and to enable effective decision-making by the PMT;

  • To set up and maintain strong and open relationships with the Management team throughout IGT systems, other internal partners as well as internal and external suppliers - in order to maintain management focus and to assure continuous support for the project;

  • Setting up and maintaining a history file as part of the project history file, in order to support product maintenance, to be protected against liabilities and to follow external regulations;

  • Building a successful project team through effective people management and mentorship - in order to build a motivated team committed to the project assignment.

You are a part of

You will be part of the IGTS PMO group which is tasked to successfully bring new product innovations to market. This includes product validation, regulatory approvals, commercial launch, production ramp up and service introduction. The team consists of around 20 people (Assistant Project Managers, Integral Projects Managers, Project Management Process Specialists). As Integral Project Manager you will be leading the project Core Team at an integral level whereas the Assistant Project Manager is supporting the full Core Team. The IGTS PMO team is led by the PMO leader who reports into the IGTS general manager.

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

  • Academic level of thinking, technical affinity, knowledge of project management methods, techniques and tools;

  • A track record of at least 10 years – of which at least 5 years are being spent in a comparable role – in a technically complex environment;

  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft Project or equivalent is critical with at least 5 years of experience in applying project management methodologies specifically in planning & tracking to be demonstrated by a successful track record;

  • Strong conceptual understanding of different project management methodologies such as agile scrum and incremental waterfall;

  • Strong quality attitude: sound knowledge of project management documentation practices and ability to drive process improvements;

  • Dynamic and enthusiastic great teammate who can drive actions, eager, ambitious and self-propelling – being able to provide solutions in a challenging & complex environment;

  • Proficiency in English.

In return we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this market-based 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. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions .