In this role, you have the opportunity to
Develop and maintain Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) for Innovation at Philips Image Guided Therapy – Systems (IGT-S). You will build relationships with other companies, universities and knowledge institutes with the aim to identify common areas of interest for collaborative research and development. This entails identifying and mapping of own Innovation activities to the different programs and roadmaps of funding organizations to optimize funding opportunities for Philips IGT-S beyond the state-of-art.
You are responsible for
Define and maintain the funding program for IGT-S Innovation. For this, you will:
Lead the Philips IGT-S Innovation funding activities internally and externally
Act as a primary subject matter expert and point of contact for the organization
Work together with innovation manager to generate ideas
Drive an outside in view by organizing events with technology and business experts
Realize a continuous inflow of funded projects/opportunities
Align internal development needs on capabilities of external partners
Mobilize these partners into a strong consortium
Keep up to date with agenda and directions of the different departments within the IGT-s organization
Write and submit Project Proposals
Manage resources of PPP accepted projects
Manage internal and external stakeholders
Scout trends and new opportunities of funding opportunities
Represent Philips’ vision by presenting on conferences, events and towards public organizations such as the European Commission
You are a part of
Within Philips Healthcare in Best, the IGT Systems Innovation is responsible for ideation, (clinical) validation and prototyping new products and services for Image Guided Therapy Systems, Services and Solutions mainly used in the area of cardiac and vascular medical diagnosis and intervention. The customers are hospitals and their medical specialists.
You will be member of the Innovation, Clinical science & iBD department. Together with another public private partnership manager, you will report to the Manager Innovation. Your main contacts are the Innovation Management Team, Cross – Business Working Group Public- Private Partnerships, R&D Managers, Program Managers, Innovation Managers and Architects.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Bachelor or Master degree in a technical domain
Proven track record in product development of medical systems
Innovation management experience
Good insights in a wide range of technologies
Experienced in project management
Good communication and presentation skills (ability to communicate with internal stakeholders and external partners)
Excellent analytical and conceptual skills
Decisive, result driven and creative team player
The ability to influence stakeholders on multiple levels
Organizing conferences and workshops
Excellent communication skills. Fluency in English (written and spoken) is required
You should have the ability and affinity to work in an international environment (mainly European) with people of different backgrounds and interests
Travelling is part of the job
In return, we offer you
We welcome you to a challenging, creative environment with great opportunities for you to explore! Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:
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 mentoring.
Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package.
Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount.
Why should you join Philips?
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