Philips Senior Director Product Management Digital Pathology Solutions in Best, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Our challenge is to drive exponential business growth at the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship and passion - delivering cutting edge technologies that solve century old health challenges with greater speed, higher quality and better accuracy for individuals and families around the world. Join us!

In this role specifically, you will plan, develop and implement all of the Digital and Computational Pathology upstream product marketing strategies. You will lead three Product Management Teams to ensure the strategic product roadmap is delivered. You will be instrumental in growing all the product management activities (computational and digital product management ) in a highly dynamic early stage business.

You are responsible for

As a Senior Director of Marketing Digital Pathology Systems, you are responsible for:

  • Oversee Product Management teams and assure targets, plans and NPI timelines are achieved

  • Hire, train, develop, mentor and foster talent development of both marketing and product development team resources

  • Oversee development and implementation of product roadmaps for scanners, software, IT/storage and analytics

  • Define with Sales supporting material and deployment tools for capital equipment, fee per use and managed services commercial models

  • Ensure effective planning and coordination with regulatory department

You are a part of

When you walk into work you will be joining a truly entrepreneurial team of over 300 employees spread across 15 countries, all passionate about defining the future, growing the business and having fun. You will be considered an “early joiner” to the Philips Emerging Businesses family, which plans to expand itself, by approximately 700 members in the next 3 years.

You will oversee three teams (approx. 25 people) of Directors and Managers in the Product Management groups reporting directly to the General Manager of Digital Pathology Solutions. Based in Best, Netherlands the position will be focused on assuring the best people are hired, developed and deployed to drive strategic product development.

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

  • Bachelor's degree or Master in a Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related field of study. Additional advanced degrees are preferred, but not required

  • At least 15 years relevant experience, Prior general management and/or product management experience of a business, with at least $50M in revenue, including P&L responsibility.

  • Experience in IVD industry and regulated product development

  • A global perspective to developing products that meet global and region-specific needs. Strong experience with growing businesses in emerging markets, especially the Middle East, China, Russia, India, and South America.

  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and personal sales skills and strong oral and written communications skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and execute a multi-year product development strategy (i.e. a product ‘roadmap’) with clear success stories in developing and launching scientific/medical device products

  • Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams.

  • Proactive attitude, comfortable in a high risk, high reward environment

  • Global travel required

In return, we offer you

We believe that every mega growth period creates an exceptional career runway. In fact, the Emerging Businesses 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.

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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