Philips Senior Program Manager Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Best, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

With this role we offer you an unique opportunity to develop your project management talent. You will be challenged to work on systems as complex as a spaceship and improve patient care worldwide at the same time.

You are responsible for

  • Integrally managing development and launch programs for Magnetic Resonance Imaging on a system level

  • Leading a global cross-functional global program team comprising hardware, software, clinical, quality, service, procurement, operations and marketing

  • Drive quality by design

  • Manage time, budget and scope for the program integrally and via project managers for parts of the program

  • Drive the program execution via integral decision based planning and daily management

  • Monitoring customer satisfaction and quality after launch and continuously improve during the monitoring phase

You are a part of

You are part of the team of program managers in the Business Program Office in Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Best, The Netherlands. As Senior Program Manager Magnetic Resonance Imaging you execute Product Development and Launch programs for new, top of the bill Magnetic Resonance Imaging Systems like the “Ingenia Ambition 1.5T”. With the combination of your technical understanding as well as your business skills you can connect both worlds and impact millions of lives globally by delivering these technically highly complex MR systems.

You will be end-to-end responsible for the program management and launch of the system. You are acting via a cross-functional core team and project managers for parts of the program. With your quality mindset you ensure that your system is designed to the highest quality standards.

Learn more about the MR solutions we are delivering:

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

  • An engineering or science university degree

  • At least 3 years of demonstrated project or program experience (having a PMP certification would be a plus)

  • Experience in an international business environment

  • Great communication skills and the ability to engage and lead cross-functional teams

  • Having a Green Belt or Black belt would be a plus (Design for Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma or Design for Reliability)

  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

In return, we offer you

The work you do every day contributes to innovative health technologies and solutions that help improve billions of lives every year, even yours. This creates unexpected moments when your work and personal life comes together in meaningful ways. Together we serve a bigger purpose.

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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