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Philips Director in Group Strategy (Cambridge, MA) in Cambridge, Massachusetts



In this role, you have the opportunity to

Work together with Philips Businesses, Markets and other functional teams on high impact projects with a mandate from the Philips Executive Committee and senior leaders.

You are responsible for

  • Proactively engaging senior executives to identify challenges for Philips based on market and competitive trends

  • Initiating and driving strategy projects across Philips’ existing HealthTech portfolio, leading to the formulation of actionable strategy recommendations to achieve company goals

  • Develop business plans and cases based on business analytics, competitive intelligence and all required due diligence activities.

  • Collaborate with various departments to enable your teams to collect business data to complete timely analysis.

  • Coordinate with content/clinical experts, sales, marketing and operations colleagues to develop and implement innovative business proposals, programs and concepts.

  • Guiding multiple project teams (incl. senior stakeholders in the organization)

  • Actively coaching, managing and developing Group Strategy team members

You are a part of

The Strategy team consists of top-level strategists with wide-ranging backgrounds, nationalities, and competencies, based out of Amsterdam, Boston, Singapore and Shanghai. The Strategy team is a talent pool for future Philips leaders.

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

  • Master’s in Business, Science or Engineering with excellent academic track record

  • 10+ years of overall experience, preferable with 5+ years of experience with a top tier Strategy Consulting firm (e.g. BCG, Bain, McKinsey)

  • Minimum of 3 years in New Business Development or in a Strategy role at an executive level for a top-tier technology oriented, multinational corporate, integrated healthcare or IT Solutions Provider

  • Affinity for driving integrated solutions across hardware, software, and services

  • Proven track record of creating significant impact in a multinational organization

  • Deep knowledge of consumer, healthcare and/or high-tech industries, preferable with 5+ years of experience leading projects in these markets

  • Willingness to travel (25%)

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its strategy capability enterprise wide. 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.

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.

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.

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