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Philips Risk Manager, North America (Andover/ Cambridge, MA)) in Cambridge, Massachusetts



In this role, you will have the opportunity to

Be challenged to support risk management activities across the North America Market for Philips in support of our transformation from a product sales company to a solution selling powerhouse. You will act as a local representative and ambassador in North America to promote the value of risk management as we continue our transformation to a successful provider of solutions. In this transformation, you lead, support and handle complex engagements with suppliers, customers, consultants, (sub-) contractors, service providers, financing institutions, B2G, etc.

In parallel, Philips' focus is shifting to generate growth in the next frontier of emerging markets while empowering decision-making within Markets and Countries to ensure local relevance and increased entrepreneurship. For Philips this means we will properly support our Markets in actively identifying, assessing, mitigating and monitoring of risks to ensure an integrated and structured risk management process, enabling the Market to deliver on its strategy and financial goals in a sustainable manner. Additionally, stricter regulations and increased public pressure is rapidly changing the way business is done around the world.

Travel is 25% (within North America and possibly internationally, as needed)

You are responsible for (but not limited to)

  • Supporting and advising to the Head of Risk Management for the Market by the active identification, assessment, mitigation and monitoring of risks (strategic, operational, financial, compliance) related to Solutions, long-term strategic customer partnerships, and new business models (ex., as-a-service, fee-per-use);

  • Ensuring compliance with global and standard processes for risk management, ways of working, systems and tools aligned with the Market to Order (M2O), Order to Cash (O2C) phases that support the countries and markets, and the Philips Business Process Framework;

  • Seeking alliances with the internal market to facilitate the optimal use of resources within the company providing solutions for the risks identified;

  • Supporting the Group Markets Risk Management team with the continuous improvement of the risk management processes for Solutions;

  • Translating risks, insights, and solutions into institutionalized standard methodologies;

  • Ensuring proper support for and timely follow up on conducted risk assessments;

  • Fostering a culture of transparency, risk awareness.

You are part of

The North America Risk Management Team, reporting into the Head of Risk Management. This is a highly visible individual contributor role working with key partners across Finance, Legal, Sales, Strategy, Quality & Regulatory, and Compliance. It offers an excellent opportunity to showcase your talents and positions you to take on increased responsibility.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree (risk management, finance, business administration, economics or equivalent), required;

  • Masters’ degree, preferred

  • Certification in Risk Management, ideal

  • 5+ years of experience in a comparable role with experience in risk management in a business environment, preferably in the Healthcare industry (systems and solutions);

  • Excellent Communication (written and verbal); and influencing skills;

  • Leading multiple complex projects, and executing high-quality deliverables according to strict timetables;

  • Familiarity with the legal and financial system, with an understanding of the language of the legal and finance community;

  • Consistent and balanced behavior consistent with Philips Values, willing to lead by example;

  • High Integrity;

  • Highly motivated, standout colleague, self-starter with the ability to work independently.

In return, we offer you

The opportunity to personally contribute to Philips’ achievement of growth objectives and the ambition of improving the lives of 3 Billion people a year by 2025. Your contributions will enable broader deployment of solutions that address some of society’s most pressing health issues. You will contribute to crafting the future of healthcare and saving lives, impact sustainability, and curtailing energy consumption.

Additionally, we offer you the ability to partner with, learn and grow from, colleagues in a highly complex, global organization where you can use your strengths to help drive a strategic business for Philips. We will support your personal and professional development with the opportunity to further advance your career in a company that believes in offering its employees challenges and opportunities to grow professionally and personally.

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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