In this role, you have the opportunity to
Contribute to the realization of Philips’ ambitious targets in Circular Economy as part of its Healthy People, Sustainable Planet program. You will support Philips’ ambitions in Circular Economy by providing your Circular Economy related expertise to the Philips organization and beyond. Are you passionate about the potential that Circular Economy offers? Do you understand what it takes to lead change and to achieve sustainable progress in a complex environment? Ready for a meaningful new challenge?
Philips & Circular Economy:
Philips is a leader in Circular Economy and is stepping up its efforts to realize its objectives: By 2020, generate 15% of the total revenue from circular propositions and closing the loop for large professional equipment, as well as extending those practices across the full professional portfolio by 2025. You will have a pivotal role in driving circular initiatives inside and outside of Philips businesses.
You are responsible for
Pro-actively shape, manage and participate in cross-functional & multi-disciplinary Circular Economy projects
Translate business needs into practical circular solutions with solid business cases
Act hands-on and implement sustainable results at clients’ location
Manage expectations with stakeholders at all levels inside and outside of Philips
Master the latest Circular Economy principles and methodologies
Share best practices with clients and colleague
Develop and maintain a network of clients and identify and follow up leads into new projects
You are part of
Philips Innovation Services (PInS). PInS is an integral part of Innovation & Strategy, which is guiding the course of the company and enabling us to achieve our ambitions in health technology through innovation. At PInS we have invested in our own team of Circular Economy consultants and experts who focus on realizing systemic and sub-systemic opportunity and compliance oriented solutions to complex sustainability challenges.
From our toxicologists to our system architects all the way to our business model innovation experts you will be able to work together with a pool of 800 experts to provide our clients with solutions from the “Moonshot” to the “Molecule”. In this way, we help our partners demonstrate that we can do “Well and Good” at the same time. We like to believe that our work starts with asking the right questions and have developed a structured approach to exploring how our clients can contribute to embedding common purpose across the organization while driving innovation in a way that strengthens existing company frameworks.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
MSc in a technical, business or scientific profession
At least 5 years of consulting experience with Sustainability projects in general and Circular Economy in particular
Strong Project management Skills & Business acumen
Pro-active and self-propelled and highly motivated
Strong problem solving capabilities and the skills to develop practical solutions
Literate in the field of Sustainability and Circular Economy & Impact.
Ability to thrive in a complex environment with many stakeholders and multiple priorities
Ability to present with impact and authority
Communicative skills in both Dutch and English language
Diplomatic and commercial skills in customer relation management on various organizational levels
(Reverse) Supply Chain, Business Model Innovation, LCA Calculation, System Thinking and Account management experience and knowledge are considered a plus
In return, we offer you
A path towards your most rewarding career. 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.
Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:
A group of forward thinking and motivated colleagues.
A personal and professional development budget (v- and e-miles program)
A healthy work-life balance (e.g. the opportunity to enjoy periodical sabbaticals)
On campus fitness facilities (Eindhoven)
A variable bonus based on both Philips' results and personal performance;
A solid company pension scheme and an attractive health insurance package;
The opportunity to buy Philips shares and products at a discount;
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. Learn more by watching this video .
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 .