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Philips Standardization Officer in Eindhoven, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Are you familiar with the International Electro-technical Commission (IEC) and its Conformity Assessment activities to determine whether a product corresponds to the requirements contained in a specification? How about the field of Privacy & Security? Have you worked with international standardization activities and regulations in these subjects and can you be an influential expert in this matter? Do you want to help us improve people's lives? If the answers are yes, then joining Philips Intellectual Property & Standards (IP&S) as a Senior Standardization Officer is an opportunity to develop and improve yourself in a meaningful and well-known industrial IP and Standards organizations.

You are responsible for

  • Being globally active as leading guide in the standardization and regulatory matters in support of Philips’ business organizations, especially regarding the rules and regulations dealing with market access around the globe.

  • Signaling new developments in the regulatory and standards arena timely, aligning business needs and influencing agenda and strategy, and participating actively in international standardization work. Ensure the continuous improvement of the standardization team and processes.

  • Leading the international standardization groups towards the Philips business interests by maintaining contacts internally and with experts from other companies.

  • Building your network of influence by nurturing your relationships and establishing new ones, and influence outcomes of international standardization efforts supporting the Philips businesses.

  • Representing Philips in several committees.

  • Supporting the business in interpreting and deploying regulatory requirements in your field of expertise. In doing so you will be a key contributor to Philips’ Conformity Assessment compliance policy and process. Your expertise is also used across the entire IP&S team.

You are a part of

By joining Philips IP&S as a Standardization Officer, you are joining an international community of IP, Standardization and Regulations professionals with wide-ranging technical backgrounds and experience, gained both inside and outside Philips. Comprising professionals of many different nationalities who collaborate with Philips businesses across the globe, we offer you excellent opportunities for learning and professional networking in order to increase your knowledge of standardization, regulatory and intellectual property topics, continue your professional development and accelerate your career path. You will also have a wealth of external contacts to encourage your personal growth and development.

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

  • A technical master’s degree in e.g. Electronics engineering

  • Meaningful experience in dealing with Standardization in IEC, ISO or CENELEC context;

  • Understands how Conformity Assessment supports regulations and compliance.

  • A passion to match the targets in these fields realistically with business constraints;

  • A dedicated and entrepreneurial working attitude and proven understanding of the value of crafting Standards towards business needs

  • Excellent relationship building, influencing and negotiating abilities, ability to work with multi-functional teams

  • The confidence and communications skills to operate at all levels both internally and externally

  • Affinity with the regulatory aspects of the job

  • Willingness to travel internationally on regular basis

  • Fluency in English

In return, we offer you

Come work in our dynamic working environment, developing and improving yourself in one of the world’s leading industrial Intellectual Property and Standardization organizations together with excellent opportunities to further develop and fully exploit your talents. Philips offers you a challenging position with excellent career development possibilities and the salary and benefits package that you would expect from a leading multinational company.

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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