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Philips Project Manager in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Job Title: Project Manager

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

Responsible for End-to-End managing of a project to develop a product: From the initial start until the introduction in the Market.

Responsible for gaining agreements on and achieving project objectives, balancing schedule, cost, quality and requirements. Ensuring effective introduction of products. Manages the scope and requirements. Manages the internal and external stakeholders. Manages the business case and is a business partner focused on maximization of the added value for the business. Manages projects ensuring execution is in line with project guidelines and directives. Determines project risks, defines corrective action and drives the projects to closure. Determines, allocates, and directs all project resources in accordance with guidelines. Keeps abreast of developments in project management tools and processes (both internal and external). Ensures compliance to corporate policies/rules/procedures.

You will be part of:

One of Philips’ most successful teams, with a growth that manages to over-deliver time after time. Our dynamic team in Hong Kong is working in close co-operation with development, marketing and suppliers at different locations. Our development team is at the frontline of innovations in Homecare working on multisite and multinational locations.

You are responsible for:

  • Is involved in formulating the overall project assignment and having the assignment and plan approved by management, in consultation with the relevant functions and other stakeholders/parties involved, on base of requirements and business case

  • Ensures Requirements and business case are defined, completed and approved

  • Builds and maintains the project organization, chooses the way of working and selects the adequate tools (tailors the approach to the specific project) and defines the interfaces with other functions, internal and external Philips

  • Defines the risks of the project (e.g. specs, costs, planning, etcetera) and develops scenarios to overcome these risks

  • Directs employees and gives them operational guidance, both technically and organizationally (where necessary, directs sub-Project Leaders)

  • Is responsible for implementation and realization according to the project plan (specification, quality, time, money, information) and organization

  • Is responsible for quality initiatives to ensure quality deliverables of subsystems delivered

  • Deploys process improvements and makes the project organization efficient and transparent, in line with departmental and project processes

  • Represents the project team in the business and provides business management with regular project performance status updates, variances to plan and identification of corrective actions

  • Manages internal and external stakeholders

  • Ensures that there is an effective transfer and archiving of the project results and the associated knowledge

  • Reports on employees’ performance to the hierarchical superior of the employees for the purpose of appraisal and makes proposals for training the project members when shortcomings are observed

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

  • Specific knowledge of technical engineering of the relevant technical discipline and related disciplines or specific functional knowledge in the relevant functional discipline and related disciplines

  • Professional knowledge of project management methods, and estimation techniques (resources, time and risks) for the relevant technical/functional discipline. Preferably certified PMP professional or equivalent

  • Soft skills like people management, team management

  • Negotiation skills; managing Subcontractors

  • More than 10 years of experience in project management or product development or relevant disciplines, with at least 3 years in managing complex or high-risk projects

  • Master degree in engineering or relevant discipline

  • PMP certified

  • Fluency in English and Mandarin

  • Able to travel frequently

In return, we offer you:

A growth path as a Project Manager with most rewarding career, in a fast paced, truly international company that fosters and rewards diversity and has a proven track of successful career development, within and beyond R&D.. 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.

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