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Philips Global PMO Manager SC Systems & Medical Devices in Lodz, Poland


At Philips we aim to improve people’s lives. Therefore, we strive to delight our customers and provide the best experience for them and their patients.

As part of the Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) transformation within Philips, our company is reorganizing across different delivery models in order to serve our customers better. This implies new processes to be implemented and communicated to our Supply Chain (SC) Systems & Med Devices organization.

The purpose of the Strategic PMO is to operationalize our ISC in the Supply Chain Organization of Systems and Medical Devices. It works jointly with the “Transform” program teams responsible for the implementation of the new processes and ways of working, as well as the “Perform” teams responsible for ensuring strong operational performance of our critical performance indicators in Supply Chain. It ensures our top priorities are properly defined, resourced, and progressing accordingly. In addition, it is responsible for the execution of the operating rhythm as well as overall communications.

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

  • Be part of a large scale transformation for the Supply Chain (SC)organization in Systems & Med Devices

  • Design and implement standard work related to the governance, operating rhythm, and execution of our critical projects and strategic priorities

  • Embed project management and Lean capabilities in our organization

  • Gain experience across different parts of the Supply Chain, working with different (senior) stakeholders.

You are responsible for:

  • Working with the Strategic PMO in defining Project & Program Mgt standard work to be implemented across the Supply Chain Systems & Med Devices Organization in

  • Defining and applying resource management approach and governance to manage and develop Supply Chain project pool

  • Setting up Daily Management (PDCA loop) to review project progress and milestones adherence at different levels: Projects and Strategic Programs

  • Working with the Strategic PMO and Program Leaders responsible for each Initiative, following up closely to the execution of their plans, ensuring adherence to standard work, supporting in escalations

  • Developing a framework with support of Finance and the Program Managers to assess and track business impact of Top Initiatives

  • Supporting the Strategic PMO in formal progress reporting of Perform & Transform initiatives in line with Integrated Supply Chain cadence

  • Harmonizing reporting across all BIU/Market/Functional teams by providing templates, training and access to information

  • Supporting Strategic PMO with critical meeting reviews and planning, action/decision/risks/issues logs and follow-up

  • Integrating and updating planning and roadmap of Top Supply Chain initiatives in coordination with Program Managers

You are a part of the Global Business Services organization in Lodz . Our Global Competence Center in Łódź , where we centralize our transactional processes. We bring together supporting roles within HR, Finance, Procurement, Customer Service, Supply Chain and other, enabling you to have a career in an international, cross functional environment. Your future colleagues speak 25+ languages and represent 15+ different nationalities, supporting our operations in 50 countries on a daily basis.

You will report into the Strategic PMO team based in the Netherlands in driving the transformation for the Systems and Medical Devices organizations globally.

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

  • Masters Degree related to Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Project Management or Business Administration

  • Preferable with experience in a multinational company/environment

  • 5-10 years experience in a PMO organization or applying Program Management, Project management methods and Continuous Improvement

  • Strong skills in XLS. Knowledge of Power BI or Tableau is a plus

  • Strong project management skills and passion for details and reporting

  • Structured, Self-driven, results-oriented and willing to challenge status quo

  • Comfortable in fast-changing environments is a must

  • Fluent in English

  • Willing to travel 30-50% of the time

In return, we offer you

  • Experience in a top company in an international environment

  • The opportunity to develop a new organization and improve its ways of working

  • A deeper understanding of an End2End organization like our Integrated Supply Chain

  • Annual bonus based on performance achieved

  • Private medical care with option to extend it to family members

  • Benefit System cards

  • Discount for Philips’ products

  • Language courses

  • Relocation package applicable for people moving in from outside of Łódź region

  • Promotion of healthy lifestyle in the office (fruits twice / week in the office, gym, massage chairs, various events)

Why should you join Philips?

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