In this role, you have the opportunity to
Support and influence key decisions made at the highest level of the Philips organization.
You are responsible for
Owning and driving specific project workstreams or projects, under the guidance of the Strategy management team
Conducting high quality, meaningful, evidence-based business analyses
Formulating actionable strategy recommendations
Conducting industry/market research and benchmark analysis to generate outside-in perspectives
Contributing to running and improving the Strategy department
The Strategy team works on high impact projects with a mandate from the Philips Executive Committee, in close collaboration with Philips Businesses and Markets.
An example of a typical project is to identify growth opportunities in the global Clinical Informatics market. In this space, the customer and competitive landscape is evolving rapidly. To address this opportunity, a combined Strategy, business and market team identified and mapped the best value creation opportunities for Philips. The team assessed opportunities across a wide range of geographies in order to recommend organic and inorganic growth options. As a result, a newly formed Healthcare Informatics Solutions and Services business group received full Executive Committee support for an ambitious growth strategy, significantly expanding the Philips footprint in the Clinical Informatics arena.
You are a part of
Global Strategy Team which is structured around global hubs located in Shanghai, Amsterdam, Andover and Singapore, the Strategy team consists of top-level strategists with wide-ranging backgrounds, nationalities, and competencies. The Strategy team is a talent pool for future Philips leaders.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
At least 3 years recent experience in a top tier strategy consulting firm (Bain, BCG, McKinsey, Strategy&, Roland Berger, etc.) plus an MBA from a top-tier business school
For non-MBA candidates: at least 5 years recent experience in a top tier strategy consulting firm (Bain, BCG, McKinsey, Strategy&, Roland Berger, etc.)
Alternatively, 6 to 8 years in new business development or strategy with a top-tier international company or 6 to 8 years in a private equity or venture capital firm
International business experience
Excellent academic track record
Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
Fluency in written and spoken English; fluency in spoken Chinese with Chinese reading capability
Willingness to travel (25%)
In return, we offer you
We offer you the unique opportunity to be actively involved in the decision-making process of the Philips Executive Committee, plus the ability to work in a wide variety of business environments and geographies. We will also support your personal and professional development. Our benefits package includes:
Variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance
Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, training and coaching
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.
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 .