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Philips Director, Project Management in Singapore, Singapore


In this role, you have the opportunity to:

Join a leading business group in Philips Health tech who aim to improve people’s health & well-being while advancing your career in a dynamic, fast pace and innovative company.

You are responsible for :

  • Directing and guiding the activities of programs consisting of multiple and related projects performed by sub-units and/or staff, ensuring execution is in line with Corporate/Sector strategy.

  • Providing leadership and handling teams in a product development environment.

  • Developing, designing and executing project plans, schedules, budgets and deliverables.

  • Driving programming preparation and alignment with partners

  • Handling all project plans of a large department with a large number of different projects with innovative character and with a long term goal, essential to Philips dealing with other BU’s and Knowledge Centers inside and outside Philips.

  • Identifying needed resources for projects, define and assign major project roles.

  • Monitoring the program/project from initiation through delivery, collaborating with internal/external customers.

  • Ensuring compliance with relevant internal policies, procedures, and standards.

  • Assigning and monitoring work of project management staff, providing support and direction.

  • Supervising, hiring, selecting, developing, coaching and evaluating personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

  • Coordinating sector, departmental or cross-functional teams, focused on delivering new or upgrading existing products.

  • Monitoring end to end project delivery including planning and directing schedules and monitoring budget/spending.

  • Organising cross-functional activities, ensuring development is on schedule and within budget constraints.

  • Assessing emerging technologies and figure out how to map them into product development road-maps.

  • Leading the site PDLM process update and deployment

  • Keeping abreast with the Project Data Management Systems

You are a part of:

A highly innovative design team who continue to improve the product features and performance to meet consumer needs. Together with your team, you will strive for continuous improvement of deliverable, way of working and yourself.

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


  • Proven experience in leading a development department in a BG/BU, managing department operations.

  • Project Management leadership experience

  • Experience working on projects within a Product Development environment is an essential requirement

  • P&L management, Complex Projects and budgets of approx. 10-20 million Euro

  • Certifications: PMP or equivalent. Agile/ Risk Management ertifications will be highly regarded

  • Proven ownership in the delivery of the business plans agreed upon, ensuring the output and performance are aligned with the innovation partners

  • Experience in Project Data Management Systems /Application Systems

  • Attitude of making things happen vs. waiting for things to happen. Experience includes the know-how of positioning, why it is important, consultative approach

  • Experience in running large teams. Including hiring, training, motiving and performance management.

  • Proven leadership in a highly matrix environment

  • Experience in working in a matrix environment of large corporations (local market, global business unit, annual plan cycle, etc.).

  • Strong influencing skills.

In return, we offer you:

A challenging role, working for an employer whose activities have a major positive impact on people's lives all over the world. Sharpen your talents with new challenges in our growing organization, developing new technologies. We are happy to provide you with this opportunity to develop your career. Join our team as we offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which build your talents further.

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. Learn more by watching this video at .

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at . Once there,you can also learn about our recruitment process at , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at .