In this role, you have the opportunity to
lead the Nordic Sales support function within Health Systems, including managing four teams situated in Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki. Teams that work in close cooperation with Nordic Sales teams, and other sales enabling functions within Nordic as well as centrally, performing management and coordination of processes and tasks in relation to tender, quote and order handling.
You are responsible for
People management skills are important in this role, building on our Philips behavior’s, creating an inspiring team environment driving a culture with focusing on a positive, collaborative and engaged team atmosphere with a commercial awareness
Secure process and tool knowledge by guiding/supporting the organization
Liaising with Nordic leadership, driving teamwork & collaboration between the support team, sales teams and related enabling functions
In accordance with the Nordic overall business strategy/needs identifying and implementing opportunities to expand capabilities of the business support
Initiating, leading, and participating in Nordic cross-functional improvement projects, as well as central initiated projects; and following up on effectiveness of change
Creating an environment of continuous improvement using LEAN methodology, coaching team members on their use, developing a high-performance team
Process owner for quality documents related to quote, order and sales support processes; ensuring processes are well defined and being followed
You are a part of
the Nordic Commercial Support team, which consists of 15 professional and dedicated team members. In this role you will report to our Nordic Operation Manager positioned in Stockholm.
You are located at Philips office in one of the Nordic location (Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo or Vantaa).
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:
Bachelor's degree in Business or equivalent; Master’s degree a plus
Extensive experience from working in relevant complex sales environment; tender management and public procurement and customer sales support experience - ideally within the health care industry- is highly preferred
Strong leadership skills with ability to motivate, effectively communicate, develop and drive engagement within a team and ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
Solution oriented, able to tackle problems quickly utilizing both your own and your team’s skills / experience
Strong and demonstrated passion for continuous improvement methodology, change management and Lean thinking mindset
Demonstrated experience in streamlining processes, driving change, and leading turn around initiatives
Fluency English and at least one of the Nordic local languages.
In return, we offer you
When working at Philips you will be part of a challenging and innovative environment with a successful performance records and great opportunities to explore. As well as being part of a very dynamic and highly professional organization, which also allows for interesting growth opportunities for further career development within the Nordics or in the larger Philips organization.
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 http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . 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 at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .