Philips Jobs

Don't just accept a job.
Accept a career you never knew was
Challenge yourself with a career at Philips.

Job Information

Philips GBS Transition Manager in Suzhou, China


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Play a key role in a Philips program that encompasses a broad global scope and change mandate, which is a significant contributor to the Philips strategy.

You will be leveraging your strong project and transition management background and involved bringing about large-scale transformative change.

You are responsible for

End-to-end planning and orchestration of successful transitions by leveraging the Philips business services transition methodology, tooling and your existing transition expertise, to which you will also contribute, thereby ensuring continuous improvement.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for end-to-end execution of small/medium-sized transitions from single site/single-market with scope up to 25-30 FTE

  • Lead the engagement and onboarding of management teams and staff, align with stakeholders, manage conflicts, facilitate and make decisions

  • Scope, impact, and benefits assessment and validation per transition site

  • Detailed transition planning and daily management of execution

  • Act as the central liaison for all transition activities to the GBS Hub and evaluates, manages and mitigates risks at each stage and is responsible for planning and phasing of deliverables with the right quality and format and the timely delivery of agreed project results

  • Ensure compliance with the GBS transition approach, governance, cost, and service level parameters

  • Prepare transition plans for process transitions into the GBS Hubs including case for change, change management, communication, staffing, investments, timeline etc. and ensures compliancy with the plans

You are a part of

Global transition team. You will base in Suzhou, report to the Head of Transition, Asia.

You will lead transition teams via a partnering model, taking responsibility for driving successful transition collaboration across various areas of the business towards well-defined goals.

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

  • University degree (Bachelor/Master)

  • At least 2 years of experience managing change projects/programs in complex environments within tight timeframes.

  • Master level capabilities required in Project and Change Management and Process improvement (including Value Stream Mapping)

  • At least 2 years of Transition Management experience, Outsourcing/Offshoring, previous experience in setup of shared service centers

  • Functional experience (1-2 years) in one or more of the business processes: Finance, Supply Chain, Customer Services etc.

  • Advanced engagement, communication, interpersonal and stakeholder management skills

  • LEAN practitioner well-versed with lean and continuous improvement tools/techniques

  • Results oriented and strong analytical skills

  • Highly energetic and able to inspire others

  • A customer service attitude

  • Strong written and spoken English, ideally with one or more additional languages

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. 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.

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 .

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 .