Philips Project Leader in Suzhou, China

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Job Title

Project Manager

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

The Project Manager is a servant leader to cross-functional teams and the Business Unit.

The cross-functional team members are globally distributed and tasked to deliver new product, sustain existing product, and improve manufacturing processes and organizational performance.

The Project Manager facilitates the global teamwork and mobilizes people and resources to deliver on the business targets.

(S)he is further expected to spearhead the cultural transformation to a high-performance product development operation by leading an organizational change management program.

You are responsible for

  • Lead the teams to delivery project results per customer requirements

  • Collaborate with Program Management on project chartering and business case compilation

  • Mobilize and manage people, resources and budget to deliver on business targets

  • Establish solid communication to global stakeholders for a maximum of transparency

  • Guide teams to decompose complex work items to enable Agile project team backlogs

  • Prioritize team backlog in collaboration with program management

  • Deploy metric based project tracking

  • Train teams in Agile product development methodologies

  • Coach teams to high performance

You are a part of

You will be part of a fantastic team of globally distributed project delivery professionals.

We have the honor to serve our teams and customers by providing leadership and guidance for an efficient project delivery.

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

  • Change Agent – Must be the catalyst for the teams and is expected to lead the transformation to a fail-fast-learn-fast culture enabling continual improvement throughout the business unit

  • Servant Leader – Must be able to garner respect from his/her team and be willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done

  • Enthusiastic – Must be high-energy

  • Attitude of empowerment – Must be able to lead a team to self-organization

  • Metric Focused - Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics

  • Attitude of transparency – Must desire to bring disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grow business trust

  • Communicative and social – Must be able to communicate well with individuals and teams, locally and remotely on a global-scale

  • Facilitative – Must be able to lead and demonstrate value-add principles to a team

  • Assertive –must be able to be a voice of reason and authority, make the tough calls

  • Situationally Aware – Must be the first to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management

  • Continual improvement – Must continually be growing ones craft, learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and the teams

  • Conflict resolution – Must be able to facilitate discussion and facilitate alternatives or different approaches

  • Current Project Management Certification - Agile and Waterfall (PMI, SAFe, CSPO, etc)

  • Hands-on experience using Agile Lifecycle Management (ALMs) Tools

  • Ideally brings a understanding of ISO 13485 and FDA QS Regulation 21 CFR Part 820

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this project manager 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.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

• We offer a market conform salary

• A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance

• Convenient working conditions in office

• Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

• Attractive collective health insurance package

• Opportunity to buy Philips products with discount

• Healthy work-life balance

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/philips-recruitment-process.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .