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Director Group Strategy

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In this role you have the opportunity to

Influence strategy and growth in a leading Health Technology company. Are you a highly talented strategist, currently working for a top-tier strategy consulting firm, who can support the Philips Executive Committee to make decisions? As a Director in the Strategy team you will directly support and influence key decisions made at the highest level of the Philips organization.

You are responsible for

  • Initiating and driving strategy projects across all Philips’ businesses
  • Managing working teams up as well as down and sideways (incl. stakeholders throughout the organization) and driving specific departmental initiatives
  • Actively coaching and developing Group Strategy team members and spur them on in their professional development.
  • Contributing to the formulation of actionable strategy recommendations
  • Working with and presenting recommendations to audiences of senior management
  • Facilitating strategy discussions in broader teams across businesses and functions

Responsibilities range from global projects at group level to high-impact projects within specific markets. Typical projects could be as broad as the evaluation of Philips’ global footprint in terms of value creation opportunities, the creation of a market entry strategy for kitchen appliances in the US, the identification and mapping of growth opportunities in the global Clinical Information market or a deep dive into the requirements to thrive in the Chinese market for Philips’ businesses.

You are part of

Structured around 4 global hubs located in Amsterdam, Andover, Singapore and Shanghai, the Strategy team consists of top-level strategists with wide-ranging backgrounds, nationalities, and competencies. The team works with Philips businesses, market organizations and functional teams, supplying them with deep business insights, actionable strategic direction and thought leadership.

 

 

Specialist Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a top tier Strategy Consulting firm (BCG, Bain, McKinsey, Roland Berger, etc.) plus MBA from a top tier business school
  • Or non-MBA candidates: minimum of 7 years Strategy Consulting experience alternatively, 8-12 years in New Business Development or strategy role for a top-tier international company
  • International business experience (experience in emerging markets is a plus)
  • A Master’s in Business, Science or Engineering with excellent academic track record
  • Excellent analytics and quantitative skills
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • A willingness to travel (25%)
  • People skills as well as a results-driven attitude when managing project teams

 

 

 

Please note that all information in this job description is accurate at the time of posting. Please be aware that companies may change details and/or closing dates without notice.

 

Job Summary

Company
Philips
City
Amsterdam
Country
  • Netherlands
Industries
  • Pharma/Biotech
Job Type
  • Full-time
Salary
  • Negotiable
Reference
GWP274266
Posted
17 May 2019
Applications Deadline
24 June 2019

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