Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation.
Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.
But it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common.
An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers’ needs. It’s what inspires us to create meaningful solutions the kind that make a real difference when it matters most.
The world and our customers’ needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more.
That’s why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.
In this role, you have the opportunity to
Initiate, lead and implement complex IT transformation projects for internal Philips Partners (Business, Market, Function) being responsible to deliver on time, on budget, on scope and on quality.
The scope of the projects includes various Philips IT Domain such as Global Security, Workplace Modernization, Network Digitization, Merger & Acquisitions, Divestures, Cloud Transformation.
Projects are based on new technologies and are lead through structural approach, using standard methodology and best practices approach.
You are responsible for
Gaining agreements on project objectives, balancing schedule, cost, quality and requirements, effective project realization and management of scope and requirements
Managing E2E IT infrastructure projects based on new technologies : from the initial start until the introduction in the Market or until internal company delivery
Defining the risks and issues of the KPIs and SLA’s implementation and developing scenarios to overcome these risks
Controlling project budget and project progress, evaluating all project initiatives as to feasibility, costs / benefits and added value, taking corrective actions when necessary and generating adequate reporting
Managing conflict and driving team collaboration to achieve project results
Seamlessly navigating through business and technology landscape of the project, and communicating in both technical and non-technical terms to effectively coordinate work between various teams.
You are part of
Our Global Business Services (GBS) team. In line with Philip's vital transformation strategy to become excellent in operational execution, reduce complexity and increase efficiencies, GBS acts as the in-house competence center for Business Services with E2E service lines across functions to accelerate continuously improved performance to better support our customers.
Our focus is on supporting faster workflows and collaboration across departments, to enable leaner operations and improved results.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Bachelor’s degree, preferred in Computer Science, Business Administration, Engineering or a comparable discipline
PMI Certified PMP / ACP (preferred)
Knowledge and experience of Agile Project Management, Scrum or SAFe
4 - 10 years of IT Infrastructure Project Management Experience
Technical hands-on experience in at least one of the following areas : Cloud Migration / Implementation, Data Center Consolidation, Network & Firewall, Software Defined Network Implementation (SD-LAN, SD-WAN), Merger & Acquisitions and Divestures
General knowledge of Cloud technologies and IT operations, and the ability to communicate technical information and ideas so others can understand
Eye for detail and strong drive for quality and following of processes
Experience in delivering projects in an international environment
Able to deal with complex problems and to present / coordinate solution proposal
Fluency in written / spoken English
In return, we offer you
The unique combination of a business-critical, challenging role in a creative, empowering environment. Your professional development will be actively encouraged, so you can continue to grow and perform at your best, while being part of helping improve the lives of billions of people around the world.
This role is located in Panama City, Panama.
It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy / childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or any other category protected by local laws.
How we work at Philips
Our newly-adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers.
We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home for our hybrid roles.
Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.
Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways :
We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration : There's a certain energy when everyone’s in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.
We embrace flexibility : Choosing where, when and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn’t office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams and our customers on a case-by-case basis.
We want to be at our best : The way we work and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.