We’re looking for a Technical Policy Manager to join our Standards & Regulations to cover Latin AmericaWorking for Signify means being creative and adaptive.
Our culture of continuous learning and commitment to diversity and inclusion creates an environment that allows you to build your skills and career.
Together, we’re transforming our industry.As the world leader in lighting, we’re constantly ahead of the curve. Through our leadership in connected lighting and the Internet of Things, we’re breaking new grounds in data analytics, AI, and smart homes, offices, cities and more!Signify is one of the few companies in the world to achieve carbon neutrality and our next sustainability goals are even bolder : doubling our positive impact on the environment and society by .
The successful candidate functions as a technical policy manager in the Latam Standards and Regulations project. The Latam S&R project scope covers all regulations, policies, and standards of relevance to Signify and our lighting businesses.
The role involves closely interfacing with the global S&R team, multiple global business groups and Innovation teams, and the various country-based marketing and sales organizations, trade associations and standards development organizations.
Additional Responsibilities include : Contributing to S&R strategy development to support the various business and innovation strategies and the identification and creation of new business opportunities.
Maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of our influence in standardization bodies and protecting the image of Signify as a professional and reliable S&R partner via representation in relevant industry consortia and regulatory entities.
Internal alignment with adjacent S&R projects, regional activities, intellectual property and legal, and marketing communications, and guarding the alignment between standard-setting and product development activities by informing internal stakeholders on upcoming changes in the external world in a timely fashion.
Proactively maintaining strong relevant external networks and monitoring regional legislative and competitor activity to keep Signify well positioned towards new regulatory and standardization initiatives.
andFacilitates global internal deployment of standards, regulations and policies in all businesses, by providing information on, interpretation of and access to relevant standards and regulations.
Technical Policy Manager for our Latin American S&R program : The TPM coordinates all Standardization and Regulatory activities in the region and interfaces with the regional and global S&R team, the various Business Groups and the Country Market and Sales organizations, and the Regional Governments, and trade associations and Standards development organizations.
The geographic focus covers all countries from Mexico down to Chile and Argentina with priority on Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Argentina and Peru.
You contribute to S&R strategy setting in support of the various business and innovation strategies and you identify and create new business opportunities.
You quantify the financial impact of S&R activities in the various countries and you set priorities.You maximize effectiveness and efficiency of our influence in the region's countries and standardization bodies, and you protect the image of Philips Lighting as a professional and reliable S&R partner by representing Philips in relevant industry consortia and regulatory entities.
Internally, you align with adjacent S&R projects, regional activities, IP & legal, communications, and you guard alignment between standard-setting and product development activities by informing internal stakeholders on upcoming changes in the external world in a timely fashion.
Your qualificationsBachelors degree in a Physical Science or Engineering, Master's preferredFluent In English and Spanish.
Fluency in Portuguese is a plus.Experience and proven track record in product marketing, regulatory, standardization, or product development roles preferably combined with working in and / or leading international teams.
At least 5 years of relevant work experience post-graduation. Familiar with Lighting and preferably with LED lighting specifically.
Knowledge of the various Latam trade associations, Governments and Regulators networkGood conceptual skills combined with pragmatism leading to quick results.
Very strong communication, lobby and influencing skills. Business sense with focus on adding value.Experience as representative in international standards bodies and sensitive to cultural differences.
Excellent project leadership skills and a proven team player.Ability to travel ( 30-50% of time) What you’ll get in return We’re offering multiple opportunities for career development, like mentoring, coaching and stretch assignments, with strong international exposure for dynamic profiles.
Learning is fundamental to our culture. Through continuous learning, we are transforming the industry. You have the chance to learn every day, acquire new skills and perspectives through customized online programs, and on-the-job experiences.
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