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Philips Concept Business Architect

Application deadline 09-05-2016



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Your challenge

Are you able to translate innovative ideas via customer insights into compelling business propositions? The role of Concept Business Architect – Acute Care might be your next challenge!
We offer you the unique opportunity to be actively involved in the decision-making process to get new Philips HealthTech products, solutions, and services to the market, plus the ability to work in a wide variety of business environments and geographies.
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Your responsibilities

As a Concept Business Architect you are responsible for:

  • Co-defining and updating the vision and innovation strategy within Acute Care research (covering high-acuity clinical (e.g. ICU), via low-acuity (e.g. General Ward), to post-discharge home settings) based on deep understanding of customer needs together with market forces and trends
  • translating strategic innovations into compelling business propositions taking into account technology readiness levels, consumer insights and market acceptance
  • building new service or product-service combinations for the HealthTech sector
  • evangelizing service innovation and co-creation business opportunities
  • proactively engaging (senior) executives to identify new service opportunities for Philips
  • guiding multi-disciplinary project teams (incl. senior stakeholders in the organization)
  • actively coaching, managing and developing team members
  • facilitating strategy discussions in broader teams across businesses and functions
  • managing relationships with (senior) executives at Philips and with external parties
  • increasing the department’s and division’s strategic business awareness by leading people development, training plans and recruitment
  • The location of this position is the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
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Your team

Philips Research is a global organization that helps Philips introducing meaningful innovations that improve people’s lives. We provide technology options for innovations in the area of health and well-being, targeted at both developed and emerging markets. Positioned at the front-end of the innovation process, we work on everything from spotting trends and ideation to proof of concept and – where needed – first-of-a-kind product development. For more insights you can visit:
You will be working in the Patient Care & Measurements department which comprises 35-40 highly-skilled professionals. The focus of the group is to provide clinically relevant and business-compatible solutions for high- and low-acuity care settings, comprising vital signs monitoring, data-driven connected systems, all the way up to enabling services.
At the heart of our capabilities lie a mix of human physiology, electronic/systems design and clinical workflow which are being leveraged to develop integrated propositions from idea to concept and are also able to successfully transfer these. We to work, already at a very early stage, with our key businesses and also leverage our strong academic and clinical network.
The department is involved in early technology scouting up to first-of-a-kind product development for clinical and home healthcare settings. In all of these application domains, a trend towards increased awareness on (preventative) human health, unobtrusive (self-) diagnostics, and data flow challenges can be seen. The successful candidate will not only contribute, but also drive key assignments and strategic initiatives revolving around hospital data, from vital signs measurements up to, and including, enterprise-level data. He/she will have the opportunity to work in an environment where the future depends strongly on his/her individual capabilities.
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Our offer

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore.
Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:
  • Depending on experience, a year salary (fulltime) between €66000,-and €84000,- (including personal benefits package)
  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually
  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching
  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package
  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount
  • Healthy work-life balance
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We are looking for

A highly talented and qualified Business Architect with:
  • at least a master degree, preferably in Business Economics or comparable degrees with an excellent track record
  • experience and demonstrated success in driving Acute Care topics with a clear understanding of patient, care professional, and payer concerns across within the Acute Care setting of the health continuum
  • research and innovation mindset
  • understanding of services and product service combinations with the ability to do market research
  • able to drive a Philips Value Proposition House or similar process to gain customer insights and validate propositions; broad consulting experience is preferred
  • knowledge / working experience with high end architecture business modeling in an international environment
  • knowledge of the global medical IT market including the characteristics of the clinical domain, market segments, main trends and main competitors
  • a natural leader with the ability to reduce complexity and the gift to tackle strategic challenges
  • deep knowledge of B2C as well as B2B high-tech industries
  • proven track record of creating significant impact in multinational organizations
  • international business experience (experience in clinical high and low-acuity settings is a plus)
  • fluency in English, both written and verbal
    Required personal characteristics:
  • Highly motivated, flexible, social and disciplined team player;  
  • Eager to define, set-up and shape new innovation directions;
  • Enthusiastic, representative and entrepreneurial personality; 
  • Eager to learn and improve e.g. by new technologies, process improvements;
  • Creative, and abstract thinker with a good balance to application; 
  • Result-driven, accurate and quality minded.
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Recruitment process

If you’re interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume and motivation letter through the Philips career site- vacancy number 195325.
Please note that the closing date of this vacancy is 06-05-16.
After a pre-selection process based on your CV, you will be invited for a face-to-face recruitment- and business interviews.  
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