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Philips Talent Acquisition Consultant - Research & Development in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Effective Tuesday, January 4, 2022, all U.S.-based employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment at Philips

  • .  Employees may request a reasonable accommodation. 

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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

Demonstrate your recruiting prowess and hiring manager influence to contribute to accelerating the growth and profitability of Philips and our ambition to improve the lives of 3 Billion people a year by 2025. You are an authority in recruiting great talent with highly sought after technical skills and experience. You will be responsible for owning and executing the recruiting strategy, process and delivery end to end for key roles in software development and other R&D (Research & Development) functions.

You will work with exciting global businesses that are shaping the future of healthcare and personal health with exciting health tech propositions, including minimally invasive surgery, connected patient monitoring, and the latest in diagnostic imaging technology. Bring to bear the resources of a global TA function with great tools and premier recruitment marketing to support your effort while being agile, entrepreneurial and creative to shape elite practices within the recruiting space.

You are responsible for

  • Understanding the Philips' business, products, services, culture and strategies.

  • Developing in-depth knowledge of the job specifications to include experience, technical skills and behavioral competencies needed for success in each role.

  • Conducting recruitment strategy meetings (RSMs) with all key partners; qualifying candidates via in-depth interviews; promoting best-fit candidates to hiring managers; facilitating thoughtful decision-making; and closing the best candidates to select the Philips opportunity.

  • Being a true talent advisor with labor market authority in digital talent. Providing clear direction and holding all partners accountable in the recruiting process. Exhibiting a sense of urgency and ensuring timely and accurate updates and feedback.

  • Employing labor market and recruitment marketing knowledge to build and communicate an accurate and attractive employee value proposition (EVP) including robust information on Philips HealthTech, the specific position, career paths at Philips, perks and benefits, etc.

  • Conducting behavioral based interviews, assessing technical and behavioral fit, and making compelling recommendations.

  • Meeting and supporting individual and team goals, objectives and metrics such as time to fill, customer satisfaction, pipe-lining talent, data integrity, compliance, etc.

  • Leading change and creating relevant innovation by recognizing opportunities for process improvements in both the business and your organization. You should strive to make positive and impactful changes in all aspects of your work.

  • Recognizing your role as a member of the HR community and operating with the highest level of integrity. Protects sensitive data and adheres to Philips Ethics and Business Conduct Program, the Philips General Business Principles, as well as all applicable laws.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

You are a part of

The Critical Capabilities recruiting team exists to address the critical need to attract the best R&D talent to Philips. We are recruiters that love to enthusiastically hunt the best talent as much as we enjoy helping our hiring managers make informed decisions and successfully close the deal. We strive to provide great candidate experience and amplify the ability to have a great technical career while making a positive difference in the world at Philips.

You should possess the following skills and experience

  • 2+ years of full life cycle recruitment experience

  • A background in technical recruitment highly preferred

  • Influencing skills – ability to quickly establish credibility and effectively lead others through influence.

  • Demonstrated sourcing skills and passion. Excellent lead generation skills and conversion skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while keeping an eye toward the future, building rapport with great talent that can make an impact today or in the future.

  • Business acumen – understands how our businesses make money and how organization and talent drive it. Can relate the outside world to Philips and visa versa.

  • Experience working in a corporate environment is preferred

In addition, you will have the following personal attributes:

  • Self-motivated, confident, and able to work effectively with little supervision; takes initiative, makes things happen, accepts accountability and has a "can do" attitude.

  • Intellectual curiosity – consistently trying new methods, never comfortable.

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and change. Flexible. A positive attitude, flexibility and resilience facing multiple demands and shifting priorities.

  • Strong Team contributor, sharing ideas, knowledge and best practices.

  • A strong value system, excellent judgment, unquestioned integrity.

You are part of

this role can be located in Cambridge, Pittsburg or Minneapolis, you'll be part of a team of profesionals focus on continuous improvement with focus on quality and results.

In return, we offer you

Opportunities of development and learning in a flexible environment were you will be the owner of your processes.

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. 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.

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 innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.

Philips Electronics Ltd is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.