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Philips Programs Director- Regulatory Transformation in United States of America - Home Based, Massachusetts


If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a field-based or remote role, you may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Transform Regulatory Affairs by leading Change Management deliverables, which will help improve the lives of millions of people while advancing Philips transformation as a global leader in Health Technology.

You are responsible for:

  • Working with Regulatory Leadership team members on defining strategy, metrics, targets as well as execution of key initiatives within Regulatory Affairs and the International Markets

  • Preparing, running and following through on the strategic and operational team management rhythm/meetings and actions

  • Design, develop and implement the lean improvement roadmap and strategies within function and across markets according to strategic priorities and that have the biggest overall impact on business & markets results and customers.

  • Responsible for ensuring transformation/continuous improvement projects are delivered on time/budget and with the agreed-upon scope. You will work closely with process owners, functions, markets and initiative owners to deliver tools and standardized processes.

  • Develop and guide the overall governance & program management structure for initiatives/transformation/continuous improvement projects including operating plans and way of working using key project management tools (Risk Management Plan, Program/Project Plan, Schedule, Resource Plan, Daily Management, RACIs, etc.) to mitigate risks, provide clear direction and ensure execution

  • Handle lessons learned, incorporates continuous improvement, facilitates harmonization across regulatory function and within International Markets

  • Execute & support utilization of Continuous Improvement methodology and tools (Hoshin, 6S, Kaizen, value stream maps, etc) across the function and markets

  • Responsible for being a proactive team member, including recruiting, developing and mentoring of talent. Typically influences work of cross-functional or extended teams

  • Accountable for meeting compliance requirements of external governing authorities, internal Quality Management Systems and Philips business process methodologies

You are a part of:

A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips is growing its marketing capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this global role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Master’s degree plus a minimum of 10 years of related experience in innovation, strategy, operations, business or markets environment

  • Excellent process improvement/lean experience, managing large, multi-site project/programs within complex cross-functional organizations and/or environment with several disciplines

  • Strong industry standard Project Management knowledge and application or tools and techniques (MS Project, PMBOK) and ability to execute continuous improvement methodologies, tools and problem solving techniques

  • Demonstrated change management, communication interpersonal skills, including verbal and content at multiple levels within organization

  • Ability to drive decision-making while concisely communicating detailed information and strategic decisions to project partners of all levels

  • Experienced in leading and influencing teams in a virtual, global/multi- cultural, cross functional and multi-location matrixed organization

  • Proactive and able to act on own initiative

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 improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips pageon our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

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 a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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