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      October 16,2020
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    Product Director SaaS

    Job Title

    Product Director SaaS

    Job Description

    In this role, you have the opportunity to

    At Philips, we are striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation, with the goal of improving the lives of 2.5 billion people a year by 2030. We believe that ‘connected care’ - linking every aspect of healthcare, ensuring professionals and individuals have access to all the information they need – is the most fundamental opportunity for our fragmented global health systems, and we are throwing our innovation and health technology right behind it.

    Join us to build the future of health informatics in the cloud, right at the heart of Philips! And help realize our significant purpose: to improve the lives of 2.5 billion people a year by 2030!

    About our Health Informatics cloud platform

    We believe in a future when doctors and patients are connected; a future where diseases can be prevented through remote monitoring and wearables, and where chronic diseases can be treated using precision medicine. A future where healthcare is a connected ecosystem that is accessible to all. It’s a future where patients are involved in their care and where data and algorithms aggregate and analyze and also nudge people into action.

    Realizing the quadruple aim of healthcare (requires a new approach to IT beyond rigid, location constraint, proprietary systems, since the value of individual products and point solutions is limited and rapidly decreasing. Healthcare professionals require integrated solutions that orchestrate along care pathways, in and outside the hospital, and across multiple products, to achieve quadruple aim outcomes through a superior user experience and by providing personalized, actionable and contextualized information.

    In keeping upwith these changes, Philips is making the transition to a health informatics company with a focus on outcomes, and an ecosystem of Philips and third-party solutions and services. It is undergoing a transformation to enable this shift, from point-solutions to a digital health platform, serving areas such as Enterprise Care Management, TeleHealth, Health Analytics and Patient Engagement, all built on HealthSuite System of Engagement

    You are responsible for

    As the product director, you will be responsible for driving value proposition, business model innovation and platform innovation roadmap for our health informatics cloud platform. You will do this in close collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team, ranging from other product managers, cloud hosting & operations specialists, R&D architects, business development, portfolio marketing, to solution delivery experts.

    This position requires an innovation mindset, thought leadership, strong influencing skills, high judgment and an ability to balance customer experience with financial impact.

    Key responsibilities

    • Owning the value proposition for the cloud platform (i.e. commercial requirements, offer design, pricing, life-cycle management etc.) and its continuous enhancement driven by global and local market needs
    • Driving activation of new markets in close collaboration with business development team and partners
    • Executing and further innovates our API, marketplace, and eco system services roadmap
    • Building a deep understanding of customer needs and commercial success criteria, act as subject matter expert
    • Supporting business development and market teams with customer engagements
    • Rolling up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary; venture mentality!

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

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline; MBA or other advanced business degree strongly preferred
    • At least 5 years work experience in the SaaS/cloud platform industry (mandatory), healthcare/high-tech industry (preferred); comfortable understanding and discussing cloud technology aspects
    • At least 8-10 years product management and/or marketing work experience in high tech industry, with proven customer facing experience (typically C-suite)
    • Experience with working in a high growth environment with venture dynamics
    • Experience in driving thought leadership and inspiring sales / marketing organizations
    • Proven track record of driving innovation and influencing skills in a global matrix organization
    • Results oriented, problem solving skills and business acumen, familiar with continuous improvement techniques or processes
    • Ambition and potential to over time step up to a business or solution leadership role

    You are a part of

    You are part of the growing Venture MSaaS (Managed Software as a Service) and will report into the Venture Leader. The venture currently consists of 25 people. The team is highly driven to make this a success.

    In return, we offer you

    A challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences.

    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. Learn more by watching this video.

    To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on 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.



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