Philips reshaped from a diversified conglomerate to a focused leader in health technology. The company has set the bold target of improving 3 billion lives per year by 2025. The Market Analysis & Forecasting (MA&F) team at Philips plays a key role in this. The team is in need of an experienced director Health Technology Systems with a strong background in healthcare and an analytical mind.
INNOVATION WITH PURPOSE
In 2017 alone, Philips’ solutions and technologies touched 2.2 billion people – and still has ambitious growth plans. At the core of the Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships (SMAP) department, one of the most dynamic teams of the company, the Market Analysis & Forecasting (MA&F) team is expanding with a Director Health Technology Systems, a Director Health Technology Solutions and a Director New Business Creation. They will help predict and model the foundation for Philips’ growth through health technology solutions.
These analytic roles will work closely with the Vice President Head of Market Analysis & Forecasting. Under the VP’s new way of approaching analytics, the ideal candidate will source and create their own data from scratch, triangulating the output with a wide range of internal and external sources.
“We are not tracking the market. We are forecasting and influencing it.” – Hugo Barbosa Vazquez, VP Head of Market Analysis & Forecasting
VACANCY: MARKET ANALYSIS & FORECASTING DIRECTOR – HEALTH TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS
For this new position, the potential to be on the ground as well as offer a helicopter view of the health solutions market is critical to success. This Director understands that numbers reflect actual lives and the healthcare of millions of people. A passion for creating data and the ability to make a positive impact are necessary for success.
A background in healthcare is a must for this role, rich in diagnostic x-rays, ultrasound, MRIs, Computer Tomography or Interventional Guided Therapy.
Successful candidates will evaluate and gain an in-depth understanding of key global and local market drivers for Diagnosis and Treatment systems, and they will create forecasting models to help shape Philips’ business strategy and drive its planning process. This role has a high degree of accountability, so a high level of integrity, stress resistance, flexibility and creativity are necessary. Candidates will be expected to be highly analytical as well as persuasive.
- Minimum 10 years’ experience in an analytical role with a proven background in healthcare market analysis
- University degree, preferably in Engineering/Business/Finance.
- An MBA/PhD is a plus
- Comfortable networking within and outside of Philips
- Comfortable with working internationally